Reflections of an industry CEO

Milestone Systems’ Lars Thinggaard looks back on his career as he bids farewell to the video surveillance market


Seventeen years ago, the video surveillance industry looked much different than it does today. Although Axis Communications had invented the IP camera in 1996, the market during the early 2000s was still dominated by analog technology and migration to network solutions was still a relatively new phenomenon.

Read about Milestone’s IPO and acquisition by Canon, and the industry move to cloud and VSaaS, in the full article by Joel Griffin, Editor-in-Chief of