Axis Co-Founder: The End of Traditional OEMs In The Way It Has Been

By: IPVM Team, Published on Sep 07, 2018

Big changes are coming, predicts Axis Co-Founder Martin Gren. He contends that the end of traditional OEMs is coming, in the video embedded below:

Is he right? Inside this note, we examine the issues involved, including:

*** ******* *** ******, predicts **** **-******* ****** Gren. ** ******** **** the *** ** *********** OEMs ** ******, ** the ***** ******** *****:

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**********, *** *********** **** often **** ** ******** expertise **********, ********* ** the ******** ************ *** that.

Ban ******

**** **-******* ***** ** IPVM **** **** ***** was ****** ***** * months *** *** *** only ******** ********* ** YouTube. ** ****, ****'* remarks **** ****** *** US ********** *** *** even ***** ******** ** Congress.

*******, *** *** ********* makes ******** *** **** much *****. *********, **** cannot **** ***** ***** nor ********* ***** ******** to *** ** ********** so *** **** *** faced **** *** **** unconformable **** ** ******** out *** ** ******** / ******* **** **** happening. *****,** *** ** **** director **** ************, *** ** ********** intends ** **** *** any ***** ** ********* OEM ** **** ** the ** ********** ** all, ***** ***** ***** the *** ******* ******** between ***** ****** *** one ** *** ******* 'customers' ** *** *****, the ** **********.

************, **** ** **, recently, ** **** **** a ****** ** ******* signs **** ***** **** that **** *** ******* concerned ***** *** ****** of *** *** *** are ****** ** ********* how ** ************ ********** with ***** ****.

Motivation *** **** ** ********

** *** ***** ****, OEMing *** **** * very ********** ******** *** a **** **** ****. The ***** ****** ** hundreds ** **** ****** to *** ******* *** can **** ** ****** low-cost (*********) ******* **********, slapping ***'* ******* **** on ** *** ******* it ** ***** ***. As ****, ***** ** a *** ** ***** for ***** ********* ** lose ** **** ****** OEM. *** ********, *** how*** ** ** ****** of **** ***** ** their ******* *** ******* complain.

*** *** *********** ** actually ********** ***'* ******** is ********* *** **** OEMs. **** ***** ******** manufacturing, ** ******* ***'* own ******** ******** ********* firmware *** ******** ***********, which ** ****** *** assumes *** ******* *** reasonably ***** **** ***** inside ***** *** *************, which ***** ** **** for ****.

** ****, *** **** OEMs, *** ****** ** either ** ******** **** and **** **** ***** increasing ******* ** **** entirely. *** **** '******' option ***** ** ** switch ** ***** * distributor *** *** ** the '******' *************, ******* under ***** *******'* ******, whether ** ** *****, Hikvision, ****, ********, ******, etc., ***. *******, ***** a *********** ** *** less ********** **** ****** being ***'* *** ************.

Consumer ***** *******

**** **** **** ** a ******** ***** *******. Just **** ****** **** a ***** ** **** what *********** ***** *** in ***'* **** **** purchase, **** ****** **** who ** ******** ********* the ******** / ******** in ***** *** *******, which **** ***** **** and ******** ** ****. OEMing, ***** ****** *** source, **** ********* ** risk.

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****, *** *****'* ** different **** **** **** in **** *** ***'* claim ** ** * 'manufacturer'.

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***** *****'* ** *********** about **** **** *** selling, ** ** **** effectively **** * ******** reseller **** * ******* manufacturer?

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- *** - ** have ****** ***** ***** to ******* ****** ****** in-house. ******* ** ****** margins, ** *** ****** to ***** **** ** spare *****/******* ******* **** distributors.

- ****** - ************ have **** ******* ** naturally **** ****'* **** to ***** ******* ***** as **** ** ****

- ****** ***** ******** control - ** ***** is * *** *** a *******, ** *** easily **** *** ******* for *** **********. **** would ** ********** *** Hikvision ** ** *** example

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