Hikvision Access Control Tested

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 19, 2017

Hikvision aggressive pricing and marketing combined with generally reliable hardware and free software has made them a major player in video surveillance.

Now, Hikvision is ramping up their access control offering. How will it fare?

We bought Hikvision's two door controller, the DS-K2602 and Hikvision branded readers, as shown below, to find out.

With this report, we cover these findings and more:

  • 5 key strengths plus 5 key weaknesses
  • Examining price competitiveness
  • A teardown view image showing the inside of the K2602 Controller
  • 3 screencasts of Hikvision's iVMS-4200 access management client
  • Detailed examination of the video integration feature
  • Initial cybersecurity review

Inside, we detail our findings on how well the system operates, where it is weak, and how it compares to other access systems.

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* **** *** * *** ************* ** **** **** *** performance ** *** ***** ******/***** *********** ***** ** ** ***** (although ** ****** ********* **** * **** ****** ***** **** access ******).

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Hardware *****

** **************** ********** *** **** *** **** ******** ***** (* *** ** new ******* ******) ******** **** ** ****** *********** (with ****** ***** ******* *** ********** ***** *** ****** ** ****** ******* ** ******* ** *** **** ****** *** ********** ** *** *** ****** ** ******), encrypted **-*********** **-*** ********** **** *** ********* ******* (**** **-***** ********* *********** ****** ******), face detection fingerprint intercom terminals, IP elevator controller, secure door control module, enrollment stations, buttons, locks and even wiegand LPR camera.

*** ******* **** **** *distributed ****** ******* ****** **** ****** ****** ********** ( call it control panel) and additional smart "slave" controllers that provide higher level of security of larger projects. For china domestic market there are also turnstiles, door gates, flap briers parking systems, entrance control, face recognition terminals and many many other hardware that completes the huge portfolio Hikvision have. At some point all of this will be available overseas.

Software *****

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

SMB:

********- ** ** *** **** **** ** *** **** ** charge ********** ********** ****** **** ******** ****(recorders **** ***** *** *** ***** ****** *******, cameras and video walls, Access control, Video Intercoms, Intrusion Systems (Pyronix + China domestic systems) . For access control additional modules are:

  • ****** *******- ************* ** ******, ***** *** *********** (supported ****, ***, ** ****, ***********, **** *** ******* ****** ***** ****), set access levels, set readers authentication modes, create multiple authentication groups with operator confirmation, create ******** ***** ***** ****** ****** **** **** **** **** *** **** ******* *** ******** ******* *** **** ******* ********** ******* ***********(****** **** *****), define ***** **** ************, configure elevator floor settings and finally create custom ******* ******** to ensure compatibility with wide range of readers
  • ****** **********- ******** ******** ****** *** *********** **** *** ********* (**** elevator **********) ****** *** **** *********, ******** ****** *** ***** credential ****** **** **** *********** ****** *** ********* ***captured ******* *** **** **** ** *** ****** ******, alarm module where operator can choose by themselves what types of alarms they should receive(live filter)
  • **** *** ******************* ********* ******* *****, ********, ******* *** **** ********* ******* reports
  • ********** ***- ******* *** ******* *** *** ***** ****** ******* ***** zones, **** ******** ******* ***.
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  • ****** ****** -search *** ***** ** *** ******** **** ****** ******* *** ***** *********, export the list
  • ******* ****** -module **** **** ******* *** ** *** ***** ********* ******** ** ******** *** **** ****** ** *******. ** *** **** ****** ** **** *** ******** *** **** *** ******** ******* ******* ** ** ****** ***** ** *** ******* ****** ******

***-*******- **** ** ****** ********** *** **** ******** ****, ***** Intercoms, ********* *** *** ****** ****** *******.

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****-*****- **** ** ****** ******* ********* **** ***** **** ******** the ********* ******* - ****, ****** *******, **** *** **********, Video *********, *********, ******** *******, ******** ************ (**********, ********, ****** heartbeat), ******* ******, ******* ******, ***** *** **** *******, *** many ****...*** ****** ******* ** ******** *** **** ******** **** 4200 **** *** *********:

  • Multiple ****** – ******** ****** ************
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iVMS-5200E ********** *** - control of all of the above mentioned systems and modules.

Also *** ** *********** ** *** **** ********** *** ***-******* **** **** **** ********* *** ***** *********. Software customization options depending on the project and customers craziest requirements are also worth mentioning.

****** **** ** ******* *********** ******* **** *** **** ********* on *** ****** ******* ** ********* ****, **** *** *********** is **** ** *** *** **** ***** ** *** **** used ****** **** ** *** ****. *** ***** ********* ******* integration ******* ******* *** ********* ******* ****** ** **** **** 10,15 ******* ** *********** ** **** *********** ** **** *** percent. ** ***** ***** *********** *** ********* *** *** * single ******** *** **** ************* ** *** ** *** *******. Of ****** ********* ******* ******* ***** ** ******* *** ** something **** ***** ** ******* **** ** ********** *********** *** resources.

