Dozens of Surveillance Cameras In A Row Is Not Normal In China

By Isabella Cheng, Published Mar 24, 2021, 10:08am EDT

Pictures of dozens of surveillance cameras mounted in a row are not normal in China, contrary to what is frequently shared in social media, IPVM has found.

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IPVM reviewed public surveillance cameras in major China cities including Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Shenzhen, including those deployed at Dahua, Hikvision, and Uniview HQs, showing what is realistic and where those rows of dozens of cameras are more typically found.

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************ ** ******** **** shows **** * ***** cameras ******* ** * single ******* **** ** Beijing.

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********** ****** **, **** saying **** *** ** first "******** *** ******* for *****" *** ****** saying ******* *** ****** in ******** *** ******** as ****. *******, ** a ******* **** ****, with ****** ** ******* on * ****** ****, typical ** **** ******* in ***** ** * more **** **********?

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***** *** ******, ** is ****** ** *** a ******* ******* ** social *****, ** **** so, **** ***** ***** of ************* **** ****** what ****** ***** ** typical ** *****. ******, a ****** ***** ****** of "***** ************ ******* in *****" ***** ** a ****** ** ******** in ***** ****** ** surveillance ******* *** ******* next ** **** *****.

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Hikvision/Dahua **** ***** ******* ********

*** ********* *** ** that * ***** **** dozens ** ******* ** meant ** ** * testing **** *** ****** manufacturers, ***** ** ********* by ******** ** ******* dozen ****** ****** ******** outside ** ********* *** Dahua's ************ ** ********.

Hikvision **** *****

**** ** * ***** directly ******* ** *********'* Hangzhou *********** ********, ** of ****** **** (*** most ****** ****** **** that ***** **** ******). A ****** **** ******* states **** **** ** a "********* ******* ****."

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******* ******* ***** *** be ******* ****** *********'* parking ***. **** ***** notably **** *** **** an ************ "********* ******* spot," ******** **** ** on ******* ******** ****** than * ****** ****.

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Dahua **** *****

***** **** *** ******* setups, *****, ******** ******* of ***** ******** ************. The ******* ***** ******** adjacent ** *****'* ********, which **** ***** *** on ***** ***'* **********, were ******* ******* **** yellow ***** ******* "***** testing ****."

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**** ** ******* ***** testing ****, **** ***** both ********** ** *** road, ** * ******** adjacent ** *****'* ********.

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*******, ***** ***** ****** setups *** *********** ** locations ******** ****** ********* and *****'* *********. **** IPVM ******** * *******-**** radius ****** ***** ************, we *** *** **** any ***** ***** ****** setups, *** *** ** find ******** ** ******* than ******* ************ **** the *********.

Uniview ******* ** **** ** ****** ********

*******, ***** ***** ***** itself ** *** #* in *****, *** *** have *** ******* ******* point ****** ** ***** beside ***** ****** ******** that **** ***** ****. However, *** ****** *** have ****** ** ******* mounted ** *** ***** and ****, ****** *** testing.

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**** ** ******* **** in *** ****** ******, for *******,********'* *** ***** ********** ******* ******* ******* outside.

Major ****** ******** - ****** ** ******* ** * *** ********

*******, ***** ******* *****/***** with ****** ** ******* were ******** ********** *** rest ** ******** *** uncommon, ** ****, ** other ***** ***** ******. Aside **** ******* ** locations ******** ** ****** manufacturer's ************, **** ********* a ****** ** ***** cities **** *** ***** expect ** **** ******* to *****-******* ************ **, including ********, *******, ********, and ********.

******** **** *** *** find *** ***** ****** that *** ****** ** cameras ******* ** *** utility **** ***** **** those ** ******* ******* spots, ** ** **** noticeable **** ****** ******* are *********** ***** *** side ** *** **** in *****, **** ** than ** ******* ** the ****** ******.

