ONVIF Suspends Huawei

By: John Honovich, Published on Sep 20, 2019

Huawei has been 'suspended', and effectively expelled, from ONVIF so long as US sanctions remain on the mega Chinese manufacturer.

ONVIF suspends Huawei_2

Inside this note, we examine what happened and what this means for the unprecedented step of being removed from the video surveillance industry's global interoperability standard.

****** *** **** '*********', and *********** ********, **** ONVIF ** **** ** US ********* ****** ** the **** ******* ************.

ONVIF suspends Huawei_2

****** **** ****, ** examine **** ******** *** what **** ***** *** the ************* **** ** being ******* **** *** video ************ ********'* ****** interoperability ********.

[***************]

What ********

********* * ********* **, 2019 ***** ** ******* titled "*********************************" ******:

** **** ** *** know, *** ******* ******************** **., ***. (“******”) *** ** ***-** affiliates **as “****** ****” companies by the US Government has necessitated a series of actions by *****. **** *********** ** an “****** ****” *******bars *** ******** ** ****** **** ********* ** ** ********** that is subject to the US Export Administration Regulations. Following a discussion within the Steering Committee, and after conferring with legal counsel, *****placed until this matter is resolved. As such, ********* *** ********* *** affiliatesdo *** **** ****** ** *** forums, tools, specifications, and documents, works in progress, or any other material either confidentially held by ******* ********* **** ***************. **** *****’s ********* *** *** ** ******* ** *********** ** ****** ********-****** ****** ** ** participate ****** ****************** ** **** ******. We ************ ***** ******* and ***** ********.********* **** *******refrain **** **********, ******* ** ************* **** , and ensure that ******** *** * ********* of *************** ***** ** ************* related ** ***-******************** ***********. ** *** that *** ******* ******* of ********** **** *** be ********* *** ** the ***** ********** *** direct ****** ************************. [******** *****]

**** ******* *** ** government*********** ****** ** *** 2019, ******* **** ** the ****** ****.

***** ******** ** ******* any ******* ************* ** what **** ***** ** why ** *** ****.

Huawei ***** ************

****** *** **** ** ONVIF '****' ****** *** years. '****' ** *** highest-paid ***** ***** ** out ***** ********** **. ****** ** still ****** ** ** active ****** ** *****'* website *****:

****** **** ** ********* an *****, ***** *** email **** *********.

****** *** *** *************** ********** ********, **** *** **** recent **** ******** ******* in ********* ****:

Impact ** **********

***** ** ****** ********** is ******** ** *** the ***** ********* *** to **** ***'* ******** as ***** **********, ****** will **** ***** ****** elements.

********, ****** **** **** input *** ****** **** the *********** ** ***** standards, ********* ***** **** had ************ ****.

******: ***** **** **** existing ****** ******* **** are ***** ********** **** remain ** *** ******** list *** *** **** will ***, ** **** as **** *** *********.

******'* ******** ********** ******** will ****** ** *** website ** ***** ******** achieved *********** ***** ** the ** ********** ******. Under *** **********, ****** does *** **** ****** to ****** ********* **** as *** **** **** to ****** *** ***********.

*******,*****'* ********* ************** *** public*** *** ******* *** develop ***** *** ******** to ********* **** ******** supporting ***** ** ****** can ******* ***** *** not ********** ** **** the ***** *********.

********, ****** ** **** focused ** ******* ***** own ***-**-*** *********, ********* to ****** ***** **** are **** ********* ** 3rd ***** ***** ************.

Rationale *** ********** - *******

** ******* *** ********* for *** ********** *** patents ******** ** ************ ONVIF ****, ****** ***** ONVIF **** *** *******, we ****** ** *******.

***** ** * ** non-profit (*** ***** **** ********* returns) ***** ************ ******** patent ******* ** ********* and ****** ******* *** licensed ** ********** **** ONVIF ****, ** ************* **** ** ***** document*****:

** *** ****** **** US ************ *** ******** that *** ** ********** of ******** ***** *******, this ***** ****** ** the ********** / ******* of *****. ***** *** spoken **** *** ** Department ** ******** ***** this, ******* **** ****.

