Samsung Beats ObjectVideo

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 20, 2012

After a year of international litigation, ObjectVideo has withdrawn its complaint against Samsung - great news not only for Samsung but for the entire video analytics market. In this note, we break down what happened and what this means for the industry.

The Termination

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