Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2020

By IPVM Team, Published Dec 07, 2020, 12:00pm EST

2020 has been a tumultuous year, for the world and for video surveillance companies, many who suffered sharp revenue drops this year.

But who is most benefiting or losing from this?

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This is the 7th year IPVM has tracked manufacturers gaining and losing:

From 2014 - 2016, IPVM accurately tracked the rise of Chinese manufacturers, led by Hikvision. In 2017 - 2019, due to cybersecurity issues and government bans, results showed that trend stopping and reversing.

Questions *****

*********** ******** * ****-***** questions:

******: **** ****, ** 2020, **** ************* / product ***** *** *** using ************* **** **? Why?

********: **** ****, ** 2020, **** ************* / product ***** *** *** using ************* **** **? Why?

Key ********

*** ********* *** ****** emerged **** *** **** responses:

  • ****** *** *** ******* gainer. ****** ** ****, when ***** **** **** evenly *********** ******* ***-*** China *************, ****** *** the ******* ******, ** far.
  • *********'* ***** ****** *********, as *** *** ************ losing, ** ***** **** the **** *** ******** manufacturer.
  • ******** *** ***** **** had ***** *****, ****** not ***** ** ******'*.
  • **** ***********, ********** ********, was ****. ***** **** was ***** *** ********, it *** ** * small ******, *** **** had *** ******-******* ********, only ****** *********. **** is * **** *********** for ****, ********** ***** PRC ****** ******** ** opening *** **** *** others.
  • ******* *** *** **** PRC ************ ** ****, as **** *** **** year, ******* *** ******* has ********* **** *** challenges *** ***** *** Hikvision.
  • ******* *** ** *******, positive ** ********, *** they *** *******, ** the ******, ****** ********* by ****-********** ***-***** *** non-security ***********.

Hanwha ****** *****

****** *** *** *** net ************ ********, **** similar ******** ********* ** Axis, *** * ***** fraction ** *** ******** responses **** **** ********.

*********** ***** *****-*****,**** **********, *** *********** *** Hanwha's ****** **** ***** companies:

  • "* ******** ** ** impressed **** ****** *******. The *****-***** ** ****** right *** *** ******** on *** ******* ** very **********"
  • "** *** ***** **** Hanwha *******. *** **** ban *** ******* * shift ** ***** ************* and ** **** **** able ** ******* **** of *** ****** **** our ******* *********."
  • "****** *** ***** * larger **** **** ****. They **** **** ********** new ********. **** ******* is *** ********* ** the ***** ******** ** years ****. ** *** needed ** ** ** battle **** * *******, they **** **** **** back *** ***** **** you."
  • "******, ** **-** *** reliable, **** *******, **** effective *****. ****** **** support *** ***** ******* also."
  • "****** ******* *******. *****, image *******, *************, ******* I/Os, *******, *** ****** reliability **** *** *****"
  • "****** **** ******** **** required **** ********* ******* and ****** ** **** good **** ***"
  • "******, *** ** ******* with ** **** ** Hik/Dahua *******, *** ** change ** *** **********"
  • "****** - ** ******* buying ********* *** **** has **** * **** quality, ***** **** ****** to ****."
  • "** *** ****, ****** series * **** ******* advanced ***** ********* ********"
  • "****** *******'* ********* *** great *** ****** *********** equipment *** *********."
  • "****** - ****** *** a **** *********** ******* that ** **** *********"
  • "****** ******* -*********** / Unique ******* -******* *** Manf **************"
  • "****** - *** **** alternative **** ** **** compliant"
  • "******. ******* ** *** price ***** *** **** unbeatable."
  • "****** - ******** **** Interlogix"
  • "******- *********** *** *****"

Hikvision **** *****, **** ***************

********** *** *** ******* net ******** ************, *** while **** **** **** remained ********* ******* *** US, **** **** ******** negative *************** ** **** year's *******.

