The Biggest Surprises in the Video Surveillance Industry 2015

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 13, 2015

100+ integrators told us what the biggest surprise in the video surveillance industry in 2015 was for them.

Inside, we share dozens of comments and reveal the 3 key themes.

3 Themes

The big 3 themes were:

***+ *********** **** ** **** *** ******* ******** ** *** video ************ ******** ** **** *** *** ****.

******, ** ***** ****** ** ******** *** ****** *** * key ******.

3 ******

*** *** * ****** ****:

[***************]

  • *** **** / *********: *** *** **** **** ******** ** ** many *********** ***** ********* *** *** **** ********
  • ** ******: *** **** ** **, ** ******, ******** ** its *** *****.

Not ******

* *** ****** ********* *****, **** *** ****** ********* *.***, no *** ********* ***, ** *** ********* **, ** *** mentioned ********* / ***** ******, ***. ** *** ********* *** *** really ******* ** **** ** **** **** *****.

Low ****

*** **** / *** **** ** ******* *** *** ******* overall *****:

  • "****** ******* ** ***** ***** ** *******."
  • "*** **** ** ***** **** ****** ***** ****** **** ************* has **** * ***** *****. * *** ** *** ********* are ***** ********* *** ******* *** **** *** ******* *******."
  • "***** ***** **** *******." [****: ******* *** **** ***** **** 25% **** **** *** ********** **** ***** ******* *** *******, see ******* *** ****** ******]
  • "***** *** **** *** **** ***" [*******, *** *** *** ******** - ***** ** *********]
  • "*** *** *******. ****** ** ** * **** ** *** bottom *** ******* ** *******. ********* *** **** ********* **** low **** *** *********** ** ***** *************. * ********** ******* better ******* *** ********* *** ******* ** ******** **** ***** cameras *** ****** *************** ** ****** ********** ********."
  • "***** ****** *** **** *** ****** *** ********. ********* *** existing ************* **** ************ - ** ******* ***** ******* "****" lower ******. **** ***** ******* **** ******* ** *** **** just ** ***** ******** ***** ***** *******"
  • "*** ******* ** ** *** **** *** ************* ** *********** low *****, *** *** *******. ** *** ****** ***** * toll ** *** ****** ** ****** *** (****, *****) ******* we **** **** **** ** ******. *** **** ********* **** been ********* ** *** ********* ****** **** ************* ***** ****** lines. ** **** *** ** **** **** ****** ** ******* our ****** ** ******* ****** '***** *****' *******."

*********

** *** ******* ************ ** *** *****, ** ** **** **** they ***** ******** **** *** ***** *** **** **** ***** low ****** ********** ***. ********** ********:

  • "****** ******* **** *** ********* ** **** *** ****"
  • "*********, ******* ** *****/*******."
  • "********* ***** ********* ** ***** **. ***** ***** ****** *** crazy. * *** ** *** ********* **** **** **** **** do *** ***** *** ********* ****."
  • "********* ****** ***** ******* ** ****."
  • "*** ********** **** ** ** ********* **** ** *********"
  • "***** ****** ** *********** ********* (*** **** ****** *********) *******.**** are **********."
  • "********* ********* ** ******** ** **** *** **** *******, *** cost ******* ****, *** ***** ********** **** ** ** *** US ******."

*** *********** *** *** ****** ******* *** ****, **** **** noted ***** ********** *** *********** *******: 

  • "***** ********** ** *** *** ******* ********"
  • "********* - ** ********** ** * **** *** *** ****** product - ** *** * ***** ******* ********** & ** were ********* ** *** ******** *********** & *****"
  • "*********** ****** ******* ** ************ **** ******** ** ****/*****."
  • "*********-* **** ******* *** **** ********** ******* *** ******* ***** cameras."

*******, *** ********** **** ** ****** ***********:

"********* ** *** **** *********** ***** ** ******** ********* ******* each *****."

