"At Hikvision, We Build Trust"

By: John Honovich, Published on Jan 03, 2019

Hikvision has joined a growing number of video surveillance manufacturers marketing their trustworthiness.

In a recent trade magazine full page ad, Hikvision declared that they 'build trust':

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