Vivotek Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 20, 2017

Financially, Vivotek is doing relatively well. The company did ~$130 million in 2015 revenue and 2016 revenue (through Q3 reported) was up more than 10%. This is much better than almost all of their Taiwan video surveillance manufacturer peers.

All things considered, Vivotek is holding up fairly well.

However, IPVM integrator favorability results show that Vivotek does not have significant mindshare among integrators, with favorability rating overwhelmingly neutral. While some integrators find the products to be a solid value, most report little to no actual exposure with Vivotek.

Hikvision also plays a role in Vivotek's favorability ratings, as we explain in this report.

***********, ******* ** ***** ********** ****. *** ******* *** ~$*** million ** **** ******* *** **** ******* (******* ** ********) was ** **** **** **%. **** ** **** ****** **** ****** all ** ***** ****** ***** ************ ************ *****.

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

*******, **** ********** ************ ******* **** **** ******* **** *** have *********** ********* ***** ***********, **** ************ ****** ************** *******. While **** *********** **** *** ******** ** ** * ***** value, **** ****** ****** ** ** ****** ******** **** *******.

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

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Vivotek *******

******* **** **** *********** ********* ** *** **** ****** ******** ** Vivotek. ***** ******** **** ***** ******** *****, *** *** ******, found **** ********** *** *** ***** *****, *** ******* ******* major ***************.

 

** *** ******** ****, ******* **** ****** ** *********** **** net ******, **** *** **** ****** **** ********* *** ***** who *** **%+ *** ******** *******.

Works ****, *** *** ***********

******* *** ****** **** ******** *********, ****** ******* ********* *** not **** ****** **********, *** **** **** ***** *** ***** of *** ******* ***** * ****** ***-*****/**-****** *******.

  • “**** **** & ******* ** *** ******* *** **** *** & ***** ********** ******.”
  • “**'* ** *** * *** ***. **** *** ******* *** better ********.”
  • "******* *** * ***** ****** ** *******, ***** ** ***** when ******* ** ****** ****** * ***** ****** ** ********* environments. ******* *** ******* ***** ** ** *******."
  • “** *** * *** ** ***** **** ***** *** *** 360 *******, **** **** ****** ****** ********* ******* **** **** audio ******* ***** **. ***** *** * *** ********** ***** we **** ****, ** ***** ******* **** ****** **** *** us. ********* **** ** **** ********* ******, **** **** **. They're ** ** ***** *** **** ****** *** **** ****, and **** **** ****.”
  • “********* *** ******* **** **** *******. ***** ********* ****** ** getting ******. **** ** ******. *** ******* ***** **********.”
  • “****** **** * ******/*** ***********, *** ***** ******** *** *** money.”
  • “****: *** ****** & ***** *******: *** *********** - *** alot ** ******** ******* **** *** **** ** *** ******* models.”
  • “***** *********, ******* *** *******. ****** ** *** **** *****.”
  • “***** *** ***** ******.”
  • “***** ** **** **** *** **** *********.”
  • “********* **** *******, ********** ****** *** ********. **** ** * good *** ** ******* ** **** ***** ***********. **** ******* is ****** **** *******, ***.”

Lack ** ********

****** **** *********** *** ****** ******** *********** **** *******, *** majority ****** *** ** *********** **** *** ***** ** ********. 

  • "*** **** ** ********* **** *** ***'* *** **** **** innovative ********."
  • "**, *** **** ****."
  • "****** *** ** ** *** ******."
  • "***** ****."
  • "* ***'* **** **** *******."
  • "***** ***** ** ****."
  • "***'* **** ****."
  • "** **** *** ***** *** *** **'* **** *** * product **** **'** ***** * ***** ***."
  • "* *****’* **** ******** **** ****.""***** ** ******* **** **** Vivotek ***** **** ***** ** ********* ** ***. *** ****, standard ********, ** **** ***** ** ***-**** ******* **** ***** brands. ****, *** ****** *** *** ******** ****."
  • "*** *** ***** ******, *** ***** ******** **** *** ** their ********. ***'* *** *** ***** ******* ****** **** *******."
  • "**** ******* ******** ** ** ******."
  • "************ *********** ****** ************. ******* ** ***** ******* ** ***** like **** ***** **** ******* ******* **** **** ********** ************, which ** *****, *** **** ** ******* *** *** ****** their ********* ****** * **** ****** ******* ***** ****, ** I *** ******* ** **** ***** * **** ******."
  • "******* ******* ***********, ******* ********* ***** ******* ** * ******'* really *** **** ***** **** *'** *** **** *********."
  • "** ***'* *** ******* ** *** **** ** ***** ****** to ******* *** *** ** *******."
  • "**'** ***** ** *** ******* ****, *** ****** ********** ** comment."
  • "*** ******* ********** * **** *** ** **** *** **** horses *** *** ********* **********."
  • "* *** **** **** ** ***** ****."
  • "**** *** **** **** ** ******* *****."
  • "***'* **** **** **** ****."
  • "**** **** * **** ****, **** *** ****** **** ** break **** *** **********/********** ******** ****** *** ***** ***** ***** associated **** ******** ********." 

