Clever move or surrender?
When Panasonic bought Video Insight in 2015, the focus clearly was their VMS. But Video Insight also offered their Advidia camera line.
Since Panasonic is a major camera manufacturer, common sense would suggest they would kill Advidia. But they are doing the opposite.
In this note, we examine what Panasonic is doing, how it impacts their strategy and why we think this is actually a clever move to compete with Dahua and Hikvision.