US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting technology provided by 'foreign adversaries', in what is widely being called a 'Huawei ban':
The move could have a major impact on video surveillance, particularly since Huawei's HiSilicon is used in many IP cameras and recorders. It also makes it easier than ever for the US to pass a total ban on PRC video surveillance giants like Hikvision and Dahua without needing a new law or raising human rights issues.
In this post, we examine the US' moves and video surveillance consequences:
- What Happened
- E.O. Opens Path For Total PRC Manufacturer Ban
- Hikvision, Dahua, Sanctions Risk
- Huawei HiSilicon Directly Affected
- Impact on HiSilicon Users