What does the DVTel-ioimage deal say about the video analytics market?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 13, 2010

IP Video Market poll respondents are heavily divided about the meaning of the DVTel-ioimage deal to the video analytics market. Of 129 respondents, 43% believed it was a good sign, 40% thought it was not a good sign and the balance responded that they did not know.

In the comments to our report and from our private discussions with industry executives, the strongest theme was skepticism about the value of the deal and the reported $80 Million figure. We suspect that those who thought this was a good sign were influenced by the large reported acquisition price.

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