Hikvision / ***** ******** ******

******* **** ****, ******* *** ********* ********** ** ** * good *****-**** ***********, ********* ***** ********* **** ** ******** **** Western *************. ***, ********* *** ****** *** **-** ******* ** the *** **** *******, ********** ******* ****. ************, **** ******** confused ******* *** * ******* *******, ******* **** ******** ******** perception.

  • "*** * *** *******, *** *****, ***? ********* ** ******* and ** ***** ** ****."
  • "*** ******** "*********" ** ** *******, **** *** ******."
  • "******* ***** ******* ***** **** ** *** **** **** *********."
  • "*** ***** ******* **** **** ** ***** ******* ** ********. 1.3MP ** ******* **** *****. ***** ** ******** **** ** lack ***** *** ***** *******. *** **, ********* *** ***** their *****."
  • "****** *** ****** ********* ******* ******** ** ***. ******** ******* is ********. *********** ** **** *** **** *** **** *** Hik ****** *******. **** ** ** **** **** .. ****** sideways ****. **** ** **** **** *********** ********, *** ** ***** is *** *****-******** ** *******."
  • "**** * ****** *** ** ******* *** ************ ***** ***** them ********* ** ********** ** *** **** *** **** **** selling ** ********* ** * *** ******* ***** ********."
  • "**** ****, **** *** *** ** ************ **** ** *** HIK ****."
  • "***'* ***** *** ******* **** ** ***** *** ****. *** in ************* ** ****** ***, *** ******* ** **** ** Chinese **** *********."
  • "**-******* ******* *******." 

Negative ***********

**** **** *******'* ******** *********, ***** *** ** ****** ******** theme **** *********** ********* * ******** ******. *******, *** ******** **** variously ***** ** **** ******* ** *******, ******* ***** *******, or ****** *** *********** ******.

  • "******* ** ********** ******** ****** *** **** *** *** ** much ********* **** ****** ******* ** *** ***'*."
  • "** **** **** ******** ** ********* ******** ***** ** ************ existing ******* *******. **** ***** ** ******** ** ***** ************* pretty ****. **** ** ***** **** *** ***** ******* ******** by ***** ******* ** ******** ** *** ***********. ** **** noticed ******* ************* ****** **** ********* **** **** ********* ******* running ****** ********."
  • "* ***'* **** *******. * **** *** *** ** *** box ****** ** *** ****."
  • "******* ***** ***** *** **** *** **** **** *** ***** reliability *** ************* **** *** **** ****. *** ******* **** motion ********* *** *****.”
  • "*** *** **** **** ******* **** **** ** ***** *******. Picture ******* *** *** ***** ** *** *****, ******* ** mediocre ** ****."
  • "**** ******* *** ****** ***** *****. ** ***'** ***** ** go ***** ** *** *** *** *** **** * ******* less/poor ***** ******* ****** *** * *** *****."
  • "***: ******* ******* *** ******. **** ***'* ******* ****. *** factory ****** ******* ** ******** ****** ******* *************. *************, ***** image ******* ** ********, ***** ************ ** ****** ********, ***** product **** ** ****, *** ***** ********** ** *** ** integration ***** ** *******. ***** **** ******* ** * ******* just **** **** ******* ** ** **** ******** **** **** REAL ******* ****."

Vivotek *******

** ** **** *** ******* **** ** *** ****** ****, Vivotek ***** ** ** * **** ********. ******* ** *** expensive ***, **** ******** *** ** *** ********* ** *****, they ****** ******* *** *********** ** *********, *******, ***** *** support **** ***** *** *** ******* ** ******* *** ***. However, ** *** **** ********* **** ****, ******* *** *** be **** ** ********* ***** ****** *********.

Comments (24)

*'* * *** ********* ** *** **** **** *** ***** in *** ******* *******. **'* **** **** - *** ******* team ******* ******* *** *** *** **** **** *** **. Is **** ******** * **** ***** ******* *** * ***** audience ** * ****** **** ** *****-*********** ** ****?

****, *** **** *** ** **** **. *** ****** ** that **** ** **** ****** *********. **** ** ****** *** them ** ****** ***** ** ****** ** ***** ******** ** publications ** ***'* **** *****, ***.

*** ****** ** **** ******* ** ***** **** ** * low **** *********** *** ****** ***** / *********** **** **** been ********* / ****** ** *** **** ** *** ****** but *** ****** ** *** ***** ***** *** ********** ***/** cyber ******.

** *** **** * ******* ******** **** **** (**********-************** ****** ******). ** **** ******** ******* ***** **** **** ****.

**** ** *** *** *** ******* ********** ************ ** *** world *** *** ******* ******* *** ******** ***% ***** **** unnamed ********** ******* ******** ** *******.

