Panasonic Favorability Results 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published Apr 13, 2021, 10:06am EDT

Panasonic was once a major video surveillance provider, spun out in 2019. But now how do integrators feel about them?

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Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Panasonic's positioning, pros, and cons.

Weak *** ********

*********'* ****** *** * weak *** ******** (+*%), with **** **% ****** a ******* ** ** opinion.

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******* *** **, *********** were ******** **** *** positive (*** +*%) **. in *** ** (*** +3%).

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Slight ******** *****

******** ** *** ******* drop ** ************ **** 2017 ** **** (+**% to +*%), ******* *** changed **** ******** **** 2019 ** **** (+*% to +*%). *******, *********** with ** ******* **** increased **** *** **** time ******.

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Key ******

***** *** *** *** themes **** ********** ********* on *********:

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  • ***** ******* *****
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  • ****/********* *******

Used ** ** ****

**** *********** ********* **** they **** ** *** Panasonic, *** **** *** not ********** **** ** effectively ** **** **** now ****** *****.

  • "* ***** **** * lot ** *** **** when **** **** '*********' then **** ******* ** quality **** **** ******* the ***-**** *** *****. Since **** * **** kinda ***** ** ** other *************."
  • "**** **** ** ** king ** *** **** back ** *** ****** days *** **** *** just * ***** ** their ****** ****."
  • "**** ***** **** ** video? **** **** ** be ** ***** ****** in ****** *****, *** once ****** **** ** and ** ******** ** end ** *** ********* IP ***** ********, ** was *** ****. ****** interface, ** *******, *** difficult ** ***** ********. Haven't ****** ****** ** them *****."
  • "*** *** ******* ** used ** **. **** didn't ** *** ********** to ** **** **** in *** ***** ***** and ** *****'* ****** gone ****."
  • "**** ** ** *** of *** ******** ****** manufacturers *** **** ******* a **** ***. ** had ****** **** ***** ago ***** ***** ** cameras **** * *** party *** *** *** stuck ** * ********* blame **** ******* ********* and *** ************ ** the ***. ** ***** up ******** **** ** them."
  • "***'* *** *** ******** anymore.....used ** *** **** a ***, *** *** anymore."
  • "**** **** ********** **** their ***** ****** *******. Not **** **** **** have **** ****** ********."
  • "******* **** ** ** great. *** *** **** not ***********. ***** ******* platform ** **. **** support ** *** ****"
  • "* ***'* ******* ** them *******"
  • "** *** **** * would **** ********* * positive ******. **** **** to **** ******* ** with ********** ** ***** companies **. ** **** to ******* ***** * bit ** ********* *** not ** **** *******."
  • "*** **** **** **** in *** ****** *******."
  • "******* *** ** ****** on ****, **** ***** keeping **."
  • "**** ***? **, *********, they **** ******* ****** products. *** **** *** competitive *******. **** ***** really *** ******** **** Video *******."
  • "*** ****** ***** ******* product **** ** ***** in ****** ****** ** us"
  • "******* ******* *** ***** name *** ** ***** saw *** ******* ******** products **** ****."
  • "****** **** **** **** memories.... **** ******* **** new"
  • "* ***** **** ** old ********** *****.* ** not ***** **** ***** something ***."
  • "****** **** **** **** memories.... **** ******* **** new"
  • "******* *** ** ****** on ****, **** ***** keeping **."
  • "**** ****** *****"

Positive ** *******

**** *********** ***** **** Panasonic ******* **** ***** and ********, **** ***** image *******, **** ** they *** *** **** or ****** *********'* **** or ***.

