Warning: Panasonic i-PRO Deceives About NDAA Compliance

By Conor Healy and John Honovich, Published Aug 18, 2020, 10:30am EDT

IPVM has determined that Panasonic i-PRO has deceived about its NDAA compliance. In fact, the company has products that use Huawei Hisilicon chips, IPVM has verified, while the company deceived about this.

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The company has refused to share a list of Panasonic products that continue to use Huawei Hisilicon chips. We urge Panasonic users subject to the NDAA to carefully consider what to do.

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********* ***** ******** ** NDAA *********, ****** *********:

*** *********-******* ******* **** in *** *.*. *** engineered, ************ *** ******* assured ****** ** *********. As ****, **** *** not ******** ** *** NDAA *********** (******* ***).

**** ********* ******* *** key ***** ** ****** Hisilicon *****. ***** **** repeatedly ***** ***** ****** Hisilicon ***** ** ***** cameras, ********* *********:

****** ** *-***?

*** *********-******* ******* **** in *** *.*. *** engineered, ************ *** ******* assured ****** ** *********. i-PRO, *********-******* ** ************ cameras, *** ******** ******* recorders **** ** *** U.S. *** *** ************ (in **** ** ** whole) ** *** ****** video ************ ************ ***** the ****, ** ******* by *** ********* ******* from **** ****** *** 115–232—AUG. **, ****:

“(*) *** *** ******* of ****** ******, ******** of ********** **********, ******** security ************ ** ******** infrastructure, *** ***** ******** security ********, ***** ************ and ****************** ********* ******** by ****** ************** ***********, Hangzhou ********* ******* ********** Company, ** ***** ********** Company (** *** ********** or ********* ** **** entities).”

*****, ********* ******* ********* the ****** ******** ** Huawei ********* *****.

IPVM ***** ********* ******** ** ******* ***** ***** ****** *********

**** **** ***** ******* ** ****** model*** ******** ** **** Huawei ********* ** ***** below:

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**** ** **** **** this *** ***** *** a **** ** ********* models ***** ****** *********, Panasonic ******* ** **** a ****, **********:

**********-*** *** ****** ******* with ********** *** ***** counsel *** ******** ** support **** *** *-*** branded ****** *** *** in ********* ** *** NDAA.

Violation *****

******** ***** ****** ********* chips *** *** **** and *** *** **** implements ** ******* **** are * '*********** ** essential *********' ** *** FAR ********:

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*********'* **** ("****** ** a ****") *** ** essential ********* ** ** cameras *** **** **** use **** ** **** host *** ********* ****** and **** **** ********* to *** *** ******.

********** ** ***** ******* are **********, ************, ** quality **********, ********* *** falls ***** **** ******.

******, ** ********* ****, after *** **** *** passed, *** ************ *** the ************* ********* ***** drafted *** ****,**** ****:

** * ******* *** an *** **** **** Hisillicon ***** **** **** sell ** ******, **** will ** ****** ** do ******** **** *** federal **********.

Consensus ******** *************

******, ********* ** *** only ************ *** ****+ **** **** ***** statements ** ******** ****** **** ****** Hisilicon ** ******. *** example,**** *************** *** ******** **** used ****** *****, ***** discontinued ***** ******* ***** Huawei ***** ********* ** ** *** process ** ************ *** cameras ***** ***********. **** ********* ********** to *** ****** ** some ******** (**** ****, Lilin, ***** ********, *******, etc.) *********** *** **** those ******** ** *** being **** *********.

Risks ***** ********* *** ***

*** ******* ** *** Panasonic ******** *** *********. They **** ** ****** with ** ***.

********* *-*** *** ******** to ******* ***** *** Hikvision ** **** ******** to ** **** ***** Advidia ****. ** ** not ******* *** ********* to **** **** ********.

*** ***** ***** ** for ********* *****.

Disclose *** ********* ****** ********* ****

********* *-*** *** ******* what **** **** *** they ****** ** ****** and ****** ***** ***** of ***** ****** *** Huawei ********* ** ********* partners *** ********* *** ensure **** ** *** violate *** ***.

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**** ** ** ****. To ** *****, ** this **** * ********* legal ***** *** ********* users *** *** ********* itself? ****'* **** ** annoying ******* **'* ********* who's ******* *****, *** the *********** ** ***-*****.

**** ** ****** *** good!! *** ******* ******* directly ** *** ** Government.. *** *********** ******** are ********* ** ****** the *** ****... *** understanding *** ******* ** technology ****** ******. **** is *** ****..

