Hikvision Access Control Tested

By: 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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***, ********* ** ******* up ***** ****** ******* offering. *** **** ** fare?

** ***************'* *** **** **********, the **-***** *** ********* ******* *******, ** shown *****, ** **** out.

**** **** ******, ** cover ***** ******** *** more:

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  • ********* ***** ***************
  • * ******** **** ***** showing *** ****** ** the ***** **********
  • * *********** ** *********'* iVMS-4200 ****** ********** ******
  • ******** *********** ** *** video *********** *******
  • ******* ************* ******

******, ** ****** *** findings ** *** **** the ****** ********, ***** it ** ****, *** how ** ******** ** other ****** *******.

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Key ****** ********* 

*** **** ***** ********* Access ****** **** ********* that ***** ***** *********** for ********* ********** *** often ****** ***** ** much *** ***** *********** / ********:

  • ****** ********: ******* ***** *** to **** *******, *********'* access ******** ***** ****. No *******, ********, ** bugs **** ***** ** the *********.
  • ***** **** *****: *** ******** ********* containing *********'* ***** ** equipped **** **** ******* breakers, *** ******* ***********, and * ****-***** ********** connection ********.  *** **** shows ***** ****-*** ********* are ****** **** *** low-end *************.
  • **** ***** ***** ***********: *** ******* ****** that ********* *********'* ******* with ****** ***** **** and ** ***** ** operate.  *** '***** *******' is ******** **** **** iVMS-4200, *** ***** **** faster *** **** ******** in ******** ** *****'* similar ********.
  • **** ****** ************* ******: ** ****** *********'* ****** configuration ****** **** ******* speeds ** *** ******** inexperienced ****** ********** * guide **** ********** *** systems. ***** **** ***** configuration ** *******, ***** but *********** ****** ******* can ** ********* ** a *** *******.

Low ***** * *** ******

*********'* ******* ** *** but *** ** ********** low ******** ** ****** end ******* ****** ** access ** ********* *** been **** *****. *** example, *** ***** ***-**** access ********** ** ****** priced ~$***, **** * single **** ***** ********* for ~$***. ******* *********** are ********* ****** ** $600 - $*** *** a ****** ****, *** a ****** **** *** ~$425. 

** *******, ********* ****** will ** ** *** low *** ** ******* compared ** ****** **** Lenel, ******** *****, *** S2. When ********** **** ***** Access, ********* ** **** expensive. *** *******, ***** charges ~$*** *** * two **** **********, ***** Hikvision's ***** ** **** 3X ****. **** ** Hikvision's ****** **** ** the ********* ** ******* items *** ******** **** Dahua, ********* * ******* enclosure ***, ****** ** 12 *** ***** ***********, and * **** **** terminal ********** ***.

*** **** ******* ********, see *** ***** *** ********* ******** Access ******* *** ***** ****** ******* ****** *****.

Key ****** **********

*******, *** **** ******* and ********** *** ********* to ***** ******:

  • ******* ************: ****** *** ****, there **** ******* ************ or ****** ******* ** non-typical ** ***** ****** platforms, *** *** *********** guides ***** *** *** consistently ***** ** ********* using *** **** *****. Inexperienced ****** ********** *** be ***** **** ********* and ****** ** ******* of ****.
  • **** **** *******: **** ******* **** *******, Hikvision ****** **** **** times *** ******** ****** to **** *** ****** to *********, *** *** inexperience *** ******* ** tech ********** ****** ******* to *** ** ****** was *******. **** ** a ************ ****** ***** the *********** ********** ** end ***** *** ****** ******* relative ** *****.
  • ********* ******** ****: *** ********** ** only ******* *** *********'* own software, *** *** ********** cannot ** ********* ** managed ******* *** ***** platform. This *********** ***** **** Hikvision recorders *** ** **** for **** ** *** most ******** ********, **** video ************.
  • ** *** *******: *********'* ********** **** not ******* ***, ** contrast **** **** ***** small ****** *******. *** lack ** *** ******* means **** ********** ************** needs ** ** *** to *** *****, * potential **** *** ****** with *** ***********.
  • **** ******* ** ***** Readers: ** ********* ******* types ** *******, ********* Hikvision's *** ******* ******, and *** *** *** or **.** *** ******.  The **** ****** *** connecting **** ** ***** units *** *****, **************, unsupervised ******* ** **-***. Many ******* ******* *** ******* **** ** ** ****** ** increase ******** ** *** reader ***, *** ********* does ***.