** ** *** *** *** ******* ** **** ******* ***** access ******* ** ** *** **** * ***** *** **** not ****** **** ****** ****** *** ** **** ***** ******* are ****** *** **** ***** ** **** ******** ***** **** hundreds ** ********* ** *******, ***** *** ***** ** ********* should *** ** * ******* ** ***.

***** *** ******* ***** ********* ** *** ****** ******** *********(****, Access ******* *****, ***), *** ****** **** ****** ********* *********** and ****** ******* ** **** **** *** ****** **** *** of *** ******* ****** ** ********** *** ********** ***** ******** . ** ** **** ******** ** *** ******* ******* ** access ******* *** ******* ****** ******* ******** ** **** ** with ******** ************ *** ** * ************* ****** ** **** and ** * ****** ** *** *** ** **** ************* companies ** *** ***** *** ********* **** ****** ** * breeze.

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*** ** **** ***** ***** **** **** ********* ** ***** sells "**********, **** *****, **** ****** ******* *******". ****'* ***** *** it's ********** ** *** ****** *** ******* ******* ** ***** where **** ** *** ****. *** **** **** * ******* list ** ******** ********* **** *** ****-**** *** * *** client *** ** ***. ****'* ***** *** *** ** *** not ***** ** **** ***** ******* ** ***** *******.

*******, *** ******* ****** *** ****** ** *******:

***** *** ******* ***** ********* ** *** ****** ******** *********(****, Access ******* *****, ***)

** *** *** ****** ********* ***** ****** '********', ******* ** China, *** '********' ****** ****** *** **** ***** ****** '********' elements **** ********* ** *******?

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*’* *** **** * ***** ***** *** *** ****** ** the **** ******* ** *****, ***** *** **** *** **** enterprise *********. *********** **** ***, *********** *** ******* *****’* **** as ********** ** **** *** *** **** **** *** ** taking *** **.

* ***** *** ****** ***** **** ******** * *** **** of *** ********* ********* ****** **** *** ******** ******* *** map *********, *** ********* * **** ***** **.

** ***** ** **** **** ******* **** ***** ***** *** off *** ****. *** ******** ******* **** **** *** **** a **** *** ** ***** ********* ***** ***. *** ** market ** ************ ****** ** ***** **** *** ** ** terms ** ******** *** ** *** ********* ***** ************* **** challenging **** *** **. ** * ****** ** *** *** US ****** ********* **** *** *** *****. *’* **** ******** with *** ** **** ** ****** ** ***** ** *****, so * **** *** **** ********** ****** **** ** ********* of *** *** ** *** ******** ** ******, ***** *******/****/**** and ***** ********** ***. **** **** ** * **** *********** time ** *** ***** **** ** ** ******** ************* **** ever **** ** ** *** ******** ** *********, *** ** manufacturer *** **** ** ** *** **. *** ** **** in *** ***** ****** *** ** ****** ** *** ***** Saxon *****.

***** *’* **** ** *** ** ** *** ********** **** sector ** ***** *****, ********, *********, ***** **** *** **** Abloy. **** **** *** ******* ** *** **’* * ******* sector **** ******* ** ****** ******* - ************ *** ***** locking ******. *********, **** ****** ********** - * ******* ****** sector **** *** *** ********.

********* ******** - ***’* **** **** ******. ****** ********* ***** will ** ****** ** ** ******* *********** ** **, ** HIK ******* **** **** **** ** *** ***** *** ** set ** ** * **** *******....

** **** **** ** *** *** *** ********* ** *** Central, *** ****** * ******** **** ******, **** ** ** be ********* *******?

*********** **** ***, *********** *** ******* *****’* **** ** ********** as **** *** *** **** **** *** ** ****** *** at.

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

*** ***** *** *** ******* ** **** **** *** ******* not ******* ** **** ********** ********* **** ** *****/***** ***. Nor *** **** ******* ** **** *********, ** **** ****** the ***** *** ** *********. **** ***’* ****** * ****** that *****’* *****, *** **** *** **** * ****** ***** where *** ********* ***** **** ** ****** ** * *********** keener *****.

* **** *** *** *********** ****** ** ***** - ** the ******* ** ***** **** *** ********** ** **** *** and *** **** *************.

