Hikvision Favorability Statistics 2021

By IPVM Team, Published Mar 24, 2021, 02:44pm EDT (Info+)

In the past decade, Hikvision has risen from obscurity to global controversy. What do integrators think of them?

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Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Hikvision's positioning, pros, and cons.

Favorability *******

*********'* ****** *** ******** *** ******** (-46%), **** **** **% ** *********** having * ******** ****.

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*********'* *** ************ *** ******* ******** from-** ** ****** **-** ** ******* *** ** -**.

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Less ******** ******* **

***** ********* *** *** ******** **** in *** ******* ** *** **, US *********** *** ********** *** -**% while ******* *** **, *** ********** was -**%:

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Executive ******* ** ******

***** *** *** **** *** ****** in ********** *********:

  • ***** ******
  • ***** ****** ******
  • **** *** ******
  • ************* ******
  • ***** ** *********** ***** ********

China ******

*** **** ****** ******** ******** **** integrators *** *********'* ********** ** *** Chinese ********** ** ****** ***** **** in *****.

  • "*** ******* ********** ** *** ******* Government *** ** ** ******* - why *** ** *** ****** ***** than * ********** *********** ***********. ****** are ******* *** *******."
  • "** * ******* ** ** *** sell ***** ***** ** *** ******* ownership *** **** **** *****."
  • "***** ** *** ******* **********, ************ global ******, ******** *******. ***** **** of ***** *** **** ****** ****** was ******* *** ****** ** ******* using ****. **** ** *** ****."
  • "*** ********** ** ******* ********** *********, low **** *** *******.""******* ******* **** use. **** *** **** ******* *******. havent **** ***** ******* ***** *** 1, **** **** **** ****."
  • "* ** *** **** *********, ******* it ** **** ** *****. ** will *** ******* **** *******."
  • "* ***'* **** ** ******* *** China *** * ***** ***** ** a ****** **** *** **** ***** cameras ** *****. **** **** **** there ** ** ******* **** *** can't **** ****** ******* ** * lower *****. * ***'* **** ** price *** ** ** ** *** for **."
  • "**** ** *****. ********** *******. ***** material ****. ******* **** *** *****."
  • "****** ** *** **** ********* *** market. ******* **. **** ** *** owned ** *****."
  • "**** ** *** ******. **** ** China. **** ** ** *******"
  • "** **** *** *** *** ******* made ** *****. ** **** **** first **** *** **** **** ** in ***** *******."
  • "******* ** **** ****** *** *** reasonable *************, **** **** ** *** China ******"
  • "******* ************- ***'* *** ** ***'* applications *** ** ***** ******** ******"
  • "******* ***** *** ********. **** ******* and *** *** **** ** ******** comments ** *** ****."
  • "******* *****. ******* ******. **** **** have ****** *** ***** ** *** cameras **** - ***** ********* ** your ***** ** **** *** ** good ** ***."
  • "******* *******. ******* *** ******** ********. Better ** ***** **. *** ***** value *** ***** ******** ** ********* to ******."
  • "*** ****** **** ****** ******* ** the *********** **** * *** ** backlash ** ******* ************* *** ***** security *** ****** **** ** ********. Market ********* ********** **** ** *********."
  • "** **** ***** ********* ** ********* a ****** ********* ******. ******** **** from *** *****. ********** ** ******* government ** * *** ********. *'** admit **** **** *** ********** *** able ** ******* **** ********* ******** products *** ************ *** ****** - But ** **** **** **** ****."
  • "**** **** ** **** * **** product *** *** ********* **** **** to **** **** ** ***** ** preventing *********** ** * ***** *******. Also *** **** **** *** ********** by *** ******* ********** *** *** things **** ** **** ** ******** that **** **** ******* **** *** more *** ***** ********** *** **** for ***** *****."
  • "**'** *** ** **** **** **** HIK ******* ** *** *********** ***** along **** ***** ****. **'* ****** seemed ** ** ** ***** ********** with *** **** ** * **** UI ** *** *** *** *** camera's **** ***** *********. * ***** have ***** **** ***** ******** *** those ******* *** **** *** ***** ties ** ******* **** *** **'* a ****** **."
  • "***** *** ** **** *******. ***'* trust **** ***."
  • "*****."

Human ****** ******

**** *********** ************ ********* *********'* *********** in ***** ****** ****** ** *****:

  • "****** *** ***** ***** **** ***** rights *** ***** **** ** * used ** **** **** ** ********* of ******* ** ********* * *****. Now * **** **** ***** ******* for ***-*** ** ******** *******."
  • "**** ** **** ******* ********* *** their *******. **** *** * ******* type ** ***** ** ***** * am *** ******** **."
  • "***** ****** ***** *** ***** ***************"
  • "* ** ****** **** **** ********* because ** *** ********** *** ** well ** ******* ******* (******* ********** human ****** **********)"
  • "* ** *** ******* *** *** or ***** ***** ****** ******"
  • "** *** **** *** ********* ****** at **** *****, ** ** ** alright ****** **** * **** ***** point. *** ********* ** **** **** their ********** ******* **** ***** ***** of ************** *** ***** ****** ******, network *********, *** ******* ***** *******."
  • "***'* **** *** ***** *****, ****** support ** ******, ********** ******. ******* recent *********** **** ***** ****** ****** is ****** ** ***** **** **** Hikvision."
  • "***** ******"

