Hikvision Favorability Statistics 2021

By IPVM Team, Published Mar 24, 2021, 02:44pm EDT

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 *******

*********'* ****** *** ******** net ******** (-**%), **** over **% ** *********** having * ******** ****.

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*********'* *** ************ *** dropped ******** ****-** ** ****** **-** ** ******* *** ** -**.

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

***** ********* *** *** negative **** ** *** outside ** *** **, US *********** *** ********** was -**% ***** ******* the **, *** ********** was -**%:

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

***** *** *** **** key ****** ** ********** responses:

  • ***** ******
  • ***** ****** ******
  • **** *** ******
  • ************* ******
  • ***** ** *********** ***** positive

China ******

*** **** ****** ******** response **** *********** *** Hikvision's ********** ** *** Chinese ********** ** ****** being **** ** *****.

  • "*** ******* ********** ** the ******* ********** *** to ** ******* - why *** ** *** system ***** **** * standalone *********** ***********. ****** are ******* *** *******."
  • "** * ******* ** do *** **** ***** based ** *** ******* ownership *** **** **** hacks."
  • "***** ** *** ******* government, ************ ****** ******, possible *******. ***** **** of ***** *** **** remote ****** *** ******* old ****** ** ******* using ****. **** ** say ****."
  • "*** ********** ** ******* subsidized *********, *** **** low *******.""******* ******* **** use. **** *** **** support *******. ****** **** these ******* ***** *** 1, **** **** **** them."
  • "* ** *** **** Hikvision, ******* ** ** made ** *****. ** will *** ******* **** product."
  • "* ***'* **** ** support *** ***** *** I ***** ***** ** a ****** **** *** sell ***** ******* ** cheap. **** **** **** there ** ** ******* that *** ***'* **** better ******* ** * lower *****. * ***'* sell ** ***** *** so ** ** *** for **."
  • "**** ** *****. ********** product. ***** ******** ****. Support **** *** *****."
  • "****** ** *** **** destroyed *** ******. ******* OK. **** ** *** owned ** *****."
  • "**** ** *** ******. Made ** *****. **** in ** *******"
  • "** **** *** *** any ******* **** ** china. ** **** **** first **** *** **** that ** ** ***** cameras."
  • "******* ** **** ****** and *** ********** *************, down **** ** *** China ******"
  • "******* ************- ***'* *** in ***'* ************ *** to ***** ******** ******"
  • "******* ***** *** ********. Poor ******* *** *** the **** ** ******** comments ** *** ****."
  • "******* *****. ******* ******. Also **** **** ****** the ***** ** *** cameras **** - ***** depending ** **** ***** of **** *** ** good ** ***."
  • "******* *******. ******* *** security ********. ****** ** avoid **. *** ***** value *** ***** ******** is ********* ** ******."
  • "*** ****** **** ****** tainted ** *** *********** with * *** ** backlash ** ******* ************* and ***** ******** *** always **** ** ********. Market ********* ********** **** in *********."
  • "** **** ***** ********* or ********* * ****** Hikvision ******. ******** **** from *** *****. ********** to ******* ********** ** a *** ********. *'** admit **** **** *** innovative *** **** ** produce **** ********* ******** products *** ************ *** prices - *** ** what **** **** ****."
  • "**** **** ** **** a **** ******* *** the ********* **** **** to **** **** ** comes ** ********** *********** is * ***** *******. Also *** **** **** are ********** ** *** Chinese ********** *** *** things **** ** **** to ******** **** **** have ******* **** *** more *** ***** ********** and **** *** ***** users."
  • "**'** *** ** **** with **** *** ******* in *** *********** ***** along **** ***** ****. It's ****** ****** ** be ** ***** ********** with *** **** ** a **** ** ** the *** *** *** camera's **** ***** *********. I ***** **** ***** sold ***** ******** *** those ******* *** **** add ***** **** ** Chinese **** *** **'* a ****** **."
  • "***** *** ** **** Chinese. ***'* ***** **** yet."
  • "*****."

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

**** *********** ************ ********* Hikvision's *********** ** ***** rights ****** ** *****:

  • "****** *** ***** ***** with ***** ****** *** China **** ** * used ** **** **** of ********* ** ******* of ********* * *****. Now * **** **** their ******* *** ***-*** to ******** *******."
  • "**** ** **** ******* hikvision *** ***** *******. They *** * ******* type ** ***** ** which * ** *** opposite **."
  • "***** ****** ***** *** cyber ***************"
  • "* ** ****** **** from ********* ******* ** the ********** *** ** well ** ******* ******* (Chinese ********** ***** ****** violations)"
  • "* ** *** ******* the *** ** ***** human ****** ******"
  • "** *** **** *** Hikvision ****** ** **** value, ** ** ** alright ****** **** * good ***** *****. *** Hikvision ** **** **** their ********** ******* **** their ***** ** ************** and ***** ****** ******, network *********, *** ******* shady *******."
  • "***'* **** *** ***** point, ****** ******* ** Canada, ********** ******. ******* recent *********** **** ***** rights ****** ** ****** us ***** **** **** Hikvision."
  • "***** ******"

