Genetec Drops Support for Dahua and Hikvision

By Sean Patton, Published Jun 01, 2020, 11:59am EDT

Genetec has dropped support for Dahua and Hikvision, citing US blacklisting and ONVIF conformance blockage, the company informed partners in an email IPVM obtained.

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In this note, based on feedback from Genetec, we examine the details, rationale, and technical implementation.

Key *******

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******* **** ** '********* notice' ***** ** ******* partners ********* **** ** the ******* ******* ******:

**** ****** ** ** inform *** **** ** of **** * ****, Genetec **** ********** ****** all **** ******* ****** as ********** ******* (***-***), and ** **** **** remove *** ******* ************ by ********* *** *****, from *** ********* ******* List.

******* **** **** ******* out ** ******** ******** and ***** *** ** posting ** ************ ** its *******.

******* ******** ********* ********** ***** *** Hikvision*** * ******* ****** in ******** *******:

******** ********* ******* ********** Inc. (*********) *** ******** Dahua ********** **., ***. (Dahua) **** ******* **** the ***** ******** ******** in ******** ****, *** as ** ***** **** are ******* ** **** global **** ******** **** submitting *** ******* ******** for ***** ***********. **** means **** ** *** cameras, *** ******** ******** for ***** ******* **** be ***** ********** ********** of *** *** ********.

*** *** *** ******* cameras *** ******** **** by **** ********* *** Dahua **** *** ** compliant **** *** *** requiring ***** *********** ** matter ***** *** ************ they ******* ****.

********, ******* ***** **** Dahua *** ********* **** added ** ***** ****** ****/************:

*******, **** ************* **** been ***** ** *** Export ************** ***********' ****** List ** *** ****** States.

Support *** ******** *******

******* **** ******** ** support ******* ******* ***** Dahua *** *********:

********* **** ******* ***** running ***** ******* *** refer ** ** ******* of ****** ****** **** these *************. ****** **** the ************** ******* **** (in *** ******)** **** ****. *** ******* ***-***** who ******* *** ***** devices, ** **** ******** to ******* ******* ** the ****** ******** ***** the ****** ** ***** restrictions.

*******, ************'* ******** ********** ******* of ********* (*** ******) in ****, **** ***** ** a ******* ****** ** systems ********.

OEMs **** ********

******* **** **** **** impact **** ****** ********* and ***** ****.

Hikvision *** ********* / ***** ******* *******

******* **** **** *** blocking ********* *** *** addresses, *** ******** ******* for *****:

********* ******* (******** *** OEM) **** ** ******* via *** *******, *** Dahua ******* **** **** not **** *******

*** ********** ** *** to *********'* ******** ********** use **** *******, ***** was *** ********** ** place **** *****:

**** ** **** ** a ****** **** *** restricted ****** ******* *** PRC *****-***** ************ - which ***** ***** **** range. ** *** *** have **** * ******* in ***** *** ***** as **** *** *** require **** **** ** restricted ******* ** ***** is ** ******** *** filtering.

Update: ****** ******* ***

****** ** **** ******* by **** **** ** Huawei, **** *********, ******** the ********** ******* ***** has *** **** *******. Huawei ******* ***** ************ is *** **** ******** used ** *** **** so *** ** **** of * ********* ***** though ****** ******* ** a ***** *******.

Long **** ********* ** ******* *************

******* *** **** ***** about ***** ****-*************, **** notably ** ********* ********* / ************ Hikvision *** ****** *******, ****** ******** ***** their ******* ********** ******* and**** ** ******* ***** *********:

** **** ***** * strong ***** ******** ******** in *** ******** ***** 2016 ** *********** *** availability ** ******* **** pose *********** ******* ** our ******** *** *********. Cyber ******** ******* * core ***** ** *** position.

Fight **** ***** *** *********

**** **** ******** *** ill-will ******* ******* *** these ***** ****-*************. *** example, **** ** ****, when ******* ***** **** action ******* *********,*********'* ***** ******** *** Jeffrey ** ******* ******* and *******'* ***, ****** **** **** playing ***** ******** *** that ********* ***** ***** competing **** ******* ********:

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***** ********* *** ***** significantly ** ***** *** most ** *** ***** since ****, ******** ***** **** ******, **** **** ********* in *** *** ** high-end ***** ******** ****** and **** **** *** done **** ** ********* Genetec **** ***** ********** CMS/VMS.

Upside / ******* ********

************ ******* ** ********** systems*** ****** ** ******* markets, *** ******** ****** will ** ******* ** Dahua *** ********* *** less ****** ** ***** spaces. ******, *******, ** it *** **** ** first **** ****** ******* Hikvision ** ****, **** likely ** ******* ** some.

