CCTV Manufacturers were afraid of what PELCO could have done as a part of Schneider Electric.
Electrical Contractors are brought in early and are a core building component. The relationship Square-D and APC had with specifiers, engineers, facilities and builders could have bolstered PELCO sales easily and used PELCO products as an incentive when building high-rises, stadiums, airports, manufacturing plants and more.
During the housing boom GE tied several parts of a home from roofing to alarms as a group purchase incentive. Dealers promoted that to builders as did the roofers and appliance guys.
In major construction the camera system cost could be considered a "rounding error".
Instead they killed it.