FLIR Favorability Results 2019

By: IPVM Team, Published on Feb 08, 2019

FLIR has had a challenging past few years including FLIR Security business strugglingFLIR restructuring their security division and FLIR selling their SMB OEM Business to Dahua.

New IPVM statistics show mixed status for FLIR. On the positive side, the company's overall favorability was roughly the same as FLIR's 2016 results, as shown below:

fav flir

On the negative side, integrator comments about the problems of FLIR's Dahua OEMing rose substantially.

Inside this note, we share numerous integrator comments to highlight the concerns of integrators.

Key ******

* ***** *** ****** emerged:

  • ******** *******: ***** *** viewed **** ********** ********* praised *** *******'* ******* offerings.
  • *******: ***** *** ****** FLIR ********* ****** *** no ********** **** **** or ****** *** *** contrast ******* ***** ******* and ***** ***** *******.
  • ********: ***** *** ****** FLIR ********** **** ****** complained ***** *** ***-*** Dahua ***** ********.
  • ***** ******* *******: *** commenters *** **** ** say ***** ******** *** ** ** cameras ******** ** ****.

********* ** ****,**** ******** *** ***-*** / *** ******** * year ***. ******* ****, *** impact ** **** ** still *********** ****** ***********. We **** ***** ** takes ***** (**** **** scenario) ** **-***** ***'* reputation **** **** ******** events. ****** **** ***** in *** **** **** is ********* (****** **** ***** perspective) ******* ********** ****'* brand** ******** ********* / sales, ******* ********* ****'* brand.

Strong ** ********

******** *********** **** ******** cited ****'* ******** ******* offerings, 

  • "** *** ****** ********* when ** ******* * Flir ******* *******."
  • "* **** *** *** thermals *** *** ** they *** *** **** reliable"
  • "**** *** **** *** / *********** ******* *********"
  • "*** **** ********** ** with *** ****-*** ******* products ***** *** *****-*****."
  • "***** ******* *******. **** effective."
  • "** **** **** ******* of ***** ******* ******* imaging ************"
  • "****: ********* ******* *******"
  • "**** ******* ******* ** installed, ******** *** **** thermal *****"
  • "***** *** ******* ** thermal *******"
  • "**** *** ******* *******"
  • "**** *** ******* ******'*."
  • "**** ******* ** ***** a ********"

*******, **** * ****** of *********** ****** ******** on **** ***** ****** out ****'* ***-*** *** business:

  • "**** *** *** ******** of *** ******* *** or ******."
  • "*** ***** ***** **** are *** ******* ** hurting ***** **********."
  • "********* ***. *** ** good *** ******* .*** is ** ***** ***." 
  • "*******: ***** ***-******* ******* are *** ************ ***********."

Neutral **** *** ******* / *** ********

***** ******* ** **** either *** ** ********** with **** ** **** out ** ***** *** to **** *** *** difference ******* ****'* ******* and *** *********:

  • "**** ********* ** **** really ******* ******** *** really, ****** *** **** on *** ***** ***."
  • "*** *** *** **** has ********** ******** *** product ***********. *** **** I ******* **** ** a ******** **** ***** Convenience ***** *** **** End ******* *******"
  • "** **** ** ** the **** ******* ******* haye *** **** **** a *********** ***** *** can *** ** ******"
  • "**** **** ** *** thermal ****** ****. ***** product *** ***** *** application ** *** ** come **. **** **** soiled ***** ***** **** they ******* ** *********. Cheap ******* *** *** Dahua ** ***** ** relegated ** *** ******* bin."
  • "*** **** **** ****** doing **** *****. **** used ** ** **********, now *** **** ******* Chinese *** ** *** as * *** ****."
  • "******** *** **** ** you *** ****** *** price. *** * *** of *** *** *** re-brand ****."
  • "* **** ** *** companies. *** ** ****, the ***** ** **-******* garbage."
  • "******** *** ******, *** the **** ** ***** product **** ***** ** be *** *** ****."
  • "***** ****** *** ******** still **** ** ** held ** **** ******, though ***** ***** *** products **** **** ***** rebrands."
  • "**** - ***** *** of **** ******* **** branding ** *********** *** box ***** **** *******."
  • "***** *******: **** **** high *** ******** *** some **** *** *** products"

