Arecont Lowest Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 25, 2017

Given Arecont is 3 time defending integrator choice for worst camera manufacturer, it should be little surprise they had the lowest score in the integrator Favorability series.

Integrators detailed why they dislike Arecont, and comments indicate that while Arecont have won some battles improving product perception, they are still losing the overall war.

***** ******* ** * **** ********* ********** ****** *** ***** ****** ************, ** ****** ** ****** ******** **** *** *** ****** ***** in *** ********** ************ ******.

*********** ******** *** **** ******* *******, *** ******** ******** **** while ******* **** *** **** ******* ********* ******* **********, **** are ***** ****** *** ******* ***.

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Arecont *******

******* *** *** ******* ******** **********, *** *** ****** ******* score (* ****** ** ******** **. ******** *****):

*** ******* *** **** **** ******* ** ******** ********** ******** on *******: **** ******* ******* *** *********** ******.

Failure *****

***** **** ****** ******* ******* ***** **** ******* ** ******* failures *** ******* ******, ******* ************* *** ********* ********* ** having ******, ***** ******** ** *** ******* ******. ****, ******* deviates *******, **** *********** ********* * ******* ** ******* ********, both ** ***-**-*** ******* *** ********* *******.

  • "*. ******* ***** *** **** *** ***** ** *** ***** after ********. ***** *** **** ** ***** ******* ** ******* these *****. *. ******* **** ** ** ************ / *** end ********** (*** ********* ************, **** ******** / ****** *********** bitrate *********) *. *** *** ********* **** ********* **** ****** the **** * ***** **** ***** ** *** **** ******** opinions ** ****."
  • "****** ** **** *********** ********."
  • "**********. ******* ** **** **** **** ****, *** *** ******* rate ** **** ******** ** ***** ******."
  • "* **** * **/** ******* ** *******. ***** ******* ** very **** **** * ****** ** *** **. * **** had ******** ** *** **** **** *** *** ** ******* though. *** ******* **** ** ***** ******* *** *** **** in ** *******, ** ****."
  • "*** ******** **** *************, ****** ******* *** ** **** ****. Wasted *** **** ****."
  • "***** ********** ** *****. **** ** *** ****, *********** *** earned. * ** **** ********* **** ***** ** ****, *** most ***** ** ****. ***** ******** ** **** * **** rate ** ****** ***** ** ******* *** ** ** ******."
  • "**** **** **** **** ******, *** **** * ***** ******* with * ******* *** ******* *** (**%)"
  • "**** ********** **** *******. **** ****** *******, **** ******* ************* and ********* *******. ***** ******* *** ********** ***********. **** ******* all ******* ********* ** ******** ***** *** * ***."
  • "** **** ********* ***** ** ** *** ***** ****** ****, 20185 ******. ** **** *** ** ******* ** ***** **** and **** *** ********* ******* *****. ** **** *** **** them *** ******."
  • "**** ********, ********** ******** *** **** *** * **** ********** with ********* ******* *** ******* **** ********."
  • "** **** **** **** ** *** ****. ** **** *** performance ******** *** ** *** *** *** ******* ***** ***** a *** ******. ***** ****** ** **** *** ** ********* MAC ********* ** ******** *******."
  • "***** **** *** *********** *****, ******* ******** ***: *) **********. Too **** ****. *) ** * ****** *****, ***** ** often, ******* ** ******** ** ******** ********* ***** *****. *) Tech ******* ******* ****** **'* * *** *******. *) ********* they **** **** ****** *** **** **** ********* *** *** stale *** ******* ***** ** ***** *** ******** **** **** they ******* ** ** *** ***********."
  • "******** **** ***** ** ********. ******* ******* ******* ** *** field ** ***** **** **** ************ ***********. ******* **** ****** replacements *** ***** ** ** ************ *** *** **** **** and ***** ***** ** ***** ** **** *** *****. **** has ****** ******* ** *** **** *** **** ** **'* of ********* ** ******* ** ***** **** ** ******** *** to ******** *********** ****."
  • "** **** *** * ****** ******* **** **** *** ***** 24 ****** **** ******* ******* **** **** ***** ****** ** use. ***** **** ****, **** **** * **** ********* ** products *** *** ***** ******* ** *****." 