Compatible **** **** ********* ********

*** ** *** ****** barriers Hikvision ***** ** *** access ****** ** **** Hikvision Access *********** **** **** **** their *** ********, *.*., the ****-****, *********'* **** ******* and ********** ******. ***** locked ** *********'* *** platforms **** ****** ***** market ******* ****** ** new *** ***** *******, especially ***** **** *** power ***** *********** ***** only **** *********'* *** recorders.

*** *********** ** **** and ** ********** ******** licensing ** ****** ** use ******** **** *********.

** ******** ** *** party ***********, ********* ****** operates **** **** * platform, ***** ******* ******** works **** **+, *** VertX **** **+, *** Axis **** *+ ********* systems.

iVMS-4200 ********** ******** **** ****** *******

*********'* **** ********** ******** combines **** *****, ******, video ******** ******** ********. Our **** ******* ** access ******* ********, **** Hikvision's **** **** *******, user **********, *** ********** configuration *****. *** ****** functions *** ********* ** iVMS-4200, *** ***** ******* like ************ *** ******* *** ****** ******** can ** **** ** installers ******.

******* ***** *********'* ****** interface ** ** ********** with ***** ***** ****** platforms, ********* ******** **** pushed ****** ******, ****** access ********, *** **** controller *** **** **********. During *******, *** ******** ********** correctly **** ** ******* or ***** ******** ** the *********. *** ***** ***** ***** off *** *********:

*** ******* ** ****** cardholders *** ************ ****** is ******* ** **** access *********, **** ******* to ******** **** ******** containing ** ********, ****, card *******, *** ****** profiles:

********* ****-**** ****** ****** includes *******, ********** *****/****** event ***********, *** ****** door '******' *** '****' controls ******* ** ***** small ****** *********.

Quick Video ************ ** **** ******

********** ***** ***** ***** on **** ****** **** card ***** ** ******* is * ******* ******* that ****** ******** ****** our ****. ** ******** to ***** ****** ***** *** ******* ***** took ** ******* ** more, *********'* ******** *** this *******, ******* ** a ***** ****** ** under * ******. *** animation ***** ***** *** this ******** ***** ** operation:

DS-K2602 ********** ******** ********

*** ** *** **********'* strengths ** ** ********** grade *********, ******** **** heavy **** ***** ********** and **** ***** *********** points. *** ***** ***** illustrates *** **** *** build ******* ** *** controller.

*** ********** ***** ** dressed *** *** ******** for ****** ******* ** closets ** *********** *** has *** *** ******** and ************ ** *****, but **** *** ******* PoE ***********.

High ******* *****

****** *** ********* ** a ***-********* **** ******* circuit *******, ********** ********** for *** *** ****** phase ** ** *** VAC. *** ********* ***** supply ** *** ** a ***** *******, *** depending ** *** ****, a ******** *********** *** be ****** ** *** power ** *** *****.

*** ******* ******** ** shown ** ***** ** this *****:

*** ***** ****** **** 12 ***, ** ** low ******* *********** ****** run *** *** ** an ******** ***** ****** is ****, *** ******* can ** ********* **** other ****** ******** ** just ********* **** *******.

Panel ********** **** ********

* ********** ********* ** that ********* ******* ******** metal ***** ********* ****** the **** ****** *********, factory ********* *** ********* with ********** ********* ***** furnished ** *** **********:

********** ********* ********* ** not ******* ***** **********, and ***** *********** (***** $0.20 ** **** ****), lock *** ****** ************* often ******* **** ** prevent ********** ****** ** controllers **** **-********** *****. Hikvision ********* ************ ***'* is *** * *********** cost *******, *** **** are ******** ***** ******* are ******** ********* ***** they *** ******** *******.

Incomplete ******** ********* *****

*** ********** *** **** to ******* ** ****** control, ********* ****** * full **** ******** ****.  However, *** ********* ***** do *** ******* *** taps ****** ** ***** connect *******.  *** *******, the ****** ********** **** offer *****, ******, *** wiegand, *** ** *** include ******, ******, ** LED ********** **** *********.  Those ***** *** ******* directly ** *** ******* panel, *** **** ***** bypassing *** ***-********* ******* installed ******** *****.

*** ************ **** ** the ******* ****** *** non-typical ** ****, *** example ********* ***** *** Wiegand '**' *** '**' wires '**-*' *** '**-*' instead, * ****** ********** but *** **** *** cause ********* ** ************* installers. *** ***** ***** shows **** ***** ** detail:

Panel ******** ****

****** *** *****, *** printed ******* ***** ******** with * ***** *********** CR-1220 ***** *******, ***** sounder, *** ** ********* tamper ****** ***** *** present. *********'* **-***** ** built ** *** **** board ** *** **** door ***** *******:

Software ****** *** **** *********** 

********* ******** * ******** wizard *** ***** ************* of ***********, *****, *** access ********* **** ****** iVMS-4200. ***** *** ****** allows ***** ******* ** be *********** ** ***** ten *******, ******** ************* of ***** ******** **** video *********** **** ****** or **** **** ************* are *** ********* ** the ******.

