With the only game in town (Wetsern hemisphere) being the Chinese and possibly Samsung with their China beater range (Their words), it does and doesn't make sense for them to launch a "low cost" camera range. Will the Chinese let them and others produce tooling and marketing, then just come back in with an even more aggressive pricing strategy.
The future is analytics. With the money that Avigilon has "invested" in this technology lately, it looks like they are trying to own the this space. They should draw a line and stop trying to make money on copywright infringements and making lawyers even more money.
Prove that their offering works and be one of the first companies to launch a truly root to branch offering at a price that makes everyone feel happy about looking in the mirror each day.