Dahua Direct $9 Million Jiexiu Small City, Big Deal

By Isabella Cheng, Published Nov 09, 2020, 10:28am EST

Dahua has won a deal directly with a China city. While its population is small, the deal is big at ~$9 million USD covering 1,900 cameras and a wide area of advanced analytics and functionalities.

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In this note, we examine the details of the deal, look at what is being deployed, how much Dahua is likely to make, and how this compares to US city surveillance projects.

Prime **********

****** ******* ******* ************ projects, ***** *** *** project ******** ********* *** own ********, *****'* ********, software, ************, ***********, *** custom ***********.

*******, **** ***** ** common ** ***** ******* many ***** **** **** projects *** *** ** China ******* ********* *** then ******* ******** **** Dahua, *********, ******, ***.

Background ** ******

****** ** * **********-***** city ** ****** ******** with~***,*** *********,********** ** *** ********** of *****, ********. ******* in *** *********** ****** province, ****** **** ***** *****, ****** ** a ***** **** ****~*/*** *** ********** ***** living ** ***** *****. In ****, ****** ********~**,*** *** ($*,*** ***) average ********** ********* ********, ***** ** slightly ******** ******** *******.

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**** **** ******* ***** gives ** ****** ******** of *** **** / layout ** *** ****:

Project / ******* ********

***** ****** ** * small ****, *** ****** security ****** ************* ** ******* *** (~$9 ******* ***) "***** Police" **** ** ********* 2020** ******* *** ************ equipment.

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*** "***** ******" **** is ****** **** **** a ****** ** ******** systems ********* **** *** pedestrian **** ***********, ******* driving *********, ***** ******** identification, "***** *********", *** others. *** ******** (~**%) of *** ** ******* RMB **** **** ** towards ********, **** ** cameras, *******, ***. ~**% will ** ***** ** software, ***** ******** * large ****** ** ******** analytics *******. *** **** 15% **** ** ***** on *****, ********* ******** installation *** ****** *********** of *** *******.

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Cameras *** *******

*** ****** **** ****** over $* ******* *** on ~*,*** ******* ******* from * ** ***, all ******** **** ********* such ** ******* ***** and ****** *********** *********.

*** **** ******** ~*** traffic *******, ********** ******** $***,*** ***, or **** **% ** its ***** ****** ********, on ***** *******.

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*** **** ******** **** traffic ******* ** *** project *** *****'**** "********** ******* ****"(*** ***** ** $*,*** USD ****) ****** "*********+ ** ******* Network ****-*** ******"(*** ***** ** $*,*** USD ****).**** ***** ******* ******* and ******* ******** ********* powered ** "*****-** **** learning **********." ****** ********* ~400 ******* ******* ** this *******, ***** ******** for **** **% ** its ***** ****** *****.

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****** **** ********* * significant ****** ** ****** recognition ******* ***** ** track ***********, **** *** cameras ******** ~$***,*** ***, over */*** *** ***** ****** spending. **** */* ** the ****** *********** ******* used *** *****'**** "** **** ***** Zoom ****** ** ******"(*** ***** ** ~$*** USD ****) ***** ******** "************ detection ** ** *****." While *** **** ****** these ******* ** * part ** ******'* ********** facial *********** ******, *** cameras **** **** **** detection *** ***/******* ***** analytics.

Profitable ****** *****

***** ******* *** ****** to ** **** ********** for *****. ******'* ******* cameras **** **** ** the **** ** $*,*** USD, *** *** ****** recognition ******* ***** **** $314 ** *** ***. These *** **** ****** compared ** ******* **** similar *****. ********, ** Dahua ** *** ****** bidder ** **** *******, Dahua ********** ********* *** is **** ** **** a ****** ***** ** the ******* ******.

* ******* ******* ** the *** ***** ***** "*********+ ** ******* Network ****-*** ******"**** ***** **** ** $1,200 *** ****, ***** is **** ********* **** it ***** ****** ** ************ $*** **** ($*,*** USD).

*****

***** *** *** ******* accounted *** **% ** the ***** **** ** $1.3 ******* *** *** includes ************, ***********, *** development *****:

  • ************: **** $***,*** *** for ********** *** *******, brackets, *****, ***. *** example, *** ****** *** includes * ***** ** ~$40 *** *** ********** each ** *** *******'* typical *** ****** *********** camera ***** ~$** ***.
  • ***********: *** ******* ******** $500,000 ***, **** */* of *** ***** ***** costs, *** "***** *** equipment *********** *****" **** the **** * *****.
  • *********** *****: *** ******* outlines *** ***-**** **** go ****** ********** *** customizing ************ *** ******, which ***** ** $***,*** USD.