** *** **** ** * *****, ********* *** **** **** rare ** ****** *********. **** **** ** ** *********** ******* as ********* ***** **** ***** ******* ***** ** * **** risky *** ***** ******* ****** **** **** ***** ** *** many *********** *** ******** *** **** *****.

HD ******

**** ** *** ****, ** ****** *** *** **** **** common ***** *****:

  • "******* ********, ** *** *** ******* ** ** ****** ****** images."
  • "*** ****** ** *******. ********* ** *** ******** ***** *** market ******* ** **."
  • "*** ******* **** * ******** ********. *** **** ** *********** for ****** *** ** ***, **** ******* **** ** ** on ******** *** *** ****** ****** ** *** *** ** systems."
  • "******** ** ******* - *** **** *******!!! ******* ** *** crushed *** ****** *** ******. ***** ******** ****** ** **** and **'* ** **** ****."
  • "******** ** ****** ******* *** ********, ** **** *** **** rapidly **** ** ********"
  • "* *** *** ****** ** **** **** ** **** *** as ** *** ******* ***** ****** **** **** ** ************* of *** ************. * ***** ******* ***** ** ***** ** eventually ** * ****-*** ** **-*** ** ******* ** *** type ** ********* ****** ****."
  • "****** **. ******* *** *********** ***** **** **** ******* & this **** **** **** *********** *****"
  • "***/** ** *******, ***** ****** *****"

Notable ***** ********

**** *** * *** ***** *********** ******** *******:

  • "**** ********* ** *** **** **** ***** ******* ***** ** rollout ** *****" - ** **** ******* ** ***** ************ Dahua ** **** *** **** ***** ** ******. *** **** will ** * *** **** *** ****. ** **** ****** get ***** *** ******** *******, ** ***** ** *** **** for **** ** ***** ******* **** ********* ********.
  • "*** **** **** **** ** *** ******* ** **** **** [low ****] ***** ** * **** ******** *** **************." - We ***** ** **************, ****** ***** ***** ******* ***** *** slow ******** ****, ** *******, **** ** ********* ****** *** hard ** *** *** ****.
  • "***** *** ****** ******* **** ********* * *** ******. ***** a *** ** *** ******* ******* ******* ** *** ***?" and "******** ** ****** ******* ********* *** ****** *********." *******, ***** *********** ****** **** **** ****** *******
  • "***** *** ****** *** *** ***. ***** ******* *****-**** ** the ****** **** ******* "***** *****" *** **** *** ***** installations ******* * ***** **** ***** *******. **** ***** ***** managers ***** *** **** * ****** ********** ****** ** ******* either ******** ** *****, ******* **** ** *** ***. *** support *** ******** *** ****** ******* ** ****** ****. *** seriously *********** ********* ****** **** ********* ** ********* ****. ******'* have ******** **** * **** ***..." *******, *****'* *** *** - **********

Comments (12)

**** * ***** *** ** *** ******* ******** ** **** is *** **** **** *** ******* ******** ** **** ** rise ** *** *** **** ***** *******.

**'** **** ******* ***** *** ******* ******, ********* **********, *******, compatibility *** *** **** ** ******* ********* *** *****, *****'* we?

** ***** * ****** ** *****. * ***** *** ********, and * ***** ****, ** *** *** ** *** ****.

* ********* ************** *********'* *********** ** ***** ** ***** *** marketing ** **** ******* ***** ****** *** **** ** ******* off *** **** ******.

* **** **'** ****** ***** **** * ***, *** *** cheap *** ***** **** ******? ****'* ********* ********* ** *** about ***** ********** *** *******? ****** *********** **** ****** ******* from ***** ******* ******, *** **** **** ******* ******* **** had ** ***** ****** **** *********** *** ******* ***/*****?

"****'* ********* ********* ** *** ***** ***** ********** *** *******?"

***, **** ********.

** ** *******, ********* *** **** *** ********* ** ***** America - *****, *******, ***********, ********, ********* ******, ********* ** local **********, ***. **'* * *** **** **** *** **** 30 - **% ***** *****.

