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Who Is Uniview Technology / Uniview Tec / Univiewtec?

Is this the Uniview USA division?

If so, the site is off to a horrible start. The grammar is horrible and you can literally see the Chinese to English translation. Also, the products on the site are so limited compared to what is available.

  

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Jay, I saw the same thing and I emailed Uniview yesterday about it. I had the same confusion / concern. I will report back with their feedback. Thanks for starting this.

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Got an answer.

This is being run by ATV / Matrix. They are a partner of Uniview / UNV, so 'Uniview Tec' is not Uniview corporate.

It is confusing. On the about page, they do make clear "Uniview Technology is based in Coppell, Texas, a northwest suburb of Dallas, and is a Texas registered company with U.S. based operations". However, since Uniview is also a Chinese brand / company name, it makes one wonder whether this is directly Uniview China. It is not.

Hope that helps. Have not heard back from Uniview corporate yet but if or when I do, I'll try to add feedback from them as well.

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Related, they are spending on US marketing. I was reminded about this discussion when I was flipping through SSI a moment before, full page ad:

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They have had a Canadian arm for a while.

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Their website looks good now.

I spoke to one of the guys on the phone today.

They told me that they have US-based support.

They also told me that they have developers who will write firmware patches if uniview in China is slow to do so.

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They also told me that they have developers who will write firmware patches if uniview in China is slow to do so.

That's a fascinating claim. I've near heard a relabeller/distributo/OEM be actually able to write their own firmware patches.

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Aren't they part of ATV though? That could be the connection.

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I checked, the physical addresses are the same.

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I was getting pitched Uniview Tec recently and I called their tech support just to see if they answered, etc.

I had a live person that seemed to be US based within a couple minutes.

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Uniview does this is other regions as well. In the past there was a location in Turkey. It's rather odd, there was an issue we tried to sort out with them as a vendor but Uniview denied any formal affiliation. I think they changed their name to reflect this.

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We added Uniview Tech last year to our camera lineup and haven't looked back. Used their end to end solutions as we well using their cameras on a 3rd party on VMS like WAVE. Good on RMAs and will work with you on issues. And yes they are ATV

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they show the ONVIF logo on their SSI ad from above.

does ONVIF list UniviewTec or ATV as having ONVIF conformant devices?

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They are an ONVIF member:

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and have 54 conformant products:

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They are signed off by David Fowler:

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Fowler lists himself at Uniview Technology and not ATV on LinkedIn, but previously he definitely worked at ATV:

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Btw, Uniview Technologies (i.e., PRC China) has 1,200+ ONVIF conformant products listed.

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