*** ***** ***** ************ the ******* ** ******* detail:

*** ***** ****** ************* Is *****

********* ******** ****** ** or ** *** ******* readers, ** **-*** ***********. We ****** **** ********* with ** ******, ***** Hikvision ******* *******, *** ones **** ****:

** **** ****** *** multiclass ******* ***** *******, with * ******* ** credentials ********* *** *** and **.** *** ***** with ** ******** ******.

********* **** *** ******* ****, ***** ****** **** security *********, ********** ****** communication. *** ******* ********* now *** ***** *** rudimentary, *** **** *** meet **** ********* ****** specifications.

*** **** ******** ****** on*********'* ********** ****** ******** DS-K1T105E-C(~$***) **** ****** ** a ******** **** ****** later **** ****.

******* ************* ******

*** **** ******** ***** port ******** *** ****** sniffing ** *** ********** and *** *** ********** server ************ ****** *********.  The ********** **** *** use '***-*******' ** ***** ******** exploited ********* ****** ********, and ************ ******* ******* on *** ****, ****.*** ****** ****** *** no *********, *** ***** indexed *** ** *******, all ****** ************* *** management ****** ** ****-****.

******************* ******* ****** **** is *** '**** ****' and ** ******** ******* command **** ********:

 

Awkward *** **** ********* *******

********* ***'* **** ******* *** challenged *** ****** ******* questions, ****** ***** ********* solid ***** *******. **** times ****** ** ******* in *** * ********, *** as **** ** ***** different ******* ****** *********** questions. ** *** ******** side, ********* **** ********** answered accurately *** ************ *** only ***** ** ******* of ~** ******* *** spent ******* *** *********. On *** *********, ********* directed ********* ** ** engineer ** ********** ** an ****** ***** *** answered ********* ***** ** that ******* ****** ****** than * ********* *** of ******** ****** ** FAQs.

** ******* **** **** is * ****** ** Hikvision *** **** ******* being ********** *** ** the ****** ******* ********. We ***** ****** ** to ******* **** ****, though **** *** **** remains ** ** **** given *** *********** ** technical ********** *** ****** vs ***** *** *** access **** **** ****** remain * ******** ***** in ********* *****.

** *** ***** ****, technical ******* ** ******** more ********* *** ****** than ***** ******* ****** control ******** ****** **** safety *** ******** ****** to ***** / *********, unlike *****, ***** ******** can **** ********** ** tolerated *** ** ***** short ******* ** **** since **** ** *** as ******** ****** ******** occupants.

****: **** **** ** alias **** ******* ********* support, ** ***** *** biases, ******** ** ******** towards **.

Comments (45)

***** ** ** ** nice ** *** **** you **** ******* "**** the *****' *** ****** with ***** **** ********* is *** ****** ** choices. ********* ******** ** your ******* *********!

***** - ***** '*****' are *** ********* **?

****, *** *** **** the "**********" *******?

* ***'* ***** **** would ** ******** *** "choice ** *******" ******** to ***** ****** ******* platforms *** ************.

** *** **** ******* about ***** **** *****'* informal **********, *** ****** would ***** ***** ***** posting ******** **** ****.  

**** ********* *** ****** assesses ********* ********* **********.  This **** ****** ** no ********* **** **** we **** **** *** noted ** ******** ********* tests.

** *** **** ******** feedback ** * ******, lets **** ***** ****, otherwise ** *** ******** editorialize *** **** *******.

** ** **** **, what **** *** * in "***" ***** ** "Resuscitate", "******" ** "******"? :)

**** *** ***** ** lighten **!

* ***** ***** ****** to *** *** "**** as ***********" ******...

 

**** ***** **

** ***** ***** ** ** posting ** ******** ******** ** **** industry ****.

* ***** **** ** you **** ** '******* up' *** ******* **** what * **** *** written ** ******* ******. ***** takes **** **** **** anyone, * **** ***** been '******' ** **** there *** * **** for **** ******** ******** many *********** ******** **** been ******** ** ***.* can **** ** *** I *** **** ** out ** * ****** to *** * ****** considered **** ** ** somewhat * ************ ********, apologies ** * ***** you **** ********* * considered *******.

