Hikvision's $800 Million Project Expansion into System Integration Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Dec 16, 2010

In this note, we review Hikvision's $800 Million Project Announcement and share information from an interview with Hikvision. While project wins are generally uninteresting, $800 Million is a huge amount of money for the video surveillance industry.

Let's start by reviewing the basics of the project:

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