|Mobotix AG continued to strengthen its position as global market leader as appraised by IMS Research study|
Alastair Hayfield, Research Manager, IMS Research commented: "Mobotix has continued to exhibit strong performance, despite the economic downturn. Globally, its share of the megapixel surveillance camera market is close to 40 percent. Mobotix continues to have a strong presence in Europe and captures share in the Americas."
Entire network camera market is set to grow
Mobotix also increased its share of the total market for IP-based surveillance cameras in 2008 to nine percent, making it the world's fourth largest supplier in this segment. Market share in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) rose by 3.8 percent, giving Mobotix second place. In the United States, Mobotix is currently among the top ten suppliers of network cameras in terms of sales.
"In the ten years since the company was founded, Mobotix has worked hard to establish a leading market position," commented Dr. Ralf Hinkel, founder and CEO of Mobotix AG. "We will continue to improve this excellent position by offering innovative products primarily in the area of hemispheric video technology. We further expect solid growth for the total market in the next few years."