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Weak: Vicon / IQinVision Financials Out

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Combined Vicon / IQinVision financials are out for the first time since their combination closed. And the numbers are weak, both top line and on margins.

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Major Moves - Security Manufacturers 2014 / 2015

This guide summarizes the biggest moves of security manufacturers in 2014 and 2015, concentrating on acquisitions, fund raising, significant stock price shifts and major new product lines introduced. Test Yourself Members, test yourself with thi...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Samsung Surveillance Sold Off To Hanwha

As part of a major move involving numerous divisions, Samsung has sold off its stake in its video surveillance business. In this note, we examine the acquirer, Hanwha, their focus and financials, plus raise 3 critical risks that could impact Sams...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Infinova Acquires Swann

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3 years ago, a Chinese / US surveillance manufacturer, Infinova, raised $300 million cash in a billion dollar plus IPO. Later that year, they bought March Networks. Now, Infinova is dipping into its war chest to buy one of the biggest direct to e...

By John Honovich - over 4 years ago

Why Dahua Should Acquire Pelco

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In 2013, negotiations for mega Chinese manufacturer Hikvision to acquire Pelco broke down. At that time, we argued that it was a bad fit. However, there is another mega Chinese manufacturer, who would make perfect sense to acquire Pelco. In this...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Tyco Security Financials - Here's How Big They Are

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Tyco is a major force in the security industry, generating about $10 billion USD annually as a hybrid integrator / product manufacturer. And Tyco's CEO is excited about their performance, gushing, "I have seen a lot of turnaround over my career. ...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Winner and Losers of the Milestone Deal

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An industry changing event. Canon's acquisition of Milestone will impact the industry for years to come. But who fared the best and worst from the deal? Here are our picks: Winners Canon Milestone's Share Holders Milestone's VMS Competito...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Falling Down: The 2014 Mid-Year Guide

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Falling down - the theme of the 2014 video surveillance industry. This is the toughest stretch for the industry overall, since at least the 2008-2009 recession. In IPVM's 2014 Mid Year Guide, a 150+ page PDF available inside, we break down the ke...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Avigilon CFO Out and Q1 2014 Financials Reviewed

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Avigilon's revenue increased 74% year over year, powered by foreign exchange rate swings and the inclusion of VideoIQ revenue. Avigilon's CFO exited the day before, the 4th executive gone in 6 months (after marketing, operations and HR), triggeri...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Fail / Fail: The IQinVision - Vicon Merger

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One was a leader 20 years ago. The other a decade. Both have fallen far in recent years. The solution? Merge. Former analog mainstay Vicon and early MP champion IQinvision are planning to merge. In this note, we break down their financials, va...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

Avigilon Financials and 2014 Future Plans

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Avigilon's 2013 financial report and investor conference call gave insights into their current performance and future plans including timetable for VideoIQ integration, areas of expansion and why Avigilon's CEO believe Axis sells 'just widgets'. ...

By John Honovich - about 5 years ago

Avigilon Raises $69 Million for Potential Acquisitions

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Hot off doubling revenue, Avigilon has raised $69 million earmarked for 'general corporate purposes and potential strategic acquisitions.' Do they need the cash? Who should they acquire? We explore inside. [Update: Avigilon raised $100 million mo...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

Markets Doubling in 5 Years!

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Which is more impressive? (A) This market is doubling in the next 5 years! (B) This market is growing an average of 14.87% per year Well, they are technically the same thing. A market that grows at 14.87% per year will double in a 5 year period...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

BRS Labs Financials and Future Examined 2013

BRS Labs is one of the most ambitious companies in the surveillance market. While the company has aggressively touted its achievements, IPVM's review of BRS Labs financial documents demonstrates that actual performance lags that significantly. How...

By Ben Wood - over 5 years ago

Avigilon Acquires RedCloud Access Control

Avigilon has acquired RedCloud, an access control manufacturer, for $17 million in cash. This post will fill in with details over the next day. [Update: See our analysis of Lenel vs Avigilon for the potentially biggest impact of this deal.] RedC...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 6 years ago

Dedicated Micros Further Freefall - 2013

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Dedicated Micros most recent 2012 financials continue the tough trend the company showed in 2011 and for the past few years. Now, the former DVR leader has discontinued multiple operations and recorded a significant loss to Norbain. Inside this no...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

The Rich Gets Richer - ASIS

Who says there is no money to be made in physical security? Evidently, they do not know the executives at non-profit security organization ASIS. Many were shocked by our investigation last year that found their average executive's 2010 total compe...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Pivot3 Financials and Market Fit Examined

Last year, Pivot3 raised an additional $23 million to fund expansion. Now, the company is confirming doubling of revenue year over year and total 2012 revenue of $31 million. Inside this note, we break down the numbers, looking at their market fit...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Would a Hikvision / Pelco Deal Make Sense?

A persistent industry rumor says Hikvision and Pelco are in talks to do a merger / acquisition. Who knows the truth. Even if there are some talks, that does not mean anything will come of it. In this note, we examine if it would make sense. It mi...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Axis Q4 2012 Financials Reviewed

Over the last two years, Axis's financial results have varied significantly and over the last few quarters, the overall trend has been decelerating growth, with the previous quarter, Q3, being particularly weak. Now, Q4 2012 results show only mod...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

ASIS Financials Investigated

Nonprofit ASIS International has richly compensated executives, driven primarily by promotional payments from vendors, and supported by numerous security experts who volunteer at paid ASIS events. In this report, we examine these issues and raise ...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Bosch Security 2012 Financials

The following post summarizes financial details disclosed by Bosch Security System's President at Essen 2012. This includes all security products, not just surveillance. Overall statistics: 2011 total revenue for security systems was EUR 1.447...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Exacq Surging Revenue and Financials Reviewed

In the last year, revenue for VMS manufacturer Exacq has surged nearly 70% and in 2011, the company's total annual revenue surpassed $32 million USD. With these gains, how does Exacq now compare to older and more established players such as Milest...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Avigilon Q1 2012 Financials

While many surveillance manufacturer's revenue growth has slowed significantly, Avigilon's Q1 2012 financials show that the company is nearly matching the skyrocketing growth rate they achieved in 2011. In this note, we review the financials and t...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

Milestone Unannounced Funding and Profitability

Last year, Milestone boldly proclaimed plans to dominate the global VMS market. To better understand how well they are executing this plan, we obtained a copy of their original Danish Financial report, analyzed it and spoke with Milestone manageme...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

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