Huawei: Hikvision / Dahua "Strategy Is Just To Provide Cheap Cameras"

By: Charles Rollet, Published on Jan 24, 2019

At the Intersec 2019 show in Dubai, IPVM spoke with the show's "exclusive artificial intelligence sponsor" Huawei who recently declared their intentions of becoming a top 3 global provider in video surveillance. By contrast, Hikvision's President has already publicly stated that he thinks Huawei will quit video surveillance in a few years.

Huawei representatives explained to IPVM their own approach, contrasting it to what Huawei described as Hikvision and Dahua's "strategy...just to provide cheap cameras."

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Inside this note, we share Huawei's remarks to IPVM, analyze and contrast Huawei's approach to Dahua and Hikvision.

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** ***’* **** ***** retail, **** ******** ** shops. ** ***’* ***** much ****** ** ****. This ** **** ********* compared ** ********* *** Dahua.

** **** ** ***** on **** *** ********.

[*********/*****]’*strategy ** **** ** ******* ***** *******. Our price is more expensive, although it’s lower than Axis, Panasonic. We ***’* **** ** ******* ***** *******. [emphasis added]

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**** ******** ** ***** sensitive *** **********, *** customers, ******** *** ************ are ************* *** **** to **** ******** ************* needs

** **** ** * separate********* **** ******* ***** ****:

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** **** *********, ** also ******* *** *** repeated ******* ** ***** tech/electronics ********* ** ************ enter *** ******** ********, citing *****'* **** **************** *** *********** ** Schneider ********* ******* **** *** from *******.

*******, ** ********** *** heavily-promoted ****** "********-******* ******" concept ** **** *********, stating:

**’* **** ** *** attention, ****’* ***.

**** ******** *****'* ******* *********'* Chinese ********* **** ******** about ******, ***** ****** questions ***********'* ******** ********** **:

* ***** **** ** remind** [*********] **** *** entire ********** ****** *** underestimate ******'* ************* *** ability ** ********* ** security.

****** ****** ** **** be ** *** *** ***** [in ***** ************] ** three *****. ** *** company's ******* *********** **** Huawei *******, *** *** sufficient *************** ** ***** for ******'* ****-******* ********?

*** **** ****** *** also ******* ************, **** [*********] feel *******? ***** ***, [Hikivion's] *********** *** **** ** HiSilicon.

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***** ** ** ***** that ****** *** ********* disrespect **** *****'* ***** surveillance *******, *** ***** size ** *** *** and *** ***** ** their ********* **** ***** matchup ** ** *** of *** **** ********* strategic ******** ****** ***** forward.

Comments (23)

*** ********** *** **. Huawei *** *****?

*** **** ** *** are ****** *** ***** has **** ********* ******* Dahua *** ********* *** years ** ** **** not ******** ** **** similar ****** ***** **** Huawei. ****,****** ** ****** *** its '**** *******'***** ***** ** ********** with ***** ***** ********** of ***** ******** ******.

*** **** ** *** are ****** *** ***** has **** ********* ******* Dahua *** ********* *** years ** ** **** not ******** ** **** similar ****** ***** **** Huawei.

***’* **** ***.  ****, much ** *** ****** Hikua *** ** *** North ******** ****** *** collateral; *** ** *** disruptive ***** *** ******* Hik *** *****.  

******** ****** *****’* **** to ** * ****** feeder, **** *** ** forced **** * ******** war ** ******* ****, vs. *****, ** **** their *****.

* ******* ** ** a ****** ******** *** a ******* ************ ************ to *** ** ******* in *** ** ****** "High ***" ****** ** this ***** ** ****. Maybe ** ****** ***** a ********** ****** ******* but ** **** ********** more ********* **** * typical ********* *******, **** could ******** *******.

** *** *******, * dont *** *** ******* designed ********* ***** ********** better **** **** ********* has **** ** *** that ****** * **** think ****** ** ***** be ******** ***** ******* and ********* *****.

* ******* ** ** a ****** ******** *** a ******* ************ ************ to *** ** ******* in *** ** ****** "High ***" ****** ** this ***** ** ****. 

** ********, ****** ** not **** ****** ** the **. ***** **** are ******** ** '*** Belt *** ****', ****** East, ******, ***.

*** ***** *******, ***** ability ** ** ***** city ******** ***** ** advantageous ******* ************ '****' providers.

* ***** ***** ******** is ** ******* ***** pricing, *** * **** believe **** ****** ** give **** ******* *** performance ** ***** *******.

******.  **'* ********** *** anyone ** ***** **** Hik ** ****** ***** be ******** ** **** weren't *** ******** *******.  Comparing ***** ******** ** the ***** ** **** (or *** ***** **** 1 ******* *****) ** completely ********* ** ****'** not *** ********.

**** **** ** **** decent ********, ****** ***** firmware ** ******** (*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*), but ** *** **** in *** ** ****** will ****** ***** ******* over ** **** ** Bosch (** **) ****** there ** ***** ** be *****.

* ***** ****** *** it *****.  **'** *** how ***** ******** ***** out *** ****.

