Non-PRC Manufacturers Block Dahua From Chile Event

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Nov 30, 2020, 10:09am EST

When Dahua registered for an industry event in Chile, several non-PRC manufacturers, led by Genetec, delivered an ultimatum to the organizer—kick out Dahua, or lose us.

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IPVM spoke with the event’s organizer as well as with event participants to learn more about what happened and why the non-PRC brands categorically refused to participate alongside Dahua.

  • Background: Integrator Wins Bid with Hikvision/Genetec Solution
  • Cybersecurity Concerns
  • SEDEFIS 2020
  • Dahua, Hikvision Try to Register
  • Non-PRC Manufacturers Pull Out After Dahua Enters
  • SEDEFIS 2020 Postponed
  • Initial Response: Successful

This post is part of IPVM’s enhanced Latin America coverage. For more Chile coverage, see the following posts:

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** **** ******* ** September, ******* ********************** * **$** *******, 1,000-camera ********-***** ******** **** Chile’s **************** *** ***** Prevention, ********* * ******** Hikvision (*******) *** ******* (VMS) ********.

** ******** ** **** coverage, *** ********* **** also ************* **** ********, **** ***** ******** professionals ********** ******* **** the ************* ** ********* solutions ** *** ***** South ******** ******* ** 19 *******.

IPVM Image****** ******* **** **** that **** ******* ** sell *** ********* ******* licenses:

********* *** **** ******* with * ******** **** included ******* *** ******** cameras **** ********* **** were ** *** ******* restricted ****** ****… ** therefore *********[**] ***** ****** alternatives ** ********* *** this ******* **we **** ****** ** **** **** ******** ** ******* *********. In the [end], Ingesmart chose not to work with Genetec and an alternative camera option and moved forward on the project with HIKVISION. [emphasis added]

Cybersecurity ********

** *** *********,***ú* ********, * *****-***** ********** with********** ******(******), *** ******* ******** a ************* ***** ** educate *** ***** ******.

**. ******** **** **** that *********, ** **********, has **** **** ********** in ***** *** **** it *** ********* *** Chilean ****** ****** ***-***** to ******* * ****** understanding ** *** ********** of ********* ****** *********:

** ******* ** ******* this *****, ******** *********** on *************, *******, ** a ********** *******, ** Chile *** ********* *** made ********* ** ****** order *** **** *****. But **** *** ***** of **** *********** *** the ******* ** *** invisible ****, *** ********** of *** ********* ****** and *** ********** ** the ******** **** ******* to **** ** **** for *** ******* *** been *******.

I ***** **** ***** ** ** ****-*** ****, ** *** ******** ***** *** **** **** *** *** ********* ******* ** ******* *** ***** ** *** ******, in doing so prioritizing the best price over decisions of the utmost importance, i.e. that the State should be committed to secure technologies.

*** ****** ** ******** to ****, ******* ********* distinguish ********** ******* ***** way ** ******** **********, searching *** *** **** manner ** ******* ********** while ****** **** ******* the *********** *********** *** risks, **** *** *** been *** **** ** PRC ********* **** ** Hikvision, ********* ** *** same ******** ******* ***** by **** *** ***** organizations. [******** *****]

IPVM Image**** ******* ** *** cybersecurity *****, ***** ************ the ********* ** ****:

** ******** **** ************* is * ***** ** importance ** * ****** level *** **** ***** is *** ****** **** this *******.

******* *****:

** ** *** **** thatsome ******** ******** ************* *** **** ******** ** ***** ************* *** ************** ** **** ******** ******, and Genetec believes the role of technology manufacturers is to help our partners and end users come up the curve on important technology issues such as cybersecurity and cyber hardening best practices, among others. We therefore sometimes work in partnership with other organizations and associations around the world to plan and/or participate in cybersecurity-related events.

************ ******* ** **** event ******* ** ******, we ******** **** **** putting ******** * ********, educational ******* ***** ************* that ***** ******* ************** attending. [******** *****]

*** ***** ************* ******** with *** ***** **** echoed *** **** ** inform *** ****** *** speak ******** ** ***-***** as ******* *** ***** respective ********* ************ ** the *****.

