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Video surveillance equipment market growing

July 11, 2018Paul Ragusa

Growth in the global professional video surveillance equipment market accelerated in 2017, and is forecasted to continue growing in 2018, according the latest IHS Markit research. The world market for professional video surveillance equipment grew by 9.3 percent in 2017, IHS found, a much higher rate of growth than in 2016 (3.9 percent) and 2015 (1.9 percent). “Increased government spending on equipment to fight crime and terrorism was a major factor in this growth, as was private sector spending...

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Camera demand growing as prices plummet

July 5, 2017Paul Ragusa

The world market for professional video surveillance equipment grew by 3.9 percent in 2016, despite a drop in camera prices, according to recently published estimates from IHS Markit through its Video Surveillance Intelligence Service. “This is a higher rate of growth than in 2015 (1.9 percent) but still low by historical standards,” Jon Cropley, principal analyst, video surveillance, IHS Markit, said in the announcement. IHS forecasts a slightly higher growth in the global market for...

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Canon to buy VMS provider Milestone Systems

June 13, 2014Martha Entwistle

Updated June 16, 2014 with an information from an interview with Jacco Leurs of Canon EuropaLONDON—Camera manufacturer Canon announced today that it will acquire VMS provider Milestone Systems. Terms of the deal were not announced.“A significant player in network video surveillance was created today,” Karl Erik Traberg, head of corporate communications for Milestone, told Security Systems News.Mark Wilson, technical assistant to the CEO of Milestone, added, “Canon has 200,000...

Canon, IHS Technology, Jon Cropley, Karl Erik Traberg, Mark Wilson, Milestone Systems, network video surveillance, Security Systems News (SSN), VMS

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IMS: Video analytics market to be worth $600 million in 2015

December 27, 2011Rich Miller

While the availability of free content analysis in video surveillance devices continues to grow, the need for chargeable higher-end applications will push the market for video analytics to nearly $600 million in 2015, according to a new report from IMS Research.Features like motion detection and camera tamper, embedded in surveillance devices and offered as free by manufacturers, will be increasingly joined by applications for more sophisticated video content analysis (VCA). A clear divide will emerge...

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