*** **** *** *** regulatory ****** **** ** designate ***** ** ******.  

***** ***** **** **** than ******...

***** ***** *** ** this *** ***** *** yourself.

***** ***** **** ***** to ***** ** ******* in *** ***** ******? Nothing ***** **** ****, probably **** **********...

****** ******* ****** *** write *** *** **** the *** *** ***** access ******* *******. ****** who ***** ** ***** my ******* ******** **** Hik **** **** ** Dahua *** *****. *** access *** ** ** is ******* *** * am ********** ** ***** low **** ****** ******* for *** ******* *** balk ** * *-**/**** price ***. * **** say * *** ************* to **** **** *** performance ** *** ***** access/video *********** ***** ** to ***** (******** ** seemed ********* **** * very ****** ***** **** access ******).

* ** ****** ** see * **** ** head ********** ******* *** Hik *** ***** ****** control ******* ** *** near ****** *** **** any ******* ** *** these ******* *** ********** both ** ***** ** cybersecurity *** *************.

****** **** *** *** great **** **** *** what * ******** **** unbiased *** *********** **********.

** **** *** '********* vs ***** ****** ******* Faceoff' ****** **, ** well ** '********* ** ZKTeco/ZKAccess ******* *******' ****** as ****.

**** **** ******* **** fall ** ****** *****.

** ********* * ** system *** ** **** pleased **** **. ** are ******* * ****** more ***.

 

* ** ******* ******* to *** *******.

 

** *** ** ***** mentioning ** *** * new "***" **** **** incorporates *** ***** ******. Before *** *** ** have *** ** ***** cameras (***** **** ******* making). **** *** ** testing * *** ** system, ** **** *** be ***** ******** ***** results?

 

****'* ***********, ****** *** the ***** **.

**'** ** ******* ***/** to **** *****, *** 'grey ******' *****.  ******** will ** *** ****, so *****/******* **** **** from ****, *** *** ZK ****.

** **** *** '********* vs ***** ****** ******* Faceoff' ****** **...

***** **** ********* *** is *** "****** ** china".

*** *** ******* ******* in *** ******* **** ZKTeco ** *********? 

* **** *** * was ************* ** **** that *** *********** ** the ***** ******/***** *********** wasnt ** ** ***** (although ** ****** ********* like * **** ****** basic **** ****** ******).

 

* *****. **** *** disappointing.

***** *****,

****** *** *** **** but ********** *** ************ fair ****** ** ********* access ******* *******. ***** as * ********* ****** in **** ** ** previous ******** ( :) ) *** * *** companies **** ***** ** this ****** *** **** to ** **-***** ******** and **** ** ***** to **** **** *** will ***** *** ******* impression *** **** (**** or ***) ** **** subsribers. * ***`* ****** see ** ** **** previous ******* *** * don`t **** *** ** now *** *** *** always *******. 

******, *** ** **** ** this **** ** ******* some ***** ** **** report. 

 

Hardware *****

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

 

*** ******* **** **** adistributed ****** ******* ****** **** ****** ****** ********** ( 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 *****

**** *** *** ****** segments ******** ********* ******** *** cover:

SMB:

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

 

  • ****** *******- ************* ** ******, users *** *********** (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
  • ****** **********- ******** ******** ****** for *********** **** *** elevators (**** ******** **********) status *** **** *********, filtered ****** *** ***** credential ****** **** **** information ****** *** ********* forcaptured ******* *** **** **** ** *** ****** ******, alarm module where operator can choose by themselves what types of alarms they should receive(live filter)
  • **** *** **********  ********* ********* ******* hours, ********, ******* *** many ********* ******* *******
  • ********** ***- ******* *** ******* all *** ***** ****** outputs ***** *****, **** stations ******* ***.
  • ***** *******- **** ******* **** ****** that **** ***** ***** pop-up **** **** **** and ******** *******( *** empty ****** *** **** in *** ***-**) *** option ** ********, ***** notifications *** **** *****.Create ******** /***** ****** *** ********** **** **** **** ********** ** ****** ************. Create cross ****** ******** that will perform various actions between devices
  • ****** ****** -search *** ***** ** *** ******** **** ****** ******* *** ***** *********, export the list
  • ******* ****** -  module **** **** ******* *** ** *** ***** ********* ******** ** ******** *** **** ****** ** *******. ** *** **** ****** ** **** *** ******** *** **** *** ******** ******* ******* ** ** ****** ***** ** *** ******* ****** ******

 

***-*******- **** ** ****** smartphone *** **** ******** CCTV, ***** *********, ********* and *** ****** ****** control.

**********:

****-*****- **** ** ****** version ********* **** ***** that ******** *** ********* modules - ****, ****** control, **** *** **********, Video *********, *********, ******** control, ******** ************ (**********, analysis, ****** *********), ******* system, ******* ******, ***** and **** *******, *** many ****...*** ****** ******* it ******** *** **** features **** **** **** the *********:

  • Multiple ****** – ******** ****** ************
  • **** ******** ************* *********
  • *********** **********
  • ****** *********
  • WEB ****** for system management and time and attendance control
  • ********** ********
  • Server **********
  • *** *** ***********
  • 3rd ***** *** ***** ****** *******

 

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.