Product *******

*** *** *********** ******** ******** ********, *** **** ****** ***** quality ****** **** ******** ** ******* *********** ** ******* ****** that *** ** ******** ********.

  • "**** ******** ****** ******* ******* ******* ****** (****** ******* ******* colors, ***.)"
  • "****: **** **'** ******* ******** *** ******** ** ******* ******* we ********* *********. *******: **** **, **** **** *******, **** sales *******."
  • "**** **** ***** *******, *** *** *********** ****** ******** ** put * *** ***** ** *** ****** ******* ** ****** other, **** ******** *********."
  • "** *** ****** ** ******* * ****** ** ***** *** because ** *** ******* ******. **** *** **** **** ** about * *****. *** * *** ****** ***** ******** ******** we *** ******* ** * ******* ** ***** ** *** protest. ** ******, *** *** ** ******* ** **** ** would ****** ***** ** * *&* ***** ** ****** *** Arecont ******** ******. **** ***** ** ****** ** **** $*** is ****** *** ** ******* ******** ****** *** ***** * months ***** ************."
  • "*** *** **** *********. *** ********* **** *******."
  • "******* ******* *** ******** **** ******** ***** *** ***** ****. We *** **** ** *** ******* ****** ** ****, ****, Panasonic *** ******* **** *** ******* **. ** **** * couple ** ********* *** **** *** *******, *** ** ** were *** *** **** ** ***** *** *** ** ** all."
  • "******* *** **** ***** *******, *** ** ******** ** ******* due ** ******* ******* ******."
  • "** ******* **** **** *** **** * *** ***** *** because ** *** **** ******* *** **** ******* ******. ** would **** ****** ** *** **** ******* ****** ********. *** user ********* ** **** ** *** ******* ***** ***** ***** and ******** *** ******** *** * **** *********."
  • "***** ** **** *** ***** ****** ***** ** ** ** installation ** ******** ***** ********** *** ************** **** **** ****** better ***** **** *** ** *****."
  • "**** *** ********** **** ***** ****** **********. *** *** *** quality. *** ******* *** ************."
  • "** ******* ***** ******* ******* ******* ***** ***. **** ******* issues ********* *** ** *** *** **** ********. ** **** never ****** ****. *** **** **** ** **** ******** ******* is *** *****-****** *** ** ***."
  • "******* ******** **** *** *****-**** *******. **** ** ************* *** the ******* *******. **** *** ***** *** **** ** *** everything ** * ****** *********."
    • "**** ******* *******. **** *** ***** *******. ******** **** **** a **** ******* ******** *** ********. ** **** ***** **** they ****** *******."
  • "**** ** ******* *******. ***** ******** *** *** ******* ******* rate *** ** *** ***** ******* ** **** ** **** dealt **. **** **** ***'* **** **** **** *********** *** their ***** ** *******. "
  • "** *****-******, ***** **** ** *** ***."
  • "**** * ***** **** ** *** ***, * **** **** they **************."
  • "****** **** **** **** *** ***** * **** *** **** few ****** **** ****...**** ***** **** ***** **** ***** ***** and *** ********* ** ***** ***** ****** ***** ***** **** less **********...* ** *** *** ***** ******** ** *******."
  • "*'** **** ********** **** *** ******* ***** ****** ******. ** wasn't * ******** ******, *** * *** ************ *** ******** I've ****** ** **** *** **** ********** *****'* **** ***** things ** ***."
  • "** *** * ******* ***** ** *** ********* ********* ** define * **** ****** *** ********* ******** ********* - ** was ****** **********, ***** ** ****'* **** ** *** **** impression. **** **** ** ***, ***** ** **** **** *********** with ****** ******** ** ****** ******."

Down, *** *** ***

***** **** **** *********** ******** *** *******, *********** ****** **** a ****** ******, ** ****** ******** ***********. 

