Panasonic Selling Off Security Camera Factory

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 14, 2018

Panasonic is OEMing cameras from Dahua, as IPVM testing confirmed in 2017.

Now, Panasonic is selling their security camera factory, according to Nikkei.

In this note, we examine the move, and the problems Panasonic has had in the security industry.

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