Dahua Favorability Results 2019

By IPVM Team, Published Apr 01, 2019, 11:11am EDT (Info+)

Dahua favorability declined, in IPVM's 2019 integrator favorability series, driven by their backdoors, resulting in mass hacking and US government banning:

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From 200 integrator responses, IPVM examines the following themes including~ 75 comments across Neutral, Negative and Positive sentiment:

  • Low-end products are good for low-end jobs
  • The China stigma
  • Cybersecurity concerns
  • Quality to price ratio is good
  • Quality to price ratio is great
  • Quality is bad
  • Good, but with some issues
  • It is better than Hikvision

******** ***** **** ************ *******, ******** ********* ******** *********** *** same *** * *********** ***** **** neutral ** ******** ********, ** ***** in *** ******** *****:

comp dahua

Low-End / ***** / ** **************

*** **** ******* ***** ******* *********** feeling ******* ****** ***** *** **** they **** ***-***, ***** ** ******** no ************** **** ***** ***-*** ********, as **** ** *** ******** *****:

  • "********** *** **** ** ********* **** in *** ******."
  • "****: ******* ************* *** ****, **** work ******** *******: *** **** *********** in ***-***** *****."
  • "***'* **** ** ***-*** *******."
  • "***** ***** *****."
  • "***** *** * ****** *****, *** they **** **** ******* *** *****."
  • "** **** **** ** ***** *******. Only **** *** ** ****."
  • "***** *** *** ********* ** ********."
  • "** *** **** ***** *** ***** and ***-*** ******** *** ******* ** terrible."
  • "***** ** ******** *** ***** ****** shops **** ** ********. ******** ** offers *** ******** *** **** ** the ******* *************, *** ******* ** what *** *** ***."
  • "**** **** **’* ***** *** ********* at *** ***** ***."

China ****** / *************

*** ****** **** ********* ******* *** that ***** *** ****** ****** ** the ****** ** ***** *******, ** seen *****:

  • "** ********* ******* ******* ********, *** we **** ** ***** **** ***** & ********* ********* *** ******** ******. Lite ******* *** **** ****** *** not **** ****, *** ** ******** Hikvision ******* ****** ***** ******* *** the **** *****, *** *****-***** *******. Professional ******* *** ****, *** **** are *** ***** ****** - ** better ****** * **** ******** ***** (such ** ****). ******, * *** percentage ** ******* **** ** ******* are ***** - ** ***** *******. We ***'* **** ***** ***, ***** friendly *** *** ****, *********, ** experienced * *** ** ******** **** bugs ** ******** & ******** *** it ****** ** * *** ** wasted ****."
  • "****: ***** *******: ************* ********. *** all ********* ****** * ******* *******."
  • "*** *** **** ***** ******* *****."
  • "*** ******* ***** ** **** ** Manufacturing ******** *** ****** * ******** with *** ***** *********."
  • "** **********. * *** ** **** away **** ******* ********."
  • "*** ***** **** *** **** **** hacks.
  • "* **** **** *** ******** ******* and **** *** **, ************* *** China ****** *** *****."

Quality ** ***** ***** ** ****

**** ** *** ******* **** **** the ******* *** "****** ****" *** the *****, ** ***** *****:

  • "******* ** ******* ****** **** *** the ***** *****."
  • "******* *** ****** **** ******* *** the *****, ******** * ***** **** they *** ** **** ***********."
  • "***** **** *** *** **** **** minimal ********* ****** ... ****** *** the ******** ****** **** ****."
  • "******* * *** ********: **** ********** for *****/*******."
  • "** ** *** **** * ***, however, ** *** ******* ***** *** 4k ********* **** *****-** *****. ***** to ** * *** ** **** for *** **** *** **** ** the ***** ************* ** *** **** too ******* ** ****** ***** **** offerings ***** *****/***."

Negative **%

****** ********* ******** ******* **** * cheap ******* **** *** ******** *** a *** ********** ** ************* ********, the ** *** ******* ********* *** Dahua ** * ******* ******* ** Asian ******. *******, **** *** ***** mentioned*****'* **** ** ***** ****** ******** ***** ****** *** *** ****** the *******.

Basic / ***** ******* / ***** / *** **********

**** ********** ****** *********** **** *****'* basic, ***-***, *****, ***-******* ******** **** them * *** ********** **** *** integrator *** *** **** ** *** comments ***** ****:

