Winners & Losers Fall 2013

Author: John Honovich, Published on Nov 04, 2013

New product releases were terrible this fall. The biggest news was the debatable entry of Axis and Milestone into access control. But the biggest gains might be for Chinese manufacturers who are answering the call of integrator's number #1 complaint and delivering incumbent manufacturer's #1 problem - low cost products.

What would you choose?

Inside our Pro Member's section, we cover the key emerging trends for:

  • Cameras: H.265 and 4K
  • Analytics: ????
  • VMS: Appliances and VSaaS (kidding)

Then we review the specific competitive advances and problems for:

  • Arecont Vision
  • Avigilon
  • Axis
  • Bosch
  • Exacq
  • Genetec
  • IQinVision
  • Milestone
  • Mobotix
  • OnSSI
  • Panasonic
  • Pelco
  • Samsung
  • Sony

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Comments (10)

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