Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing Ground 2014

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 27, 2014

IPVM survey results of 100 integrators show what manufacturers are gaining and losing ground in 2014.

Integrators answered 2 questions:

"Added: This year, in 2014, what new product lines have you added? Why?"

"Dropped: This year, in 2014, what new product lines have you dropped? Why?"

They described what product lines they are adding and dropping, including their reasons for their moves.

In alphabetical order, here are the companies most frequently cited:

  • Analog
  • Arecont
  • Avigilon
  • Axis
  • Dahua
  • Hikvision
  • Panasonic
  • Pelco
  • Samsung

**** ****** ******* ** *** *********** **** **** ************* *** gaining *** ****** ****** ** ****.

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  • "***** *** ****** ***********"
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  • "*** ******* ** *** **** ********* **** *** **** * price *** ********* *** ******."
  • "** **** ** ****** **** *** ** *** **** *** camera **** * ************ *** *****"
  • "*** ****, ***** ******* ******* *** ************ ** *******."
  • "******* *** * ****-********* ******* **** * *** ******* *** my *********."

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*******, * ***** ************ ****** ** **** ***** ******** ** that ********* *** ***** ** ***** *****, ********* *** ******* teams. ********* *** ***** *** ** ********* ****** ** ******** (who *** ******* ** *****, ********* *** *******). ****** **** is ******* **** ** *** ** **** (********** ** **** *** *** ******** ********), *** * ****** / ***** ************, ** ** ****** **** and ****** **** *** *** * ******* ** ************ *************.

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** ********,******** ******, ********** **********'* ******* ******** *** ***** ****** *** ***** ******* ** Hikvision.

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

  • "********** = **** *********** ** *** ************* ***** *******"
  • "******** *** *** ******** ******** ** *****'* **-*** ********."

** ******* *** ***** ** *****'* ******** / ******* *****, that ***** ** **** ********* *** ***** ******** *********** ** purchase / *** ******* **** *****. ****** ***** *** * patchwork ** ****, *********'* *** ****** ******* ************ *** ***** of ****** ***'* *** ***** **** ** *****.

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

  • "*********** ********* *** *** ******* ******* ***** ***."
  • "* **** ******** ******* *** ********* **** **** ** ********** taking ***** !"
  • "****** *** ***** ***********"
  • "***** ***********, **** ** ***"
  • "***** *** * **** ******* **** **** *******, *** ***** 2 ***** ***, ** ****** *** *******, ***, *** *** results ***** **"

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

  • "*** ** ***** ******** ** *******"
  • "* ****** ** ******** ****** **** **** ******* ** ***** acquisition *********"
  • "******** *********, *** ****** *************"

** ** ********* ** ******** ********'* ******** ** *********, ******* ******** has * ********** ****** ***** *** *** **** ****** *********** in ******* *******.

Samsung ********** ******

* ****** ** *********** ***** *******, **** **** ***** *** top ******:

  • "*****, *** **** ** *** **** ****** ** ***** *******"
  • "****"
  • "**** *** ***********"
  • "***** **** * ****** *** ***** **** ****** ****'** ****** been ****?"

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Analog ******

*** **** ******** ***** ******* ***** ******* *** ******, ** general. 

*********** ******* ** ***** **** ** *** ****** ** ************ expanding:

  • "** **** ******* ******* *** *** ********** *** ******** *******. With *** ************ ** ***** ***** ** ** ****** ** use ****** ******** ******* *******."
  • "****** *************, *** ******* **** ** ** *******. ****** ********** and *******, **** ****** **** **** ****."
  • "** ******* ****** ****, ** **** *********** **** ***** ** My *******. ** *** ********** *** ****"
  • "* **** ********** ******* ****** ******* ****** ** *** **** HDCVI *** ********* ********."
  • "******* **** ******** ***** *** ** ***** ** ********* ** products"

**** ** * ******** **** ** *** ******* ********** **** from (**) ****** ** ** ****** *** ** ******** *** close ****** ** ****** *** **** *** **** **** *********** to **** *** ******.

