Milestone Launches DVRs

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 19, 2014

So much for innovation and the open platform, Milestone has entered the DVR business.

In this note, we examine the upside for Milestone, the downside for its partners and what this further signals for the overall video surveillance market.

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Comments (32)

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

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** *** ******, **** ***********'* ******* ****** '********', ***** ********* ** "** *********, ******** *** **********new ****-******** Milestone businesses and ventures in untapped ****** ******** outside the video management software core business of today."

********* **** ** ******* ****** ** ******* * ***, *** sad....

* ***'* ***** ********** *** *** ********* ** *********'* ******* offerings ***** ** ******** **** *** "**** ********" *******. ** a **** **** ******* ** ********* ** ** ******* ** Eastern ****** * **** ****** **** **** ******* ** *** possibility ** ********** ******* ****** *** ***** ** ** ******* in * ******, ********** ******** ********. ***, ********* *** ******** by ******* ******* *** ***** **** ** ******* (** ****** level) **** **** **** ********* *******. ***, **** ******** ** embedded *** *** ***** *** *** ******** **** *** ****** and *** ** *** *********'* ********. ** * ***** *** that *** "**** ********" ******* ***** ** ****** **** *****. What **** ** ***** ****** ** *** ****** ** **** speculation ** **** *****..

* **** **** *** ******* *********** ***** ** ** ********** on *** ****** ** ******* ******. ** **** ******* ********* partners **** **** **** ******* **** ** ******* ** ******** server/NVR. *** ******* *** *********, **** ** **** *****:

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- *** ***** *** **** * *** ** ** **** a ***-********* ** ****** **** ********* ***-*********. ******* ****. ** does *** **** *** *** **********, ** **** *** **** or ***** *** ****** ********* (** *** ** ******** **** licences). ***** *** *** *** ** ***** ** *********, ** propietary ********. ** ** **** * *****-***** ** **** ** DELL (**** *** ******** ***** **** ****). ** ** ** not * ********* *******, *** ****** ** ** ******* *********** by *********. *** **** ********* *** *** ******** ** ** will *** ** **** ** ** *** **** **** ** can **** * *** ** **** *** *** *********, ***** the ***-**** *** **** * *****-********-********* **** *** ******** (***** on *** ****** ** * ****)

*** ******** ****** ** ***** ******** ******** *** *** ********** can ******** *** ******* *** ***** **** ** ** ******, given **** ** *** *** ******** *********, **** *** ****** to ** **..

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***'* ******* **? *** *********'* "**** ** *** **** ******** ****?" ** *** *****, *********'* ***** ***** ** ***** ********* being * '**** ******** ****.'

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***** ********* ** ****** ** **** * ****** ** ** hearing **** *** *****. *** * **** *** * ***** number ** ********* **** * ***** ******* ** *******, **** existing ****** ******* **** *** *********** **** ****. **** **** to ******* ***** ********** ******* ****** ** *** *** ******* these *******. **** **** ***** ********* ******* **** **** *** bandwidth ****** ***'* ***** ** **** **** * ******* ******** otherwise. *********, **** **** **** ***** ********* ****** ** ** enterprise *** ********. **** **** ** ******** **** *** ***** all ******* ****** **** *** ********** ******. ** ******, ***** are **** ** ** **** ******* ********* ** *** ******** offered ** *********. ***** ***** ******* ** **** ****** *** some ***** ***** *********** ***** ** ****** ******** ** **** Milestone ******* ** ******* *** **** ***** ***** ******* ** to * ****** **** ********** **** *** ********. * ******, will **** ******** ***** *** ******* *** ** ***** ****** for **** ****** ** *** **?

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** ** * **** **** **** ******** ** *** ******* so ****.. *** ***, ****** **** **** ***** :)

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** *** ********* ** **** ****** ***** *** ********--** ***** perfectly.

*. ******* ********* ******* ** ** ** ***, ** ***** the *** ******* **** **** *** *** *** ** ******* was *** ******** *** ******.

*. **** ******** ****** ****** *** *** ** ******* **** for ** ******* ** **** *** *** *******.

*. *** *** *** **** *********'* *** *******??? * ******* per ****** **** ** *******. *** *** ** ******* ** Milestone *** *** *** ***** ** * *******. ****'* **********! A **** **** ****** **** ***** ***** ****** **** ******** now *********** **** ****. *** **** ** **** **** *** smoke ** ******** (* ******* *** * ***).

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*** *** ******, *'* ***** ** ** **** ***** * dislike ******** (*** ******* *'** ******) *** **** ********* (** currently ***). ********* ** *** ********* * *** ****, ****'** giving *** *** ****** ** *** ** ****** **** ** their *********.

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***** ** * **** *** ***** ** ********, *** **** or *** ***. **** *** **********. * ******* ** *** next ****** ** *****, **** **** **** * **** *** product **** ******** **** ******** ****. ***** ****** ***** ** slowing ** * *****. *********** ** ********** *** ******* *** tougher ** *******. *** ** **** *** **** ** ** to *******.

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