SIW Flip Flops on Analog

Published Apr 13, 2012 00:00 AM
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Days after a spirited defense of analog and a scathing critique by us, SecurityInfoWatch has reversed course on the future of analog.

In its original post, SIW declared analog's strength and dominance:

  • "Don't Count Analog Video Out Yet"
  • "Analog Video Still Dominates the Market"
  • "Analog is Holding on to Marketshare"
  • Analog is "80% or better of the overall video surveillance market"

Now SIW demurs:

"While [analog] will certainly be surpassed by IP video, is surprisingly still being used by some installers and end users"

What happened SIW? I thought analog 'dominated' and is 'holding on'? Now SIW is surprised that even some people are still using it???