UK Stands Behind Hikvision But Controversy Continues

By: Charles Rollet, Published on Feb 18, 2020

Hikvision is exhibiting at a UK government conference for law enforcement, provoking controversy from the press, politicians, and activists due to Hikvision's human rights record.

******* *** *********** ******, there *** ** ***** the ** ********** **** cancel *********'* ***** *** Hikvision ********* ** ***** a **** ******** ** the **. ** **** post, ** ******* **** news, *********:

  • *** *********** ********** **********
  • **** ******
  • *********: "***-******* *** ***** Approach"
  • **** *****
  • ********* **** ****** ***
  • ********** ***** *****
  • ********* ***** ****** ** UK
  • **********

Conference **********

******** & ********** ** ****** ********** organized ******** ** ******* ******, *** ** ******** that ******** *** ***********, and **** ** **** March *-* **** ******. Hikvision ** ******** ******** ** ********* ** the **********'* *******:

News ******

**** **** ********* ***** The ********, * ********** UK *********,******** ** ********** *** ** ***** "promote ******* **** '**********' in ****** ****** ******":

****** **** ***** ********** ************* ******* *** ********* from ************ ** ********, where *** *** ********** is ******** ** ******* of *** ****** ******** in '**-*********' *****. *******, the ** (** *** other *******) *** *** impose ******* ***** ****** actions ******* *********,******* ******** ******** **** **** **** politicians.

Reactions: "***-******* *** ***** ********"

*** ******** ****** ****** of ************* *************** *********'* ********:

** **** ** **** having ** ******* ****** when ** ***** ** China *** **-****. ** we *** ***** ** proclaim ** ****** *** standards, ** **** ** least *** ********** ** consistency.

******* *******, ****** ****** ** the ** ***** ***** and ******* ***** ** Lords ******,*********** ******** *********** "***-******* *** ***** approach":

*** ***** ****** ********, a ****** ******** ************,******* **** *********'* *********** "**** ************* **** the ** ****".

IPVM *****

*** ********'* ******* *** based ************** ********, ** ************ that ******* ******* ******* Network (***) ******** *** supports ******* *******, ******* out * "************* ************ companies" ********** ** ******** & ********. *** ** the ******* ******** ****** Hikvision *** ****'* ******* that********* ******** * ******-********* AI ******:

AnyVision **** ****** ***

*********, ***** ****** ************ *** **********, *** also ****** ** ******** due ** *** *******'* "covert ************ ********* ********* Palestinians", ***** ************ ** *** ****.*******, ** ***** ******* on ********* *** *** not ******* *********'* ********.

Conference ***** *****

******* *** ********'* ******* and *** ******** *********, the ** ********** *** no ***** ** ****** Hikvision's *****. ** ******* out ** *** **** Office *** *** **** comment **** **** ***:

*** ********** **** ** all ** *** ** help **** ******* ****** and ******* ********* **** in *** ** *** overseas.

Hikvision ** *******

********* ******** ** ******* to **** ** **** topic, *******, ** **** The ******** **** ** “respects ***** ****** *** takes *** ************** ** protect ****** *********”.

Hikvision ***** ***** ****** ** *** **

*********'* ******** ** **** an ***** - *** an ******** ******** ********** but *** ********* ** the **'* ******* *** enforcement ********* - ********* its ********* ******** ** the **.

***** ** ***** ******** of **** ** ****, such ** *********'* ******************** * ************ **** with *******, * ***** UK ***********, ***** ***** director ******** ****** ** the *** *******:

*** **** *** ******* of ********* ** *** UK ****** ** ***** for ******** ** ***, and ** *** ********* excited ** ** ** a ******** ** ***** further ****** *** *** brand.

*** **** **** ****,***** *************** ** * "*** exhibitor" *** *** ******** London ****:

**** ******** **** ******* last ****** ******* ******, ***** *** **** when ** *** ******* public **** ********* ******** ************* ***** ****** *********. Despite ****, ********* *** chosen ** *** ********** to**** ********* ****** ** ******* initiative.

**********

*********'* ***** ****** ****** does ******* * **** term ******* *** *** UK ********** *********, **** public ********** *********** ******* every **** ********* ** tries ** **** **** high-profile (*** ********** **********-*******) clients.

*******, ** *** **** side *** ********* **, they *** ***** ********* in *** *** ****** and ***** ** ** sign ** ******** **** the **'**** ********* ******* ****.

Comments (0)

Login to read this IPVM report.