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***** ******** ***** *** typical ******** ** **** one ***** *** ** central/downtown ********. **** *** not **** *** ******** of ****** ** ******* mounted ***** *** **** in ********, ***** **** the ******* ******.

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******** *** ******* ******* was ***** ** *******, IPVM *** *** **** any ***** ******* ***** camera ****** ***** ** our ****** ** ***** Map ****** **** ****** (most ******** ********* **** June ****). ***** *** also ** *********** ** the ***** ** ****** down ***** *** ******* picture ***** **** **** taken ** *******.

**** ***** *** ***** in ************, * ************ in ********* *******. ************ is * ********** *** and ***** ** **** Beijing ************, ********* ******** and ***.

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**** ***** ** **** Chaoyang ********, *** ********* district ** *******.

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******, **** ****** *** streets ****** ********* ******, heading ******* ***********, ***** is *** ************ ** the ***. ***** ***** are ********* *********** *********, so *** ***** ****** increased ************ *** ********. However, ***** *** *** look ** ** ***** average ****** ****** ******** to *** **** ** Beijing *** ** ***** camera ****** **** *******.

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******** *** ********* *** ******* *** ******** ***** as ***** "*******" ** Beijing. *******, **** *** not **** * ******* dozen ****** *** ** when ******* ***** ****.

*** *******, **** *** typical ***** *** ****, an **** ** ******** visited ******* ** ********.

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***** **** ******* ******* on ******* ***** **** in *** ******* ******* parts ** ********.

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******** *** **** ********* in* ******* *** ******** *****, as "******** *** **** city ** ***** **** more ******* **** **." Although ******** ** *** home **** ** *** biggest ************ *******, ******** is **** ** * number ** ******* ****** manufacturers. *****, **** *** not **** ****** **** dozens ** ******* ** a ****** ******* ****.

***** ****** (**** ***** Maps, ****** ********* **** February ****) *** ********* representative ** *** ****** placement *** ******* ***** roads ** ******* ********.

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Surveillance *** ******* ** ************* ** *****

************ ******* *** *** typically ********* **** ** intersections ** ***** *** are ********* ***** ******* meters ** ** ***** stretches ** ****. **** is ***** ********* **** the ****** ******, ***** cameras *** ********* **** installed ** *************, *** not ***** ** ****** stretch ** ****.

** *** *** *** from *** ***** ******** of ******** *** *******, the ******* ***** ******** the ****** ** *** road, *** *** *********** at ** ************. ****** cameras ***** ** ****** stretch ** **** ** quite ******, ********* ** IPVM's ****** ** ***** Maps' ****** ****.

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*****"***** ****" ************ ******* bids**** ***** *** ********* that ***** **** ** they **** ** *** middle ** *** ****, such ** ********* *** detecting ** * *** is ******* *** ***** way ** ***** ******* maneuvers/lane *******. ******** *** cars **** ***** ********* could ** * ****** why *** ****** ** the **** ** ******* by ******* ** ****.

Usefulness ** ****** ** ******* ** * *** *******

******, ***** ** ** reason ** ********** ******* to ****** ****** ** cameras ** * ***, aside **** ******** ************* to **** ********* ******** and ***-***. ******** ****** on ******* ****** ***** may **** ***** ************* and **** ****** ** believe **** **** *** everywhere ** *****, **** are *** ***, ******, only ******* ** ************ testing ******.

*** ******* **** ** did *** ***** ** this ****** ** *** coverage ******* ** *** vs *** *** ** public ************ *******. **** our *********** ********, **** though ******* *** ************* had * - * cameras (******* ** ******), this ** ****** ** be ************* **** **** USA *** ** ************* where ****, ** *** most, ************* **** ** public ************ *******.

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***...**** **** *** **** here...our ****** ***** ***** skyrocket! *** ****...** ***'* routinely ******* ******* ****** as *** ******* **. Darn...could **** **** *** sales ********.

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* **** ** ****** question **** **** ******* deserves *** *** **********.