** *** ******* **** ... ** * **** *******....

***? * **** ** ** ** **** ******* ***. **** am * *******?

******** ** ***** ***** ** *** **** **** ** *** HIKVISION ******** *** ******* ****** **** *** ******** ******* ** terms ** *** ******* **** *** **** **********. ** ********** see *** ******* *** ** ********* ******** ********* *** **** reason *****. ** **** ******* * **** *** ***. **** implemented ** **** **** * ***** *** *** **** **** easily ******* **** *** ********* ******** ****** *** **** ******* a **** *** ** *** ********. ************, ** **** ***** to *** *** *** ******** ** ********* ** **.

*** ***** **** * *** ** ****, *** ***** ** attempting ** ***** ** *** **** ** ** ** *** from ***. ** *** ******** **** *** ***** *** ***** retains *** ********** *** ******* **** **** **** ***** ** intuitive **********.

** ***’** **** *** ****** ********* ** *** *** ** keyboard, **** ***’** *** *** **** *** ****** ******* ** the *** **** ** ******. *** **** **** **** **** their *** *** *** *** ******* **** ** *** ***** on *** ****. ** **** ** *********** ** **** ** take ** **** * ******* ***** (** ****), *** ** will *********** ** **** ********* **** *** ***********.

*** **** ***** **** ********** *** *** ******** **** ******** rather **** ******* **** **** *********** ******** *** ********. ** I **** **** *** ******* ****** **** * *** ** the *** ******* ** *** ** ***** ** *** **** as ********.

** * ******** ****, *’* ******* ******* ** ******* *** more **** *** ******** ******* ** ** *** ******* ** that ** **** * **** **** ** *** ***, ******** an ******** *** **** *** ****** *** ******.

** * **** **** *** ******* ****** **** * *** on *** *** ******* ** *** ** ***** ** *** free ** ********.

****, ****...

** ** ***** ** ******** ***********, * ***** *** * product **** *** ******* ******* ** ***** ****. *** **** thing **** ****** ************ ** ******** ** *****, ****-******** ****, and **** **** ********* ** *** ****** ** **** ****.

*** ***** ***** **** **** ****** ***** ***.....?

*** ****** ** *** **** *** ** “***********” ***** **** reasons *** *** ***** ****** ** ***** * ******* **** you **** ** ********* ** - ***** **** **** *** what *** ** ****.

** **** ***** ** **** *** ** ****** *** *** does **** ******* **** *** ******* - ** * ******, you ***’* ******** **** ** ****** *** **** ** ***?

** **** ***** ** **** *** ** ****** *** *** does **** ******* **** *** ******* - ** * ******, you ***’* ******** **** ** ****** *** **** ** ***?

******** * **, * **** **** ********** ** **** **** since ** *** *********, *** **********/********* *** ***** (**** *** international ****) *** ************* ***** ***. ***, ** ** *** haven't **** **** ** *** * ***** **** ** *** production ********.

*** **** ** ******* ** **********? ***** *** ********* ***** will ** ** **** *********** ** **, * ******* **** it*************, ** * **** ** ** ** *****.

** *** ********* **** *******...

*** ***** ***** **** **** ****** ***** ***.....?

* **** ****:

*** ************* ****, ****, **** **** **** ****'* ******** ** *** *.*., *** that **** **** * *** ***** ** ****-****.

***** **** *** ********** **** **** **** "******* ****** **** a ***" ** *** ** *****, **?

**** *** ***** *****, ****...

** * ***** * ** ******* ******** ***** *** *** vision ********** ********** *** ********.

*** ****** ** *** **** *** ** “***********” ***** **** reasons *** *** ***** ****** ** *****...

*** ****** * ****** ** ***** ** *********** ** ******: I'm ********** ** *** *****, *** *** *******. *'* *** trying ** ********** ****** *** *** **** ** ******* *** least ***-**** ********, ** ******** *** *********** ******* **** ********** occurs **** ***** ** ***** ****** ******.

*******, ***** *** ******, * **** ****** **** *** ********* hence.

* **** **** *** ********* ***-*******, ** ** ********* *** has **** ********* *** **** ****. *** ******** *** ** similarities ** ****-****, ** ***** ***% *****. ** ******** ** impressed *** ** **** ********* **** **** ********. ** ****** it *** **** ****** ******* ** **** *** ** *** first, *** ** ****** ******* *** *****. *** ************ *** complex ** ** *** ** * *********/****** **** *******. ***-******* was * ******* *** *** * **** *** ** *****.

*** ******** *** ** ************ ** ****-****, ** ***** ***% GREAT.

****, **** ** ***** ** ***********!

*** ********** *** ******* ******* ** ********,*****?

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

**** ******* *** *** ******* **** **? *** ** ** a *****-***** ******** ******* - ** ********* ** * ******?

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

*** **** **** **** *** *** **** *** **** ** 4200, ****** **** ******** **** *****.

***** **** ** *** *****. * ********* ** ******* **** I ****’* **** **** ***** ** ********* ******* **** *** Central ** *** *****. *** * ***** ** ***** - but ***** ***** ****** ***** ** * ******** ** * VMS ***** ** *********** - *** ***** **** *** **** support ***********.

