FLIR Buys Camera Manufacturer ISD from DW

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Jun 07, 2016

FLIR has made yet another acquisition, following up on last year's DVTel deal, FLIR has acquired ISD from Digital Watchdog.

In this report, based on an interview with FLIR, we look at the fit between ISD and FLIR, the potential for a FLIR / Arecont acquisition, and what this means for DW.

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Arecont ****?

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DW ******

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Comments (17)

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