Risk *** *** *** ******* ***** *******

*******, ******* ***** ***** in ********* ***** ***-**** cameras **** ********* *** Dahua *** ******** ****, and ******* *** ** where ********* *** ***** face **** **********. ********, Hikvision *** ***** *** commonly ********* ******* ****** drivers *** ** *** rely ** ***** ******* with **** ***** *****.

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** **** ** *********** to *** ** ********* drops ******* ** **** or ***** ********* ** the ******* ********.

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*******, **** ****:********* ***** ********* **** Elite ********. * ***'* **** what ** ******** ********* will ** ***** ******* but **** *** **** few ***** *** ***** has **** ******* ******** between ********* *** *** mega-PRC *************.

********, ********* *** ****** up *** ********** ***/*** marketing ****** *** ******* world.

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********** ** ****** **** Milestone ** ******** ********.

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******. ** *** ** the ******* ** ******* point. ***** ***** ******* partners **** ** ****** to ******* ***'* ***. As * ******, *** will ****** *** ****** into ***********.

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** **** *** ****** packages, ***? **** ** Milestone, ** *** ***** old ******* ***'* **** anymore? **** ** *** need *** ******* ** the ****** *******?

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** ****** *** ** up ** ******* ** arbitrarily ****** **** ***** of ******* *********** *** use. ******* *** ******* for ** **** ******* companies ****** ** *******. The ****** ***** ****** China ** *********** **'* devices - *** ******* knows ****. ****'* ****? Genetec ******* **** ******'* response ** *****-** ** not ** **'* ****** and ******* ** *** Axis? ***** ** ******** at ******* ** * homosexual *** ******* ******* this ** ******* *** bans *******.

********** ********* ****** ***** on ********** *** ***** personal ******** *** ** it.

********** * **** ********* responds ** ******** * product ******** ** ******* and ********* ***** ********** customer ****, ******* **** slowly (** *******) *** then **** **** * movie *** ** ** a ** "*** ****** Network".

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********** ********* ****** ***** on ********** *** ***** personal ******** *** ** it.

*******:

*****, * ** **** you **** * **** politics *** *** ** technology *** *** *** (China) ******* ******** **** the ********. ***, ******** else ***** ** ****** out **** ** **.

********** * **** ********* responds ** ******** * product ******** ** ******* and ********* ***** ********** customer ****, ******* **** slowly (** *******) *** then **** **** * movie *** ** ** a ** "*** ****** Network".

** *** **** *********, a ******** ** *** PRC **********, *** ** a ****** ********* ***** official, ** **** * private ******** ********?

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*** ** ******* *** Genetec - **** *** an ********* ****** **** product *** ********* ** 99% ** *********. ********* offers ******** **** ****** can ***. ** ********* dealer ********.

*** *** ** *** owned, *** ** ****** be *** ****** ** integrators ** *** **** or *** - *** to *** **** ***** company ****** *** **. Let **** ****** ****** their *** ********. *** us ****** ***** ********* to *** ***** ** the ****** ** **** company.

*** *** *** * business (*** ********) ******* using ******** **** *****.

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*** ****** ***** ****** China ** *********** **'* devices - *** ******* knows ****.

*** *** *** * business (*** ********) ******* using ******** **** *****.

****'* ******* **** *** US ********** ** ******* on ***** ***, ******** doing ******** ******* ******** from ***** ***** * lot ** *** ***** does *** '*****' *****.

*********, ****** ** *** PRC ********** *** ****** off * *** ** companies. ** *** **** run, ** *** ****** off **** * ******* of ********* **** * variety ** ********* *********.

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"********** * **** ********* responds ** ******** * product ******** ** ******* and ********* ***** ********** customer ****"

* ******* **** **** by ******* **** **** hik **** **** ** that *********. ***** *** hardware ********* ** ***** DNA, ***** **** *****'* invested **** ** ******** in ******** ***** (** is ******* ** ***** user *********, ******** ***** firmwares ***.) *** * move **** **** *** push **** **** ******** a *********** ***** **** might *** ** ******** to ******* **********.

******* **** ******** - if *** *** ***** come ******** *** ****** their *** "*****" *** their *** ***, *** will **** *** ******** that ******** ***** * third ** *** *** devices ** *** ***** (my **** ** *** envelope *********** ** *** combined ****** ****** ***** of *** *** *****.)

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** ***** ******* **** this *** ******** ** Hik ** ****** **** in ***** ******** ** deliver ******** ********. *** if ******* ************ ***** to ***** ******** *** preclude ***** *** ** government ******** (********** ** bans **** ***** ** public *********), **** *** effect ** ******** ******** in ******* ******* ***** be ***** ** ** opinion.

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** *** *** ***** come ******** *** ****** their *** "*****" *** their *** ***

* **** **** ******** seriously - *** ***** ever **** ** ******** when ********* *** ***** came ********? **** ********* could *** *** ********* have ************ **** ****** rivals. ***** ****** ********* will **** **** ******** but **'* *** * natural ***, ** *** the *****.

