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Dahua Creates New Car Subsidiary as Current Electric Car Firm Struggles

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Dahua has started a new "intelligent" car subsidiary, even as its current electric vehicle startup struggles with lower-than-expected sales, negative media coverage, and a crashing PRC car market. Dahua's first move into electric cars was in 20...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Integrators Hard Hit By Coronavirus

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Integrators are already being hard hit by Coronavirus as brand new IPVM survey results show. Inside this report, we share statistics and dozens of integrator comments to show what is going on right now, in the industry.

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Proxy Raises $42 Million

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Startup Proxy has raised $42 million, an astounding amount for the access control market. For background, see our Proxy access control test. How did they get much funding? What do they aim to do with it and to the market? We spoke with Proxy e...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

PSIM CNL Acquired By Everbridge

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The end has finally come for CNL. Despite for years saying they would revolutionize the industry, they have been taken over in a footnote of a financial filing for Everbridge. But it still is a modest outcome for the company, though far less th...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

NetApp Video Surveillance Profile

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NetApp is increasing its efforts in video surveillance and told IPVM surveillance storage is the fastest-growing segment of its $6+ billion business. In this note, based on a discussion with NetApp about their product offerings, go-to-market, a...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Train Your Team With IPVM Courses From Experts

You trust and use IPVM for reporting and research and you can also have your team trained by our experts. One of the most common requests our support team gets is how members can get their co-workers or employees trained. This explains how and ...

By Donald Maye - 3 months ago

Dahua CEO Is Out

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Dahua CEO Li Ke has resigned less than 3 years after he was brought in from Huawei to professionalize management. Inside this note, we examine what happened, Dahua's most recent financials and the future for Dahua.

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Coronavirus Hits Sony, Bosch Says Switch

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Sony's fall in video surveillance has been severe over the past decade. Now, they may be done. In this note, we examine Bosch's new announcement, Sony's manufacturing challenges and the bleak future for Sony video surveillance.

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

ISC West 2020 Removes China Pavilion, No Plans To Cancel Or Postpone

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ISC West plans to go on next month, amidst concerns over coronavirus. However, the Asia / China Pavilion has been removed, show organizers confirmed to IPVM. Inside this note, we examine: ISC West input on how the show is handling concerns o...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Verkada Lead Investor’s Fundamental Errors

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The man behind Verkada’s stunning $1.6 billion valuation, Aydin Senkut, has been talking up many fundamental errors he made in the investment. From fundamentally misunderstanding Honeywell and Hikvision to even Verkada itself, he has made one d...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Axis Discontinues Companion Hardware, Fully NDAA Compliant

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Axis will be fully NDAA compliant, as the company has confirmed to IPVM it is discontinuing its Companion hardware that used Huawei Hisilicon chips. This has notable implications both as a response to the US government ban of Dahua, Hikvision, ...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Verkada Raises $80 Million, Triples Valuation To $1.6 Billion

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Verkada's rocketing valuation continues. 9 months ago, they got a half-billion valuation and now they have announced more than triple that, at $1.6 billion, raising $80 million more. The most amazing thing? Verkada's next big thing is physical ...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Brivo Business Profile 2020

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Brivo has been doing cloud access for more than 20 years. Is the 2020s the decade that cloud access becomes the norm? CEO Steve Van Till recently briefed the Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference and talked to us about Brivo's positive gr...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

Wesco Wins Anixter

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Despite Anixter earlier arguing that Wesco's bid was inferior to CD&R's by nearly 10%, Anixter confirmed that they are taking Wesco's 3.1% nominal share price higher offer. In this note, we examine the merger acquisition financial details, ...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Ipsotek UK Video Analytics Company Profile

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UK-based Ipsotek is one of just a few surviving independent video analytic developers from the 2000s. We covered them back in 2011 when they first started marketing their tag and track. We spoke to Ipsotek to understand what differentiation the...

By John Honovich and Sean Patton - 5 months ago

2020 Video Surveillance Cameras State Of The Market

Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 5th year we are doing this, compare to: 2019 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Mark...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 5 months ago

Security Sales Course January 2020 - Last Chance

Notice: This is the last chance to register for the course. This sales course is customized for the current needs and challenges specific to professionals selling video surveillance and access control systems. Plenty of general sales training ...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Verkada Salesman Falsely Alleges Competitor Bankruptcy

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A Verkada salesman falsely told a large end-user that the user's VMS provider faced bankruptcy. Verkada management acknowledged the error to IPVM. Inside this note, we examine what the Verkada salesman did, the problems this created for the en...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Acquisitions - Winners and Losers

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Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the results. Here is a list of acquisitions in the past 2 years, in reverse chronological order: Alarm.com Ac...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

Freebie Face-Off: Rise of ~$30 Giveaways Examined

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The freebies are growing. Verkada started this (see The Fastest Growing Video Surveillance Sales Organization Ever - Verkada) and now has given away tens of thousands of Yeti Tumblers at a cost exceeding $1 million dollars. And direct competito...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

Vunetrix Health Monitoring Company Profile

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Vunetrix boasts that they make the integrators the 'HERO' by using Vunetrix's monitoring. We spoke to Vunetrix to better understand their offering, target customers, go-to-market approach, and what has changed since we last covered them in 2012...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2019

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2019 has been an explosive year for video surveillance, with the world's two largest manufacturers, Dahua and Hikvision, being sanctioned for human rights abuses and banned for US government use. How would it impact their usage amongst integrator...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Hikvision USA Fights LTS

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Hikvision's USA subsidiary is fighting with LTS, having recently quietly dropped LTS as an authorized distributor amidst ongoing face-offs between Hikision's USA and LTS salespeople. In this note, we examine the problems between the two organiz...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

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