  • "***** ** ** ****** * ****** product ** ** *******. **** **** just ****** ****** ********* ** **, design, *** ********* ** * ***** where ** ***’* **** ******** ******* it *******."
  • "***** ******* - ***** ***** *****."
  • "*** ********** ** *******, **** *** interface, ****** ******* *** *** *********** is *** ****-********."
  • "******* **** **** ****. *********??? *** made ** *** **. *** **** cheap ***** *******—***** ******* ***'* **** do ***** ******."
  • "** *** **** **** ****, **** a **** ******** "*******" ***** **** Hikvision, **** *** ** ********** ***** on *** *****/********* **** **** **** in *** ******."
  • "*** ******* **** ** ** ****** enough *** *** *** ***** **** we **** **** *** **** ******** because **** ****'* ******* ** ** expectations."
  • "** * ******* ***** **** * bunch ** ***************, ** ** **** of * ***-**** ***** *** ** don't **** ** **** ******."
  • "** ******* *** *** ** **** room *** *** ****** ******* ******* in *** ******. * *** ******** to(*******) ** *** ***** *** *** it *** *******."
  • "******* ******* *** ******** *** **** lagging ****** ********* *** *******. ***** points *** *** *** *** ******* of ****** *** *********."
  • "* **** ***** ***** **** * hear **** ****. *** ***** ******* or ****."
Cybersecurity ** *****

**** ** *** **** ** ********** concerns *** *** ******** **** **** those *** ***** ************* ** ***** pain ***** ** **** *****:

  • "**** *** **** **** ****.***? *** many ********* ******* ** ******** *****. Products ********* *** **** *** ******** at ** ***** ** ****** ****. Fluctuating ****** **** ** ********** ** keep ******** ** ***** *** **** that ** **** ** **% **** next *****. ***** ***** ******* **** good (*** *** *****), *** ***** expensive ******* **** *** **** ** the ***** **** ... ***?"
  • "*** ***** * ******** ******* **** know *********** *********?"
  • "** * **** ******* **** ****, I **** * *******. **** *** break *****, ** *** ***** ** fixed."
  • "** ***'* *** **** ******* ** don't ***** ***** **** *** ******** of *** *********."
  • "** ****** **** *******. **** * saw ** ****** ** ************* ******* the ****** **** * ***, ** did *** **** **** **** **********."
China ****** ** *****

*** **** ***** *** ******* ********* to ******** ****** ** ***** *** simple **** ** *****'* ******* ********. As ********* *****, ***** ** ** air ** ****-*******-********** ********* ** *** US *** ********* ** ***** ********* as **** (*** *******, *** *********** ** ********** *** ****** ******* to ****** ********* ***** ** ******** Hikvision*******, *** **** ************ ** *** ** ******** *** against *********'* **** ** ***** ****** abuses), *** *********** ***'* ***** *** company ******* ** ** *******, ** seen ** *** ******** *****:

  • "***** *** * ****** ** ******** in ********* *** **** ************ *** products **** *** **** ** *****. For ** *********** ***** *** *********** is *** ** **** ****** ** they *** ****** **** ** ******."
  • "******* ************* ** ******** ******* **** does *** *** **** **** **. Even ** **% ** *** ********** theories ***** ******* ********** ****** *** wrong, * ***** ***'* ***** ****** to **** *** ****."
  • "* ***'* **** *** ******* *********, and ** ** ****** * **** no **** **** ***** ******* **** like."
  • "*** **** - *******."
  • "***** ** ****** **** **** ******** greatly ** ***** *********** ** ***** and *********."

** *** ***

******* *** ** *** **** ********* themes ** *** ******** *****, ***** who **** **** ** *** *** the ******* *** **** **** **** stating ** *** *** ** "**** sales **************," *** ****** ****** **** they **** *** *** ****, ** seen *****:

  • "***** ***."
  • "* **** *** ** ************** **** this ******* ****."
  • "* ** **** ******** **** *** information ******** **** ***** *** ****** about *****. ** **** ***** **** or ******** ****."
  • "** *** *** **** **********, **** sales **************."
  • "** ** *** *** *** **** we *** ***** ** *********."

Government *** / ***** ****** ********** ** *****

******* ************, *** ***** ********** ******** to ***** *** *** ********* ** the**' **** ***** *** **** **** Dahua, *********, *** ********** ***** **** ** ********** **** but **** ********** *********** *** **** the ****** ********, ** *********** *****:

  • "***** ** ****** ********** *********** ** stay **** **** *****. **** **** a ******** *** ********** ********** ********."
  • "***** ****** **********,"
  • "***-*** ****** *** **** ***."
  • "* ****** *** **** ** ** sites."
  • "******* ********/***."

Positive **%

* ***** **********—**%—****** ***** ********** ****** reasons ***** ** ******* ***** *** being ****** **** *********. ****** *** illustrated ** ***** ** ********** *****.

