ObjectVideo Acquired by Alarm.com

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Mar 14, 2017

Once potentially the most recognized name in video analytics, ObjectVideo has effectively been sold for pieces.

Alarm.com has now acquired what remained of the company following Avigilon's 2014 acquisition of ObjectVideo's patents for $80 million.

In this report we analyze this acquisition by Alarm.com, and also reveal details on the acquisition price, which Alarm.com is not disclosing in their releases.

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