Canon "Deepening Cooperation" Between Axis, Briefcam, and Milestone

By John Honovich, Published Jan 25, 2021, 08:21am EST

Canon has declared that it is "deepening cooperation" between the 3 video surveillance companies it has acquired over the past 6 plus years (Milestone - 2014, Axis - 2015, Briefcam - 2018).

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But what does that mean? Canon, Axis, and Briefcam explained to IPVM what it means from each of their perspectives and we examine what the impact of this is.

Executive *******

*****'* ********** **** *** muddled, ** ****, **** more ********* ** **** emphasizing ** **** **** are ** '*********** *******' within *** *****. *** best ** *** ****, based ** ***** ********** and *** ********** *******'* actions, ***** ** ** coherent **** ** **** working ********. *********, ** large ******* ** ***** segments, ***** ********* ****** together ****** *** ***** their ********** ************ *** not ** *** ***** way **** ***** "********* cooperation" ******* *** ***** companies.

**** ****** *** ******** - **** ** ***** actually ***** ** ** with ***** ********? *** is **** ******* **** in *** **** ****?

Canon ********

** ******* ****, ***** published ********* *******, ********** ** *** video ************ **********, *********** 'deepening ***********' ******* ***** companies:

** **** ******* **** growth ** ************* *** lineup, *** ********* *********** between ***** ***** ********* such ** ****, *********, and ********.

**** *****, ***** ********* to **** *********** ** what **** ***** ** deepening:

- ** ****** **** our ***** ********* ******** focusing ** ************* ***** businesses ** **** **** may ******* *** **** products *** ******** ** their ******** *** *********.

- ** ********* ***** companies ** *********** **** other ***** *********, ** well ** ***** ******** partners, **** ****** ********* in ***** ** **** their ********’ *** *********’ requests.

- ******* ***** ********, we ****** **** ** contribute ******* *** ******** of ***** *** *** entire ***** *****.

Axis ********

*******, **** ******* ** IPVM *********** ***** *********** and ***** **** ** choose **** **** ****:

** ** *********** ******* within *** ***** *****, Axis ***** ** ** keep ************* *** ********, collaborating **** **** ***** group ********* *** **** other ******** **** **** can **** **. ** doing **, ** ********** to ******** *** ***** of *** ****** ***** group.

** *** **** ** choose **** ********* ** cooperate **** ** *** to ********* ****, *** we **** *** ********* on **** ******** **** and *** *********.

Briefcam ********

*** ******** ******* ** IPVM *********** ************* **** many *********, ****** *** out ** *** ***** group:

******** ************ **** * wide ***** ** ********** partners, ********* *** ***** group ********* ** **** the ******* ** *** customers, *** ******* ********** our ********.

** ******* *********** **** a ***** ***** *******, would ** *** ****** availability *********** ********* ** *** Axis **** ******** ****** series

No ******** ** ********* ***********

** **** ** ******** of '********* ***********' ******* these * ********* ******* so ********** **** ***** companies, *.*., **** ******* with ******* ** ********* working **** *****, ***. Moreover, *** ********* ******** to **** *********** **********, most ******* **** *** again *** **** ************ pushed *** ** *** solutions, ********* ***** **** conflict **** ********* (*** Axis' ****** ** *** partners).

Canon ****** ******** ******

** *** ****** ******** impact ** *** ***** deal ******* ** ******* the ******** ********* ***** left ** ** **** they **** *** ***** to ****. ******, **** times ** ******** **** ruin **** **** *** acquired ******* *********** (**** famously********* / *****).

*******, **** ***** ***** not **** ********* **** a ********* ********, **** a ******* ****** ****. Canon *** *** ********* made ****** ***** *** it *** *** ************ added *****.

Challenges **** ********* ********

****, *********, *** ******** have ******* ****** ***** same ****** *** *** market ** ********** ***** shifts **** **** ********** their *********** ***********. **** analytics *** ***** ***** mainstream, *** * **** of ****-****** ******** ****** ground, ** ** *** see **** ***** *** a **** ** **** with ****, ********* ** argued ****** ** ****** ****************** *** ********.

***** ******** ********* *********** make ****** ******? *****, as ******* *********** ****** benefits, ****** *** ******* of ***** ** ****** well-established ********* *** *****. But ** **** **** the **** (***** ** where ***** ********* *********** have **** ***** ***** acquisitions) **** **** ******* risks ** ***********.

**** ***** **** * strategic **** *** ***** surveillance? ** *** ** evidence.

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**** ***** **** * strategic **** *** ***** surveillance? ** *** ** evidence.

* **** ** ********* on *** ***** ********* of *** **** ** I ** ****** ** hear *****'* ********.

** ********* ****, * mean ** ******* ** deal **** *********** ****** and *** ************. ******, Canon *** **** **** of * '****', **** if ** ** **** a **** ** **** money (********* * ******* and * ******), ***.

*******, ****** **** **** a ********* **** **** factors ** *** *** technology ****** *****, *** Canon ********* ***** ******* on ******* *** ****** for *** **** *** years ***** *** ******'* competitive *********** ******** *******.