Related Reports

Verkada: "IPVM Should Never Be Your Source of News" on Jul 02, 2020
Verkada was unhappy with IPVM's recent coverage declaring that reading IPVM...
Worst Camera Manufacturers 2020 on May 06, 2020
Which camera manufacturer have integrators had the worst experience with in...
White House Trade Advisor Calls Hikvision "Very Evil Company" on Jun 24, 2020
White House trade advisor Peter Navarro has called Hikvision a "very evil...
London Live Police Face Recognition Visited on Feb 13, 2020
London police have officially begun using live facial recognition in select...
"He Is An Idiot!" Exclaims SIA Director John Mack on Mar 23, 2020
Here is another inside look into the "leaders" of the security industry. SIA...
SIA Director Dismisses Coronavirus, Don't Cancel ISC West on Mar 03, 2020
SIA Director and ISS executive Janet Fenner has come out criticizing the lack...
The US Fight Over Facial Recognition Explained on Jul 08, 2020
The controversy around facial recognition has grown significantly in 2020,...
Dahua USA Admits Thermal Solutions "Qualify As Medical Devices" on Jul 02, 2020
Dahua USA has issued a press release admitting a controversial point in the...
UK Government Says Fever Cameras "Unsuitable" on Jul 01, 2020
The UK government's medical device regulator, MHRA, told IPVM that...
The SIA Board Strongly Supports ISC West October 2020 on Apr 23, 2020
The SIA Board strongly supports the upcoming October 2020 ISC West, amidst...
Hikvision Global News Reports Directory on Jun 18, 2020
Hikvision has received the most global news reporting of any video...
Hikvision AI Training In Xinjiang Paramilitary Base, Now Denies on Mar 10, 2020
Hikvision has been listing AI training in a Xinjiang paramilitary base that...
Faked Coronavirus Fever Detection, Athena Used Hikvision; Responds - Selling NDAA Compliant Cameras, Pledging 50% Of Profits to Victims on Mar 24, 2020
US company, Athena Security, faked its coronavirus fever detection marketing,...
Hikvision USA Refuses [Now In], Dahua USA Drives Forward With "Coronavirus Cameras" on Apr 07, 2020
Both have been federally banned, both sanctioned for human rights abuses but...
FDA Gives Guidance on 'Coronavirus' Thermal Fever Detection Systems on Mar 30, 2020
The US FDA has given IPVM guidance on the use of thermal fever detection...

Recent Reports

Genetec CEO Declares "We Don't Negotiate Payment With Patent Trolls" on Aug 11, 2020
Are patent trolls like terrorists? Genetec's CEO is coming out strongly...
Hanwha AI Analytics Camera Tested on Aug 11, 2020
Hanwha has released their Wisenet P AI camera, adding person and vehicle...
Alabama Schools Million Dollar Hikvision Fever Camera Deal on Aug 11, 2020
The Baldwin County, Alabama public schools purchased a $1 million, 144-camera...
Dahua Taunts Australian Government, Continues To Sell Illegal Fever Cameras on Aug 10, 2020
Dahua is effectively taunting the Australian government by continuing to sell...
HID Releases VertX Replacement Aero on Aug 10, 2020
HID is replacing two established and broadly supported types of access...
NDAA Compliant Video Surveillance Whitelist on Aug 10, 2020
This report aggregates video surveillance products that manufacturers have...
Telpo China Temperature Tablets Tested on Aug 10, 2020
The provider for overseas companies ranging from Canon Singapore to US'...
Dangerous Hikvision Fever Camera Showcased by Chilean City on Aug 07, 2020
Deploying a fever camera outdoors, in the rain, with no black body, is...
"Grand Slam" For Pelco's PE Firm, A Risk For Motorola on Aug 07, 2020
The word "Pelco" and "grand slam" have not been said together for many years....
FLIR Stock Falls, Admits 'Decelerating' Demand For Temperature Screening on Aug 07, 2020
Is the boom going to bust for temperature screening? FLIR disappointed...
VSaaS Will Hurt Integrators on Aug 06, 2020
VSaaS will hurt integrators, there is no question about that. How much...
Dogs For Coronavirus Screening Examined on Aug 06, 2020
While thermal temperature screening is the surveillance industry's most...
ADT Slides Back, Disappointing Results, Poor Commercial Performance on Aug 06, 2020
While ADT had an incredible start to the week, driven by the Google...
AHJ / Authority Having Jurisdiction Tutorial on Aug 06, 2020
One of the most powerful yet often underappreciated characters in all...
SIA Coaches Sellers on NDAA 889B Blacklist Workarounds on Aug 05, 2020
Last month SIA demanded that NDAA 899B "must be delayed". Now that they have...