Weak Growth for Large IP Camera Manufacturers

Author: John Honovich, Published on Aug 30, 2009

The two largest publicly traded IP camera manufacturers, Axis and Mobotix, have clearly demonstrated weak growth and a dramatic drop from just 1 year ago. This is an important signal for the rest of market.

In Q2 2009, Mobotix's growth was only 7%. In the first half of 2009, Axis video product sales dropped 8% (in local currency terms) compared to the first half of 2008.

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