SEDEFIS ****

**. ********’* **** *** a *****-******* ************* ***** morphed *********** ****, * ***-***, ****** event **** **** ********, including ************* *************, ***** security *******, *** ************ Regional ********** ** ********, the ******* *********** ** Municipalities, *** *** *********** of ************** ** *****. Mr. ******** *****:

******* **** *** **** as ** **** ** bring ******** *** ******* security ****** **** *** goal ** ******** ********* knowhow *** **** ********* to *** ****** ******. The ********** ** ************* is ***** ** *** new ********** *******, ********** insofar ** ******** ********* questionable ** ********** ******* that ******* ******** ************** or ********' *******.

**** [** ****] ********* with *******, **** *** the ******* **** **** was ****** **** *** hand ** *** ** the *****'* **** ********* companies ** *** ******.With *******, ** *** ******** ** ******* **** *****. [emphasis added]

******* **** *********** *****:

** * ******** ** IPVM, ***** ********* **** SEDEFIS ****'* ***** ** cybersecurity **** ****** ** video ******** **** ** worth ************* **:

******* *** *** ** the ***** ********* ** which *** ******** ***** of ************* ** ***** devices *** ***** ****. Additionally, ** ******* ** participate ** **** ***** because ** * *******, we **** *********** ******** and **** ********** ** fundamental ************ ** *** products ********** *** ****** lifecycle *** ** ******** that ** ** ********* to **** ***** ****.

Dahua, ********* *** ** ********

**** ***** *** ********* approached **. ******** ***** entering ******* ****.

**. ******** ****** ** objection ** *****’* ** Hikvision’s ************* ** ******* 2020 *** ******* *** Hangzhou-based ********* ** ********. Nonetheless, ********* ****** ** submit *** ***** ************ on-time, ******** **. ******** to ********** **** **** the *****. ********* ** Mr. ********, ********* *** not ******* ********** ** its *********:

******** ********, ********* ******* out ** *** ********** in ***** ** *********** in *** ******* **** event, **** **** ******** that **** *** ************ timeframe *** ******* ****** but **** **** ***** be ******* ** ***** at ******* ******** ** way ** * ****** letter.This ****** *** ***** ********* **, ***** ***** ** *********** ** *********** ** ******** ** ***** ***. [emphasis added]

*****, ** *** ***** hand, *** ****** *** registration **-**** *** *** initially ********* ** *********** in ******* **** ** a "**** *******."

Non-PRC ************* **** *** ***** ***** ******

***** ******** ** *****'* successful ************, **. ********, SEDEFIS ****'* *********, ********* to **** **** *** non-PRC ************* (*.*. ****, Bosch, *******, *** ******), led ** *******, *********** their ************* ** *****'* exclusion **** ******* ****:

***********,Genetec ******** *** ******* ** *********** ** ***** ******** *** *****. *******'* ******* *** ********* ** *** ***** ******* ********* *** ****** *******, that is to say, if Dahua participated, Genetec would not partake in the event and with it the other companies would withdraw. [emphasis added]

******** ** *** ******* 2020 ** ******* **–**, 2020, ********* ***** ** a "**** *******":

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*** ************* ******** **** SEDEFIS **** ****** **. Orellana, ******* **** **** Genetec ****** *** ** the ***** **** ******** of *****'* ************* *** that *** ********* ***-*** co-sponsors (*.*. ****, *****, and ******) ******** *******’* lead, ************ **** ******** to ****** ******* **** after ********* ************ **** Salore **** ***** *** been ******* **** *** event.

** ******** ** *** above, ******* ******* ** IPVM **** ** *** important *** ** “******* participants” *** **** *** inclusion ** ***** ** SEDEFIS **** ****** *** Canadian ************ ** ******** Salore *** ** ***** Dahua ** *********** ** the *****:

** ** ********* ** us **** ** ******* Genetec ***** *** *** broader ****** * ***** voice ***** *************. **, when *** ********* ******** DAHUA ** * ******* it ****** ******** ***** our ****** ****** ***** the ********** ** ************* education *** **** *********.The ******** ** ***** (* ****** ****** ** *** ********** ****** ****) ** *** ********, *** *** **** ***** ****** *** ********* *** ****** ** *** *****, *** ** ** ***** ******** **** *** **********. ** ****** *** ******* ***** *** ********* ***** ***** ******* ************ ******* *** * ******** ****** ** *********** ***** *************. The organizers decided to remove DAHUA from sponsorship of the event and Genetec was able to participate in a sponsorship capacity alongside other sponsors (AXIS, BOSCH, HANWHA). [emphasis added]

SEDEFIS **** *********

****** *** *********** **** Dahua's *************, ******* **** was ********* *** *****, to ******** **–**, ****:

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***** **** *********** ******** with ******* **** ******* that *** ************ *** a ****** ****** ** the ***-*** *********' *******, the ************* ********** ********, with ***** ******* ****:

** **** ******** ** the ************ ** ******* [of *** ************] *** surely **** *** ******* further ***** **** *****...

