Dahua Declares Defeat, 'Embraces' Enemies

Author: John Honovich, Published on Apr 04, 2016

Lost.

The world's second largest video surveillance manufacturer has done a complete turnaround, from threatening to sue their enemies for stealing their 'technology' to welcoming them in yet another embarrassing move.

In this note, we examine Dahua's competitive shift and what this means to them, HD analog competitors like Hikvision and Western IP camera manufacturers.

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