How the US Stimulus Impacts Video Surveillance

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 19, 2009

With a deepening recession, many hope that the newly passed US stimulus will bolster the weakening video surveillance market. Given the sheer size of the stimulus ($787 B USD) and the desire to spend it ASAP, the spending has the potential to help local and international video surveillance companies.

Here are a few key background resources on the stimulus and its breakdown:


Though the overall numbers are certainly huge, the more critical questions are (1) how much of this will really go to video surveillance, (2) when will this be likely to be spent and (3) how big of an impact will this have for video surveillance companies.

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