** ** ****** ********* someone's ***** ** ******* to **** * ****** in * ****** ***** such ** **** ** are ****** ****? *******, if *** ****** **** pointing ******* * *********** window, **** * ***** agree ** **** *****. Additionally, ** ** **** used *********** *** ******* me *** *** ** gender, ****, ********* *******, etc **** * ***** also *****.

*******, ** ** ** citizens (** *** *******) have * ***** ** expect ******* *** **** a ****** ** * city ************ ******* ** violating **** ***** ** privacy?

*********, ** ******* *** always **** "** **** as * ** *** doing ******** *******, * have ******* ** ***** about". ** * ***** in **** ********?

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** ******* ** ***** my ******.

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********** ****** **, **** saying **** *** ** first "******** *** ******* for *****" *** ****** saying ******* *** ****** in ******** *** ******** as ****.

* ***** **** ** are ****** **** ** evidence ********** *** "***** are *** ****" ******** . ******* ***** ***** have *** *** ***** final ******** *** ** is *** **** ***** out ** *********. **** suggest ***** *** *** "T1" ******* ** ***** and ******* *** ** many ******** **** **** just **** ********** *******. Unironically **** *** ******** in *****, **** **** of *** ******* ************ companies ** *** *****. I **** ** *** it ** ***** ***** of *****, *** ****** to **** **** *** curtain *** ****** *** truth. ***** **** **** gaslight *** ********** **** again *** **** *** that ** **** *** exist.

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***** ****'* **** -*** Week

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* ***** **** * video *** *** * still **** ** ****.

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* ***** **** * video *** *** * still **** ** ****.

********** **** *** **** acquiring *****.

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**'* ****** ******** **** mounted ******* *** ***********, the ***** *** ***** do **** **** * camera.

***** *** * ****** that * **** ****** flash ** ***** ***** into **** **** ** you're ******* ** *** best *****. *** ** LEDs **** *** *******, it's ***** ***** ***** as *** ***** ** both *** *** *****. One ****** *** ** covers **** * *****.

*** ***** **** ** note ** *****, *** cameras ****** ** ********* don't *** *******, **** are ****, *** ***'* have * **** *** device **** ** * broken *** ****.

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*** ******* ****** ** otherwise ***'* *** *******, they *** ****, *** you'd **** * **** new ****** **** ** a ****** *** ****

*** ****** ***** *** they *** ****? ** does *** **** **** much ** ****** **, no?

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**** **** * ***** as ******, ** ****** go ** ******* *** equipment, *** **'* ***** a ********* **********/******* ********* so ***'* ** *******.

**** **** ******** ** China ***** ** **** just ***** *** ** long ** *** ********** official ** ****** ******* day **** **, *** everyone *** ***** ******* lined **** ****. ***** he's **** ****** *****, it's ********** **** * statistic. *** **** **** for ******* ***** ** least * ***** ** different *********** ** ** endless. *** ****, *** down ********* **** ****. Rinse *** ******. ****** flowers ** * ***** road ***** * ****, or **-******* *** ****** on * ********.

**'* *** *********** ******** to *** ***** **** Beijing *** **** **** ways ** ***** ** as **** ** ******** whilst ******* **** *** deposit *** ***** **** summer ****.

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****** ******* ** * 5mile **** ***** * year, ** **-******* *** plants ** * ********.

******* ** ** **********. Unlike **** ** ******, Almaty *** ***** *********. Every ****** *** ***** sidewalks **** ****** *** and ********* *** ********* before *** **** ******. Local ******* **** ** it *** ****-**** *** men **** *** *********** who ***** **** * few ******* ******* *** month ***** ** ***** helping *********** ******* *****.

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* ** *** ********* to *** **** **** surveillance *******, ***** *** many ******** **** *** continuously ***** ***** *** observed ***** ** ******** from * ****** ***** communism *** **** ******* by ***** *******.

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** * ****** *****, the ****** ** ******* installed !!!

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