The Company Behind HDTVI (Techpoint)

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 02, 2014

Analog HD is drawing a lot of attention.

First there was Dahua and HDCVI. Now, many are talking about HDTVI. The big name associated with HDTVI is Hikvision, but the company behind HDTVI technology is Techpoint.

In this note, we examine Techpoint, their positioning and plans for HDTVI.

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