Hikvision Hires Ex-Genetec Manager

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 07, 2015

One of Genetec's longest tenured employees has joined Hikvision, as Hikvision gears up its own VMS software offering.

In this note, we break down the move, what Hikvision is working on and what this means more broadly.

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