Dahua *** ********* ******** ****

***** ********** *** **** considering *** **** **** of **************** ***** *** *********. As ****, ** **** happened, ***** ***** **** likely ******* ***** *** Hikvision.

Outlook ************* *** ***********

*** ****** ****** ** likely *************. ***** ** so *** ** ********* their *** ********* *** conformance ****** **** ** see ****** **** *** Huawei ** ******** ******** or ***** *****.

*** ******** ****** *** be **** ***********. ** be *********** ******** **** a ***** ******** ************ because ** ** ********* is **********, **** ** us. *** ** ******* that *** ****** ** sanctions *** ** ************ severe *** *****.

Update - ********* **** ****** ************* *****

************** *** *********,****** *** **** ********* from *** ***** ** Incident ******** *** ******** Teams (*****). *************, *** ***** came *** ********* ****** calling *** ** ********* for **** **********:

*** *********** ********* **** as *** **** ** medicine, ************ ******** ****** protection, ****** *** ******, and **** ******, *** often ********** ********* ******* explicit ********* ** ********, despite ********* ** ****** regulations ***** ** *****.FIRST ********** ************ ** **** ******* ********** *** *************, to enable the truly global incident response capability, which we and other organizations represent. [emphasis added]

***** ********** ***** ********* as *** ******:

***** ********* ************ *** review ** ******* **** to *** ** ****** Administration *********** (***), ** regret ****** ** ** a ******** ***** ** had ** ******* ******'* membership ** ***** ** ensure ** **** ***** evolving ***********

****** *****,***** **** * ****** statement ** *** ******.

Comments (32)

****** ** *** ******* that ***** ** ***** ultimately ********** ** *** founders (*** *** ***********), Axis, ***** *** ****?

*** *** ******* ** but **** **** ******* has **** ** ** with ****, *****, *** Sony. ****, *** *** you ********** ********* **** when ********* ** ***** a **** ****** *** only ****** *** **** suspended.

** ***, ******, *** Hik,***.

*** *** **** **** “clearly **** **** ** do **** ****, *****, and ****”?

*** *** ****

********* * ********** ****** the*****************, *** ***** ********** with ***** *******,*****placed until this matter is resolved -Emphasis added.

*** **** *****’* *******

***********, *** *** *** rationale ** *******

** ******* *** ********* for *** ********** *** patents ******** ** ************ ONVIF ****, ****** ***** ONVIF **** *** *******, we ****** ** *******.

********* **** ** ** with **** ** **, but ********** **** *** controlling **** *********** *** suspension *** ********* ** competitors, ***** ********** **** typical ************ *********.

** * ********* / alluded ** ** *** post:

** *** ****** **** US ************ *** ******** that *** ** ********** of ******** ***** *******, this ***** ****** ** the ********** / ******* of *****. ***** *** spoken **** *** ** Department ** ******** ***** this, ******* **** ****.”

***** ** ** ******** to ******* *** ***** surveillance *********** *********** ***** involved ** ****. ***** is ******** ** ******* that *** ** ********** drove **** *** ** doing **** ****** **** areas **** ****** ** involved **.

** ******* *** ********* for *** ********** *** patents ******** ** ************ ONVIF ****, ****** ***** ONVIF **** *** *******, we ****** ** *******.

* *** * ***** of *** ** ******* listed ** *****. *** patent ***** ** * Japanese *******. *** ***** more *’* *******?

***, **** ** * relatively ****** ************* *** the ******.

***** ** ******** ** support **** *** ** government ***** **** *** is ***** **** ****** many ***** **** ****** is ******** **.

***** *** ** ******** that *** ** ***** this, *** ** *** extent ** **** ******** that ******* *** “***** has ****** **** ********** of ********”? **** **** contacted/pushed ** ********?

***** *** ** ******** that *** ** ***** this, *** ** *** extent ** **** ********

***, **** ** **** evidence **** **** ** a ********** ** ****, Bosch, *** **** ** strong-arm ****** *** ** ONVIF? ** ** *****, that ** *** **** of * **** *********** and ************ ***** *** there's ** ******** *** even ********* ****** ****** it.