****** **** **  ******* *********** methods **** *** **** typically ** *** ****** control ** ********* ****, here *** *********** ** done ** *** *** side ***** ** *** most **** ****** **** ** the ****. *** ***** typically ******* *********** ******* between *** ********* ******* offers ** **** **** 10,15 ******* ** *********** in **** *********** ** full *** *******. ** other ***** *********** *** customers can *** * ****** software *** **** ************* of *** ** *** systems. ** ****** ********* between ******* ***** ** ******* and is ********* **** ***** ** limited **** ** ********** imagination *** *********. 

** ** *** *** the ******* ** **** serious ***** ****** ******* it ** *** **** a ***** *** **** not ****** **** ****** coming *** ** **** those ******* *** ****** for **** ***** ** huge ******** ***** **** hundreds ** ********* ** cameras, ***** *** ***** so ********* ****** *** be * ******* ** all.

***** *** ******* ***** polishing ** *** ****** ******** standards(OSDP, ****** ******* *****, PoE),  *** ****** **** follow ********* *********** *** access ******* ** **** case *** ****** **** all ** *** ******* family ** ********** *** frequently ***** ******** . As ** **** ******** is *** ******* ******* ** access ******* ***  ******* market ******* ******** ** keep ** **** ******** technologies *** ** * technological ****** ** **** *** as * ****** ** the *** ** **** technological ********* ** *** world for ********* **** ****** be * ******.

 

**** *** ***** *********** will **** *** ****** your *** **** ******* questions *** ***** *** the ********, ** ** 4 ** *** ****!

 

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****-***** - **** ** higher *******...

**'* *** ***** *** us ** *** ** in *** *.*. ***.  Last * ***** **** were ************* *** ******* English, ***** ********** ***** several *****.

********, ***** *** *** your ********. ** **** context, ******** ********** *** previous ********* ****** ******* coverage **** - ********* ******** ****** ** IPVM.

********** *** **** "** percent" ** *** ********* access ******** *** '******* inaccurate' *** *** *** ****** to ******** ****, ****** "* ***`* **** *** it ***".

*** ** **** ***** items **** **** ********* in ***** ***** "**********, **** *****, **** briers ******* *******". ****'* great *** **'* ********** to *** ****** *** ******* ******* of ***** ***** **** is *** ****. *** also **** * ******* list ** ******** ********* that *** ****-**** *** a *** ****** *** an ***. ****'* ***** too *** ** *** not ***** ** **** every ******* ** ***** product.

 

*******, *** ******* ****** the ****** ** *******:

***** *** ******* ***** polishing ** *** ****** overseas *********(****, ****** ******* ONVIF, ***)

** *** *** ****** Hikvision ***** ****** '********', outside ** *****, *** 'overseas' ****** ****** *** care ***** ****** '********' elements **** ********* ** *******? 

**** ************* *** *** "sure **'** **** ** later" ******* *** **** they **, ** **** update *** ******** *** change *** ********. *** we ******* *** **** mentality ** * *********** buyer, ***** ** **** they *** ****** **** is ***** **** *****, not **** *** ******** may ** *** *** add ** **** ********* time ** *** ******.

** ****,

** ** ****** *** distributor ** **** **** hik ****** * ***** record **** ***** ******** before ******** ** *** here. ******** ********* *** differtent ** ***** *********, as * ******* ** standards *** ***.

*** ** *** *** integration ******* *** ********* of **** *** ***.
* ******* ****** ******* is **** ** **** so ****** ****** ** the *** ** * lot ****** **** ******* for ** *********** ********.

** @*****:

**** ***** *** ** thechnique *** **** ** done **** ********* ********:

*****://****.***/*******/****-******-**-*****

 

 

***** *******. * ** positively ********* **** **** product ******* ********.

 

**** ** ** ****!

 

*******

** **** ** **** before Hikvision will ** ********** *** Access ******* ******** **** they ******* *** ** surveillance. **** ****** *****!