  • "**** ** ***** ****** ********* ****** ** **********."
  • "* *** ******* ********** ***** * **** ************** ******. **** have **** **** ******* *** ********** *****. **** * **** "Sorroundvideo" *******, **** *** **** ****** ** *** **** ** use *** *** *** ***** *****."
  • "** *** ****, ******* *** ******* *** ********* ******. **** I *** * *** *****, * **** ** **** **** from * ******* *** * *****. ********, ** **** ******* using **** ** *** *****-****** ******* **** *******. ** **** allowed *** *** *********/******* ************. * **** **** *** ******* work **** *** ***** ** ** *** ******* **********. ** so, ** **** ***** ***** **** *******."
  • "*****: **** ***** *******. *********** ******* ******* *** ****, *** are ********** ** *******. ********** *****-***** *** ********. ********: ****** quality -- **** *** **** ******, ******** **** *** ********. Interface ** * *** ******. ******** ********* ****."
  • "******** ** *** **** **** **** *** ****** **** ******* durability ****** ****** *** ******* **** ****. **** *** **** active ** ****** ****** ****** ***** **** *** ************."

Lack ** **********

******* *** *** **** ********-******* ********, ***** *** ***** *.*** ** ****** ********, *** *** ***** **** ****-****** ** *******. *******, *********** **** begun ** ******* **** ******* ** ** ****** **** ** an *********. **** **** ********* *** ******** *****-****** ********, *** Arecont ***** ** **** ** *** ***** ***** ****, ****** perception ** ****** ****** ********* ***** ** * *********** ****.

  • "******* ** **** *******. ** **** *** ** *** ********** side ** *** ********."
  • "**** ** ***** *** ***** ***** ******* ** *** ****** is *** ******* ******* ***** ******* ******* ******* *** ** the *** ** **** *** ******* ***'* ***** *** ******** quality **** ****** ***'*."
  • "**'* **** ****** ***** * ****** ******* *** * ** now ****** *** ** ***** ******** ******** ******* *** ***** products *** ** ****** ***** ** *********** ** *****-****** ******* in **** ************* *** *******"
  • "** **** ***** **** ******* ******* ******* ***** ** ** better **** *** ***** ******* *** *****. ***** ****** ** the ******* ** **'* **** *** ******* ** **** *** grown **** **."
  • "* ***'* ****** **** ******** ***** *******. ***** ******* ** not ***********, ***** ***** *****'* **** ** ** ***********, *** their ********** *** ***. **'** *** ******** **** ******* ** the ****, *** ** *****'* *** *** ****** (**********, *****, added *****) ** **-******** **** ***** ****."

Outlook *** *******

******* ************ ********* **** ******* ******* ****** *** ******** ******** from **** ***********. ** ******** ***** ***** **** ********* *** ***** near ******** ** *****-****** *******, *** *** ****** ** ***** products ** ******* ************. *******, **** *****-****** ******* ******** **** of ***** ***** ************* *********, ******* ** ****** * *********** marketing ****. *** ******* **** ***** ** ******* ******* ***-***** performance, *** **** *** * ***** ***** ** *** ******** of ***** ********* **** ** ***** ** ** ******* *********. Unlike ***** ************* **** *** ******** **** ***** ******* **** Ambarella ** *********, ***** **** *** *** * **** ******* of ***** ************ **** *** *******, *******'* **** ******** ******** them ** ******* ********** ** *****.

*** ***** *******, ** ****** ******* ** ******** ** ******** in *** ******, ***** ** ********* ******* ******-******** ******* **** has *** **** ****** ***** *****-****** ********* *******.

Comments (8)

* ***** ******* **** ******** ** ********. **** ***** ****** starting ********* *** *********** *******, **** **** *** **** *** Omni. ***** *** *****-******* *** *** **** ****** *****, *** they **. **** **** ******** *** **** *** *** *** series. ****'** *** * ****** ****** **** ** ***** **** factors *** ****** *** *** **** ** ******* *** "*********" sizes **** *** *** *** *** ****.

***** ****'* *** *******. **** ******* ** **** ********* *** stuff *** *** ******* ******* **** ****** *** ******* ** not ****** *******. * ****** *** **** *********** *******, "**** didn't **** **** ******, *** *** **** **** **** *** neat ******, *** ***** ******* **'* *** **** ******** *** quality **** ****." ******* *****, **** *** *** ** ***** again, ******* **** *** ** ****** ********, ***** *** ******.