Quality *** ***** ** **-**-****

**** *****, ****** **** **** *** quality *** *** ***** *** **-**-**** and ***** ********* **** "******* ** good," "**** *******," "********," *** "***** quality," ** **** ** *** ******** below:

  • "****: ******* ** ***-***** *******, *****."
  • "**'* ** *** **** *******, **** of *** ****, **** ****, **** getting * *** ******* ** ****, it ******* *** **. * ********."
  • "* **** *** ***** ************* ** the ******** ** *** ****** *** lower **** ** *** *******."
  • "********, *** ***** ** ****, *** picture ** ****, ********* ****, * am ****** ****** ******* ** *** security *** ******** ***** ******* ** never ***** **** *****, ** *** elementary *******, **** ******, ****** ... We ****** **** ******* ** ***** one **** *** ******* ** *** price ... **** **** **** *** PoE ********** ** ****, **** ** the ******** ** ** ***** ** the ******, *** **** *******."
  • "** **** ***** ***** *** **** have **** **** ******* ******* **** no ******."
  • "******* **** * **** ***** ** a ********** ***** *****."
  • "*** *** *****, **** *** **** to **** *** *** ****** *** fairly ****."
  • "**** ***** ** ***** *****."
  • "***** *** ********."
  • "** **** ***** ******** ****** *** to ***** *******."
Quality *** ***** ** *****

*** **** **** ******* ********* ***** positive ****** *** **** *** ******* to ***** ****** *** ***** ** actually *****, **** ****** ****** ****** like "***** ** *** ***," "***** products," *** "******* ** ***********." *******, among ***** ****** *** ******* *** great **** ***** * *** *** cited ******** **** "******* ********** *********," and * *** **** ***'* ****** enough, ** **** *****:

  • "***** ** ** *** *** ** the **** ** ** *******! **** have ***** *** **** ** ******* and ***** *** ******** * ****** cost ********* *******—* **** ***** *** was **** ******!"
  • "* ******* **** *** *** **** equipment ****** *** ************ *** ********* quality!"
  • "***** ******** *** *** *****, ******* is *********** *********."
  • "****** & ******* ******* ** *********** for *** *****. **** ******** ** many ****** ****** ******* **** ***** tall. ******** ****** *** *** * large ******* **** ***** * **** camera *******."
  • "********* *** ******* *** *****. ******* gov ***** ** * ******* *** with ** ** *** *********."
  • "**'* *** ****** * *******. * have *** **** **** ********** **** Dahua."
  • "***** ** ********* * ******** *** Dahua **** ******* ** *** **** factor ** * ****. ***** ******** work **** ****, ***** ******** ******** is * ***** *** **** **** aggressive ***** *******. ** **** *** fact **** ** *** ********* * system ***** ***** ******* ******** ** well ** ***** *******."
  • "**** ** ************, **** *******, ******* and **********."
  • "***** ******* *** ****** *** **** to ******."
Good, *** *** **** ********

* *** ****** ******** **** ***** the ******* **** ****, ***** **** still ******** **** * ***-********* ***, cybersecurity ********, **** ****, *** ******* that "*** ****," ** **** *****:

  • "***** *** ** *** *** **** intuitive ** ******. ****** **** *** okay, *** ****** ***** ** **** hacked *** **** **** ******** ******, but **** *** ******** ** **** any ** *** ************* ********* ** I ***** ** *** ****** * more ********* ***** *** **** *** USA ******* *** *********, **** **** their *** **** ** **** ** also *** **** ********* ** *** Chinese ************. *** ******* ****** ** acceptable ** **** ************* *** ***, mid *** **** ***. *** *** end ** *** ********* ** ***** with ** ** *** *** **** distribution ********, ******-*** ******** *** ****-*** is **** ** *** ***** *** butter."
  • "***** ***'* *** ***, *** ****** slow *** *** ** **********, *** is **** *** ****** *** *** value."
  • "**** *****, *** ******* ********. ****** buy *** ***-*** ******** *** *** multi-view ******* *** **** ****** ******* competitors. * ***'* *** ***** ****** I ***** **** *** **** - bad ***"
Better **** *********

******** *** *** ******** ****** **** the * *** **** **** *** fact ***** *** *** ********* *** a ****, ******** *** *********** ********** like "***** **** *****," "**** ***********" fewer "******** **** **** **** **** Hikvision, ** **** *****:

  • "**** *********, **** ******* ******* **** fewer ****-*****/**** ******** **** ********* *** reduced ******* ********** *********."
  • "***** ** * ****** ************ ** our ******, ** **** *** ****** policy **** ** **** ******** **** Hikvision *** *** **** ******* ** products ** ***-**** *****. *** ******** time *** ***** ******** ******** ** extremely ****."
  • "** *** ******* **** ****, **** have **** *********** ******. ** *** their ******* **** *** *** "******* reasons" ** ****** ********* ******* *** Dahua, *** ** *** * ****** more *** **** ***** ******** **** them **** **** *********."

*******

***** ***** * *********** ******* ***********, with *********** **** ********* ****** ************ ** ***** *** ****** ******** and ******** ** *** ******* *****. How **** *** ***** **-****** ********** team ******** **** ** ******** ** dealing **** ***** ******.

Comments (3)

My favorite comment:

"Have you ever read ipvm.com? " while responding to IPVM poll

 

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny: 4

After reading IPVM article, I understand how much prejudice on Chinese brands.

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful: 4
Funny

Too funny - I don't use Dahua cams because - "Human rights atrocities"

Wonder how many entered that response from their human rights atrocities leader - iPhone

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful: 4
Funny: 1
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