******* ******** **** *** I ***'* **** *** promote *****.  **** ** a **** *******, *** overpriced.

*'* ******* ***** ***** picture ******* *** *********** for *** **** **** stands *** ** *** with **** *** ******* Tier * ****** *** in **** ***** ***** them.

* ***** **** ** see * *****/**** ***** test.  ****???  :)

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* ****** **** ** pricing **** *** *****, Hikua ***** ****** ** chosen, ** ****.  ***** strategy ** ** *** cheapest ** **** *** driven ***** ******* **** far. 

****, *** ***** * blind ***** ****?  **** cameras ******* *** **** performance?  **** *** ***** "assertions" ** *** **** shall **?

* ****** ***** ******** great *******.

* ** ** ****** they ******* ***** **** or ***'*.

****:  **** ******* ** about *******.

* ****** ** ******* where **/*** ***** *** the *********** ** **** views/action/situation.  **** **** **** on ***** ****** ******** the **** *********** *, B, *, *, *, F, *, *, ** I? ******* ******* **** know ***** ************ ** is. 

**** ************* ****** ***** cameras *** **** ***** test **** *** **** instance.  *** **** *** donate ********* *** ********* in ***** *******.

**** ***** ** ***** to ****** *** ********* bias ** **** ** its *******.

***** ** ** ****?

*** ****.

"**** ************* ****** ***** cameras *** **** ***** test **** *** **** instance."

****? ** *** ******** of ****** ** ******* across ****** ** *************. We ***'* **** *********.

**** ***** ** ***** to ****** *** ********* bias ** **** ** its *******.

* ***** **** **** people ** ********* *** Dahua ** *** ***** we **** *** ***** against ****, ***** **** e.g., ********* **** ********* periodically.

**** ****, ** **** did ******* ** **** biased **** **** ***** simply ***** ******* ** misconfigured ***** ******* ** purpose ** '****'.

**** **** *********, **** are ****** ********* *** their ************ *** ***********, so **** ** *** something **** ***** ***** doing.

******** *** ***** ******* are '****' ** ******* important *** ** ** this. ***** * *** and **** **** ** not.

* *** *** ******** for ******, * **** the ****.  

* **** ******* ***** this ** *** **** would ** ***** *** IPVM.

* **** ******* ***** this ** *** **** would ** ***** *** IPVM.

***** ********* **** **** infeasible, *** **** ** rent * ***** **** could ****** ***** ** many ******* *** ********** would ** $***,***+. *** many ****** ****** ** you *******? *** ** you ******* ********? *** do *** ****** **** differences **** ****** ******? WDR? ***.

** ******* **** **** reports. ******** ****** *** and ** **** ****. 

***** ********* **** **** infeasible, *** **** ** rent * ***** **** could ****** ***** ** many ******* *** ********** would ** $***,***+.

 - **, ** *** take *** ********* ******** ie ***** **** ** marketing.  ****'* ****, * just ******* ** ***** garner * ********** ****** of ******** *** ****.  Surely, ***** *** * ton ** **'* *** Integrators *** **** ***** heard ** ****.  **** year's ***** ****** ***** not **** ****** **** people's ***.

*** **** ****** ****** do *** *******? *** do *** ******* ********? How ** *** ****** show *********** **** ****** ranges? ***? ***.

 - ***** ********* * figure **** ***** ** better **** ****** **** could ****** ****.

 

- **, ** *** take *** ********* ******** ie ***** **** ** marketing. ****'* ****, * just ******* ** ***** garner * ********** ****** of ******** *** ****. Surely, ***** *** * ton ** **'* *** Integrators *** **** ***** heard ** ****. **** year's ***** ****** ***** not **** ****** **** people's ***.

** ********* *** **** last **** *** *** doing ** ***** **** year. ***** ** ***** on *********.

* ****** ******** ** your **************. * ***** it's **** *********** *** not ********. * ** appreciate **** *****, ******.

****, *** ***** * blind ***** ****?

** *****’* **** **** to *******...

**** **....*******?  ******?  *****?  Glenliviet?

** * ******* ** saying ****** **** ** rebrand ********* ******* *** are *** ****** ***** own? * ****** **** this **** **** *** Genetec, **** **** *-**** on ******** ****** ******* as **** ** **** are *** *** *** Hikvision ******? * **** wonder ** ******'* ******* will ** *** ****** in ***** ** ******** than *********

**** **** **** **** for *******, **** **** u-turn ** ******** ****** cameras ** **** ** they *** *** *** OEM ********* ******?

**** *** *********, ******* applied **** ** ********* and *********'* **** ** well ** ****** **********. ******* or *** ****** **** from *********, **** *** still ******* ***** *******'* blocking.

* **** ****** ** Hauwei's ******* **** ** any ****** ** ***** of ******** **** *********

** ***'* ****. ** have *** ****** *** Huawei *******, ********* ******* they *** *** *** sale ** *** **, partially ******* ****** *** not ************ ****** ***** own ***** ************ ******** much. **** ****** **** where ** *** *** Huawei ** *******?

**** ****** **** ***** we *** *** ****** IP *******?

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