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** *** ******** **** thepast * **** ***** (********* - ****,**** - ****,******** - ****

** *** ****** ******** impact ** *** ***** deal ******* **letting *** ******** ********* ***** **** ** ** **** **** **** for years to come.

*******, **** ***** ***** not **** ********* **** a ********* ********,like * ******* ****** ****.

Does ***** **** * ********* **** for video surveillance? We see no evidence.

***** *** *********** **********. PE ***** *** ***** funds ********** **** * strategic **** *** ***'* collect ********* *** ***** them ** ***** *** devices *** **** *** years.

* ** **** ** hedge **** ******** ***** have **** ********* ** now, *.*. ******* * CEO, **** **** ** their ****** ** *** board ** *********, *** costs, **** ** ******* to ****** ***, **** the ******** ******* **** a *** ******, ******, divestiture, ** ******.

** *** **** ** Canon, ** **** ** the ***** *** ******** for ********* ** **** since ****, **** ***** definitely ****'* ******* ***** companies ***** ********* ******* to **** ** ** investment ****.

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** ***** *** ***** funds ********** **** * strategic ****

** *********, * **** in ******** ** *** acquirer. ************ *** *****. ******** *** * strategic ****, **** *** bringing ***** ****** ********, changing ** ** ****** (dropping *** *****), ***********, etc. ** ***** ** a **** ****, ** might ** * *** plan *** ******** *** not *** ***** *** say "*** *****, **** doing **** *** *** doing". *** *******, ******** has **** ******** **** it ** ***** ** try ** ***** **** Pelco's ********** ********* ** other ********'* ******** (**** radios ** ********, ***.).

**********, ******, *** ******** - **** ** *****'* plan? ** ** *** nearly * ***** ***** Canon ******** ********* *** it ** *** ***** that ***** *** *** meaningful ****.

*****, ***** ***** ***** these ********* ******* *** profitability ******* *** ****'* not * **** **** term ********* ****. **** that **** *****?

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***** ***** **** ***** brand, ***** ** ** all ** ***** *** to **, ********* *** Philips ** ****** * unified *****.

*** **** ** ****** loyalty ** *** ****** channel, *** ***** ** well ** *********** ** the **** ****** ** mutual ************ ** **********.

**** ***** *** ** seen ** * **** to ********* *** ****** quo, * **** ** vision ** ******* ** exit ******** **** *****’* damage *** *****.

** *** ***** **** the **** ** **** say.

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***** *** **** ********** complaints **** *** *** throw *** ***** ****....

********, *** ********* ******** to **** *********** **********, most ******* **** *** again *** **** ************ pushed *** ** *** solutions, ********* ***** **** conflict **** ********* (*** Axis' ****** ** *** partners).

*** **** ***'* *** of ****.

******* ***** ****' ***-**-*** "solutions" ************ ******** **** the ******** ** *** of ***** *** ********.

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******* ***** ****' ***-**-*** "solutions" ************ ******** **** the ******** ** *** of ***** *** ********

** *** *** ********* Axis' ***? ;)

** ** *****, * don't ******** **** **** 'meaningfully ********' ******** ** the ***** **** * would ******** ** **** why ****** ****** *** Axis ****** ******* ******* of *********, *******, ** any ****** ** ***** systems.

** *****, **** **** believe *** ****, ** various *****, ******** *** use ** *** *** over *** ********. **** that **** *****?

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** *** *** ********* Axis' ***? ;)

**...***. ** ********* * boatload ** ***** ********, and ***** *** ** hot *******.

** ** *****, * don't ******** **** **** 'meaningfully ********' ******** ** the ***** **** * would ******** ** **** why ****** ****** *** Axis ****** ******* ******* of *********, *******, ** any ****** ** ***** systems.

** *****, **** **** believe *** ****, ** various *****, ******** *** use ** *** *** over *** ********. **** that **** *****?

**** ***** ***** *****, but * ***'* **** that * **** **** encountered ** **** *** even ********** ****** *******, much **** ************ ** over ******* ********. * work **** **** **** literally *** **** *** country *** **** * few ********, *** **'* never **** ** ** discussion * ****** ****.

** ******* ** **** it's ***** ** ****** that ***** ** ** option *** **** ** sell ***** ********, *** nothing ****. **** ********* don't **** ** * central ******, ** *** enough ******** ** ** to ******* **** **** the ******-**-***-****** *** *********.

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*** **** **** *** how **** **** **** to ****** **** ** Camera *******.

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**...***. ** ********* * boatload ** ***** ********, and ***** *** ** hot *******.

** #* *** *** provide **** ******** ** why *** **** *** Axis *** ** *******? A ***** ****** ** my **** ***** *** product. *** *** **** of ** * ****** figure *** *** ***** than ** ** ** "easy ******" **** ****** Axis *******. * **** only ******** ** **** with *** ******. *** experience *** ******** *** limited. * ***** ** interested ** ******* **** from ***.