********

** *** ******** ****, criticism ** ****'* ***-*** OEM ******** *** **** intense:

  • "******* ******** *******"
  • "****'* **** **** ** OEM ** ***?"
  • "**** *** **** *** as ***** ***** ** the **** *********."
  • "**** ******* *** ***** basic ****** ****."
  • "**** **** *** ******* reputation **** *** *** went ******* ******... ** us ** ** **** another *********** ******** ** be **** ** ******* and ******..."
  • "***** ** *****"
  • "***** ******!"
  • "**** ******* ********, *** but **** ******* *****...**"
  • "**** ** *****, *** firmware, *** ******* *******, overpriced"
  • "***** *** *** ******* (dahua)."
  • "** *** ** ***** low ****** ** **** their ***** ** **** rebranded ******* *******, **** lose *** **** ** my *******. **** **** you *** **** **, stay *** ** **** you ***** ******** **."
  • "***** *** **** **** to ***** ****** **** thinking **** *** ******* forward ******* ********."

DVTel ******* *******

******* ****** ******** ****** $100 ******* ** ***** in ****, ***** *** its ****** / ********, received **** *** ******** either ******** ** ********. DVTel *** **** ****** in ********* *** *** but *********** **** ******* forgotten ***** **** ** FLIR / ***** *** been ********** **** ** both *********** *** ********* of ***** ********.

*******

*** **** ***** ***** for **** ***** *** is **** *** ***-*** OEM ******** ** ****. That ** ******** ** subtraction.

*******, **** **** **** to **** ******* ********** and *********** ** **** their **** ******* **** and *** ****** ***** side ** *** *** IP ******* ** **** aim ** ****** * more *********** ******* ******** in ***** ************ *** overcome *** *********** ****** of *** ****** ***-*** OEM ********.

Comments (5)

** ***** *** ** sell *****, *** * liked *** **** ****** we ****** *** *** people *****. **'* *** always **** **** ******** and **** *****'* ** the ********, *** *** always *******.

*** ***** *********** **** faltered, *** **** ***** been? *** *** *******? Sometimes ** *** *** like ***** * ******* has ****, *** **** a ******* **** ** maybe ** **** *****. We *** *** **** where **** *** ****, but ***** ** **** it **** **********...? ******** is ******** *****-***.

** *** *** **** where **** *** ****, but ***** ** **** it **** **********...? ******** is ******** *****-***.

****** ********. ***: **** ******** ******** ********** *** **** ************ ******** ********.

******* *** **** *********** than **** (****, *****, Hanwha, ***.). ***** *** disappointed. *** *** ********. Not * **** *********** for *******.

*********** *** ****, **** security *** ***-******** ***** talk ***** ******* *******, they ****** ***** ** them ** **** *******. Similar ** ******** ******... If **** **** *****, Flir *** **** ********** money ******.

* **** * ***** forget ***** *****, *** lack ** ******* *** the ******* ** **********.  DvTel ******* ***’* **** properly **** **** ***** own ***. *** ****** is *** ******** *** of **** ************ *** version *.* *** *** cessation ** ******* *** a ******* **** *** been *** *** **** than * **** ** an ******* ** ***** users ** ** ********, hardware *** ********.  

**** * ***** ** dodged **** ******.

Read this IPVM report for free.

This article is part of IPVM's 6,538 reports, 881 tests and is only available to members. To get a one-time preview of our work, enter your work email to access the full article.