*'** ** ***** **** they ***** ** ***** wireless ***** *******. **** industry ** ******* *** a ********* ***** ***.

**** ** **** ** tie ** *** ******** in *** ********. * wonder **** **** **** be ******** ***/****** ******* **** n **** *** ** one *****.

******: **** ******* *** been ***** ** *** own **********:** **** ** **** Before ********* **** ** Dominating *** ****** ******* Industry **** **** ******* Are ** ************. **** Shocka *****!

********* ****** *** **** strengths, *** * ***** be ********* ** *** them ******** ** ****** in *** ******** ********.

*** ******** ***'* **** regarding ********* ** *******, but *** ***** *** some *********** ************* ******* to ******** **** **** 'access-only' ********* ** *** have.  *** ** *** question/uncertainty/doubt ** ********* *********, and ** ** ***** the ****** *****.

********, *'* *** **** that ***'* ******** *** video ********* ******* ********** to ****** **********.  * know *** ***** *** are ************ ***** ******* between ******** ******* *** installers, *** *** ********* access ****** ** **** to ***** ****, ** matter *** ****** **** brand ** ******* *** be.

***: **** ****** ****** ******* Expectations *** *** '******* *' ** that ******.

***** **** ** * significant “****” ** *** breaking **** *** ****** market ***** ** ***** is ** **** ****** kit *** ***** **** just **** *** **** boring *** *** ** day ***. ** *** UK *** ****** ***** is ****** **** ********* by ****** ** **** level, ** * *** the *** ** ****** been ************ ********* *** the ** ****** ** it ***** *** *** comfortably ** *** **.

** **** ***** ** shouts “**” - *** large ********** *****, ***** terminals *** - ***** is ** *** ***** - *** ** *** a **/** ******.

********* ******** - ***’* hold **** ******. ****** certainly ***** **** ** little ** ** ******* development ** **, ** HIK ******* **** **** take ** *** ***** and ** *** ** be * **** *******....

*’* *** **** * ***** place *** *** ****** in *** **** ******* as *****, ***** *** that *** **** ********** solutions. *********** **** ***, Continental *** ******* *****’* used ** ********** ** they *** *** **** that *** ** ****** aim **.

* ***** *** ****** could **** ******** * few **** ** *** positives ********* ****** **** the ******** ******* *** map *********, *** ********* a **** ***** **.

 ** ***** ** **** some ******* **** ***** their *** *** *** ball. *** ******** ******* some **** *** **** a **** *** ** their ********* ***** ***. The ** ****** ** considerably ****** ** ***** than *** ** ** terms ** ******** *** to *** ********* ***** significantly **** *********** **** the **. ** * expect ** *** *** US ****** ********* **** HIK *** *****. *’* very ******** **** *** US **** ** ****** in ***** ** *****, so * **** *** only ********** ****** **** be ********* ** *** kit ** *** ******** US ******, ***** *******/****/**** and ***** ********** ***. This **** ** * very *********** **** ** the ***** **** ** US ******** ************* **** ever **** ** ** the ******** ** *********, and ** ************ *** made ** ** *** US. *** ** **** in *** ***** ****** but ** ****** ** the ***** ***** *****.

***** *’* **** ** HIK ** ** *** electronic **** ****** ** smash *****, ********, *********, Simon **** *** **** Abloy. **** **** *** ability ** *** **’* a ******* ****** **** reliant ** ****** ******* - ************ *** ***** locking ******. *********, **** locker ********** - * massive ****** ****** **** for *** ********.

 

 

********* ******** - ***’* hold **** ******. ****** certainly ***** **** ** little ** ** ******* development ** **, ** HIK ******* **** **** take ** *** ***** and ** *** ** be * **** *******....

** **** **** ** not *** *** ********* of *** *******, *** rather * ******** **** branch, **** ** ** be ********* *******?

*********** **** ***, *********** and ******* *****’* **** as ********** ** **** are *** **** **** HIK ** ****** *** at.

** ***** * ****** for ****?

*** ***** *** *** comment ** **** **** are ******* *** ******* at **** ********** ********* such ** *****/***** ***. Nor *** **** ******* st **** *********, ** that ****** *** ***** end ** *********. **** can’t ****** * ****** that *****’* *****, *** they *** **** * market ***** ***** *** equipment ***** **** ** nicely ** * *********** keener *****. 

* **** *** *** Continental ****** ** ***** - ** *** ******* is ***** **** *** experience ** **** *** and *** **** *************.

