Chile Cancels 1,000 Camera Hikvision Project

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Oct 12, 2020, 10:40am EDT

Six months ago, Chile awarded a 1,000-camera project using Hikvision. The contract has now been canceled, following controversy in Chile.

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Inside this post, we explain:

  • Hikvision Selection Sparks Controversy
  • Politician Launches Investigation
  • Comptroller General Cancels Hikvision Contract
  • Subprev: Expects to Resolve Issues
  • Integrator: No Comment
  • Hikvision Claims Victim of U.S./PRC Trade War
  • Conclusion

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** ***** *, ****, the *** ** ******* (US$18 *******) ****** *** 1,000 ************ ******* ** be ********* ********** *** awarded *********** *.*., * ******* ************** ********** ** ********* to ********* ** ******* public ****** ************************ ** *****(*** ******** ******) *** the ********************** ****** (***), *** *** **** a ******** ********* ********.

Hikvision ********* ****** ***********

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**** ***** **** *** Santiago, *****-***** *********** ** September * *** ********* 10 ***** *******'* *********/********* tender; ***** *********** ********* that *** *********** ****** the ********* ********* ********* revolved ****** (*)*********'* **** *********** ** Uyghur *********, (**)*** ******** *************** ** Hikvision *********, *** (***)********* ***** ******* **** ONVIF.

Politician ******** *************

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*********** *, **** ** was ****************é* *****, * ****** ** Chile's******* ** ********(********** ** *** ***** of *************** ** *** U.S.) ********* ** ***** of********* *********(********, *****), *** ******* Undersecretary *** ***** **********, for *** ******** ** the ********* *** ******** (as ********* ** *** background) ****. ** ********** his ***** ** **. Martorell, **. ***** *** quoted ** ******* *** following (** *******, **** translated ** *******):

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*** ******** ** *** facts **** **** **** made ***** *** ********** thecompromised ****** ******** in the purchases in question, whose bidding processes have been led by Katherine Martorell, lead to the conclusion that the ********* ***** ** *******, *********** ** *******[.] [emphasis added]

Comptroller ******* ******* ********* ********

** ******* *, ****,******* **** ****** ***** Bío-Bío ************ ** ******* *, 2020, ************** ******* ** *** Republic[** *****] ******** *******'* contract **** ********* *** the *,*** ********* *******.

***** ** *** *********** General ** *** ********'* order ********* *** ********* contract (** *******):

** *** *****, *** Comptroller ******* ****** **** Subprev's ******** **** ********* was "*** ******" ** Ingesmart *** **** ******** that ***** *** ** integrated **** ********* ********* in *** ** ******* government ******** (** *******, IPVM ********** ** *******):

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** ******, ** *** antecedents ** ****, ** appears **** *** ********** company ******** *** ******** signature **********—** *** **. 1 ** *** ***** clause ** *** **** [contract] *** ** ******** in *** ******—** ******* the *********** ** *** new ******* **** ******* existing *******, ******* ** this ***** ******* **** it ***** *** ** able ** ****** **** the ****** ***********.

************, *** ****** ******* to ** **** *********, the *********** ******* ****** that *** *******/********* ********'* performance ********* *** *** meet * *********** ** covering *** ******** ** the ********, **** ** days.

Subprev: ******* ** ******* ******

******* ******** *** ********* statement ** ***** *í*-*í*(** *******, **** ********** to *******):

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*** ****** *** *** acquisition ** ******* *** approved ** *** *********** in *** ***** ** January **** *** *** respective ********* ********* ** September ** *** **** entity.

*** ************ ******** ** the *********** ****** **** be ********* ** *** coming **** **** *** goal ** **-******** *** contracts ** **** ** possible.

******* **** *** ******* how **** **** ** rectify *** ******.

Integrator: ** *******

**** ******* *** ** Ingesmart **** * ******* for *******; *******, ********* did *** *******.

Hikvision ****** ****** ** *.*./*** ***** ***

IPVM Image********* ******** * ********* to ***** *í*-*í*(** *******, **** ********** to *******):

**** ******* ** *** mentions ** ********* ** relation ** *** **************** of ***** ********** ******, it ** ********* ** clarify *** *********:

************* ******* *** * constant ********* *** *** of *** ********* **** are ******* ** **** field, ******* *********. ** is *** **** ****** that ********* ** ******* actively **** ************* ************ to ******** ***** *******, replicate **** ********* *** to ******* *** ******** of *** ******* ******* U.S. *** ****** *************.

**** ******* ** *** corresponding **************, ********* ********* the **** ***-* *************, which ** * ******** of *** *.*. ********** used ** ******** *** validate **********. ***** **** this, ********* *** ******** the ********* ******** **************, such ** *** *****, ISO ****:**** *** **** Level *.

********* ******* ************ ** its ******* ** ******** these ******* ******* *** publication ** ** *******, cybersecurity ***** ***** **** exhaustively *********** *** ******* security ******* *** *** and *** ******** ********** for *** ****** ******** industry *** ****** *** brand’s ******* ******* ** improve *** *******.

** ******** ** *** above, *********, ** *** commitment ** *** ******** and ************ ** *** products, *** * ****** Code ************ ****** ******* in **********, *.*.*., ***** the ****** ********** ** device ******** ** *********.

******* ********** *** ************* certifications,just **** ***** **** ********** ********* ** ***** ******, ********* *** **** ******** ** *** ******* ********-******** ********* ******* *** ****** ****** *** *****, ***** *** ******* ***** ** * *********** *** ********** ********. [emphasis added]

********* ** *** *****’* number *** ******** ** IoT *** ************ ** tele-surveillance *******. ***** ****, during ***** *** ***** office ** ***** *** established, ********* *** *** growth ** **** **** 40%, ***** ********* *** quality, ********, *** *********** of *** ******* *** solutions ** *** ******** level.

**** ******* *** ** Hikvision **** * ******* for *******; *******, ********* did *** *******.

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** ******** ** *** cases ****************, ********* *** ******** immensely **** *** *********** with *** ********** ** the ***.

*******, ** *** ********* to ***** *í*-*í*, ********* has **** ** *** record ******* **** ********* tensions *** ********** ********* its ********. ***********, ** remains ** ** **** how *** ********* ** these ******** **** *** coming ***** **** ****** Hikvision's ******** ********* ** Chile, ***** *******, *** beyond.

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