**** ** ***** ********* news.

**** ****** ************* **** known ***** ********* *** more **** *-* *****.***** relationships, ***.....

**** *** *** *** only ***** ****** ******* doing ****. *** **** to ***** * *** more "***** ****** *********". YOUR **** ***** **** not **** **** ** meant ***** ***. ***** was ** *** ******," Your **** ** **** bond". *** *****.

** **** ******* *** SI ** **** *** selling ** *** *******, agency, **** ***** ** DoD **** **** **** meet **** **********. ** must **** **** **** are *******, *** **** someone **** **** *** selling.

** *** ******* **'* a ********* ***** ***** for *********, ** ****** NDAA-compliant ************* (**** ** only ********* *********) ***** take ********* ** ***** for ******** ***** ******** with ********** ***********, *** 15 *.*.*. § **** (the ****** ***). * suspect **** ***** ** a ********* **** ** win, ******. ******* ***** if ***'** **********.

** *.*.*. § **** - ***** ************ ** origin, ***** ************, *** dilution *********

(*) ***** ******

(*) *** ****** ***, on ** ** ********** with *** ***** ** services, ** *** ********* for *****, **** ** commerce *** ****, ****, name, ******, ** ******, or *** *********** *******, or *** ***** *********** of ******, ***** ** misleading *********** ** ****, or ***** ** ********** representation ** ****, *****—

(*) ** ****** ** cause *********, ** ** cause *******, ** ** deceive ** ** *** affiliation, **********, ** *********** of **** ****** **** another ******, ** ** to *** ******, ***********, or ******** ** *** or *** *****, ********, or ********** ********** ** another ******, **
(*) ** ********** *********** or *********, ************* *** nature, ***************, *********, ** geographic ****** ** *** or *** ** ******* person’s *****, ********, ** commercial **********,

***** ** ****** ** a ***** ****** ** any ****** *** ******** that ** ** *** is ** ** ****** to ** ******* ** such ***.

** ****** *** ********* line ********* **** ~* years *** (********** *** a ********* ********..*********'* **** everywhere) ***** **** ** made *** ***** ****.

** ******* **** ********* isn't *** **** ***** deceived. ***** **** ** interested ** ********* * list ** ****** ***** are *** ********* **** NDAA ** **** **'* helpful ** ** ** have ** ******** *** avoid ***** ***** ******** with ********/********** *************?

********* *-*** ********* **** sent *** ** ***** regarding *** *******:

** *** ****** ********, Customers, *** **** *******,

**** *******, **** ******** an ******* ********* ********* i-PRO’s ****-********* *********. ** the ****** ** ************ and ****-***** ******** *********, we ***** ** *** position **** *-***-******* ******* are **** *********. ** take **** ****** **** seriously; *********, ***** ** providing *** *********, ** consulted **** ***, **********, and ******* ***** ******* to ****** *** ****** interpretation ** *** *********** as ** ******* ** our *-*** ****** ****.

********* *-*** **** *** allow ********* ** ** labeled ** “*********” *** to ** ******* ***** outlets *** ******* *** interpretation ** *** ***, and ** **** ******** to ****** ********* ******* this *** ***** *******. Panasonic *-*** ***** ** happy ** ****** **** all ******** *************, *** we **** ** ******** roadmap *** ******. ** are ********* **, *** focused **, *** ******** and *** ***** *** will ****** *** ********* they *** **** ****** and ********. *** ***** valued ******** **** ******** our **** ******* ******, we ********* ** *** that, *** **** **** our *-*** **** ** 100% ***-********* ** *** end ** ***** ****, but **** ** *** products **** **** ** TAA *********.

IPVM Image********* ****** **** *** November **** ******* ******.

************, ********* *-*** *** clear ** *** ************* stating, "*** ******* ****** lineup ** *** ***** NDAA ********* ** **** time. ** *** ******* with *** ***-***** ************* to ****** **** **** compliance ** ***** ****."

*****, ** **** ******* the *********** ******* ** provide *** ********* ********* NDAA **********. ** ***** ready ** ****** *** and *** ********* *** may ****, *** ** remain ********* ** ********** you ** *** *** necessary. ** *** **** any ********* ** **** additional ***********, ****** ******* your ***** ***** ************** or ******* ** *** leadership ****.

***** *** *** ***** a ****** ******* *** customer. ** ********** **** business.

************,

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Bill *******PresidentPanasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America*******.*******@**.*********.***

#*, ****** *** *******. Btw:

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

****...

*** ***** ****** ******** that ******** *** **** Partner ******, ** ********* to *** ****, *** only **** *** *-*** line ** ***% ***-********* by *** *** ** March ****

** ** *** *** not ****** ***** ******* Partner ******, *** ***'* get ** ****?

********* ***** **** ***** themselves **** **** ** being *********** *** ****** *** IPVM ***********.

*************, **** ********* ***** does *** ****** *** key ******** ** ***** Panasonic ******** *** ******. This ** ********* ***** need ** **** ***** as *** *** **** into ****** **** **** and *** ***** *** 2 *****.

