Hikvision Marketed Russian Factory, It Does Not Exist

By IPVM Team, Published Aug 23, 2021, 09:49am EDT

Hikvision marketed a Russian factory, so IPVM checked it on-site, finding no factory. Hikvision declined to comment to IPVM, deleting the marketing after we inquired.

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Inside this note, we examine what Hikvision claimed, what our on-site investigation found, and what Hikvision did in response.

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Marketed ******* *******

** ******** ****, ********* published * ***** *********** ******'* ******* *******, ******* * *** Russian ********:

* *** ***** ** the ***** ** 'Сделано в России,' ** '**** ** Russia,' ******** ** *:**.

** *** ***** ** 0:45, ********* ****** ** have ******** 'производство,' ** '**********' ** Saint **********, ******'* ******-******* city, ** ******** **, 2016 (** *******, **** translated ** *******):

** февраля **** года запущено производство в Санкт-Петербурге.

********** *** ******** ** Saint ********** ** ******** 17, ****.

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*******-******** *********** ******* **** appeared ** ***** **** claimed **** ********* *** opening * ***** ********** factory *** ********** *** launch ** * '**** in ******' ******* **** at *** ****/******** **** show.[*][*]

***** **** *** ********* video *** *** *** articles ********** *****, **** has ***** ** ******** that * ********* ******* in ****** **** *******.

On-Site **********

********* ******** *** ******* of *** ****** *******,улица Гельсингфорсская, *, ** * ***'************* Street, ** *** ******* of *** ***-******* ******* video. (**** ******* **** appears ** *** *****-****** promotional ******* ********** *****.)

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**** ******* *** ******* to ***** **** ***** Hikvision's ****** ********** *** 'Made ** ******' ******* line.

*******, **** *** *** find * *******, *** instead * ***********/****** ****** staffed ** *** ********* on *** ***** ***** of * ******** ** an ********** ****.

***** ******* ********:

***** ** ********:

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***** ** ******** ******* Hikvision ******:

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********* ****** ****:

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********* ********* ** **** the ***'************* ****** ******* in ***** ************ *** ****** *******; *******, ** * 'тренинговый центр,' ** '******** ******,' and *** ** * factory ** ********** ******:

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****, ****** *** ***-******* Hikvision ******* *****, ***** features * **** ** staff ******* ******* **** components (*** ********* *****), we *** ** ******* assembling ******** ** *** Saint ********** ********:

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********* *** **-**** **********, IPVM ********** ********* ** Saint ********** ** *** about *** '**** ** Russia' ******* ****. *** call *** ********* ** Moscow *** ******** ** an ********** *** ********** himself ** * ******* and ******* **** ********* had ** '**** ** Russia' *******.

* ****** **** ******** to *********'* ****** ****** went **********.

Hikvision ******* *****

********* ******** ** ******* on ****'* *******, *******:

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** **** ******* ** comment ** *** *****.

** *** *** **** IPVM ******** *********'* ********, Hikvision ******* ************ *******.

Benefits ** ****** *************

*** ********** ** *** Russian ********** *** ********** a****** ***** *******-******* ********* ** state *********** ***** *** 2020. ***** *** *** does *** ******* *******, it **** ******* ** array ** ****************** ********* and ***** ** *********** to ******* ********** ********* that ***** ** **** with ******* ** ***** implementations. ***********, *** *** could ** ******* ** a ***** **** ** include ***** ************ *******.

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*********,****** *********, * ******-***** ***** analyst ********** **** *********** ****** ******, ******** ********* *** ******* ********** prefers ** ***** *************** of "********" *****-**** *********:

***** ***** ****** ****** countries **** ********** *** Tajikistan **** **** ****** complete ******* ****** *********** solutions, ****** ****** ** China *** ********, *** uses **** ****** ********** and ********[.]

*** ******* ********** *****'* trust *****-**** **********, ******** ************ *** ******** ****** Center***** ** *****:

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*******, **** ********* **** not **** **** ****** is *** **** ** the **** ** ******* IP ***** ** *********.In ******* ********* ******* *** ******** ******** *****, ****** *** **** ********* ** *** *** *** **********, ****** **** **** ** ********* ******** **** ******* ** ******* *********. Moreover, the Russian security establishment has become increasingly attentive to Chinese technology theft. [emphasis added]

** ***** ** *** Russian **********'* ****** ** the *** ** ******* technology, ***** **** ** Russia ***** ********** ***** to ******* ********** ********.

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**** *** *****. *** bad, ***** ***'* * funny ****** ****** ** the ******* ******; * would **** ******** **.

* **** ********* ***** have ********* ***** *** reasoning *** *** *****. Was ** ********* **** hoped ** ****** *** didn't *** **** ******* the ***** *** ** well **** **** **** would ***** ** ** YouTube?

**'* **** ***** *********** spots **** **** ***** in *** ****** ***** you ** ** *** location *** ******* *** were ***** ** *** photos.

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”**** ** ** ******”

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