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* ****** ******** *******...

* ******** ***** *** as ******* ******** **...********* every ***** *** ** the ******. *** ******* functionality ** ****** *** there. **** ****, ** my **********, ** **** "work". **'* ****. ** will ** *** ****-***** basics **** ** ******** of * ***** ****** for **** ******, *** it **** *** ******* to * ****-******* *** from ********* *** ************.

***, ** ** ***** -- * ***'* *********** blame **** *** ****, because * ***'* ***** that's ***** ****. * think ***** **** ** to **** ****** ** option *** * **** bare-bones ****** **** **** along **** ***** (********* fantastic) *******...*** **** **** specifically ** *** **** to ******* **** ***** VMS ********. *** ****** of ***** **** **** could **** **** ******* any ******** ** ***** own **-***** *** **** be ********** ******* ** the **** ** ******* from *** ** ***** VMS ******** *** *** a **** ***** ***** saddle ******* **** ** pushing ***** *** ******** a *** *** ****.

** ****...*** *** ** someone's ****? ** ***** be ****. *** *** commercial *** ******* ** supervising * *** *** stand? * ***'* ***** I'd ********* **.

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*** ****** ** ***** that **** ***** **** from ******* *** ******** of ***** *** **-***** VMS **** ** ********** dwarfed ** *** **** of ******* **** *** of ***** *** ******** who *** * **** under ***** ****** ******* Axis ** ******* ***** own ******** * *** too ****.

**** **** * ******** with ***** **** ** and ********* ** ******* this. ** **** *****, I ***** **** ** sophisticated ****** **** **** don't *** ** ********* Milestone ** ** ** accounts ***** ***** ***** are ****** *** ** the *** **** ** open ** **** *** Axis *** **** ***********, Axis ********** ****** ***.

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******, ** ***** ** if ***** *** ********* would **** ********* **** a *** **** ******** of ******** ******* ********** and ******** **** **** channel ******** *** **** products ***** ***** * concern?

**** ***** ** * concern ** *********** *** and ****** *************. ** might **** *** **** to ******* **** ***** as * *** ** Genetec ** * ****** manufacturer.

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**** *** **********. ** is **** ****** *** beginning ** * **** of ****** ** *** companies ***** *****. ** will **** ***** ** move *******, *** ** will. ******** ********* *** very ******* **** ** comes ** ***** ******. Their ******** ***** *** much **** ***** ******* than **** ******** *********.

** **** **** * while ** ***** ** right ** *****, *** I *** ** *** next *-** ***** ** see * **** ******* coupled ***** ************ ******** under *****.

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******** ********* *** **** patient **** ** ***** to ***** ******

*'** **** ******** **** times ***** *****'* "*** year ****" ***. *** I ***'* ********** *** 'patience' ** * ****** in **** ******. ****** is * **** **** of ***** ********** *** companies - *** ***** and *** **** * decade ** **** (**** Briefcam ***), *** **** and *** **** ****.

** (*** * ***'* know ** ***** **** do ****) *** ** Canon ***** ** ***** them ** * ** 10 *****, * ** pretty ********* **** ** will ** *** *** late *** **** *********** will **** ******* ***** the ******** ** ***** in *** ******.

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*’* *** ****** **** patience ** * ****** in **** **** - just **** ** ******. I ******** ***’* **** which ** ****** - but **** **** **** great *********/******** ** **** with ** **** **** forward.

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* **** **** ********* as *********-***** ****** ******** for * ********* ********* geared ******* ************. ** such, ***** **** **** other **** ********** ****** towards *********, *** **** bullshit. ****, ** *** stated ****** ** **** site, *** ****************** ** a ***** *********** **** many ********* (** **** complimentary) ******** ***/** ********* never **** ****. *** the"****** ***** ** * household ** * ****"***********. **** ****** ********** each *****, **** ***** more **** **** ***, they ****** *** *********** ****, *** *** ******* are *** ******** ****** to **** ***** ** pay ****** ********* ** to ****.

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** ***** *****, **** and ********* **** **** doing **** ****'** *****, but ***** ** ****** they'll **** ******** *** some ****. ****'* ** guess, ******.

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****’* ***** *** ******* just ** * *** announcement ********?

******** ** *****

*****’* ***** **** **** and ***** ******* *********?

****** ***** **** *** risk **** ********* *** AXIS, ****** *** ***** force *** ******** *****. Offer **** ****** ******** as ****** **** ****.

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********* *** ******* *********** with *****. ** ******* where *** *** *********, but*********** ** ********** ***** does *** **** **** very **** ******** ** working **** *******, *********, and ******.

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* ***** *** **’* “opportunistic” ** ** ********. For ***** ******* ** sites **** ***’* ***** up **** *******.

**’* ***** * *********** amount ** *******.

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** ******* ** *******?

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***, ** ***** *** not ******* ******* ** that *************, ****** * am **** ***** ***** Arcules ** **** *** Arcules ******* ************ **** Axis *** *********.

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