Coronavirus Hits Sony, Bosch Says Switch

By: John Honovich, Published on Feb 26, 2020

Sony's fall in video surveillance has been severe over the past decade. Now, they may be done.

In this note, we examine Bosch's new announcement, Sony's manufacturing challenges and the bleak future for Sony video surveillance.

****'* **** ** ***** surveillance *** **** ****** over *** **** ******. Now, **** *** ** done.

** **** ****, ** examine *****'* *** ************, Sony's ************* ********** *** the ***** ****** *** Sony ***** ************.

[***************]

Bosch ********* ** ****

***** *** **** * statement ***** **** ******:

** ***** **** ** inform *** ** ******** impacts **** *** ******* corona ***** ********* ** China. ** * ***** number ** *** **** cameras *** ******** ** Shanghai, *****, ** ****** that ******** ***** ** Sony ******** **** ******.

**** ***** *********** ******* Bosch ******** ** *** solution:

** ***** ***** ******* as ** *********** *** are ********* ** ****** any ********** **** **** to ***** ** ******** as ********

**** ******* *********, ****** assistance, *****, *********, ***.

Sony / ***** *********** ******

*** **** * ***** ago,**** *** ***** ******* to *******, **** ***** ****** over ***** *** ********* of **** ***** ************ outside ** *****.

** *** **** *** years, **** ***** ************ releases **** **** ******* and ****, ******* ** far ** **** ** with *** ******.

******, ***** ******* ** eliminate *** ************* ***** *** ********* team, ******* **** **** Bosch's ******* ************. **** this **** *** *********** in ****, **** *** resources ****** *** **** sales, ****** ********* ******** Sony's **** ** *** product *********.

**** ******* ***********, **** video ************ *** *********** on **** *******.

Chips ** ********

**** ******* * ***** provider ** ***** / sensors **** ** **** video ************ ********, ******* from ***** ** **** to ********* *** **** others. **, ** **** level, **** **** ******** to ** * *********** in ***** ************.

Outlook **** ******** ***

******* **** ******** ** publicly ** ***, ***** actions ****** * ******* either ************ ** ********* of ********** ***** ************ products. ***, *** *********** impacting **** **********, ** is **** ** *** how **** *** *** will ** ********* ** resume ** * *********** level.

**** ******* *** ** the *****'* ******* ********* so ** ** ****** possible **** **** ******* and ******* ** ***** surveillance ***** ***, *** now, **** ** ****** the *** ** **** video ************ ********.

Cannot ***** *****

**** ****** ** ******* Bosch **** ******** ***** to * ****** ******* offering *** *** **** is ******** ** **** provide ********** ** **** limited ******** ** *** left. ** **** ***, it ** ********* ************** the ********** **** ***** has ****.

Comments (9)

**** ** * *** misleading, ** ***** *** Coronavirus, **** *********, *** the *****-**** ************ ***** south. **** ***** ** so **** ************** *** panic ***** *** *****, it *** ************* ** Bosch ** ***** **** the ******* ****** ** justify ********* ***** *** brand. ** *** **** irresponsible ** **** ** create *** ******* ***** for *** *******, ***** is * *** **** misleading **** *** ******* itself.

****, ****** **** *** article *****. *** **** situation *** **** ************* for ***** *** ** made **** **** ***** in *** ****. *** point **** ** **** the **** ** ****** further ************* ******** *** left ** ***** ***********.

****, * **** **** to **-**** *** *******. I ****'* **** * problem **** *** *******. The ******* ******* *** truth ** * ******** way. *** ** ******** doesn't **** *** ***** article, *** ***** *** the ******* *** *****-********.

* ***** **** *** on *** *****, ** i ***** **** *** article * ******'* ****** understand *** *********, *** title ** * *** misleading, *** *** ******* is **************.

** *** *** **** suggestions *** ** *********** title, ****** ****** *** we'll ********.

*** ********** **** ****** are ****** ** ******* brevity, ********, *** ********. This ** * ****** complex, ******** ********* ** it's *** **** ** compact ** * *****.

*** ***** ****** "***** drops **** ** ***** surveillance *******"?

**** ** ********* *****. Bosch *** *** *********** dropped **** ** * video ************ *******. *** partnership, ** *** ********** weakened ****, ***** ******.

* ***** *** ***** fits. **** *** *** with *** ***** *** Bosch ******* ** ********** on **. *** *** get **** *** ** info ******** **** **** the ***** **** *****.

**** *** *** **** able ** ****** **** of ***** ****** *** months. **** ***** *** of ***** *** ***** 3 ****** ***. *** BOSCH ** ***** *** Sony ********* ** ****** Virus ** ****** *****.

***** *** ******* ****** to **** *** **** sales ** ***** ****** the ****** *****.

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