** * **********, *** * ***** ** *****. * ******* of ******* ** **** ****** *** ****** ***** *** *** performed **** ****** **** ********** ***********. ** ******* ** **** as **** *** *** ****** *******, *** ******* ***** ****** would ** ** ******* ** **** *******, ******* ** * package ******* ** *** ******. **** **** ****** ***** **** as ** ** - * **** ********* ******** (** *** intuitive) *** - ** ** ***** **** ** *** * dumbed **** *******. *** ** * ***, ** **** ** that ***** *** **** **** ****** ****** ** *** **** - ** ********* ** ***** *** ** ************ *********.

** *** *** *** ********, *** ***** ***** *** ***** to **’* ****** *** ** *** **** ** *** ********* and ***** ********* **** *** **** *** ****, ****, **** a ****** ** ** **** ******** ***** **********. **** **’* widely ********* *** **** **** *** *********** ** ********** ****** - *** ***** ****, **** ***** ** **** ******* ******** stories, ** **** ********** ****** **** **** ** ** ****** using ***.

***** **** ** *** *****. * ********* ** ******* **** I ****’* **** **** ***** ** ********* ******* **** *** Central ** *** *****.

*****'* "*** *****"? **** *******? ** *** **** **** **** you "*********" **** *******?

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

********* ******** - ***’* **** **** ******.Almost ********* there will be little or no further development of it,...

*** ***, *** ******* *** ***** *** **** ********* ** ways **** **** **** ****** ** *****-****** ***********:

*** * ***** ** ***** - *** ***** ***** ****** point ** * ******** ** * *** ***** ** *********** - *** ***** **** *** **** ******* ***********.

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

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

(****-****) ****** **** ** ***-******* *** ** ** *** * VMS *** *** ******** ** ***, ** ** * ***-******* management ******** ** ****** ******** ********* ***'*, ***'* *** *** cameras ******** ** ****.

*******

**** **’* ****** ********* *** **** **** *** *********** ** critically ****** - *** ***** ****...

...***** *** *********** ** ***?

** ***,

**, *** ******* ** *** *** **** ** ****/****? ** want ** *** *** *** *** ******** ***** ** ** have ******* ***** **** *** ******* *** *****'** ** **** more ** *******. **** **** ** **** * ****** *******. Is ** **** ********* ** *******, *** *** **** ******* it ** **** ******? * ****, **** ** **** * disaster ******** ** *********. **** ***** *** **** ********* ** Central?

** ** *********** **** **** *** *** ****** *** ***** products *** ***** ****** ** **** *** ** ******** *** flash ***** *** ** ****** ********* ******* * ******* ** 180MHz. **** **** * **** *** ** ******* *** **** of ****, ***** ***** ** *********** ** ********* ****** ********* (but *** **********). ** **** ******* ****** *** **** ** entry ** *** ****** ******* ** *** *** ***** $* against *** ******* $**-$*** **** ** * ***** ******.

**** **** *** ************* *** **** ***** ** *** ****** (Mercury *** ***** ***** **** ********) *** **** ****** *** this ** *** ******** *** ******** *********** ******* *** ******** legacy ******* *** *** ************.

** ** *** **** ** ******* ********* **** **** **** it ****** ** **, *** ** ****** ******** ** ** capable ** ****** *******, ** **** ***** ********. **** **** of ****** **** * *** ** *** ******.

*** **** **** ********, **** ** *** **** ****!

******* ******** **** *** *** ***** **** **** ******* ** running ** "****" ****** ******. ** ** **** **** ****** that **** ****** **** *** *********** ********* *** **** **** of ****** **************.

*** ***** ***-***** ******* ******, ***** *** ** *****, ******* OSDP **** **** ****** ******* **********! **** *** ***** ****** interface ******, **** ***** **********, *** *** ****.

*********** *** ***-***** ********* ** * *** ** * **** art, *** **'* *** * ***** **** "**** ***** ****" come *** ** ****** ****. ** ** ********* ****** **** by **** ****-*****.

**** **********: * ****** ** ******* *** ** *****, *** have ********* **** ******* *** ****** ** *** ********.

********, **** ** **** * **** *** **********, *** *** to ***** **** *** *** *** **** * **, * agree **** **** **********.

*******, * **** *** ***’* ******** **** ** ******** ** flexibility *** ****** ************

* ** ***** **** ***** ***** ****** ************ **** ******. With ****'* *** ***'* (***** ******* ********), ***** **** ***** is ** ***** ** ********* **** *********.

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