**** ********* ***** *** NDAA ***:

  • "*********.... **** ********* *** unsure ** *** ******* and **** *** *********** NDAA ****** **** **** want ** ***** **."
  • "***/*****--*** *** *** **** in * *** *** to ** **** ******** and *** ***** ****** issues."
  • "*********/ *****. ******* *** too *********** ** ***** product ** * ****** shady ***."
  • "*********/*****/******* ***** ********. *** to **** *** ******** trends, ***."
  • "********* - ********** ******** with **** ******* ** the ****"
  • "********* ** ******* **** from *** **********. **** all *** ******** ***** on ****, **'* **** to ******* ** ***********"
  • "********* & *****. ******* the ************ ** *** being *** ** *****"
  • "********* - ****** *** to *** ********* ** certain ************ ******** & their ********* **** ***** certification."
  • "********* ******* ******* ** the ***'* ************."
  • "*********, ******* ** *** law"

***** ****** ******** ************* concerns, ******* ******, *** market/customer ********** ** ******* for ********* *********:

  • "* *** * ******** dealer ** ********* *** 5 *****, *** ******** the ******** ** * Guest ** *** ** DC (* ******** *********). There ** ** ***** my ********* *** *** curbed *** ** **** of ********** ******** ********* and ** *** *****. Even **** ** *** transitioning **** *** ** the *** ******* *** moving ** ****** ** Korean **** *******."
  • "** **** ****** ********* out ** *** ****** mostly. ***** *** ***** some ************* ***** ********* is *** **** ****** available ** * ********** price ***** (*** ***'*). We **** **** ** phase **** *** **********."
  • "*********, ***, *****. ********* are ************ ***** ** the ******** ***** ** using ***** ********."
  • "********* ******* *** **** demand ** *** *********"
  • "*********. **** ** ******* and ********** *******. "
  • "********* ******* ** *** publicity *** **** *********"
  • "********* ******* *** ** the ******* ******** *************"
  • "*********, *** **** ******* extra ***** *** ** bad *******"
  • "*********. *** ****** **** security ** **** ******* releases"
  • "********* ***** *** *** overall **********"
  • "*********. ******* **** ** be ****"
  • "********* - *** ******* reasons"
  • "*********"

Avigilon *** ***** ****** *********

******** *** ***** **** were ******* *** ********, with ******** ********** **** better ** *** **, and ***** ******** ****** internationally.

********* ****** ******** ***** the ****** ** *********, NDAA **********, *** ********* sales *******:

  • "** *** ***** **** Avigilon ******* ** ********** that **** ** ** simple ***** ************. **** of ***** ******* *** seeing *** ***** ** analytics *** ***** **********"
  • "********, **'** ***** **** systems **** *********. **** also ****** ***** *** clients **** **** ********* but ***'* ****** ***** away"
  • "******** ** *** ***** Analytic+ ***** ******* ** the *****, ****** *********."
  • "******** ***** ************. ****** for ******** ******** **** large ********** *** **** customers *** ********* ************* as ***** ******* *** replaced."
  • "******** *** **** *** big ****** *** **, we **** ******** **** customers ** **** ***** video *** ****** ********* over *** **** ****."
  • "**'** ****** **** ***** a *** ** ********, but **** **** ** seems ** ** ****. They **** *** ******* range **** ***** **** projects."
  • "** **** **** ** increase ** ***** ******* for ******** ***** ** why ** **** ******* our ******* ** **** their ********"
  • "*'* ****** **** *** more ********* ******* ****. Good ********* *** *** lack ** ***** ** China ***** ***."
  • "********, *** ** * broader ****** *** *** price *****"
  • "******** - *******, ***********, growing ******* *****, ****"

***** ********* **** ***** increased ***** ********* ***, support, *** ***********:

  • "** **** * ******* to *** **** ***** cameras *** ***** ***** in *********** ***** *********. Bosch **** ** ** early ** *** **** touting ***** *** *********, put ** * ****, and ****** **** ** on ******* **** ***** for ** ****** ** that * *** ********** their ******** ******. ***** product ******* *** ******** service *** *** *'** used **** **** **** past ****."
  • "*****. **** ** ** proposals **** ****. **** because ***** ******* ** AI."
  • "*****, ******* **** ***********, good *******, *** ********** prices"
  • "***** - ********** ******** and ***** *******"
  • "*****, **** *** ***** Analytics"
  • "*****, **** **** ***********"

******** ********* *** ******** and ***** ***** ****** price ****** ******** ** other **** ********* *******.

Axis **********

**** *** *** ******-******* number ** ******** ********* behind *********, ***** ***** ~1/3 ** *********'* ***** negative *********, **** **** slightly *** ******** *******.