 ** *** ******* **** ... be * **** *******....

***? * **** ** to ** **** ******* VMS. **** ** * missing?

******** ** ***** ***** as *** **** **** in *** ********* ******** and ******* ****** **** its ******** ******* ** terms ** *** ******* feel *** **** **********. We ********** *** *** cameras *** ** ********* licensed ********* *** **** reason *****. ** **** changer * **** *** HIK. **** *********** ** will **** * ***** new *** **** **** easily ******* **** *** expensive ******** ****** *** help ******* * **** end ** *** ********. Commercially, ** **** ***** to *** *** *** reliance ** ********* ** al.

*** ***** **** * fan ** ****, *** least ** ********** ** train ** *** **** on ** ** *** from ***. ** *** improved **** *** ***** but ***** ******* *** clunkiness *** ******* **** feel **** ***** ** intuitive **********.

** ***’** **** *** latest ********* ** *** HIK ** ********, **** you’ll *** *** **** are ****** ******* ** the *** **** ** things. *** **** **** soon **** ***** *** GUI *** *** ******* will ** *** ***** on *** ****. ** will ** *********** ** they ** **** ** down * ******* ***** (as ****), *** ** will *********** ** **** expensive **** *** ***********.

*** **** ***** **** criticised *** *** ******** edge ******** ****** **** cutting **** **** *********** hardware *** ********. ** I **** **** *** slowing ****** **** * tad ** *** *** Central ** *** ** close ** *** **** as ********.

** * ******** ****, I’m ******* ******* ** Central *** **** **** any ******** ******* ** my *** ******* ** that ** **** * real **** ** *** HIK, ******** ** ******** for **** *** ****** for ******.

 

** * **** **** are ******* ****** **** a *** ** *** HIK ******* ** *** as ***** ** *** free ** ********.

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

** ** ***** ** software ***********, * ***** saw * ******* **** was ******* ******* ** minor ****.  *** **** thing **** ****** ************ of ******** ** *****, show-stopping ****, *** **** that ********* ** *** enough ** **** ****.

 

*** ***** ***** **** know ****** ***** ***.....?

 ***  ****** ** *** same *** ** “***********” hides **** ******* *** you ***** ****** ** knock * ******* **** you **** ** ********* of - ***** **** fear *** **** *** do ****.

** **** ***** ** your *** ** ****** and *** **** **** compare **** *** ******* - ** * ******, you ***’* ******** **** an ****** *** **** do ***?

 

 

** **** ***** ** your *** ** ****** and *** **** **** compare **** *** ******* - ** * ******, you ***’* ******** **** an ****** *** **** do ***?

******** * **, * have **** ********** ** iVMS **** ***** ** was *********, *** **********/********* the ***** (**** *** international ****) *** ************* years ***.  ***, ** of *** *****'* **** able ** *** * legit **** ** *** production ********.

*** **** ** ******* to **********? ***** *** mentioned ***** **** ** no **** *********** ** it, * ******* **** it*************, ** * **** of ** ** *****.  

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

*** ***** ***** **** know ****** ***** ***.....?

* **** ****:

*** ************* ****, ****, **** **** **** wasn't ******** ** *** U.S., *** **** **** were * *** ***** in ****-****.

***** **** *** ********** that **** **** "******* things **** * ***" to *** ** *****, no?

**** *** ***** *****, nada...

** * ***** * am ******* ******** ***** the *** ****** ********** enterprise *** ********.  

*** ****** ** *** same *** ** “***********” hides **** ******* *** you ***** ****** ** knock...

*** ****** * ****** to ***** ** *********** is ******: *'* ********** in *** *****, *** the *******.  *'* *** trying ** ********** ****** you *** **** ** inflict *** ***** ***-****  possible, ** ******** *** personality ******* **** ********** occurs **** ***** ** named ****** ******.

*******, ***** *** ******, I **** ****** **** you ********* *****.

* **** **** *** installed ***-*******, ** ** available *** *** **** available *** **** ****. The ******** *** ** similarities ** ****-****, ** works ***% *****. ** customer ** ********* *** is **** ********* **** this ********. ** ****** it *** **** ****** knowing ** **** *** of *** *****, *** it ****** ******* *** *****. The ************ *** ******* as ** *** ** a *********/****** **** *******. Hik-Central *** * ******* fit *** * **** use ** *****.

*** ******** *** ** similarities ** ****-****, ** works ***% *****.

****, **** ** ***** an ***********!

*** ********** *** ******* ******* to ********,*****?

**** **** **** **** like ** ** **********:

**** ******* *** *** install **** **? *** it ** * *****-***** software ******* - ** preloaded ** * ******?

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

*** **** **** **** has *** **** *** feel ** ****, ****** than ******** **** *****.

***** **** ** *** facts. * ********* ** opinion **** * ****’* feel **** ***** ** developed ******* **** *** Central ** *** *****. Yes * ***** ** wrong - *** ***** seems ****** ***** ** 3 ******** ** * VMS ***** ** *********** - *** ***** **** the **** ******* ***********.