********** ** ******** *** been ******* ** *** directing ******* ** ************* about ******. ** **** good ******* **** *** Department ** ******** *** the **** **** *****.

****, **** ** **** ONVIF ** ******* *********, this ** *** ** organization **** ***** ****** stands ** ***** ***** moves ************. **** ***'* get ****** ********* ****** **** ****** ** ONVIF ********* *** *** ***** they *** ****** ** suspend ******?

********, **** ** *** Axis ********. **** **** we **** ****, **** were ****** ****** ** uninterested ** ******** *** or ******** *** *** NDAA ***, ***** *** a *** ****** ****** on ****. ***, ***, they *** ***** ** try ** ****** *** Huawei **** *****?

** **** ********** ** this: ******** **** ***** that ****** ****** ** be ***. ***** *** terrified ** ** ********, likely ****** **** **** are ****** ******* ****** potentially ***** **** ** they *** ******** ** the ** *** ** they *** ***. ** ONVIF *********** *** ******, with ***** *********, ***., before **** **** **** move **** ***** *** even **** **** ******** disclosed ******* ****'* *********. yes/no?

***, **** ** **** evidence **** **** ** a ********** ** ****, Bosch, *** **** ** strong-arm ****** *** ** ONVIF?

* ***** ******* * conspiracy.

** **** ***** *** that**should ** ***** *** ************ **** that the people who ultimately decided that Huawei should be forced out were from Axis, Sony and Bosch, who are competitors.

**** ******* ***** *** be ***** ** ****, so ****** **** **** learn ** **** **** than **** **** ****** rep.

******** ************ ****, **** if *** ** *** alleging * **********, ***/**?

******** ************ ****

*** **** *** ******* every ******* ** ** organization ***** ********. * did *** ******* **** ONVIF *** ******* ** how **** ******** **** have ** *** **** standards **** **** ******, etc. ***? ******* * did *** *** *** of **** ** ***** germane ** *** ****** was *********.

** * ******* ***** was *** ****** **** Axis, *****, ****, ***. would **** **** **** to ****** ******, * would **** *********** ****** this ***.

*** *** **** ** the ******** ** ***** it ** (*******'* ***** hidden) *** * ** happy ** ******* *** I ***** **'* *** relevant.

*** **** *** ******* every ******* ** ** organization ***** ********.

***** ******** ********** *** Cost ******* (****, ** Works ** ****)

:)

** ***, ******, *** Hik, ***.

***?

**, *** ** ********** applied *** ********* ** May ****, *** ** took ***** ********* *** ONVIF ** ******* ******? I'm ******** ***** ****, but **** ********** ***** more ******** **** *********. I ****** **** *** tipping ***** ***, ** did ** ****** **** 4 ****** ** ***** and ******** **** ********** to **** *** ***** suspension?

*'* **** ******* *** ONVIF ******** * ****** device ** *** *** and **** ******* **** 2 ***** *****.

** *** ** ** automatic ******** **** **** a *** **** *** ONVIF ********** ****.

** ***** ** **** ONVIF *** ******** ****** into **** ******** ** some ***. ******** ************* (ONVIF, ***, ***.) ** not **** ** ** very ********* ** ****** caring ***** ****** **** cyber ********, ****** *********, tariff **********. * ***** that ***** **** ** this ********** ****** ** their *** *** *** of ****** ** "** the ***** *****".

***** ***** ****** ** the **** ***** ** Apple, **** ***** ****.

** ****? ******* ***** from *** ***** '*****'?

**** ********** ** **** seen ****** ***** ***** surveillance *************, **'* ********** by ***** ********* **** with ********* ** **** for ******* *********.

**** *****’* **********;)

**** “*******” ******* **** use ******’* ****** ***** be ********** ***** *********?

* ***** *** *** confused...those *** **** ** the ***** ***** ********* only **** **** *** companion ******** *** *** not ****** ** ***** compliant *******. **** *** not **** ** ** cross ******** ********* ** anything ****.