*** ****** ***** *********** cited **** ****** **** sales ******* *** *******:

  • "**** *** **** *****-**** "you ****** ******** ********** lucky **'** ******* ** talk ** ***" ********, and ****** ***** ******* any **** **** *******."
  • "**** **** **** * young ************* ***** ***** to * ******** ***** from **** ** ****. Since **** **** **** been ****** **** ** their ********** ** ** out. **** **** ****** the ***** ***** *** hired **** ***** ** their ***** ** ****** professional ***. **** ************ shows. ***** **** ***** inability ** **** **** reasonable ******* *******, **** have ****** *** **** for ******."
  • "**** ** ****** ***** to ****** *** ******** in *** ******. * believe **** ****** *** Avigilon *** ****** ******* harder, *** ******* **** they ***** * ******* as **** ** **** for * ***** ****. The ***** ***** *** AXIS *****'* **** ** 'present' ** *** ****** as ****** *** ******** reps."
  • "**** - ********** ***** model *** **** ****** to *** *********"

************, **** ***** * lack ** **-********* *** overall ******** *********** ******** to ******:

  • "** **** * **** used **** **** ******** than ******** *****. ****** and ***** **** **** onboard ***** ********* ***** pull **** *** ***** VMS ********* ***** ****. Axis **** **** ********* built **** ***** ******* but *** ** *** same ****** ** ***** manufacturers *** **** ******** a ****** **** ***** analytics *** * ********"
  • "****, *** ******* *********** has **** ***** ********. While *** ******* ** good, *** ****** *** time *********."
  • "**** - **** **** removing ******** *** ****** it ****** ** ******* ever ***** ****. ******** - ******* *** ** SD **** ******* - Axis **** ******* - REMOVED - *** ***** control - *******. ***** newest ******** *** ******* imcompatible **** **** **** Exacq *** **** ***** us **** ****** **** they're *****. "
  • "****. ***** ********* *** outdated *** * ********** donĀ“t *** *** ******* in *** ** ****."
  • "****. **** ***** ***** integration ** ***** ****. Axis ***** ** ****** and ******* ***** *** analytics."
  • "**** ***** ***********"

******* **** *** ******** net ********, **** *** 2nd **** ********* ****** product *********** *** ***********:

  • "**** - ** **** to **** **** ****** cameras (*** ****) **** complicated *** ********'* ************, causing *** **** "*** off ***********. **'** *** decided **** **'* ****** bite *** ****** ** the *****-*** *** ******* existing ******* **** **** to **** **********."
  • "**** ******* **** *** on **** ******* **** large ********* ************ *** government"
  • "************* **** *,* ********* cameras *** *******. *** to ******* *** ******* price, *********** *** *******"
  • "**** **** ******. ******* of ***** *********** **** can ** **** ********* as * ********** "****" device ** ********** ***** systems, ****** ******* ******* and ************ *******."
  • "**** * ****** *** higher *********** *** **** 180 *** *** *******."
  • "******* *** ****. *******, top ** *** **** manufacturers."
  • "**** **** ******* *** price *** ***** **** a ******* ** ***"
  • "****. ********* **** ** the ******* ******* ** the ******."
  • "**** - ****** ********** Factory ***"
  • "**** *****. **** ******** go **** **** *** to *** ***********"
  • "**** *****/****** *******. **** value **** *******"
  • "** ******* **** ****"
  • "**** *****. ****** ******* spaces *******"

**** **** * *********** cited **** ** ********* China ******* **** ****, likely *** ** *** cost, ***** *** **** ban *** * ****** theme *** ******.

Uniview *****

******* *** * ***** showing, **** ***** ******** responses **** *** *** manufacturers, *** ******* *********. It *** **** **** positive ** *** ** versus ***************.

******** ****** **** *** pricing *** ** *********** to ****** *****:

  • "***** **** *******. **** basis *** *********** **** using ***** *** **** somewhat **** ****-***********."
  • "******* *** ***** ***** CCTV - ****** ****** management **** ******** ***** products"
  • "***, ***** *********** ** Dahua, *********, *** ***"
  • "*******. **** ** *** on *** ******** **** and ****** ***** *******"
  • "******* *** ****** *** to *** ***** ** an ******* ****"
  • "******* - ****** ******* but ***** *******."

*******

** **** *** ********** reported,******* ** ****** ********** the ********** ***** *******, ********* ***** ********* (e.g. ***'*, *******, **********) that ****-*******:

**** **'** ******** ****, which ** ***** ***********, isabout **% ** *** ********* **** **** ************ ***** [emphasis added]

***** ******* ** **** through *********** ***********, **** of ***** *** **/**********-*******, not ************. ******* *** a ****** **** ********:

"******* *** **** ********* sales ***** ** *** to *** ************ ****** of ******** **** **** our *** ** **** installed **** ******* ******* than *** ***** ************."