*** *********? ****, *** and *** **** **** should **** *** ** task (*****) *** **** them ****** *** ******** that ********* *** *** them **. **** ***** be ** *********** *****, since ****’** **** ** ****** *** ******** such ******* ** ***** own ******** **** ***** NDAA-banned *********.

* ******* *** ** SIA **** ***** ****** them ** ******* ***** position ** ****** ********* chips. * **** ****** if/when **** *******.

*** *** ********* ** Panasonic's ***** **** ********* consulted **** *** ** Panasonic's *********** **** ****** Hisilicon ** *** ******* by *** ****, ********:

*** **** *** ******* legal ****** ** ********* on ********** ********** *******. However, ** **** ********* several ******** ** ***. 889 *** ***** ************ its**** *,**** *, ********* *** *****************. *** *********** *********** in *** ******** ** Sec. *** *** *** implementing ***** ***** * number ** **** ********* that ******* ***** ******** and **************

*** ** *** ***** made *** ******* ******* you *** **********? *******? How ***** *****.

******* ** * ******* of *****, ********* *** ACTi. *** ***** *** obviously *** *** **** compliant. **** *** ** process ** ********* *** lines ** **** ***'*.

****** *** ******* ****.. we *** * ********* partner *** ** ******* and ** ******* **** someone ** *** *** mark.. ** ** ** Panosonic, ** ****** *******. If ** ** **** we ****** ** *******.. do *** ***** *****!!!

#*, ***** ***** *********'* statements:

(*) **'** ******* *** of *** ****** ** 7 ******

(*) *** **** ******* allows ******.

*** *** *** ** it ****? **** **** and **** *** *********** advantage ** ***** ***** vs ******.

**** ** **** ** wrong **** *********:

*** ** ** ******* media ******* *** ******* and ************** ** *** law

**** ** *** **. This ** **** * spokesperson *** *** ** government **** **. *** this ** **** *********'* largest *********** *** ****** as ****.

**** ** *****!

********* *** ***** ***** the **** ****, ** fact **** **** ***** chip ****, ***** ************ with ****** ** ********* in ***** *** **** time.

*** ******** **** **** Panasonic *** ******** **-******* with ***** ********* *** lacked *********** ** ** opinion.

[**** ****: **** ****** is ******]

*** * **** “********* USA **** ***** ****** and ********* *** ******** who **** * ********* i-Pro ****** ** * US ******* *******, ********* funded ******* ** ***** and *** ******* ********** over ********** **** *** 2019 **** **** ***”

#*, * ***** * note **** *** *** joking ** ***** *** confusion. ** **** ***** if **** **** ** so *** **** **** not ***** *** ********** that **** ***** **** this ****.

* *** **** ******* point **** ** **** is ***** ******** ****'* what **** ****** **...

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

**, *** **** ** on *** ********** ********?

** * ***** **** of ********* *******, ** disassembled * **-***** ******. It **** * **** Xarina ****.

**** **** ********* **** give ** * **** of ***** ******* *** the ****** **** ** we ***'* **** ** inspect ***** *****.

** *** *** ***** is ******** **** ****** time *** *********, ***** probably ******* *** * corporate ****** **** ** be ** ***** ** such **** ** ** compliant ****** **** ********** gone **** *********** ** stock *********. *** ***** the ******** ******* *** non *********, *** *** company ****** ** ******** still *********. *** **** is ********* ******.

** *** *** ***** is ******** **** ****** time *** *********

***, ******** *** * years **** *** **** of ******* *** **** into *** ** ****.

** ************* * **** had **** *** **** two *****, **** **** inside *** ******* ********* sales ****, ***** ***** to **

* * *********** **************** of *** ***** ** the **** ***, ********* Hisilicon ********.

* * **** ** taking *** **** *** seriously, ** ******* ** effort ** ******.

* ****** ** *** impact ** *** ***, expecting ** **** *********.

* **** **'* * smaller **** *** ****** did *** **** ** me. ***** ** **** were **** ********* *** they **** * ****** letter **** ***** *** stating **** *** ** cameras ****/*********/*** **** *** or *****. ***** ****** them * *** **** times **** ******* **** they **** ***** *** HiSilicon ****.

* ****** **** ****** letter. * ***'* ***** Panasonic ***** ** ** like ******...

**** *** **** * years ** **** **** over **,*** ********* *******, you *** **** ******* the **** ****** * had **** **** ***** broke.

