BBC Features Dahua

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 13, 2017

Hikvision is not the only mega-Chinese video surveillance manufacturer getting global attention. Last month, the WSJ investigated Hikvision and now the BCC has run a video segment on Dahua, embedded below:

IPVM spoke with Dahua to get more details on their AI / facial recognition system. Inside, we share those details and analyze the technology and the impact of the BBC's coverage.

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** ***** ** ******* ********, ***** ********* ***** ************ ** help *****:

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