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The Company Behind AHD - Nextchip

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They are the star of nearly every Chinese spam email now. Plus, they just picked up Samsung. We interviewed Nextchip, the company behind AHD, who claimed huge growth and volume shipments, as well as explaining what their market strategy is....

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Axis Financials From Bad To Worse (Q2 2015)

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Things keep getting worse for Axis and now sales are actually shrinking. In this note, we break down: How revenue and profits are sinking Which regions and areas hurt the most What the bright spot for Axis is How Axis is in denial on...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

China and Taiwan Manufacturer Financials 2015

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China is the #1 threat to video surveillance providers around the world but how well are Chinese and Taiwan surveillance manufacturers actually doing? This report breaks down the financial performance of notable Chinese and Taiwanese video...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Milestone's 2014 Financials Revealed

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Before becoming a Canon subsidiary, Milestone made a big deal of releasing their annual financials. Now, Milestone has stopped this. However, IPVM has found Milestone's 2014 financials. Inside, we examine and explain critical details...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Avigilon Growth Down, Expenses Up, Stock Slammed (Q1 2015)

Avigilon growth rate continues to slow down sharply yet the company's aggressive spending continues. Because of that, the stock market is punishing Avigilon yet. In this note, we break down Avigilon's financial results, look at the causes of...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Avigilon 2014 Financials Disappoint Investors

Hikvision admits their equipment got hacked in a large government deployment - stock down just 7.5% Avigilon announces revenue up 42% - stock down 15% If you are an Avigilon investor, you just cannot win over the last year. In this note, we...

By John Honovich - about 6 years ago

Canon, Uninnovative, Struggling For Years

Canon has gone from nothing to arguably the most powerful video surveillance manufacturer in 8 months. All they had to do was spend $3+ billion USD to get there. Where is Canon coming from? How are they doing in their existing core...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Online Video Surveillance Store For Sale

Want to own a 5+ year old online video surveillance store? The owner of one contacted us, letting us know it was for sale. Thinking that members might find their business details interesting and perhaps someone might want to buy, we are sharing...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Weak: Vicon / IQinVision Financials Out

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 6 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...

By John Honovich - over 6 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...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Infinova Acquires Swann

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...

By John Honovich - over 6 years ago

Why Dahua Should Acquire Pelco

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 7 years ago

Tyco Security Financials - Here's How Big They Are

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 7 years ago

Winner and Losers of the Milestone Deal

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...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

Falling Down: The 2014 Mid-Year Guide

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...

By John Honovich - almost 7 years ago

Avigilon CFO Out and Q1 2014 Financials Reviewed

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),...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago

Fail / Fail: The IQinVision - Vicon Merger

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,...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago

Avigilon Financials and 2014 Future Plans

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...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago

Avigilon Raises $69 Million for Potential Acquisitions

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...

By John Honovich - over 7 years ago

Markets Doubling in 5 Years!

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...

By John Honovich - almost 8 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....

By Ben Wood - almost 8 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...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 8 years ago

Dedicated Micros Further Freefall - 2013

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...

By John Honovich - about 8 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...

By John Honovich - about 8 years ago

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