****, ********** **** ******** cameras, **** ** *****'**** "****** ******", * *** ********* camera ****"**" *********, **** ** **** expensive, ~$*** ***. ****** bought * ** ***** Hubble ******* ** ~$*,*** USD ******.

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Labor ****** - ***** ** ** / **

***** ****** *** ***** surveillance **** ** ~*/*** the ***** ** **** it ** ** *** EU ** **. *** example, ** *****, * full-time ******** *************** **** ** *** range** *,*** **** ** 10,000 **** *** *****, equivalent ** $*,*** - $18,000 *** *** ****. By ********, ** *** EU ******* ** ********* 4x **** ******.

** ****, ***** *** labor ********** ** **** project *** **** *** to ******* *********, ********* for *** **** ** labor ********** ******** **** element.

Back *** ******** / *******

*** ******** ** ******'* hardware ***** *** **** end (~$*.* ******* ***), particularly '***** *******' *** purchasing * *********** ****** of **** ******. ****** plans ** ***** * "big **** ******" ********* to *** *** *** lists *** ***** *** building ***** ******* ********* by ******* *****. ***** included:

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***** *** **** ****** these **** ****** ** Dahua's *******, **** *** actually ********** ************** *** **** ** Jiexiu ** ***** ** US ****** ******.

****, ***** *** ************* emphasizes *****, *** ********** indicate **** **** ** the ***** ** ***** stored *** ******* ****** the ****.

********

****** ****** $*.* ******* USD ** ******** **** Dahua *** *** "***** Police" *******, ~**% ** the *****. *******, **** of **** ******** ******** 140+ ******* *** ********* costs *** ****** *** admin ********. **** ******** components ****** ** *** project ***** ** **** and *** *********, **** as *****'* ******* ******** and ********** ********, ** well ** **** ******** and ********** ********. *******, analysis ******** *** ********** software *** **** ********** for **** **** *** car *********-- **** **, Jiexiu *** ** *** 4 ******** ******** ********. Jiexiu ***** ~$***,*** *** on *** **** *** car ********** *** ******** software *****.

***** **** ******* ********* costs *** ****** *** admin ********. ***** ******* Jiexiu *** **** ******** client *** ***** *******, amounting ** $**,*** *** in *****.

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*****'* *********** ******** ***** as * ***** ************ show *** ***** *** make ***** ******* *** of **** *******.

Analytics - ***+ *******

***** **** *** ******** that ***** ****, ***** also **** **** *** separate ******* ** ~$*** USD ****** ** *** on ** ********* ********. These ******* ***** ******, covering ******* ** "***** community" ** ****** *********. Some ******** ** ******* analytics *******:

  • *********
    • ******* ********* **** ********** to ** ******* ****** the *********
    • ******** ******* ******** *** analysis
    • ***** ******* ********
    • ****** **** ********
  • *******
    • ********* ******* **** *******
    • ******** ********, **** ** if *** ****** ** not ******* * ******** or ***** * ********* while *******
    • ******* * *** *** previously ******** ** *** city
    • ******* * *** ********** appears
    • ******* * *** ******* nocturnally

*** ******* ***** ***** some ******** ** *** various *******, *** ***-***** column ******** **** ** RMB (*,*** *** ~= $600 ***).

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Facial *** ******* ********* ***** **** *******

************, *** ** *** Dahua ******* **** ** this ******* **** ****** recognition ***/** ******* ********* built **** *** ******. Both ***** ** ********* are ********** ******** *** not ****** ****. **** examples ** *****-** ********* include:

  • ******/****** ***********
    • ********** ******* *********
    • **** *****
    • * ****** *********** (*****, surprised, ******, *****, ***, disgusted, ********, ******)
  • *******
    • ******* ***** ***********
    • ******* ****, *** **** and ***** ***********
    • ******* *** ****** ** wearing * **** ****
    • ******** ** ******* *** slowly
    • ******* ** ******* *****
    • *** ****** ***** ** way ** ***********

WiFi ********

****** **** ** ******** ~$430,000 ******** * "******* and **** *********** ********** system" ** * **** of *** ****** "***** Police" *******. ***** ***** won *** ******* *******, the ********** ****** ***** from******** ********* *********** ********** Co., * ******* *********** in **** **** *********** in ******** *************** ******** for ****** ******** ******* in ***** ** ******* big ****. **** ***** collection ******* *** ** place, *** **** ***** gain ****** ** *********** being *********** ****** **** networks. ****** *********** *-******** ******** ***** ******* *********** collection ******* **** **** are ********* **** *** "public ****** *********** **********, crowd ************ ********* *********, and ******* ******** *** prediction."