Already a member? Login here | Join now

Related Reports

FLIR Markets Windows Temperature Screening, Violates IEC And Causes Performance Problems on Jul 17, 2020
FLIR, one of the largest thermal screening manufacturers, is marketing...
Temperature Screening Is Ineffective, Says US, UK, Canada, Israel, And Ireland Health Leaders on Aug 25, 2020
Health leaders around the world are increasingly speaking out about the...
FLIR A Series Temperature Screening Cameras Tested on Jun 04, 2020
FLIR is one of the biggest names in thermal and one of the most conservative....
FLIR CEO: Many New Fever Entrants "Making Claims That The Science Just Won't Support" on Sep 22, 2020
FLIR's CEO joins a growing number calling out risks with fever / screening...
Worst Over But Integrators Still Dealing With Coronavirus Problems (June Statistics) on Jun 30, 2020
While numbers of integrators very impacted by Coronavirus continue to drop,...
Dahua USA Admits Thermal Solutions "Qualify As Medical Devices" on Jul 02, 2020
Dahua USA has issued a press release admitting a controversial point in the...
Directory of 206 "Fever" Camera Suppliers on Aug 04, 2020
This directory provides a list of "Fever" scanning thermal camera providers...
Door Fundamentals For Access Control Guide on Aug 24, 2020
Doors vary greatly in how difficult and costly it is to add electronic access...
Worse: ZKTeco 8" Worse Temperature Results Than 5" Tested on Jun 16, 2020
While ZKTeco USA's CEO objected to IPVM's SpeedFace+ 5" test results, saying...
Uniview H1 2020 Financials Examined on Sep 08, 2020
While Dahua and Hikvision, helped by fever camera sales, are recovering from...
US Startup Fever Inspect Examined on Aug 03, 2020
Undoubtedly late to fever cameras, this US company, Fever Inspect, led by a...
The Next Hot Fever Detection Trend - $100 Wall-Mounted Units on Jul 06, 2020
The first wave of the booming fever detecting market was $10,000+ cameras,...
Verkada Falsely Claims "First Native Cloud-based Access Control and Video Security Solution" on Jun 18, 2020
Verkada's false claims continue, this time to be the first native cloud-based...
Integrator Acquisitions 'A Good Market' During COVID-19, Says Greybeards on Jul 28, 2020
Industry broker Ron Davis of the "Greybeards" says that the integrator and...
Dedicated Vs Converged Access Control Networks Statistics 2020 on Sep 10, 2020
Access control is a crucial system where the network used can impact life...

Recent Reports

Hanwha AI Object Detection Tested on Sep 28, 2020
Hanwha has added detection and classification of people, cars, clothing...
Favorite Access Control Manufacturers 2020 on Sep 28, 2020
200+ Integrators told IPVM "What is your favorite access control management...
New Products Show Fall 2020 Starts Tomorrow! on Sep 27, 2020
Tomorrow, IPVM's sixth online show will feature New Products from over 25...
OnTech Smart Services Partners With Google and Amazon To Compete With Integrators on Sep 25, 2020
A pain point for many homeowners to use consumer security and surveillance is...
The Future of Metalens For Video Surveillance Cameras - MIT / UMass / Immervision on Sep 25, 2020
Panoramic cameras using 'fisheye' lens have become commonplace in video...
Hikvision Sues Over Brazilian Airport Loss on Sep 24, 2020
Hikvision was excluded from a Brazilian airport project because it is owned...
China General Chamber of Commerce Calls Out US Politics on Sep 24, 2020
While US-China relations are at an all-time low, optimism about relations...
Verkada Disruptive Embedded Live Help on Sep 24, 2020
Call up your integrator? Have someone come by the next day? Verkada is...
IP Networking Course Fall 2020 - Last Chance - Register Now on Sep 23, 2020
Today is the last chance to register for the only IP networking course...
Drain Wire For Access Control Reader Tutorial on Sep 23, 2020
An easy-to-miss cabling specification plays a key role in access control, yet...
Norway Council of Ethics Finds Hikvision Human Rights Abuses "Ongoing" on Sep 23, 2020
Hikvision's involvement in "serious human rights abuse" in Xinjiang is...
IPVM Camera Calculator User Manual / Guide on Sep 23, 2020
Learn how to use the IPVM Camera Calculator (updated for Version 3.1). The...
Installation Course Fall 2020 - Save $50 - Last Chance on Sep 22, 2020
This is a unique installation course in a market where little practical...
SimpliSafe Business Security Launched Examined on Sep 22, 2020
SimpliSafe has launched "SimpliSafe Business Security" that the company...
FLIR CEO: Many New Fever Entrants "Making Claims That The Science Just Won't Support" on Sep 22, 2020
FLIR's CEO joins a growing number calling out risks with fever / screening...