  • "* **** ****** *** success **** ********* ******* and ******* **** *****. I *****'* ****** **** with *** ** ***** head *** ******** ** VMS *** *** ******* have ****** **** ******** in ** *******."
  • "****** ** **** ******* but * ** **** their ******* ***'* *********** in ********** ** ***** quality."
  • "****** **** *****, *** wise ***** ***. *********'* old ******** *** ********. Video ******* ** ******, but ***** *** *****."
  • "**** *** ********* ********, solid *** ********. ** install **** *** *** harsh *** ********* ***********. Unfortunately ** ******** *** the ********* **** ***** existing *** ******* ** Video *******. ******** **** out ** *** *** to **** ***** *** party ******* **** ********* a **** ** ***** VMS, ** ******* ***** shy **** **** **."
  • "** **** * **** deal ** ********* ****** sites *** ******* *** sites. * **** *** Panasonic ** ******* ** be **** ** *** best *** ******* ** have **** **** *** last ******* *****. **** are ********* **** ********* than ******* ******* ** other ************ *** *** low ***** *** ***** in *** ***** ** find **** ** ** top ** *** ****."
  • "***** ******* **** **** they ***** *** **** features **** ****** ****"
  • "***** ****** ***** ********"
  • "**** *** ** *** box ****** ** *** market"
  • "********* ******** ********, ***** difficult ** ** **** integrations **** *** ******** do **** ****."
  • "** **** *** ***** cameras, *** **** ** complaints = **** *******."
  • "****** ******* * ******* product"
  • "**** ******* *** *********"
  • "**** *******."
  • "**** ********** *** *******."
  • "**** *** ******* ******* and ***** ***** *****."
  • "******* ****** ******* ** a **** ***** *****."
  • "******* *********, *** ******."
  • "******* ********."
  • "******** *** **** ********"

Video *******: ***** ********

********** ******** ** *********'* Video ******* *** **** mixed, **** ******* ****** it ** * ********, especially *** **** ******** when **** **** ********* cameras:

  • "**** ******** **** *** and ****** ******** ******** to ******* ***** ******* when **********. **** ****** selection **** **** * few ******** ** ******** and **************. **** *********** of ****** ******* *** smaller ********** *******."
  • "***** ******* - ***** one ** *** **** open *** ********* ** bring ** ***** ***** cameras. *** ********* **** is *** *** ** replace ******* *** **** the *** *** ***** point **** *** ***** Panasonic **** **** *** costly ** ***."
  • "** ******* ****** **** using ********* *** ******* cameras."

***** ****** **** ** was **** **, "*** great", ** *********:

  • "*********'* *** ******** *** horrible. ***** ******* ** better, *** ***** *** great."
  • "**** ** ******* * lot ** ***** *******. VMS *** **** **** hill *** ************ ***** us ******* ******"
  • "*********'* ***** *** *********** support *** **** **** and ***** ******* ** a ******** ** *** very ****."
  • "******* **** ** ** great. *** *** **** not ***********. ***** ******* platform ** **."

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**** *********** **** ********* cameras **** ********** ** did *** ******* ** value ** ****** ** similar ***** ******, **** Axis ** *****.

  • "******* **** ** ** fine, *** **** *** way **** ******."
  • "*'* **** **** **** well, *** **** *** just *********. * ****** around **** **** ** their ***** ** ******* a ***** **** *** the ********** *** ****** clunky. * ******, *** interface ** *** ******* may **** ******** ***** then."
  • "******* *** **** ***** category ** **** *** Bosch, *** *****'* **** any ***** *****. ** we ***** ** **** we **** ******* ** switcing ** * *** prime ******."
  • "** *** ****** (*******), Panasonic ***** **** *** huge ******. ****** ***** they *****'* **** ********** in *** ******, ****** cause ***** ******** *** very ********* *** *** region"
  • "** **** ** ******* their ******** * **** time *** *** **** were ********* ********. *******, the **** ****** * factor **** ********** ******* dropping ** ** ***** on."
  • "** ********** *** * have ***** ** ****** when ********* ** **** i **** *** *********** is ******** ** ***** for **"
  • "********** *********** **** **** is ** *** ****** times **'* *** **** funny."
  • "**** ******* *** **********"

