Dahua: "We're Not Owned By The Chinese Government"

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 15, 2016

Discover the Dahua Difference.

This was Dahua's theme for ASIS 2016. They were quite clear with their response to our question:

How is Dahua different from Hikvision?

And now, after the Times investigation of Hikvision, Dahua is doubling down on their Hikvision criticisms.

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A chat between Dahua and me on their service

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