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"******** ***** ********" *** are ******* *** ** your *** **** ****. There ** ** ******** in ********* *****. **** even **** * ********* Transparency ****** ***** *** can **** *** **** source **** ** *** their ********.

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**** **** **** * dedicated ************ ****** ***** you *** **** *** full ****** **** ** all ***** ********.

******* ******** - **** you **** ** ** or ***** ****** *** did? **** *** ********* in ****, ***:********* ****** **** ************ Center *********** * **** *** heard **** ***** ** from ********* ** ****** since.

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* ** ********* **** you *** **** **** did *** ***** *** Center

***** *** *** “ promote” ***

** ****:)

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* ** ********* **** you *** **** **** did *** ***** *** Center

***'* *** **** ** and *** ****** * plane ****** :)

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"******** ***** ********"

***** *** * ******** per **, *** **** sure **** * ***** of ******* *** ******* open.

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* ******* **** *** mentioned ** *** ******** article **** ******** *********. Are ***** *** ********** regarding *** **** ******* users ******** ******* ********* and *****? * *** understand *********** ** **** of * ****-**** **** switching ** *******. * just ***'* ******* ******** a ******* ******* *** saying ** *** ******** that *** ******** *** be *********, *** * can **** *** * ton ** ******* **** Hikvision *** *****. ** that ***** *****, * believe *** *** ******* on *** ******** *** it ******* ****-**** *** not *** ***** ** a ****** ******.

* *** **** ********* and ***** ***** ***** manufacturers. ** * **** to ******* ** ******** system, * ***** *** be ******* **** ********* and *****. *** ********* available **** ******** *** much ******, ** * would **** **** ******* cameras ****** ***** *** a ***** ****** ** use * ********* *******.

* **** **** ********* and ***** ****** *** to **** **** *****. They ** **** **** expensive *******, *** ** I ** **** *** same ***** ***** ** other ************'*, * ** more ****** ** ****** Axis ** ******* ******* manufacturer. ** **** *** some ** *** **** premium ********* ******* ****** go *** *** **** had ******* ****** **** their ***** **** ********.

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*'* ***** **** *** a ****** ****** *** enterprise ****** ** *** Middle **** *** ****** where **** **** **** large ****** ***** ******* but ******* **** *** same ****** ** ** North ******* ****** ******* ownership. **** **** ******** hurt ******* ** **** region *** **** *** likes ** *********, *** perhaps ******* *** ************* decided ** ***** **** on *** *******-***** ******* that *** * ******* profile.

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**** **** ** ********. Every ******/** ** ***** knows **** **** (*********, Dahua) *** ***** *** COPY-PASTE *** **********. ***** datasheets *** **** ********** unauthentic. **** ****** *** datasheet ********* ** ****** RFQ, ** ** *** less **** *****. **** NEVER ***** *** ********* business *********.

*** ***** ***** **, WHY *** ****** **.

****** ** ******* *** TAKING * **** ****.

*** *** ****.

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Update: ****** ******* ***

****** ** **** ******* by **** **** ** Huawei, **** *********, ******** the ********** ******* ***** has *** **** *******. Huawei ******* ***** ************ is *** **** ******** used ** *** **** so *** ** **** of * ********* ***** though ****** ******* ** a ***** *******.

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****- ** *** ***** Genetec **** ** ** far ** ** ********all ******* that use HiSilicon SoC?

** **** *** ***** interested ** ******** *** NDAA ****** ******** + products **** **** * cybersecurity ******, **** ***** they *** **** *** all ******* **** *** the ******-***** ********* ***?

***** *** *********** ***** we *** ****** **!

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** ******** *** * client *** *** * major ********** ** ******* product **** ** ********* at * *** ***** faciltiy . **** ** a ****** ** *** decision ** ******* ** charge ********** ******* **** for ***** *** *******.

**** *** * ***** Canadian ********** ******** ** all ****** !

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"*************** ** **** ******** of *** ****** **** expensive ************ ******** ***** you ****** *** ******* from *** ****** * largest ************ *************"

*** ******* **** ******* is ****** * ***** stance ******* ********* *****. What ****** *** ** do **** **** ** enforcing ***** ********* ** what ******* **** *** and ****** ***. **** Genetec!

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"*************** ** **** ******** of *** ****** **** expensive ************ ******** ***** you ****** *** ******* from *** ****** * largest ************ *************"

******* ********** **** ********* better...

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********* *****. **** ****** way ** ** **** than ** ********* ***** customers ** **** ******* they *** *** ****** use. **** *******!

* **** *** * funny. **** ****, ***** aside, *** **** *** communist ******* **** ****. Genetec ** * ******* company. **** **** *****'* can ****** *** ** sell **** ** ***** (the *** *** *** largest ************ *************), ** can *******, ***? *****'* is *** *********, *******?