**, ***, *************, ***** ****** **** **** **** ** ** local ******** *** ******* *** ********* *** ****** **** *****. How **** **** ******** ** ** **** ***** (******* ******* and ******* *** *** **** ******) ** * *** ********. I ***'* *** *** **** ***** ** *********** ***** *** Western ******** (***+ ***** *********, ***.) *** *** **** *** them ** **** *** *** *** ******* *********.

* ***'* *** *** **** ***** ** *********** ***** *** Western ******** (***+ ***** *********, ***.) *** *** **** *** them ** **** *** *** *** ******* *********.

* ******* *** **** ********* ** *** *** **** ***** "only" ***+ ********* ** ***** *******/********* ***** ******. ***** **** of ****** *****/********** ** **** **** *** ** ***** *** some *******, *** * ******* **** **** ***** ******* ***** cost ** **** ** ****** **** ** ***** **** **** MTBF *** *** ************* ***** **** **** "** **** *** until **'* ********." *** **** ** ***** ** ****** **** somewhat ** *** **** ** ******** ***** *** *****. *********/*********** is ***** *** *****'* ******* ********* ******** ********.

** ******* ***** ** **** ** **** **** ** *** US.

**** ***** *** **** ****'* ****** *** **% **** **** Dell? *'* ** *********** ** *** *** ******* ** ****.

******* ********* ** ********* ******* ******* *** **% **** **** Axis.

** ***** ** **** ***/*** * ******** ***** **** *** sustainable **** ** *** ******.

***** * ***** *** ******* ** ********* ** **** ***/** still **** ** **** ****** ** ** ***** ** ***********. Whereas **** ********** ***'* ** *******/**** ** ** **.

* ****** ********* ***** *** ***** ** ** ******* *** Axis. *** ********* ****** **** *** ****** ** ******** *** entire **** ** *** ***, *** *** ********* **** ***** still *** * *** ***** ** **** ***. ********** **** wasn't *** **** ** **** ****** **** **** ** *****. Whether ****'* ***** ********, ********** *****, **** ** ******** ******* in *** ******* ** ****.

"******* **** ********** ***'* ** *******/**** ** ** **."

******* ** (** ************ *****), ********, *****, *********, *****, ****, and ****** **** ***** *********** ******* ****** *** ****** ******* (formerly *******).

** ****, ****** *** *** ********.

* ***** **** **** *** ******* ** **** ****** (***** gross ******* *** *** ***** **%), *** ** **** **** their ******* **** ** ****** - *** **** **'* ****** to **** ***** **** ** ***** ** *****. **'* * catch-22 ***** **** **** **** ******** ********' ************* ** *** expense ** ******* ****** ***** ** *** ***-*** *** ******. The ******** ******* ** **** **** ** * ****** ***** player ** *** ****** - ****** ** **** ****** * cheap ******* ***** * ********* ***** **** (*** **** ** really **** - **** *** ********* ***** **** *******). **** will **** ** ******* ********** ** ** *********.

** **** ****** *** *** ***** ********** ** ***** ** the **** *** **** ********? ** **** * ****** **** a ******** ** ******, *** ****** *** ***** ** *** US, *** ******** **** ** ***** ******** ******** ** * 60+% ******, **** ***** ** *** ***** ***** ** ***** MSRP ******* ** *** *****.

*** ****** **** ** **** ***** ************ *** ******** ******* of ***** ** *** **, **** *** ************* ** *** recipient, ** ********** ** **** *****, ******** *** *******.

***** *'* *** ** ************. *******, * ** ******* **** need ** ***** *** ******* ***** **** *** ***** **********, and **** **** *********** *** *** ******** **** ** *** countries. * **** ***** ****** **** **** **** ***** ****** gift / ***** ******* ** * **** ***** ** ***** investigating... ** .** ** ****...

*** ****** **** ** **** ***** ************ *** ******** ******* of ***** ** *** **, **** *** ************* ** *** recipient, ** ********** ** **** *****, ******** *** *******.

** ** *****, **'* *** ********* ***** *** ******* ** avoid *** *******.

* ** ****** *********, *** ********** *****.

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