**** ***** ***** **** camera *********, ** **********. my *** ** ***** that *****.

*******, *** ******** ***** the ******* *** * general ***, ***** *** are ********** ** *******.

*******:****** ********* ******* ******** Tens ** ******** ** Western *** *******

*** **. **** ******** in ****** ** ***** manufacturers **** ** *** Hauwei ** ***** **** day ** *** ***** platform ******* (*********, ***).

*** ***** **** ***** all ** **** ********** is **** *** **** are *** ******** **** new ****** *** ***** lines **** *** *** been *****.

** ***** **** ****** have ***** ***** ********** tags ****** ** ***** across *** ***** *** time **** ****.

****** *** *** *** to ******* *** ******* this:****** *** **** ********* from *** ***** ** Incident ******** *** ******** Teams (*****). ** ***** * section ** *** ****** addressing ****.

** *** ***** **** ONVIF **** **** *** action ******* ***** ******* using ****** ****, **** as ************?

*** *** ** ******* with ******* ** ***** who ***** ******* ** this *********** ********* ***********?

***** **** **** *** action ******* ***** ******* using ****** ****

****? **** *** ***** do ***** ********* ****? ONVIF ****** ****** ***** own *********, **** *** they ** ***** ****** SoCs?

**** ***** ****** **** from ***** ********** ****** list, **** ** *** Huawei ******* **** **.

**** * ******** ******** standpoint, * ****** ****** and * ***-****** ****** with * ****** *** present * ******* ******.

*** ***** **** ***** have * ****** ****** than ******* ****** *******.

*******, ****** ******, *** doesn’t **** * *********** us ********, ***** ********* with ******* ******* ** Huawei, **** ********* *** instance, **. *** **** might **** ** ********* huawei ******* ******* ****** than ***** ***** **********.

*** ****** ****** ***, who *** ***** ***** ONVIF ********** **** ****** fear ** ************, ***** us ************ *** **** likely ** ************ ***** compliance, *** ******* ** enforcement, *** ******* ** the ******** ******** ***** that ***** ******.

** ************* **** *****, ** this ******** ********.

*** ** **** * few ** *** ****** companies ******* ** ****** were ** ********** ** a ********* *** ********, this ***** ** *** more ** ****** *** NS ******, **** ********* a ******* **** **** little ******** ** *** US. *** **** **** Huawei *** **** ******* than *** **** ** their ** *******.

******’* **** ** ** outcome **** *** ***** welcome?

********, * ** ******** surprised ** **** ******** to **** **********, *** think **’* ********* ****** of ********** *** * request *** ******* **** ONVIF.

**** ** *********** ** this ******* ****. ****** ******** ** "*********** DDoS *******" **************** ** ********** ** Sept. ** ** ** indicates *** *********** **** the **** *** ********** and ********** ** *** Chinese ** **** **** contributed ** *****?

** ****** **** **** never **** ** ***** if ****.

***** *** ****** *** definitely *********. ***** ****** specification, *** ****. **'* up ** ********** ********* to *******, *****, ***** code, ***.

*** ** **** ******** organization ** *********** ** follow **, ***** ***** a **** ** ***

******: ***** **** **** existing ****** ******* **** are ***** ********** **** remain ** *** ******** list *** *** **** will ***, ** **** as **** *** *********:

******'* ******** ********** ******** will ****** ** *** website ** ***** ******** achieved *********** ***** ** the ** ********** ******. Under *** **********, ****** does *** **** ****** to ****** ********* **** as *** **** **** to ****** *** ***********.

***** *** **********, ****** does *** **** ****** to ****** ********* **** as *** **** **** to ****** *** ***********.

***** * ****** *** (if *** ****** ** were ** *****) ****** a ****** *** *******?

**** ******* *** ** government *********** ****** ** May ****, ******* **** on *** ****** ****.

********** **** *** **** precipitated *** ******** *** the ****** ** ******** to *** ********* ******* License (***). *** ******** version ** *** *** had ******** **** ****** to ******** ******* ** relevant *********:

  1. Continued ********* ** ******** ******** *** *********: Engagement in transactions necessary to maintain and support existing and currently fully operational networks and equipment, including software updates and patches, subject to legally binding contracts/agreements executed between third parties and Huawei and/or the 68 affiliates and third parties on or before May 16, 2019.