*** ******* ****** ****:

*** ***** *** ********* postponed **** ******* **–** to ******** **–**, **** due ** ******** ******** in *****.

**. ******** ******** *******, noting **** ** ******* constitutional ********** *** *** real ****** ****** *** delay:

** ******, **** ****** SEDEFIS* ******** ************** ***** ** *****, which ********* * *** of ******* ** *** municipalities ** *** **** prior ** *** ********* the ****, ********* ** was ******* ** ******** the ***** ** ** able ** **** **** the ********** ** ********* authorities ******* ************.

Initial ********: **********

**. ******** ********* *******'* claim **** "*** ****** participated ** *** *****," stating *** ********* ** IPVM:

**** **** *** ****** registered *** ** ******* 300 ****** ******** *** day.

*** ************ *************** (**** the **** *******) **** IPVM **** ***** ******* was ***** **** *** participation ** *******, ****** that ** ** “****** good ** **** ** end-users” *** “****** ** speak ** **** ** possible” ***** ****** **** as *************.

***** ********* **** *** event *** * "**** reception":

******* *** ************, ** consider **** *** ***** had * **** *********... The ***** ********** *** good *** ***** *** we ******* **** ** is * ***** **** we **** ******** ********** for * **** ****. It ** ********* ** comment ***** *** ****** that ** *** ***, but ** **** **** this **** ******** ***** of ******** *** ******** market ******.

**. ******** **********:

*** ******* ******** *** very ****, ** *** the ******* *** ******* of *** ******** ********** of ********, **** *** the ******* *********** ** Municipalities, *** *** *********** of ************** ** *****. We **** ***** *** [but *** *** *******] support **** *** **************** of ***** ********** *** by ********* ******** *** the ******** ******** ******** Team (*****) ** *** Ministry ** *** ******** led ** ****** ********.

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***** ******* *** **** one ** **** ****** events **** **** ***** place ** ****, *** story ***** *** ****** competition ******* ******* ************* and ***** *** ********* has ****** *** *** wide **** *** ******.

Comments (5)

**** ** *** **** way ** ******* *** industry. ****** *** ******* with ******* ****** **** receive ******* **** ***** government *** ** *** follow *** **** ************* regulations *** ***** ******* to ***** ******. * hope **** ****** ** Latin ******* ****** **** example. ***** *******!

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* ***** ** ** great ** *** ********* have ** ******* ******** and ***** ** **. I **** **** ***** example ******* *** **** companies **** ******* ****** - ************* *** ***-***** alike.

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**, ********! ****** *** engaging!

********: ** *** ***** the ***-*** *********' ****** was ****** ****** ** ethics?

** *** ***** ********* stated, ********* (***, ** extension, *****) ********* *** popular ** ***** ********* because ** ***** *********** pricing ** *** ***** market.

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***** ******* *****'* **** cameras *** ***'* * competitor ** *****, **** other ********** ***** **** have ***** **** ** protect *** ********* ** the ******** **** **** a ***** ******** ***** point ** **** ** human ******? ** ** as * ******** ******** aren't ***** ** ***** up *** *** ****** of *** ****** ** live **** *** ***** security ** **** **** each ** ** *** afforded **** ***, **** who **?

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* ** *** **** for *******, * ***** have. * ****** ****** the *******, *** * have ***** **** * single *******, ** * feel *********** ** ***** that **** ** *** a *** ******* ** campaign *** ******* *** just ******* ** ******** by ***********. * ******** watching *******’* ******* ****** a ************ **** ***** ago, *** ** **** he ********* ******* ******** about *** ******* ***** many **** ******, *********, governments, *** ************ *** engaged **.

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