Poor / ********* *******

******* *********** **** ********* that *********'* ******* *** poor ** **********:

  • "*********'* ***** *** *********** support *** **** **** and ***** ******* ** a ******** ** *** very ****. ***** *** many ****** ** *** same ***** ***** ***** are * **** ****** value."
  • "**** ***** ********, **** support ** *** ***** and ****** ***** **** forever."
  • "******* **** ** ** great. *** *** **** not ***********. ***** ******* platform ** **. **** support ** *** ****"
  • "*** *******, **** ** get **** **** ******* or ********* * ******* for *******. * ***'* have * ****** ** wait ****** ******* *** back ** *******."
  • "**** **** *********, *** not *****. ******* ** the ** ** * bit ***-***-****. ** *** get *** ***** ****** it’s *********. ** *** don’t *** *** ***** person **** ***’** ****."
  • "******* ** ****** ********* for *** ******** * mainly *** (***** *******)."

*******

***** ***** *********** ********** *******,* ****** ** *********, ******* ******** * **** change ** *********** *** Panasonic **** (*-***), *** ****** ** the ***** ** *******. There *** ********* *********** who ***** **** ********* upon *** *********/*-*** *****, but *** ******* ******** have ******* *** **** much ******.

Comments (6)

****'* **** **** ** the *******, **** ** the ** **********, **** made ***** ******* *****? Who ************* ***** ******* now?

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**** **** *** ***** security ******** *** **** gave ** * *** name **** ******* *********. Their ******, **********, *******, factory, *******, ***. **** with ****.

********* ***** *** / Spins *** ******** ********

*****'* *********? *** **** It *-***

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***, ********* **** *** some ******* ** ****. Our ****** *** **** details:********* ***** ******** ****** Patents ** *****

******* ***** ******* **** sold *** ** *******. They *** *** **** them *** **-*** *****'* list ****. **-*** ********* them **** **:

*** ********* ******* ** security ****** ************ ************ covering ***** ********, ***** recognition, ****** *******, ****** mechanical/housing ************; *** ******** camera ******* **** ** retail *** ***** ********** buildings ** **** ** in ***** **** ************.

*** "******* **" ** that ********* ***** **** the ******* **** ** technologies ***** ** *****'** been **** ***** ********.

******, * **** * quick **** ** *** if **-*** *** ***** any ******** ********** ***** patents, *** ** ***, the ****** ******* ** be **. ****'** *** a **** **** ** suits ******* ******* ******** electronics ************* **** ***** and ***, ***** **** Apple *** *********, *** nothing ** ************. ** also **** *** ***** of *** ************* ***** approached ** ******* ***** patents. *** ** *** it ****'* ********.

*** ************* ***** ******* now?

** *******. *** *********-******* models *** *********'* *** designs. ************ **** **** made ** ***** ***********'* *** *********. ** **** *** tested ***** * ** X ****** ****** ** confirm **'** ****'** ****. That ***** ****, **** also ***** **** *** Advidia **** ***** **** in ******** ******* **************** ** *** ***, typically ********* ***.**** ********** ***'* ******** ***** **** ****** ***** *** ** NDAA ***.

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******* **** ** *** OEM, ********* ********* ***.

******** *** ******* ******** is *** ******* ** get *** ****** ******** NDAA *********.

** **** *** ****** newer * ** * series ****** ** ******* we're ****'** ****

**** ** *** ********* iPro ******* ** ************ in ********.

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* ****** ******* **** ACTI *** ** *** point.

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**** ****** **** *** thoughts ********* *** ******** support ******** ** *** free ** ********? ** seems **** * *** years **** **** ********* bought ** *** ** team *** ****** ******** support. **** ** *** announced **** ******** **** "free" ** *** ****** there ***** ** **** term ************ ** ******* and ******* *********** *** to *** ******** ** cashflow ******* ** **. Is ** ******** **** the ******** ** **** support ** * *********** of **** **********?

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