Bosch Merges Video, Intrusion and Access Businesses

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 19, 2018

Bosch is merging their "video systems, intrusion detection, as well as its access control and management software business units to form a single business unit, known as Security". This was announced as a detail of a recent renaming of "Bosch Security Systems" to "Bosch Building Technologies."

The merger is likely to have a bigger impact than the renaming. We spoke with Bosch Security's management about what they expect from the merger, what they are prioritizing in video surveillance and how this compares to their system integration business.

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