Hikvision Chairman Touts "Technology Determines Military Strength"

By Charles Rollet, Published Oct 25, 2022, 08:40am EDT (Info+)

Hikvision's Chairman Chen Zongnian praised technology for being crucial to national military strength in a speech that directly quoted Xi Jinping slogans about China's "great rejuvenation" and technology self-reliance.

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The US government is sanctioning PRC companies for contributing to military-civil fusion, with its latest chip restrictions omitting Hikvision but including Dahua. IPVM also found new evidence of Chairman Chen touting Hikvision's contributions to military-civil fusion.

In this report, IPVM examines Chairman Chen's remarks and what they reveal about Hikvision. Hikvision did not respond to IPVM's comment requests.

"Technology ********** ******** ********"

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********* ** ***** ** *******, ********** the **** **** ******* *****, **** revealedan **** ****: that is, science and technology determine economic development, technology ********** ******** ********, and ultimately science and technology determine the prosperity and decline of great powers.

千年历史的发展尤其是近五百年来世界历史的发展揭示了一条铁的规律:那就是科技决定经济的发展,科技决定军事的实力,最终科技决定大国的兴衰。[******** *****]

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当前世界百年未有之大加速演进,中华民族伟大复兴进入了关键时期。科技自立自强就是民族的自立自强,是时代的必然要求。[******** *****]

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Hikvision *** ****, **** "**********"

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** ******** ** ******* *** *******, ********* ****** *** ******** "**********" and **** ********* ** *** * "Chinese ******** *******":

***decision ** ****** ********* ** **********. We strongly protested when Hikvision was included on this list in June because, as we have shown time and again, Hikvision ** *** * ‘******* ******** *******’. Hikvision is independently operated and publicly traded. [emphasis added]

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