Hikvision Most Polarizing Favorability Results

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 05, 2017

Pro or con, integrators have an opinion on Hikvision.

Hikvision scored, by far, the lowest neutral levels on IPVM's favorability results, engendering both significant support and opposition.

In this note, we examine the numbers and numerous integrator comments explaining their positions.

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********* ******, ** ***, *** ****** ******* ****** ** ****'* favorability *******, *********** **** *********** ******* *** **********.

** **** ****, ** ******* *** ******* *** ******** ********** comments ********** ***** *********.

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Statistics ********

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*****, ** ****** *** *** ******* *********** ******** *** ***** positive ** ******** ********* ** *********. 

Attractive Pricing / *****

********* ** ********* ***** *** ***** *** ******, *** *********** often ***** *** ***** / ***** **** ******** ** * *** positive:

  • "********** ****** *** * ***** *****"
  • "**** ***** ** ***** ** *****/*******"
  • "**** ** ***** **** *** *****/*********** *****."
  • "**% **** ***, ** **** ***'* **** ** **% *** today."
  • "*** ** ******* *** *** ***** ************* ** ******* *** lower *****. *** *** ******** ****** ** ****** *********** **** the *** *** ****** *** **** *********."
  • "********* *** ****** *** * **** ***** *****."
  • "********** ********, **** *******."
  • "********** ******* *** ***** ******* ** ******."
  • "**** *********."
  • "********* *****, *** *********** ** **** ***** ** **** ** the ***** ****-*** *****. *** ****** *** ***** ***-****** ******* are ******** *** ******** **** ** *** ******."
  • "**** ****** ******* *** *** *****. *.***+ ***** ****."

*******

**** ******** **** ******** ********* ************ ********* ********** ** *******. In ******** ** ***** *****, ****** *******:

  • "******* **** *** * ***** ***** *****."
  • "*****, **** *******, ******** ********."
  • "****** ******* ******* *** ***. ***** *** ******* **** **** won't *** *** *****/****."
  • "***** **** **, **** *******, **** ***** *******."
  • "**** ******* *******, *** **** ** *******, *** *** ******** I **** ** * ***** *** ******** *****. ***** ** really **** ** **** **** **** ***** **** ******. ******** service ****** *'** *** **** *** *** ******* *******."
  • "**** *** ** **** ** ******* ** ***** *******. ***** built ** **** ** *** *********. * **** **** ** use **** ** ***** ** ********** *** *** ************* *** tight ******* * ****. **** ******* ** ****** **** ** well."
  • "**** ***** ** ***** ** *****/******* **** ********* ******* ** choice *** **** ********."

Proponents *** ********* ***** ********* *** *****

**** ***-********* *********** *** ***** ** *********'* ******* ********** ******, *** **** ******** ************ ******* **** ** ** **** of *******, *** ******* ** *** *** ****** ** ****** them:

  • "*** ******* ***'* ***** ** * *** ********** *** *** enough *** ** ** ****** ******... ** ***** *** ***."
  • "******* *** **** **** ********* ** ********* ***** ** *** Chinese ***, ** **** **** ****, *** ** ******, *** best **** ** ******** ********* ** ****** *** *****, *** they *** ****** * ***** ***** ** ****."
  • "*'* *** * **** *** ** *** ******* ********** *********** in *** *******, *** **'* *** * ***********."

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*** ******* ********** ********* ** ** ********* ***** ** ******* to *********, *** ** ** ******* ** *** ********, *** actually ** ****** ***********. 

Opponents ********** ********* ** ********** *********

** ********, ******* ********** ********* *** *** *** ******* *** integrators **** * ******** ********:

  • "******* ********** ********* ** ***'* *** ** ***."
  • "********* *** ******* ** **** **'* ******* ** ********** ********* as ** ******** ****** ** ********* *****"
  • "******* ********* ** ******* **********"
  • "** ** *** ******* ********* *** ** *** ************ **** the ******* **********."
  • "******** **** ********** ********** ********* ******* ** * ******* ***** by * ********** **** **'** *** *** ** **** ***** warfare ****."
  • "******? ******* ************ *********"
  • "* ***'* **** **** **** *** * ******* ********** *******. It ***** * ******** **** *** ******** *********."
  • "**** ******** *** ***** ********* ********** ********* ** ** ******** significant ********* ******** **** *** *** ** *** ******. *** concerns **** **** ********** ********* ** **** *** **** ** requirements *** ******* (** **** ****** **** ******* *****-******* ****** loans) **** **** ******* ** ****** *********, *** ****** ** to ** **** ** * **** ** *** ********** ** get ***** ******* *** **** *** *****."
  • "***** ** ******* **********. **** * *** ****? **'** ***** use ****."
  • "* **** **** **** *** ******* ***** *** * ** not ***** ****."

Cyber ******** ********

***** ******** *** ****** * ***** *****, *** ********* *** had ******** ***************, ** ***** ******** ********** ************* ********, ******* *********** ********** ** **********.  

  • "******** ******* ****"
  • "***** ****, ******** *****"
  • "********, ********, ********. *** *** ** ******* * ******** ******** with ******** **** *** *** ******?? **** **** **** ****** products, *** ** ****** ****** ***** ********** ********* ********."
  • "******** **** ********** ********** ********* ******* ** * ******* ***** by * ********** **** **'** *** *** ** **** ***** warfare ****."
  • "*** **** *** ******. ***** ***** **** ** *********. ***** security ** ***** *** *** ****** ****."
  • "******** *****."

Destroying *** ********

****-********* ********* **** **** *** ****** *** *** ****** **** as * *******, **** *********** **** **** ********* ** *********** or ********* **** ***** ******* *******.

  • "**** **** ***** **** *** ********** *** ************ ******** **** their ******** *** **********."
  • "******* ** *** ********. **** ** ****** ************."
  • "*** ******** *** ****** *******. ********* *******. **** ** *** bottom."
  • "** ******* **** *** ****** ***** ********* **** ****** *** damaging ** *** ******** ** * *****."
  • "**** *** ******* *** ****** **** *** *** ******."
  • "*** ******** ***** ****** ** **** *** **** *** *** industry ** * *****." 

*******

***** ********* ** *** ************ ***** ***** **** ********** **** can *********** ** *****: ******* ********, **** ** **********, ******** **** prices. *********'* ******* ********* - ********** ********* - ** ************* harder.

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Comments (9)

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*** **** ***** ****, *** ** ***, *** ** ****** competition ** **** *** ********. ** *** **** ** ** their *****. ******** ** ****** *** **** ** ***** *****, but ********* ** * *** **** **** ******* **** ***.

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

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**** **** ** ***** ****. *********'* *** *** ***** ****** is ~$****-**** ******. *** **** ********** (*****-*) ** ****** $****. * ***'* **** **** ********'* ** PTZ ******* ** ****, *** **** ** ***** ** *** model *** $****.

********'* ** *** ****** ** $**** *** *** *** ********* and ************.

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****** *** **** ***** ******* ** ****. ********* *********'* ********** ownership, *** **** ********* ********** *********'* ******** ****.

*******, ***** ******** ** ********* *** **********. *** ******** ***** this:

** ****** ***, ******* ***, ****** ***, ** *****, ****** Mac, *** ******* **** ******* ********* ** ***** **** ****? Hikvision ** ********** ** ***** ********** *** ** **** **** competitive ** ***** *** ****** **** *** **** ** ********* their ********* ****.

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