Huawei Software Defined Cameras

By: John Honovich, Published on Jun 25, 2018

Huawei is aiming to break the reputation of Chinese companies not being good at software. The company is now leading their video surveillance marketing with 'Software Defined Camera' at the IFSEC 2018 show:

What is a 'software defined camera'? In this note, based on an interview with Huawei, we answer that question and contrast Huawei's approach with Axis, Dahua, and Hikvision?

****** ** ****** ** break *** ********** ** Chinese ********* *** ***** good ** ********. *** company ** *** ******* their ***** ************ ********* with '******** ******* ******' at *** ***** **** show:

**** ** * '******** defined ******'? ** **** note, ***** ** ** interview **** ******, ** answer **** ******** *** contrast ******'* ******** **** Axis, *****, *** *********?

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Software ******* ****** = ****** **** 

******'* ******** ******* ****** **, as **** ********* ** themselves, **** ** *** App ***** ** *******. Rather **** * ***** shipped **** ******* ********, Huawei's ******** ******* **** allow ****** *** ***** applications.

***** ***** **** **** Huawei ******* **** ** 'OS' ***** (****** *** Hisilicon ***) **** ****** 3rd ***** ************ ** be ****** (*.*., *** Studio) *** *** ** managed *** *** '**********':

****** **** ****** * demo ** *** ********** interface ***** **** ****** dragging *** ******** ************ on ** *******:

****** ***** *** ******* how **** ***** **** processor *********** ** ******* models ****** ****** **** some ******* **** '**' enabled *** ****** **** not, ***** * *** limitation ** ****-***** ***** analytics.

***** ** ******'* ********* pitch ** ********* ** a ***** ******** ******** at * ********* **** earlier **** ****. **** the ***** ***** ** emphasizes **** *** **** is **** **** "*** going ** ** ** extremely *** ***** *****":

The ****** / *********

********* *** *** ***** / ****** *******, *** upside ** **** ****** could ******* *** **** functionality *** ************ **** any ***** ****** ************, making ***** ******* * 'standard' **** ***** ***** to *** **** ******* intelligence / *********** *******.

Axis *** *** **** *** * *****

**** *** ********* *** this **** ******** *** 9 *****: *** ****: **** ****** *********** Platform (****) ********. ******, * ***** ago, **** **** ******** the ** **** ****, Axis ******* ********:

*** **** *** ******** and *********** ************ ******. With *** ******* ** download *** *** ************ directly ** *** ****, the ** ****** ** now *** ****** ** the ************ *****

**** ***** ****** ******** *** ***+ ************ for **, ********* ~** **** 3rd ***** ********** (********* AgentVI, *********, *** *****). If *** **** ***** heard ** **** ** had *** ***** ** for *****, ** *** feel ***. ** *** never ****** * ********** offering *** *** ***** been * '****** ***' ** ***** ***** of *** ********.

Huawei ********* ** **** 

** *** ***** ****, one ***** ******* ****** has ***** ** ****. We ********* **** **** to ******. *******, **** told ** **** ** good ** ****** ******* but *** **. 

Problems **** *** ***** *****

***** *** ***** ******* generates * *** ** excitement (*.*., **** *** big *********** **** ******), making **** **** **** IP ******* ** * lot ******. * *** reasons:

  • **** ************ *** ** cameras **** **** **** value **** **** ********* resources ************ (*.*., *********), making ** **** ** 'fit' **** ** ** cameras. ** ********, *** **** popular ************ *** *********** have *** ************ (*.*., Snapchat, ********, *********, *******, etc.).
  • *******, ********** *** ********** third-party ************ ** ** cameras ** **** ********* than ** ******. ******, this ** *** **** high-end ********* *** *** on dedicated '*****' ******* ** outside *** ****** (******* or *****).
  • ***** ** ** ******** yet **** * '**** tail' ** **** ****** for ** *******, ******* that ** ********* ***** the **** ***** ** develop **** *** ************ (e.g., *** ******** ********). Even **** *** ************ expanded ***** *** ************ for *** **** ******** used *********.

****** ****, **** ********* with *** ************ ********. Axis **** **** *** to ** ****** **********, making ** ********** ** **** and ****** (*.*., *** thing ************* ** ****** ***********).

Compared ** ***** *** *********

***** *** *********, ** date, **** ******* ********* on ***** *** (****** broken) *********. *** *******, it *** *** **** 2 ***** ***** ********* announced **********, ** ** being ******** ** ****** and ***** ****** **** release ** *** **. Neither *** ******** ** app ***** *** ***** cameras.