***** '*'

* **** **** ***** *** ******* **** ** *** ********. But... ******? *********?

* *** ******* ****** ******* **** ** *****/********/**** ******. **** either *** ******* ** ******** *******.

**** *** *** *** ** ** *******, ******* *** **** when * **** ****** ************ **** *******/******

*****,

******* ** *** ******** / ******* ********** *** ******* ** the *** **** / *** ******* *******.

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

**** ******* *** * *** ** ******** ******* ***** * am ********** ****** ******* *** ******** *******. *** *** **** hole *** **** ** ***** *****.

**** *** *****, ******* ** ******? ** ** *** ****** you *****, * **** *** ****** *** ****.

they *** *** *** ** ** *******, ******* *** **** **** * **** ****** ************ **** *******/******

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

**** ***** *** *****.*** ******? * ******* *** *****.*** ******* are *******?

* **** **** ******** ******* *** ******** ****** ***** ** excuse ** *********. ****** ** **** *** **** * ** learning. **** ** ** ******** ****** ********** ** **** *****.***. Alarm.com's **** ******* ** ****** ** ****!! (**** * **** experienced). ** ******* *** ***** * ******** **** *****.***. *** Vivotek ******* **** ******* **** **** ********** ********!

****, **** ******** / *****. ** **** *** ******* *****.*** enough ** **** ******** *** ** *** ************ ********* **** alarm / ********* **** **** *** **** **** ** ******** of *****.*** ** **** ** ****.

****, *** *** ****** **** ** * ****** **** *** and *** *** *********** ***?

**** ****** ** *** **** *****, * **** * ** just ****** * ****** ***.

***** * ***** *** **** ** *** ** ******* **** everywhere **** *** ******* *****, **** ** **** *******, *** now ***** ****'** ****** **** ********** ***** **** *** **** of *********.

***** **** ***** ******* *******, *** ******* ** ***** '***, Hik, ***'

* *** ******* **** ****** *** ** * ******* *******. I ***'* **** **** ******** ** ***... ***********...

*** **** **** ******* ** ********* *** **** ********** *** *** ********* ** * ******** **** ****.

* ******* **** *****, ******* ** *** **** **** *******, it ** *** **** ********* **** ***** **** ** **** Axis *** *** * ****** *****.
* **** *** ********, ****** *** *** *** *** ****** of ***** ***********.
* ***** ***** ****** *** *******, *** *******, **** *********, Dahua *** ******* ** *** **** *******, ****, *********, ******** ... **** *** *** ******* *** **** ******* ********.
******* ********* **** *******, ****, ********* ** ** ***** ******, there ** ** **********.
*** **** ********** ** **** **** *** **** ***** *** do *** ******* **** **** ******* ** *** **** ****** of *** **** ****** (******).
*** **** ***** **** ******* **** **** *** ****, *** copy.

******* ****** ** ** ** * ***** ******* ** ******* AXIS - ***** * ******.

*** ** ****** **** **** ** ***** ******* *** **** option *** ****** ******** ******** **** **% ** *** ******** the '*** ****' *****.

vivotek vs axis

**** ******, *** **** ** ** *** ********, *** ****** solution, ****** ** ****, *** *** ****, *** *** **** but *******, **** ********* **** ** ******* **********, *** ***** is * *** *******, ******* **** ****** *** **** ** Vivotek.
******* ******* ** *** *******, ***** ******* *** ** **********, the **** ******* *** *******..*** *** ****** ?? ****!!

* ** **** ******* ***** ******* *** ********* ********** - today **** ********* ****** **** * ****** *** **** **********.

**** **** ** ******* ********* *** ********* **** *** ******* brands **** ********** *** *** ********** * ***** ******* ***** be ****** *** ** *************** ********** **** ***** *** *****.

vivotek vs axis 2

***** ** **** *** *** *******, ******* ** *** *******, but *********.
* **** *****, ****** ******* ***** ****, *** ****** **** a ****** **** ***** **** ************.
*** **** ******* ** ******* ** *** ******** **********, ***** is **** ****.
** **** *** * **** ******** **********, **** ***** ** easily ******* **** ********* *******.
**** **** *** *** ******** ** ******* ************.
**** ** ** *** ******, **** *** ******** ** *** market (** ****-***), ** ******** (** *** *** * ******** with ** ****) ***% ******** ** *** ***** ** ****** in ***** ****, ****** *********** ** *** ****** **** ***** Strean *** ****.
*** *** ******* ** *** **** ******.

****'* *** *'* **** *******, ****, *********. ***** ***** *******.
*** ***** *** ****** *** **** ***** ********, ***** ** good *******, **** ******* ** *** *******, **** **** ** sell *** ****.

*'* ***** ** * ****'* ***** - * *** *** saying **** ******* ** ******* *** **** **** *** ******* to * **** *** ******* ****** **** **** ********** *** in *** ****.

** **** ***** ** *** *** ****?
* *** *** ********** *** *********.

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