Dahua and Hikvision have been 'suspended', and effectively expelled, from ONVIF, immediately following US sanctions being placed on the 2 mega Chinese surveillance manufacturers.
They join Huawei, also recently suspended by ONVIF for the same reason.
Inside this note, we examine what happened, share ONVIF's statement and how this will impact Dahua and Hikvision.
Update: ONVIF sent an email to members confirming this on 10/11/2019.
Update: Hikvision confirmed the suspension with an email to USA dealers on 10/11/2019.
Update: ONVIF has published an official statement on their website confirming this on 10/14/2019.