* ***** ******* **** ******** ** ********...***** *** *****-******* *** *** **** ****** *****, *** **** do. **** **** ******** *** **** *** *** *** ******.

#*, **** ** * **** ***** *** * ***** **** you ***** *** ********** ****** *****-*******.

* ***** *** ********* *** ******* ** **** *****'* **** so *** ********** ****** *****-******* **** **** **** ****. *****-******* are * **** ***** *** **** ****** ** * ***** product ** *** **** ******* ** *********** / ****** *******, single ******* **** ****** *** **** ****** ******.

*** ***** ***** ** *** ***-**** ******* *** ******* **** itself. * ***** ** ****. ** ********** *** ****** ** about ***** ******* ***** *** * **** *** **** ** ****** ** and ***** ** ********* ******. * ******** ********* ** ******** ******* *** ** **** shut ** **** ******* ** *** *** **** **** *********** with *******.

* **** **** ******* *** *** ***'* ** ******* ****. Some ** ******** ************** ************. * *** **** ** *** "Panoramic ********" * *** ***** ***, *** ****** **** **** discouraged ** *** ********** ** *** ******* ****** *** ******* sensors. *** ******* ********* ***** ******* *** *** **** ******* for *** ********* ******* ******** ******* ******* ** *** **** image. ************, **** ******** ** ***** ******** **** *****, ***** scene ********* ** ****** *********, ******* ***** **** ** ****** the "*******" ******* ********.

**** **** ****** ****** ** **** ***-**-***-*** *** **, *** Arecont ***** ******* **** **** *** **** * *** ***** ago ***** ******** ***. * ** *** *** ***** **********.

*** ***** *****, * *** ******, ** ** ****-***-****** **** high-resolution *******, ********** ** *** ********* ****.

**** ********:

***** *** *** *** **** ***** **** ******** ***** * "teardown" ** **** *******, ******* ** **** ****** **** **** a *** ****** ** ********?

* **** * ********* **** ******* **** ********* ************ ***** processing ***** ** ***** *******, ******* ** **** *********/******* *******.

* ***** ** ***** ** *** ** ***** ** ******* similar ******* **** ******* *************, ***** **** ****, *** *** to ******** *** ******** ********* ******.

* ******* **'** *** **** ************* ***** **** **** ***, cheap, *** ************ ******* ******** ** ***** ************ *******. ***** be *** ** **** ** *** ********* ***** ** ***** chips *** ** * **** ********** (*.*. ***** ****** *** the **** ******** ******* *****, *** *** ******** ******).

*'* **** ***** ***** ** **** ******* ******* ** ****** out-of-warranty ** ***-********** ******* *** **** ******* ** ******** ****** were *********. * ****** **** **** * ********* *** ** water ****** ***** **** ****** ***** ****** *** ***** ***********.

** ******** **** ******* ** ** **** *** ******* **** teardowns. **'* ** ** **** ** ****** ** **, *** other ******* **** ***** ********. **'* ***** ******, **** *** 100% **** **** **'** ** ********.

* **** ** ********** ****** *** ************ **** ******* **** aren't ******* ** ********* * ********* ****** -- *** *** get ****** **** ** **** ****, ****'* **. *** *** request *** *** ** *** ****** *** ****, *** *** camera *****'* ***** -- ** **** **** **** * ******* of *** ***** ** **** ************* ** **** * ** Y *** *******. * **** ****** **** ** **** **** will ********* **** ******** ******* *******, **** ** ********** ****** touchpanels.

* **** **** ******** ******** ** ******* ******* **** ******* in ** ******* ** **** ** ****** ********** ***** ********** of *** *****-****** *******. ** ******** **** **** ********** ******* their ******* ***** *** **** *** ******** ** ******* ******** & ***-******** *** *** ******** ***** ******** - *** ******** & *********. * **** ** ************ ** *** ********** ****** I ******* ** *** * *********, **** ********** ************.

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