ADI USA Adds UNV, Then Removes

By Ethan Ace, Published Sep 15, 2021, 10:29am EDT

With the NDAA ban and the impending FCC ban, long-time Hikua promoter ADI has been seeking alternatives. ADI USA added UNV (Uniview) recently but then removed them, hours after IPVM inquired.

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In this note, we examine this move, how it impacts Uniview, and what it signals for the broader Hikvision and Dahua market.

Uniview ******, **** ******* (*/**/**)

** ** *********, *** listed **+ ******* ********, mostly ********** ** *******, shown **** ** * screenshot **** */*/** (******** ****):

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*******, ** ** **** morning, ******* ** ** longer ***** ** ***'* list ** ******, *** the********** ********* ******* ******* ***** "**** *** found".

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No ******** **** *** ** *******

*********, **** ******* *** to *** *** **** did *** *******, ******* of *** ******** ******* of *** ********.

** **** ******* ******* out ** ******/***, *** did *** *******.

ADI **. ******* ******** ************

***** ***, ******* *** sold ** ***** ******* through ******* ************ **** as*&*,****.***,***,*****'* ********, ***., ** **** as * ****** ** relabelers (*** *** *********). **** **** *** heavily ******** ** ************ built *** ******* *****.

*******, ***** ***'* ****, much ****** **** *** of ***** ********* ********, and *** **** ****** sales *** ********* *********, Uniview's ******* ***** ***** significantly ******** **** ***'* backing.

*** ** ********* ** the ***, ***** ** is ** *** *** largest ******** *********** **** ADI ** ********** ****** at *** *** ***, where ***** ****** ***** and ******** ***** * significant ****** ** ************ sales.

Limited ******* **** ******

*** ****** **** * fraction *********'* ******* ****, * ***** ** ~30 ********, **** ** of ****** ** *******, with **** ****, *** accessories **** ** ****** and *********. *** ******* listed **** ******** ** Uniview's****-********* ******* ****.

***** **** ******** *** and ****** *** ******* them, ******* ******** **** briefly ****** ** "************* Required," ***** ********* ********* a **** ** ******-**** and *** **** ** all *** *********. **** that ******* *** ******* ******* *******, *** **** ***** sites **** ******** ** end-users ******* *************.

Turing ***** ******** ****** ** ** ***

***** *** ***'* ***** of *** *** ** limbo, ****** ***** ***** are ***. *****-********* ***** **** **** Turing***** ******** ****** ** ADI *** *****:

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******, ****** ***** ***** reps **** **** ** numerous *** ******** **** the **** *** *****, including ** ****** *****:

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****** ***** ******* *** just ******** ********* ** ADI *** *** *** company *** ******* ** disclose *** *** ****** outside ** ****** ** is *** ***** ** Hikvision.

********, **** ****** ****** similar ** ***, ** it ***** ** *********** to *** ** *** is *** ******** *** via ****** ********** ********. We **** ** **** Turing ***** ** **** as ********.

No ***** ** ********* ** *** *** ******* **********

******* ** ***'* ******* to **** *** *** Turing ***** ** **** for *** **** * months, ******* ***** ** Hikvision *** **** ******** in *** *** *** monthly **********, * ***** contrast ** *** *** China ****-************* ***** *** focus ** **** *********** for *** **** *** years.

Outlook - *** ******* ********

** ** ********** *** ADI, ** *** ******* geographic ****** *** *** biggest ********, ** **** alternatives ******* ** *** be ** ********* ** Dahua ** *********, ***** those ********* ***** ******.

******* *** ******** ***** UNV / ******* ** the *** ******* ** be ****.

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***, *** *******, **** April (****), *** ******* listed * *-*** '***** camera':

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*******, **** ****, ***** we ******* ***, **** removed. *** ********* ******* subsequently ****** ** *** sell *** *** ***** cameras (* **** ****).

*** ******** **** ** this ******* *** **** ultimately **** ***/******. *** of ***'* ******* ******** is *** **** ** a ***** ***** *** support ****. ** ********, that ** ******'* **** direct ******** ** ***, even ** ****** ***** the **** *** *******, Turing *** ****** ** former ********* ***** ****** available ** ******* ***'* customers.

*******, *** *** ************* wondering *** ** *** ADI ** **** **** up, * ** ***** confident * ***** ****** is *** ************ ****** its *** ***** ***** and *******. *** **** not **** ** ***** products ***** *** ************ expects *** ** **** and ******* ** *** them.

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*** *** *** **** pick ** ****** *** drop **** ** * moment's ******? ***'* **** have ** ******* ********* with *** *************? **** if ***** ***'* * penalty, ****'* ***** * lot ** **** ****** the ****** (*********** *****) that ****'** **** ******** aside? * ***** * don't ********** *** ************ work.

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** ************* ** **** deals ********* ***** *** to **** ******, ******* it ** * "******'* notice" ** **** ***** period ** ****. *** we **** *** ******* is **** *** ******* them **** ***** *******, maybe **** **** **-****** in * **** ** a *****. **'* ********* not ** ******** **** ADI ***** ***** ** models ** *** **** ADI **** ****, * don't ****.

* ** ****, **** various *********, **** *** drives ****** **** ******** with ************* ******* *** correctly *********** *** *** greater ********** ***** **** the ************* (*.*., *** has * ******* ****** of ************* ** ***** than ************* **** ** distributors ** ***'* ****).

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***** * ***** *****, by ****#, *** **** they **…

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** ************ **** ******* ****?

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*********, ******* *** ******** makes ****** ***/** ******* would ** **** ** know ** ********* ** the ******* *****/*** **** is ***** *******.

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*** ** ***** ******* the ******* ***** **** which ** **** ** Dahua.

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********* ***** **** * branches **** **** ***'* have ***** ** ***** UNV *** **** ****** all *** ****. ****, hik ** ***** ***** available.

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****** ** ** *****, shown *****:

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***, ** ****** ****** cameras *** * *** and **** ******* ******* to **** ****.

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***** ****** **** *** acquired ******* **** & Electronics, * *** ***********.

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