Hikvision's Most Innovative Competitor - LTS

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 01, 2016

It should sound surprising.

After all, as our recent LTS test shows, LTS products are Hikvision with very little changes.

But LTS has an innovative business model, with an approach we have never seen any other surveillance company take.

Indeed, this provides LTS with a strong competitive position, despite the Hikvision rebranding. In this note, we explain the 5 key differences between LTS and Hikvision's go-to-market strategies, examining the pros and cons of this.

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