*** **** ************** *** ****** *** guidance, ** **********:

*** *** **** **** several ********** ** ******* that***-*********** ** *******- ******* computing ******* ... ********** ********** ** ** part ** ** ******** and ‘***** *********** *******’” and **** ***** *** be ******* ** ********* under **** *************.*************

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports on ONVIF

Avigilon H4 Intercom Tested on Nov 20, 2019
Avigilon is well-known for video surveillance and access, but how well does the company's intercom work? We purchased and tested Avigilon's H4...
Aiphone Video Intercom Tested (IX Series 2) on Nov 05, 2019
Aiphone was one of integrator's favorite intercom manufacturers but how well do their products work? The company's newest offering, the IX Series 2...
Network Optix NxWitness 4.0 Tested on Oct 10, 2019
Network Optix released Nx Witness 4.0, proclaiming new features like a deep learning analytics metadata SDK, increased H.265 support, and UX...
ONVIF Suspends Dahua and Hikvision on Oct 09, 2019
Dahua and Hikvision have been 'suspended', and effectively expelled, from ONVIF, immediately following US sanctions being placed on the 2 mega...
Critiquing Carnegie's AI Surveillance Paper on Sep 25, 2019
The Carnegie Endowment has issued an ambitious paper on the Global Expansion of AI Surveillance. While its aim is applaudable, the paper has...
Open Access Controller Guide (Axis, HID, Isonas, Mercury) on Sep 19, 2019
In the access control market, there are many software platforms, but only a few companies that make non-proprietary door controllers. Recently,...
Commend ID5 Intercom Tested on Sep 12, 2019
Commend touts the new ID5 intercom as 'timelessly elegant' and the slim body, glass front touchscreen indeed looks better than common, but ugly,...
ONVIF Exposure To "Devastating DDoS Attacks" Examined on Sep 06, 2019
ZDnet reported "Protocol used by 630,000 devices can be abused for devastating DDoS attacks", citing exposure of ONVIF devices. And after an...
Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested on Aug 21, 2019
Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Disruptor Wyze Releases Undisruptive Smartlock on Dec 06, 2019
While Wyze has disrupted the consumer IP camera market with ~$20 cameras, its entrance into smart locks is entirely undisruptive. We have...
Bosch Budget 3000i Cameras Tested on Dec 05, 2019
Bosch has long had a hole in its lineup for, as it describes, "competitively-priced cameras". Now, Bosch has released its 3000i series cameras...
Anixter Resisting Takeover From Competitor on Dec 05, 2019
Mega distributor Anixter is going to be acquired but by whom? Initially, Anixter planned to go private, being bought by a private equity firm....
Security Sales Course 2020 - Last Chance Save $50 on Dec 05, 2019
This sales course is customized for the current needs and challenges specific to professionals selling video surveillance and access control...
Ireland National Children's Hospital Chooses Hikvision End-to-End With Facial Recognition on Dec 05, 2019
The world's most expensive hospital project ever, the New Children's Hospital in Ireland, has chosen an all-Hikvision surveillance system including...
AVTech ~$70 IP Cameras Tested Vs Dahua and Hikvision on Dec 04, 2019
Taiwanese manufacturer Avtech is taking direct aim at low cost leaders Dahua and Hikvision with ~$70 starlight and white light illuminator...
Ultinous European Analytics Startup Company Profile on Dec 04, 2019
European analytics-startup Ultinous pitches customers to "Have your own video analysis service!" We spoke to Ultinous to better understand their...
Access Startup Multi-Mount Aims To Streamline Reader Installs on Dec 03, 2019
Startup Multi-Mount claims it makes installing access readers 'Fast', 'Secure,' and fit 'any size frame.' The company states its bracket 'fits most...
Resideo CEO To Step Down on Dec 03, 2019
Resideo's CEO, Mike Nefkins, is stepping down, just 18 months after being brought in to lead the now plagued spin-out. Inside this note, we...
Arcules CEO Retracts False GDPR Claim + Dahua and Milestone Claims Examined on Dec 03, 2019
Arcules CEO has retracted a false claim about his organization being a "fully compliant GDPR company" after IPVM reporting (Arcules CEO Threatens...