Cyber ********

***** ****** ********* ******** about *********'******** ** ***** ******** issues.

  • "***** *** ***** **** well, ** ** *** use ********* *** ******. My **** **** **** on * ****** ******** against ** **************. **** are ** *** *** gapped *******. * *** their ****** * ************ crash * **** ****** as * ****** **** through **** *** ********. I **** ***** ******* their ******** ** ******* personal ** **** ******* again. *** ** ******* all *** **** ******."
  • "* *** ******** *** to **** ** ******* for **** *** ***. Their *** ********* ** mediocre, *** ******** ******* are *** **********. ****, there *** *** ******** and ****** ****** **** have **** ******. * do ************ *** ***** cameras **** ***** ** a **** ******* ***, and * ***** ******* older *******, *** **** to **** ** ***** directions ** *** ******."
  • "**** ***** ******** ***** record. ***** *** ***** them *** ******** **** than *********** ***********."
  • "*** ****** **** ****** tainted ** *** *********** with * *** ** backlash ** ******* ************* and ***** ******** *** always **** ** ********. Market ********* ********** **** in *********."
  • "*** ********** ********* ** a ********** ***** ***** the **** **** ******** was *********** ..."
  • "** ** *** *** Chinese ********, *** *** quality ********. ** ***'* like ********* **** *** to ******* ****** *********. Security ******** ** ** issue"
  • "****** **** ********* ***** the *******, *** **** it ****** * ***** security *****."
  • "***** ******** ****** ****** a ***** *******"
  • "***** ******** ******."
  • "***** ****** ***** *** cyber ***************"
  • "***** *** *** **** security ***** ."
  • "******* *******. ******* *** security ********. ****** ** avoid **. *** ***** value *** ***** ******** is ********* ** ******."
  • "**** *** **** ****** across *** ***** ******** with ***** ** ****** issues, ********, *************, ***."
  • "******** ******** *****. ****** translated *****. **** *** other ******* ****** **** security."
  • "******** *******"

****

**** ***** *********** ********* that **** *** *** sell ********* *** ** the** **** ***.

  • "***'* **** ******** **** due ** ******** ******** vulnerabilities *** **** ***."
  • "***'* ***** *** ******** non ********* ********"
  • "**** ** **** ********** has ********** *** *** of ********* *** **"
  • "**** *** ****** ****."
  • "*** **** *********"
  • "*** **** *********. ***** (indirectly) ** ***"
  • "*** ******* **** ****** been ****, *** * just ***'* **** ** morally ** **** *** NDAA *** ***** ** prominent."
  • "***** *** ******* *** rich ** ******** *** decent *******, *** **** that **** ** *** meet **** ********** ***** it * ***-******* *** me. * *** **** them * *** ***, when ********* ****** *** internet *** *********, **** find **** ****** ************* postings."

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

*** ***** ********** ********** on *********, *****/******* **** most ***** *********:

  • "***** ** ***** *****, good **** *** **** buck *** ******** ***** solutions."
  • "**** ** *** ********* use *****. ********* * good ****** *** ***** paid. *** **** ** ban, **** *** **** our *** ********/********* ** the **"
  • "******* *** ******* ******* HIKVision *** * ***** platform, *** ******, ************* product **** *** *** best *** ** *** industry. *** * **** go *** ** *** with ****** *** ****** a ****** ***."
  • "***'* **** *** ***** point, ****** ******* ** Canada, ********** ******. ******* recent *********** **** ***** rights ****** ** ****** us ***** **** **** Hikvision."
  • "**** *****/******* ********."
  • "******* **** **** ** every ***** *****. ***** VMS ** ********, ****** the ****** *** ** pretty ****. ** **** use **** *** *****-****** installs , ***** *** client *****'* **** *** owns ****."
  • "***** ******* *** *** price. ****** ******* **** rarely ****, **** ** on ***** ******* *** you'll ** *******."
  • "* **** *'* ***** to *** * *** of **** *** **** but **'* * ***** product *** *** ***** point *** **** ** have ****** ***** **** the **** **** * lot ** ****** ***."
  • "*******, ****** ******* *** price"
  • "********: ********* ***** ***** is ****. ** ************ on *** ** **** projects ** ****** ***. HD **** **** ******** an **** ******* **** for ****** *******. ******* quality ** **** *** most ************. *********: ********** applications *** *** ** well ******** ** **** other *******. ** ******** is **** *** **** huge ****** ********* **** on **** *** *******. Water ******* / ******* issues ** *** ********."

**** ********* **** **** would ****** **** ***** manufacturers, *** *********'* ****** were **** ** ****:

  • "******** **** **** ******* the **** ** ** CCTV *** *** ***** with ***** ********, *** cannot **** **** **** are * ****** ********. The ****** **** ********* spyware *** **** ***** to *** ****** *** when **** **** * budget ********, **** ** our ***-*** ********. *'* rather ***** **** ******** or **** *** ** couldn't ******* ** **** was *** ** *******. Shame *** ********* ********* & ********** ********* **** they *** ******** **** to **** ****** *** UK ********** ******* **** for ******* ******** ********** by ****."
  • "* **** *** ***** point *** * **** we **** ********** ******. Unfortunately **** **** ********** saturated *** ****** ******** along * ***** *** era ** **** *** play ‘*********’. ** ***** lose *** ** **** of *** *** *** to ***** ** ** spec’d ******** *** *******. The *** ‘****** ***’ cameras *** ***** **** turret ******* *** ********** well ***** *** **** all **** *** ******* found **** ***** ******. IP ***** **** **** out, ******* ******, ****** feet ******* ***** **** cameras *** ** ************ even **** ****** ** position."

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