USA **********

** ******* *** *****, this ******* ** *** larger *** **** ************* than **** ** ******** in *** ***:

  • *** ****** ** ******* relative ** *** ***** population ** ***** ****. In ** ********** **** US ****, *** ****** of **** ****** ******* is ****** ** ** 1/10th *** ****.
  • **** ******** ** ******** for **** ************ ******.
  • ****** ***********, ** *******, is ******** *** ****** contested ** *** **. This ****** *** **** includes ****** *********** *** also **** *** ******* analytics.
  • *** ******* *********** **** beyond *** ** ******* various ******* **** ** new ** *** ****, nocturnal, ****** **********, ********* fake ***, ***.

Dahua ******** / ********* *********** *******

* ******** ****** ******* to ** ** *** well *****'* ******** *** analytics ****. ** *** West, *****'* ***** ************ software ** ********** *********** and ** **** ******* with ***** ********* ***** fairly *****. ** ******* to *****'* ******* ***********, we ***** ** ****** skeptical ** *** **** this ****** **** ****. However, ** ** ******** that *****'* ********** ******* products *** ********.

**********

***** *********** ** *** clear ** **, ************* is. **** ** ****** to ** ** ********* profitable ******* **** ******* it ***** *** ****** eliminates ********* ****** * cut *** ******* *** project ******** ** **** areas ** ***** *** add-on ******** ***** **** enhance ******* *************.

Comments (4)

*** **** ** **** the ********** ****** ** Jiexiu ************ ********* ***** be? ******* **** ** a ***** *** ********* greater ****** ** ****** province ** ** ***** and ******* ********* ** prevalent **** **** ******* such * *********** ********** in ***** *********?

** ****,

**** ********. ***** "**** City"/"Smart ******" ******** *** common *** ****** *****, mainly ** * ****** of ********** ********** *** local ******, *****, **************, etc. ** **** *** country ***** "***%" ************ coverage. ** ***** **** about *****'* ***-**** ********** for ********* ************ ****** the *****, **** **** to ***** *** ****'******* ***** ************ ******** **** ****** ****** on********'* ************ *******, ** ******* ********. From ****'* ****** ** the ********* ********** **** this ******** *******, ***** was ** ****** ******* of ***** ****, *** from ****** ***** **** reports, ** ** ***** that *** ********** ** continuing ** **** ********** to ********* ****-***** ************ systems. **** ** ************ relevant *** ******* *** government's **** ** ***** total ******** ** *** end ** ****. ****** is ****** ******** ** these **********.

**** ***** ** ************ is ****** "******" ** China *** ** *** special ** ****** ** Shanxi ********. *******, ****** was ** *********** **** study ** ***** ** because ** *****'* *********** in ******* ****** ** the **** *** ************ that **** ******** *** being **** ** ***** to ** ****** *****. Also, ****** ** * small **** *** ** spending * *********** ****** of ***** ** **** system, ***** ** ******* of *** **** ***** exists ** ** **** as ***** ******** ** expand ** "***%" ************ coverage.

****, ****** ** * small **** *** ** spending * *********** ****** of ***** ** **** system, ***** ** ******* of *** **** ***** exists ** ** **** as ***** ******** ** expand ** "***%" ************ coverage.

*'* ******* ** *** PRC ***** *** ** these ****-***** ************ *********** - ** ** *** cities ********** *** *** ones ******* *** ****** bill?

** ***** **** ******, towns, *** ***** ********** in ******* **** ** be *** **** ** charge ** ******** *** which ******* ****** ** bought *** ***** ******. There's **** ****** ********* from *** ******* ********** for ******** ******** ******** or ******* **** ************ systems *** ******** ** have.

*******, *** ******* ********** surely ***** **** *********. Xiamen ** ****** ******** reportedly ********** ******* ***(~$*.* ******* ***) *** being * ************ "***** city". ***** ******* ***** also **** *** ******* government ******.* ******* *** ($*** million ***)******* ****- *** ** 2017 ** ***** ****. So, *** ******* ********** has ********** ******** **** of *** *****, *** not ****** ** ***** all ********.

********** ********** ********* (* *********** run ** *** ****** on *.*.-***** *************** *******) ** * good ******** *** ************* how *** ********** ******* for ***** ************ ** China.

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