Surveillance End User Spending Outlook 2015

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 30, 2014

IPVM surveyed 75 end user members asking about their plans for spending on surveillance systems in 2015. The open ended question asked was:

"In 2015, how will your budget / resources / funding for video surveillance changed compared to 2014? More? Less? Same? Why?"

Inside, we share results and color commentary from these end users.

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  • "****. ** *** **** *** ************ * ****** ***** ************ system *** ** **** ***** *** ** **."

Less - ******* ******* ** *****

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  • "****. *** ******** ** *** ***** ** ****** **** ** video ** *** ***** ** ******** ** * *** ***** and *************."
  • "**** - ** *** * *** ************ ****** ********** ** 2014 **** ** ****** ** ***** ***. ***** **** ** some ************* ** ****, *** **** **** ****** ** *** leftovers **** ****."
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  • "****. **** ** **** ** ******** **** **** *** ***'* **** any ***** ******** **** ****."
  • "****, *** ** ********** ******. ** *** * ******* ***** company."
  • "*****,, *** ** ****** **** ** **** ** ****** * small *** ** *** ****** ****."

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  • "******* *** ***** ****. ** **** ** **** *** *****"
  • "****. **** ****-**** * ***** **'** ********* ****** *** **** threat *********/*********. * ***** ** *** ******* **** **'** **** doing ** ***** ** ****** *** * ***'* ***** **'** increase *************. **** ******** ***'* ****** **** ********* *** ******* (a *** ******** ********* ** ***** ************ ***** **** ** a ********* *** ** ** ***** ***** ** *** ******) to **** **."
  • "*** ****. ** *** * *-** ****** ******** *** ***'* plan ** ****** *** ***** ******* ** ******* **** ****. We **** **** ** ******* * *** **** ***, *** that ** ***."
  • "****, ** **** * ******** ****** **** ****** ** ** keep *** ***** ************ ********* ******* ** * ******** * year *****."

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Comments (1)

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