Axis: HD Analog Will Die Out

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Nov 18, 2016

If you are a fan of HD analog, stock up now.

Axis says the popular low-cost architecture is going to reverse course and die out in the next couple of years.

Axis has moved from misunderstanding HD analog, to creative positioning against HD analog, to outright proclaiming its impending death.

In this report we analyze Axis' prediction that the end of HD analog is ahead, and why this is unlikely to go as they predict.

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