Cyber ********

***** ****** ********* ******** ***** *********'******** ** ***** ******** ******.

  • "***** *** ***** **** ****, ** do *** *** ********* *** ******. My **** **** **** ** * couple ******** ******* ** **************. **** are ** *** *** ****** *******. I *** ***** ****** * ************ crash * **** ****** ** * trojan **** ******* **** *** ********. I **** ***** ******* ***** ******** on ******* ******** ** **** ******* again. *** ** ******* *** *** NDAA ******."
  • "* *** ******** *** ** **** of ******* *** **** *** ***. Their *** ********* ** ********, *** firmware ******* *** *** **********. ****, there *** *** ******** *** ****** issues **** **** **** ******. * do ************ *** ***** ******* **** there ** * **** ******* ***, and * ***** ******* ***** *******, but **** ** **** ** ***** directions ** *** ******."
  • "**** ***** ******** ***** ******. ***** not ***** **** *** ******** **** than *********** ***********."
  • "*** ****** **** ****** ******* ** the *********** **** * *** ** backlash ** ******* ************* *** ***** security *** ****** **** ** ********. Market ********* ********** **** ** *********."
  • "*** ********** ********* ** * ********** price ***** *** **** **** ******** was *********** ..."
  • "** ** *** *** ******* ********, and *** ******* ********. ** ***'* like ********* **** *** ** ******* global *********. ******** ******** ** ** issue"
  • "****** **** ********* ***** *** *******, and **** ** ****** * ***** security *****."
  • "***** ******** ****** ****** * ***** problem"
  • "***** ******** ******."
  • "***** ****** ***** *** ***** ***************"
  • "***** *** *** **** ******** ***** ."
  • "******* *******. ******* *** ******** ********. Better ** ***** **. *** ***** value *** ***** ******** ** ********* to ******."
  • "**** *** **** ****** ****** *** board ******** **** ***** ** ****** issues, ********, *************, ***."
  • "******** ******** *****. ****** ********** *****. Plus *** ***** ******* ****** **** security."
  • "******** *******"

****

**** ***** *********** ********* **** **** did *** **** ********* *** ** the** **** ***.

  • "***'* **** ******** **** *** ** historic ******** *************** *** **** ***."
  • "***'* ***** *** ******** *** ********* products"
  • "**** ** **** ********** *** ********** any *** ** ********* *** **"
  • "**** *** ****** ****."
  • "*** **** *********"
  • "*** **** *********. ***** (**********) ** CCP"
  • "*** ******* **** ****** **** ****, but * **** ***'* **** ** morally ** **** *** **** *** being ** *********."
  • "***** *** ******* *** **** ** features *** ****** *******, *** **** that **** ** *** **** **** guidelines ***** ** * ***-******* *** me. * *** **** **** * bit ***, **** ********* ****** *** internet *** *********, **** **** **** fairly ************* ********."

Solid ***** / ******* *****

*** ***** ********** ********** ** *********, price/quality **** **** ***** *********:

  • "***** ** ***** *****, **** **** for **** **** *** ******** ***** solutions."
  • "**** ** *** ********* *** *****. Generally * **** ****** *** ***** paid. *** **** ** ***, **** has **** *** *** ********/********* ** the **"
  • "******* *** ******* ******* ********* *** a ***** ********, *** ******, ************* product **** *** *** **** *** in *** ********. *** * **** go *** ** *** **** ****** who ****** * ****** ***."
  • "***'* **** *** ***** *****, ****** support ** ******, ********** ******. ******* recent *********** **** ***** ****** ****** is ****** ** ***** **** **** Hikvision."
  • "**** *****/******* ********."
  • "******* **** **** ** ***** ***** point. ***** *** ** ********, ****** the ****** *** ** ****** ****. We **** *** **** *** *****-****** installs , ***** *** ****** *****'* care *** **** ****."
  • "***** ******* *** *** *****. ****** devices **** ****** ****, **** ** on ***** ******* *** ***'** ** alright."
  • "* **** *'* ***** ** *** a *** ** **** *** **** but **'* * ***** ******* *** the ***** ***** *** **** ** have ****** ***** **** *** **** that * *** ** ****** ***."
  • "*******, ****** ******* *** *****"
  • "********: ********* ***** ***** ** ****. No ************ ** *** ** **** projects ** ****** ***. ** **** COAX ******** ** **** ******* **** for ****** *******. ******* ******* ** good *** **** ************. *********: ********** applications *** *** ** **** ******** as **** ***** *******. ** ******** is **** *** **** **** ****** resources **** ** **** *** *******. Water ******* / ******* ****** ** wet ********."

**** ********* **** **** ***** ****** sell ***** *************, *** *********'* ****** were **** ** ****:

  • "******** **** **** ******* *** **** of ** **** *** *** ***** with ***** ********, *** ****** **** that **** *** * ****** ********. The ****** **** ********* ******* *** made ***** ** *** ****** *** when **** **** * ****** ********, this ** *** ***-*** ********. *'* rather ***** **** ******** ** **** but ** ******'* ******* ** **** was *** ** *******. ***** *** practical ********* & ********** ********* **** they *** ******** **** ** **** unless *** ** ********** ******* **** for ******* ******** ********** ** ****."
  • "* **** *** ***** ***** *** I **** ** **** ********** ******. Unfortunately **** **** ********** ********* *** market ******** ***** * ***** *** era ** **** *** **** ‘*********’. We ***** **** *** ** **** of *** *** *** ** ***** if ** ****’* ******** *** *******. The *** ‘****** ***’ ******* *** fixed **** ****** ******* *** ********** well ***** *** **** *** **** the ******* ***** **** ***** ******. IP ***** **** **** ***, ******* screws, ****** **** ******* ***** **** cameras *** ** ************ **** **** locked ** ********."

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