** *** ***** ****, Hikvision *** ******** **** ************* with***** ****** ** ***** announcement, *** *** ***** that ** ** ******* and **** **** ******** they **** *** ******* to ** ****.

Outlook - ****** ********** ******* ********, ** ****** ******

*******, **** ******* *** problems **** *** ****** for ** *******, ***** Huawei's ***** ** ********** surveillance ********, ** ***** expect ******* ****-****** ****** of ******. **** *** vendors, ******* ** *******, the **** *********** ****** of ******* **** ** how **** *** ** their ********* (******** ** third *****) ****.

****** *********, ** *** show, **************, **** ** Huawei ***** ************ ********* are ******** ** *****, given *** ** **********'* opposition ** ******.

Comments (27)

* ***** ***** **** Arecont, **** ***** **** approach, ***** ** *** closest ***** ** * "software ******* ******" ** the ***** ** ***** software ** ******* ********* commonly **** ** ********.

****** ****** ** ******** some *** *** *** software/apps ** ************* ***** the *********** ** *** camera, **** ******* ***-***** improvements, ** **** **** shutter ****** (******* ******* off **** ***** *************), this **** *** ****** qualify ** * "******** defined" *******.

***'* *** *'* **** surprised **** **** ***** try ** ****-**** ** this *** ******.

* ** *** **** if **** *** ** much ****** ** ****-**** it ** **** **** don't **** **** *******. For *******, *** ****** says '******** ******* ******', which ** ******* ** phrase ** * ********, i.e., **** *** *** selling * ****** ******** defined ******.

*******, ** * ********* in *** ***** *******, Huawei *** **** *** people ***** *** ***** English *** **** ******** about *** *******. **** is *** **** ********* ** even *****.

**********, ** *** ** the *** ******* ******** Huawei ****** ********* ** me, **** *** ** low **** *** ******. He **** ** (*** I ***** **** ** more **** **** *******) that **** *** *,*** engineers **** ********* ** build ********* *** * customer (*** ******** ***-******* ********* *** ** popular ****** ** *****).

** **** ** (*** I ***** **** ** more **** **** *******) that **** *** *,*** engineers **** ********* ** build ********* *** * customer (*** ******** ***-***** ** ********* *** ** popular ****** ** *****).

*** ******** ******** *********** staff ******* **** ** be * ****** ***** with *** ******* *****.  Did *** **** **** you ***** **** *,*** engineers **** ** **** it ********?

* ***** ****** ** just **** *** ***** word **** ** ***** : *** (******** ******* network)

***** ** *** ***** of@*******(*** ****** '**********' ** the ******** *****), ** sounds **** ****** ***** to **** * ****** inexpensive ****** *** ******* users ** *** *** the ******* **** **** to *** - ** a ************.... ** ***** it '******* ** * Service'.

****** ****.

*** **** ***** *** the ******** ***** ***** they **** *** *** equipment (** ******, ***** on *** '********* ***' price *****) ** *** sign ** *** * 2 ** ******* ******* of*************** **** *** *** choose **** à ** carte?

*** *** *** ******* they **** ** *** - ** * ************.... he ***** ** '******* as * *******'.

* ** *** **** if **** ********* **** it '** * *******' / ************ ** **** are **** ******* ** the **** *** '***' offerings.

*******: ***** ****** ***** ****** Free **** ************. **** *** ****** things **** *** **** in *** ********** ***** than *** ******** ** model.

***** ** *** ****** :
****** *****; "***** ** a *******" (**. **** one ******* **** ** coin ******)
*** *******; "*** ** a *******"

**** ******* ** **** too ***** ***** ********* word...
**** *** ********** *** by ************ ** ***** to "***"

*******, **** **** ** Axis ** **** ** analog ******* *** *** IP.

****, ** ***** **** they ****** **** ***** market ************.

*******, **** **** ** Axis ** **** ** analog *******...

** *** **** *** that ******* ****** *** a **** ***** *******...

*******, **** **** ** Axis ** **** ** analog *******...

** *** **** *** that ******* ****** *** a **** ***** *******..

 

****** ******* ****** ******** did **** ***** *****.  Axis *** ***** ******** an ****** *******.

* ******* **** **** thing ** ***** - and **** ***** * clip ******* ** ******* right ***** -****** ** ***** ***** himself ** ** ********** **** with ** ******* *** the ***** *** ******* the *******.