** ** *****, ** your ***** ** **** it's * ******** **** for *******, *** ****, I *****.

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**** *** **** ******* you *** ******* *** :P

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** **** **** *********** broadcast *** ********** ** eliminating ********* *** ***** cameras **** ***** *******. I ***'* **** *** problem **** **** *** we *****'* **** *********/***** or ***** ***'* *** some **** ***.

* *** *** *** disruption *** ****, *** I ***** ** *** long *** ** **** work *** **** ****.

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*'** **** ***** ******** with ******* ***** **** in *****.** *** ****, Omnicast *** ********* **** copies ** *****.********'* *** and *** ******* ********** nDVR.A **-********** ******** **** not ********** ** *** development ** *** ********.***** are * *** ** Hikivision **** ** *****.** the **** ****, *** of *****'* ****** ************* are ****, ***** ** hilarious ** *** *****.

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** *** **** ****, all ** *****'* ****** manufacturers *** ****, ***** is ********* ** *** irony.

**** ********* *-*** ******* Solutions ***** ******* ** dead *******.

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**** ***** ****?

**** *** ******* ** Camera ******* ***** ******** if * ** *** mistaken.

*** *** ******* **** these ******** *** ***** made ** *****?

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**** *** **** *** Sony **********? *** *** trying ** **** ** fish ***?

/****

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**** ** ** *** you?

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** *****, * **** take *** **** *** even ****** ** **** suggests * **** *** more ****.

**** ***** ** ****, I ** *** ** they *** *** **** 4K ****** * **** ever *** * ****** to *****. * ***** wonder *** *** **** was ** ****? **** a *****. * ******* the ****** *** *********, non *******. * ** now ********* **** **** Ipelas **** **** ********* how *** ***** **** have *******.

* **** ***** ** the *****, ******* **** is **** ******* - Do **** *** ********. Opinions *** **** *** weather.

******* ******'*...******** *** ******, clear *** ********** ****.

********** **** *** ****** for ********* ** **** a **** ** *** whole, **** ****** ** an ********** **** * customer *******. ** ** not ********* ** **** the ***** *** *** must ** ***** ** evaluate * ******** ******** of **** ***** *** are *******, **** ** what *** *** ******* and ********* **** ****** end ** **** ************* evaluations. ******** ** *** survive ******* *** **** to ** ******* ** the ***** ******** *** both ******** *** ******** review.

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** *#**:

***** *** *** **** insights, * ****** ********** sharing **.

** *** *** ** search ** ***** ************ cameras ************* **** *** low-cost *******, ** ** all **** ******* ****** are *** **** **** attracts *** *********.

** ** ****** ** be *********** *** **** we *******, * ***** it ** **** **** we ******* *** ********* i.e. ********-******, ***********, *** approvers. *** ** *** company **** ****, ** can ******** ******** ******** with *** *********. ** a **** ** ***** honest ********, ** **** have ******* ***** **** them. *** *** *****, vendors **** *** ** whether ** ******* ************* and-or ******** ************.

* **** ***** *** Axis ******, **** ** certain. ***** *** *** your ******.

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...*** ** *****'* ****** manufacturers *** ****...

****** *******...;)

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**** ** ********** ********** from ******** ** *******.*******, in * ****** *********** with *********, **** **** developed ** ** ***** sensor. ** **** ******** to ****** **********.

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** ******* ******,

***** *** *** **** response.

** *** * ****** integrator *** ******* ** Genetec ** ** *** VMS ******* *** ******** customers **** ** *** Philippines. **** *** ******* brands ** ******** ****** prefers ***** **** ***** and ******?

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* **** ** *** cameras ** ****. **** 2. ********* *. ***** 4. ******

**** *** **** ** keep *** ***** ****, no ****** ****.** **** developed * ********** ** RTP (*****-**) **** ******** Hikvision *** ***** *** connect ** *******.*******, **** fixed *******.

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***** ********. * **** how *** **** * solution *** *** ***, not *** ***** **** to ** ******* *******.

*** ********** *** **** made *** ***** ** a ****** ******** ** of ****. **** ***!

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***** *** *** **** recommendations ******* ******.

******** *** ********** ******* is *** ** *** top ******* ** *** world. * ******* **** as * ****** ********** we **** ****** *** global ********* ** *** for * ****** ******.

************ **************** *** *****'* **** largest********* ******* *** ********* to *** **** ******** of *** ************* ******** Fund's **********

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**'* * ***** **** against * ********* ******* which ** ******* *** citizens ** **** *****, monitoring ***** ***** **** make, *********** *** ********* them ***** ** ***** views, ********* ****** *** whole ***** **** * never ****** **** ********** and ********* *****.

*** * ****'* ******* yet ***** ********* **********.

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