Arecont Accurately Predicts Its Own Fall

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 24, 2015

You have to give credit where credit is due.

Three years ago, Arecont introduced the idiotic Pixels Per Dollar metric.

On the one hand, it is clearly reductionistic, ignoring image quality issues like WDR, low light performance, lensing, and simply not breaking regularly. On the other hand, unknowingly, Arecont laid out the key driving force in how the market has moved against them in the past 3 years.

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