IMS's 2010/2011 Predictions Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 05, 2011

In this note, we highlight and critique video surveillance predictions from IMS Research for 2010 and 2011. For background, review the 2011 IMS report and the 2010 report. At the beginning of 2010, we critiqued their predictions from last year (see our 2010 critique).

Let's start with recapping some notable points from the 2011 report:

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