* *********** **** ** our ********* *** ************* the ********* ******* **-******, WV-2231L *** ******** ***** constitutes **% ** *** sales **** *** *****.

* *** ****** ** find * **** ****** chip ** *** *****.

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****, ****** *** *******! To **** ***, ********* would ****** **** ****** releasing * **** ** clarify *** ****** *** users.

*-*** ********* ******* ** this *******:

****** ******** *** *********,

***** ******* *** ******** and ******** ** *** message ** **** *** Tuesday, * ****** ** follow ** *** ******* some ****** *** ***** specific *******. ***** ********* i-PRO ***** ****** *** our *** *********, ** want ** **** **** opportunity *** *** **** forum ** ***** ******* insight **** *** *********. Since ************ ********* *-*** Sensing ********* *********** ** America ** ******* ****, there *** **** * dramatic ****** ** *** organization, *** ** *** making ********** ******* ** answer *** ***** ** our ******* ******** *** their *** *****. **** again, ***** ** *** thorough ****** ** *** legislation, ** ***** ****** our ******** ********** ********* NDAA **********. **** **** said, ** **** ******* and ***** *** ******* and ***** ** *** partners *** *** ******. Therefore, ** **** ** converting *** ********* ******* within *** *-*** **** to * ***-********* ******* by *** *** ** FY2020.

** **** ****, * would **** ** ****** some ********** ********* **** were *********.

  1. **** *-*** ******* * list ** ******* *** related *******?
    1. ** **** ** *** are *****, ********* *-*** launched *** *** ******* (independent ** ********* ***** America) ***** * ***** ago. *** **** ******** is ** ****** *** new ******* ******. **** is ********* ** ** live ** *** **** few *****. *** ** the **** **** *** products *** **** **** through ********** ********* *-*** partners, **** *********** *** already ********* ** ** available ******* **** ********-********* portal *** *** ****** on *** *******. ** expedite ****, ** *** uploading **** *********** ** an ******** ******* ******. In *** ********, ** a ******* ** *** user ******** *** *********** regarding * ******** ******, please ******* **** ***** representative, *** **** **** be ***** ** ******* you. **** *** ******* has **** ****, *-*** has *** ********* ** provide *** ***********.
  2. **** ** *** ****** strategy *** ********* *-*** in ******** ** ******* business?
    1. *-*** ** ****** ***** to **** ****** **** our **** ******* ****** models *** *** ********* by *** ** ******.
  3. *** *** **** *********** only ********* ** ******** that ******** *** ******* Summit?
    1. *** ************* *** *********** provided ** *** **** Partner ****** **** ********* to *** ** *** authorized *********. *** ********* Account ******** ******** *** presentation **** ******** **** were ****** ** ******, and ** **** ****** information ****** ******* ***********, various ********** ********, ***.
  4. **** ***** *** ******* line ** ********?
    1. ********* *-*** *** ******** the ******* **** ** a ***-**** ********. ** have **** ********** *********** regarding *** ***-***** ******* used ** **** ****, and ** *** ******* to *** ****-********* ****** as **** ** ********. We **** ** **** sure **** ** ******** to ******* *** ******** and *** ***** *** are ********* **** *****. Also, ** *** ******* to *** *** ******** we **** **** *** recently ******** *-*** *-****** cameras.

** *** ******** *** customers, ***** ** ** need ** ********* * camera. ****** **** ***** out ** **** ************** or ******* *******, *** we **** ** ***** to ****** *** ********* you *** ****. *****, we *** ****** ** complete *** ******* ****** within *** **** *** weeks *** **** **** you ******.

* **** ** **** thank *** **** ******** that **** ******* *** to ******* *******. ** appreciate **** ******* *** value **** ********. * hope *** *** **** families *** *** **** and *****.

************,

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Bill *******PresidentPanasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America*******.*******@**.*********.***

#*, ******! ** *** speaking **** ********* ****** to *** **** ** release * ****** **** of *** ******.

***** ** **** ****** when *** **** * candid ********? ****, *******...

** ***** ****-**** ** believe **** (*** ***** lead ****) *** ******* iterations ** ********* ****** to ******. ** **** know *** ** *********, no **** ** *********.

***** ** *** ** really ****** ** **** provide * **** ** affected ******, **** ** go ******* *** ***** twists *** *****? **'* amusing, *** **** ** sad ** *****.

***** *** *** ****** talk **** **** ****, and **** ******* ***** insisting **** ******* ***** are **** *********. ** as * ********** ****** will ******** ** ********* all ****** ***** ********* prints * **** ** all ****** *** **** chips *** ******.

***** * ** **** you *** *******, ***** agree ***%

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