Sony Exits Branded Video Surveillance Business

By John Honovich, Published Apr 15, 2020, 09:14am EDT

After years of decreasing investment into video surveillance, Sony has now exited the branded video surveillance camera business.

However, Sony will continue to provide imaging sensors and camera modules.

In this note, we examine what happened, how it is all ending, what partner Bosch is doing and the future for Sony in video surveillance.

Exit **** ******* ********

****'* ******* ***** ************ products **** ** *** of ***** (*****) ** the *** ** ****,***** *********:

******* *** ***** ****** models *** ***** ***** as **** ** ******* accessories,***** *********:

Bosch *********** **** ** ****

***** **** ****'* ****, this**** *****'* *.*-**** *************** **** **** ******* in ******** ****. **** back ****, ** *** fairly ******* **** **** was ******** *** ***** and ********** **** ***** surveillance. *** ***-***** **** the ***** ** ******* ** *** ********* ****, **** **** incumbents, ***** *** **** pace **** *** **** of ***** **** *** product ******** **** ********* and *****.

*** ************* ********* ** July **** ********* *********** ****'* ***** and ********* ******* ******* ** ******** 2020 ******** ********* *********** *** impacting ********** **********, ************ ********* to ****** ** *****. The ******* *** ** the ****.

Imager *** ****** ******** *****

** *** ***** ****, Sony ***** *** * significant ******* ****** *** camera ****** ********. ***** Sony ********** *** ********* used ** ****-*** ***** surveillance ********, ********* **** Sony's ******* ****** (******* from **** ** *********, etc.) *** **** ***** (who **** **** **** will ******** ***** **** sensors). ********, **** ******* are **** ** ******* IoT ******* *** ***********, e.g., *********'* ******** **** report:**** ***’* **** ***** Sensors **** ****** ** Keep ** **** ******.

Panasonic *******

**** ***** **** ********* is *** *** **** remaining ***** ***** ************ manufacturer, **** ***** ******* over *** ******** ** acquired ****, ******* *** and **** *** ***. Indeed,********* *** *** *** own ********** *** *** spun *** **** ****** ***** ** ******* around ********* ******* ***** surveillance.

Sony ******* ** *** ******?

*** ******** **** *** Sony ** **** **** did *** **** **** their ***** ** *** way ***. **** ********* turned ** ****** ***** and ********* (**** *********) which ****** ********* *** dismay. **** ***** *** that *** **** *** not **** ***********. **** mostly ***********.

** **** ***** ** return ** *** ******, they **** * **** foundation ** ** ** with * ****** ***** generally *** ****** ************** but ****** ***** ** the ***** ************ ******.

** *** ***** ****, the ****** *** ******* from ******* ******* ***** to *********-******* ****, ** area **** **** ** not ** ****** ** they *** ** *******.

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* *** *** ***** logical ******. *** ***** is **** **** ** it **** *** ***** margins *** *** ***********. In ******* ******* ** the **** ** ***** I **** **** ******* closely **** * ******** cctv ******* - ***, Sanyo *** *********. *** the ***** ***** *** always ********* *** *** extremely ****** ********* ******* of ***** *********. ***, around **** **** ** the *** ******** ******* were ***** ****** **** the ****** ******* *** were ********** ****** ***** and ********** ****** ** a ****** *****. *** the ******** ********* **** refused ** *****, ***** insisting ** ***** *** business ** ***** ***, including ******** ******** ***/******** interface, "*****" ***** ******* design, "**** ** *** 80s" ***** ** ********* and ******* * ****** accent ** *********** **** functionality. *** ******* **** cycle ** **** ******** was ************ **** (**** take *** **** **** the ********* **-***** ** still * ******* ******* in ****?). **** **** refused ** ****** *** adapt, ********** ** ***** down ** *** *** rather **** ****** *** corporate ********** *** ** more ********. *** **** positive ******* ** ******** Canon - *** ******** anything ** *** ****** they ******** *** * good ****...

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*** ** **** ******** professionale.

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*** ** **** ******** professionale.

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