FLIR and Geovision Join the Hikvision Price Cut Race

By John Honovich, Published Sep 20, 2016, 10:59am EDT

Hikvision's price cuts are clearly a trend setter. After numerous and increasingly large cuts, the destructive cycle is accelerating.

Last month, DW dropped 25%. Now FLIR did 15% and Geovision is doing 20% this week.

Inside this post, we examine the moves and what they mean for the industry.

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I think the most interesting part of that Geovision ad is the "Time to try something new!" note at the bottom left.

"Hey, we're not Hikvision! Give it a go!"

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And the winner is: ADI

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And, you know... the end user.

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And, you know... the end user.

As an end user who is still looking for solutions, the price cuts do attract attention. When they do it on a repetitive schedule, I can perhaps find time in my busy schedule doing other things to research their offerings and take advantage of the next sale.

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These ads keeps getting more creative and packed with graphics, like the ads in the beginning of the internet era.

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