** * **********, *** I ***** ** *****. A ******* ** ******* is **** ****** *** Blazer ***** *** *** performed **** ****** **** controlled ***********. ** ******* is **** ** **** was *** ****** *******, the ******* ***** ****** would ** ** ******* it **** *******, ******* as * ******* ******* of *** ******. **** will ****** ***** **** as ** ** - a **** ********* ******** (if *** *********) *** - ** ** ***** hope ** *** * dumbed **** *******. *** as * ***, ** view ** **** ***** has **** **** ****** uptake ** *** **** - ** ********* ** would *** ** ************ difficult.

** *** *** *** knockers, *** ***** ***** any ***** ** **’* lowest *** ** *** jump ** *** ********* and ***** ********* **** you **** *** ****, used, **** * ****** on ** **** ******** about **********. **** **’* widely ********* *** **** have *** *********** ** critically ****** - *** until ****, **** ***** to **** ******* ******** stories, ** **** ********** corner **** **** ** no ****** ***** ***.

 

***** **** ** *** facts. * ********* ** opinion **** * ****’* feel **** ***** ** developed ******* **** *** Central ** *** *****.

*****'* "*** *****"? **** opinion?  ** *** **** just **** *** "*********" your *******?

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

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

*** ***, *** ******* the ***** *** **** certainty ** **** **** seem **** ****** ** water-cooler ***********:

*** * ***** ** wrong - *** ***** seems ****** ***** ** 3 ******** ** * VMS ***** ** *********** - *** ***** **** the **** ******* ***********.

*** ** ********** * VMS ** ***?

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

(****-****) ****** **** ** Hik-Central *** ** ** not * *** *** not ******** ** ***, it ** * ***-******* management ******** ** ****** multiple ********* ***'*, ***'* and *** ******* ******** to ****. 

*******

**** **’* ****** ********* you **** **** *** opportunity ** ********** ****** - *** ***** ****...

...***** *** *********** ** you?

** ***,

**, *** ******* ** not *** **** ** 5100/5200? ** **** ** buy *** *** *** internal ***** ** ** have ******* ***** **** Hik ******* *** *****'** so **** **** ** install. **** **** ** pick * ****** *******. Is ** **** ********* or *******, *** *** just ******* ** ** your ******? * ****, 4200 ** **** * disaster ******** ** *********. What ***** *** **** ********* of *******?

** ** *********** **** both *** *** ****** and ***** ******** *** based ****** ** **** and ** ******** *** flash ***** *** ** 32Fxxx ********* ******* * maximum ** ******. **** goes * **** *** to ******* *** **** of ****, ***** ***** be *********** ** ********* across ********* (*** *** impossible). ** **** ******* reduce *** **** ** entry ** *** ****** however ** *** *** costs $* ******* *** typical $**-$*** **** ** a ***** ******.

**** **** *** ************* run **** ***** ** the ****** (******* *** cCure ***** **** ********) The **** ****** *** this ** *** ******** the ******** *********** ******* and ******** ****** ******* for *** ************.

** ** *** **** to ******* ********* **** does **** ** ****** to **, *** ** highly ******** ** ** capable ** ****** *******, go **** ***** ********. This **** ** ****** meet * *** ** the ******.

*** **** **** ********, keep ** *** **** work!

******* ******** **** *** and ***** **** **** because ** ******* ** "only" ****** ******.  ** is **** **** ****** that **** ****** **** the *********** ********* *** this **** ** ****** communications.

*** ***** ***-***** ******* ******, which *** ** *****, ******* OSDP **** **** ****** Channel **********!  **** *** older ****** ********* ******, with ***** **********, *** run ****.

*********** *** ***-***** ********* is * *** ** a **** ***, *** it's *** * ***** that "**** ***** ****" come *** ** ****** with.  ** ** ********* passed **** ** **** gray-hairs.

**** **********:  * ****** at ******* *** ** years, *** **** ********* OSDP ******* *** ****** in *** ********.

********, **** ** **** I **** *** **********, but *** ** ***** like *** *** *** that * **, * agree **** **** **********.

*******, * **** *** don’t ******** **** ** comments ** *********** *** future ************ 

* ** ***** **** Linux ***** ****** ************ much ******.  **** ****'* and ***'* (***** ******* packages), ***** **** ***** is ** ***** ** magnitude **** *********.

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