Axis ******** ******

* ****** ** *********** **** **** *** ******* ****, ****** given *** **** *********** ************ **** **** **** (*** **** than *** ***** ************ *****), **** ** *** **** ***.

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

  • "****, ******* *** *** **** ******, ******* * **** ** say **** **** *** * ******* ******* ** *** ** longevity ** *********"
  • "** ******* **** *** ** ****** ********** **** ***********. **** because ** ***** **** ***** *****."
  • "*** **** ****** **** **** ********* *** *** **** ** * lot ** ******* *** **** **** **** ** * *****, their ****** ** ** *** ** * *** ****, ******* me **** *****."
  • "** **** *** ******** ** ******* ****** *** **** ****** support **** ****."
  • "****. ** **** ** ********** ***** *** ******** ** ******** service. *******, *** ***** ***** ** ** **** ***** **** of *** ********* *** ** ****** ****** ** *** *** margins *** *** **** ******. **** ********* ** *** ****** our *****, **** ****/***** ** **** ****** ***** **%."

****** **** ***** **** ***** ** ******** ** ****, ** is *** * ****** **** **** ****.

Pelco ******

***** *** * ******* ****** ** *********** ********, ****** ** see **** ** **** *********** ***** **** ***** **** *** have ** **** ******* ** ****.

*********** *** * ******* ** *******, **** *** *** ********* theme:

  • "***** ****** ****** ****. ** **** ***** **** **** ** **** are ** *** *****. **** *** ** ******** ******* ******* due ** ****** **** *** ****** ******** *** *****."
  • "***** *****..... * ****** **** ******* ****** **** ****."
  • "***'* **** *** *** **** ** ******** ***** ********* ******** bought ****."
  • "**** **** ** ** ** *** ****** *** ***********"
  • "*** ***** ************ *** *** ******** **** ** ***** *** that's **** *** ** **** *******."

Panasonic ******

* ******* ** *********** ******** ******** *********. **** **** *** ******** vocal *** ******* ** *********, **** **** ***********:

  • "** **** *** ***** *******"
  • "** **** **** *** ******** ** **** ***** ******* ** our ********* *********. ***** **** * *** *******, ***** *** been ** **** *********** ** "****-********" ** ***** *********."

Where ** *****, *******, *********?

******* *** * ** ***** *********, ***** **** **** *** integrators ******** ** ****** ****. ******, **** *** * ******* across *** ***** *** *** *************.

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Arecont ***** ******

*********** ******** ** ******** **** *******, ***** ** *** ***** camera *************.

***** * ****** ******** ******* ******* **** ******* *** ******* concerns ********* ***:

  • "***** ** ** *******. **** *** ***********."
  • "*******. **** *******"
  • "** ******* ************ ** ***** ****"
  • "********* ****** **** ***** ** ******* *** ******* ** **** it ****."
  • "******* *** ***** * ***** ****** ** *** ********* *** we've ***** **** *** **** ******* *** ** **** ******* burned ** *********** *** ******* ******."

*** ******** **** *** ******* ******** ***** *****-****** ****, ***** they ******** ** ******** (*.*.,*** ****) **** *** ***********, *** ********** ********, **** ******* / support ******** **** ******.

*** ****** ********** ******* *** ******* ** **** ******* **** to ** * *** **** / **** ********** *** ****** just * *** ***** ***. *** ******** ****** ********* **** **** *** lower **** ******* ** *** ****** (********* *** **** *******). ******* is **** *** ********** ******* *** *** **** ******, ******* them ************ **** *** ***** ** *****-****** /**********.

Comments (9)

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** **** ***** **** **** **'* ******* ***** ** *** legacy **** ****?

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** ****, *** ******* ** ******* *** ****? ***** * suspect **** ******** **** **** **** ******** ** *********?

* *** ******** ******** **** *** ******* *** *** ******* much ********. *** ****** *****, * *******, ** **** ********* and ***** *** ****** ** ***** *** **** *** ******* to ****.

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

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