Product ********** ******

** ******** ** *** manufacturer ***** *** ******, there **** * ******** growing ******* ****** ** the *********.

************* **** ***** ************ Trends*********, *********** ***** *****-******* technology; ***** *******, *** access *******:

  • "******* *** **** *** temperature ******* *******, ********* Minmoe"
  • "** *** ***** ************* more ** ****** *********** terminals. *** ** ******* situation."
  • "*** ****** ******* ***** is * ******* ****** with **** ***** ******* activity *** ***** ** an ******** ** ******** to ** **** ** see **** ***** *** needed *** ******** ******* to ***** ***** *******."
  • "*********** ******** - ****** control; ***-******* *** *******, Bluetooth **** *******"
  • "***, ******** **** ***********"
  • "****, ***, ******* ** thermal *******"
  • "*********** *******"
  • "***** - ****** ** thermal ****."

********* **** **** ***** as *******, ******* **** time *****, **** **** **********:

  • "***** *********, **** *** integration ** ** ********* into ***** *** ******, will ***** **** ** become **** **** ****** without ****** ** *** for *** ***** ******* and *********"
  • "******** ** ********* (***** and ****) ** ******* requirements **** **** ******* and ***** ******** *** pandemic **********."
  • "*** *** ** *** using **** ********* ***** systems ** *********** **** becomes **** *********."
  • "**** ** *** ** all ** (********** ************) technology **** **** ***** efficiencies ** ********"
  • "***** ********* ** ****** nuisance ******."
  • "******** ** ** *******"

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****** *****. *****.

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***, * ***** *** issues ******** **** ** an *********** *** ****** (and ****** **** *******), than ** ***** ****. A ****** ******** *** was ***** ***** ***** not *********** **** ** a *** ******* **** solution **** ****. ** might **** ** * threat ** ****, ******* if **** ****** *** are *** ***** ****** start ******* ****** **** Axis ***** (******* ******, industry ******, ***) *** the **** ***** *** a ****** ***** *********** performance ** ****** *** at * ******* *****, and ******* *** ***** security *** ********* ****** that **** **** *** of *****, ***** **** users ***** ***** *********** a ******.

********** ** ***** ******* start ******* ******* **** the **** *** ********* start ****** *** ** the ****** ** ****** corporate *****.

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* *** ** ******** Verkada *** ** ***** direct ********** ** *** sales *****. **** **** had *** ***********'* *****, they ******** $**-*** ***** offers ******** ** *** salesperson *** ******* ***** products. * ******* ******* that ******** *** *********** is *** ***, *** theirs, *** ** *** happy ** **** ******* promotions **** ******** ** our ** *** ** they *** ****** *** guidelines *** ******* ********.

**** ******** ** **** with ** ** *** future. ** **** *** if **** *** ****** our ******.

** **** ******** ** propose ******* **** ** is * **** ***** for *** *******, *** we ***** **** ** years ** ********** **** the ******. ** * startup, ** ****** *** clients **** *** ******* of ******* ******** **** warranty ** **** ****. We ** **** ***** systems **** *******, **** reasonable *******-********** *********.

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**** ******** $**-*** ***** offers ******** ** *** salesperson *** ******* ***** products.

******, ****** *** *******! How *** *** ***** work? *** ********* ****? Per ******* ******?

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****** **** ** **** article *****, ** *** point ***** ** (** lack ** **) ***** a ***** ** *************** to ***** *********, **** exactly ** ********** **** as ************ **? * have ** ** **** what ** ** *** it's *********** **** ***** analytics, *** *** ******** industry **** *** ****** share ***** **** ***********. Some ****** ******* ***** analytics ** ** ** the ***** ****.

** ***** ******* ** article ** ********** ********** this ******** ** *** technical ***********?

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***:***** ********* ***.

*** ******* ** **** there ** ** *********** agreed **** ********** ** AI. **** ** **** VSaaS ***** ****** ****** whether ** ***** ****** video **** ** ******* video, ***.

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****** *** *** ****!

*** ****'* **** * suspected *** *** ****** of. *'* **** *****'* going ** ** * fair ***** ** **** claiming **** ** ** when **'* *** **** AI, **** *****'* ** clear ********** ** ****.

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