*** **** * **-**** the **** *** ******* to *** ******** *** comment *** ********* ** MJ ***** * '****' right *******.... ** * didn't **** *** ***** Carey **** :(

*.*. **** ***** **** an ****** ******

...*** ** *** ***** a '****' ***** *******

****** ******* ****** ******** did **** ***** *****. Axis *** ***** ******** an ****** *******.

******** **** *** ******* an ****** ****** ******* a ***** ****, ****** it’s ******** *** **** well ***** *** **** certainly *** ** **** they **** ** ********** for.

***** *.*.

***, * *** ******** with **** ***** **** and ******** ** ********** 4 ******* *** ********* being * '****' ***** fielder ** **** ****** comparing **'* ******** ****** to ****'* ******* ** analog ******* (***** * pointed *** **** **** missed)....

...*** * **** ** rebuke ***. ;)

**** **** ****** ***** a ***** *** **** an ******* - *.*. something ** ** **** to *** ** ****** signal ** ** ** network.

** * *****?

***, * *** ******** with **** ***** ****...

**********, ***.  ** *** event, *’* **** ** see * ****** ** my ****** ********* ** the ****.

**** **** ****** ***** a ***** *** **** an ******* - *.*. something ** ** **** to *** ** ****** signal ** ** ** network.

** * *****?

****’* *** ***** ** the ******:

*** **** ** ** analog ****** ***?

*** *****

**** **** ******** ****** analog ***** ****** (** p-p, ** ***) + external ***** ******

=> ********** ** ******* without ******* / ***,... ;-))

 

*****://***.****.***/*****/*********/****/******.***

**** ** * ********* device **** ****** *** existing ****** ********** ** the ***.

**** *****'* **** ** is ** ****** ******.

**** ** * ********* device **** ****** *** existing ****** ********** ** the ***.

**** *****'* **** ** is ** ****** ******.

**** ******* ****** ********* is *** *** *****. I'll ****** *** ******* comments ** ****.

***** ** ** **** Huawei ************ ********* ******'* come ** *** *** because **** **** ***** break ******* ******* *** all *********?

* **** *** *,************ yarn! ** ** ***** no ******* ********, ******* they **** * ****** a ********.

****** ******* **** **** a ******* *** ****** staff ** **** *** weekend * *****, ***** management *** ****** ** the ******* **** *** bonuses. ***** **** * value ******* ** *** boss! ** ****** **** one.

*** + ***** **** banned *** ** ******** issues.

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

****** ** ******** ** the ** ***** **** ban. ** ***'* ***** on **** ** *** coverage ***** ****** ***** surveillance ******** *** ******, if ****, **** ** the **.

******, ** ****,**** **** ****:

*** ******* ** **** content **** *** **** makes ** ******, ***** "...or ********* ** **** entities)" ******* ********* ***** would ********* ********* ********** coming **** ***** ****** to ** **** **** these ****?

 

****** ********** *** *********** HW *** ** *** cameras. **** ******* ** the ************ ** ***** new *** ***.

***** *** ********* ***** chips ** **** ******** would ** ***********, *** their **** *** ***** are ***** *********. 

***** *** ******* *** just ******** *** ** available: https://www.gizmochina.com/2018/03/20/huawei-launches-hikey-970-development-board-with-ai-a-dedicated-npu-based-on-kirin-970/

***** *** ******* ***** available **** ******** **** their *** ********. *** 820 **** ** ******* available **** ******** ********* like:  *****://***.************.***/********-**********-***-*******-******-*****-********.****

** **** ******* **** and **** *** ** done **** ********* ***** at *** ****. *** features *** ********** ** added ***** ******* *******. The ***** *** ********* a **** ******* ***** computer.

* ***** **** ***** much ************* *** **** in *** ****** *****. The ****** ***** ****** is ******* * *** of ********** **** *** security ******** *** **** advantage **. *** *** chip ****** **** **** go ****.

 

 

* ***'* *** **. Typically ** ***-***** ******** like **** **** **** survive ** *** ****** has * **** ****** of *** ***** ********** creating * ***** ********* to ******* ** **** apps **** *** **** to *** *** **** well. *** ** ***** right **** ***** ***** resources ********** *** * device **** ** ****** federally ** *** *** while ** *** ****** this *********** **** ** state *** ***** ********** and ***** *********?

* *** ** ***, when * **** *** app **** * **** go **, ** ** for *** *** **** pops ** ** *** device.

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