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Deceptive Meridian Temperature Tablets Endanger Public Safety

IPVM's testing of and investigation into Meridian Kiosk's temperature screening devices show that Meridian has deceived the public endangering safety. This 1-minute video explains: Meridian Sales Meridian has sold these devices to school dis...

By John Honovich - about 5 hours ago

Dahua Revenue Grows But Profits Down, Cause Unclear

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While Dahua's overall revenue was up more than 12% in Q3 2020, a significant improvement from the first half of 2020, the company's operating profit is down. In this post, we examine Dahua's Q3 2020 financial disclosures and what this means f...

By Isabella Cheng - 1 day ago

Augmented Reality (AR) Cameras From Hikvision and Dahua Examined

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Hikvision, Dahua, and other China companies are marketing augmented reality (AR) cameras. But what do they mean by 'augmented reality'? Augmented reality is a growing offering but what impact will it have on video surveillance? In this report...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 days ago

Watrix Gait Recognition Profile

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Watrix is the world's only gait recognition surveillance provider IPVM has found. And, inside of China, Watrix has gained significant attention for its claimed capabilities. Gait recognition interest has increased as coronavirus and privacy c...

By Zach Segal - 5 days ago

Directory of 211 "Fever" Camera Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of "Fever" scanning thermal camera providers to help you see and research what options are available. There are a growing number of providers around the world. The goal of this directory is to provide a single l...

By IPVM Team - 7 days ago

Longse Promoting Hikvision Partner Fullhan Chip Based Cameras

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With Huawei HiSilicon production being shut down at TSMC, camera manufacturers are pressed to find alternative SoC solutions. Longse, a China manufacturer, is now promoting its switch from HiSilicon to Fullhan chip cameras. While Fullhan is n...

By Isabella Cheng - 7 days ago

China's SMIC Hit By US Trade Restrictions, Impact On Video Surveillance

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US trade restrictions have hit Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's largest and most advanced foundry. While the true impact of the restrictions remains to be seen, industry sources tell IPVM this is a significant ...

By Isabella Cheng - 8 days ago

Nanchang, China "Sharp Eyes" Video Surveillance Project

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China's Sharp Eyes project mandated 100% surveillance coverage of public areas by the end of 2020. Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province, has installed at least 40,000 cameras as a response to this, including advanced AI and facial recognition...

By Isabella Cheng - 16 days ago

Temperature Tablet Shootout - Dahua, Hikvision, ZKTeco, TVT + 5 More

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Temperature tablets, aka terminal or stations, have emerged as a 'low-cost (~$2,000) alternative to fever cameras, looking as a comparable bargain. However, IPVM testing of 9 different tablets has shown significant problems, most notably wide...

By Derek Ward - 21 days ago

China General Chamber of Commerce Calls Out US Politics

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While US-China relations are at an all-time low, optimism about relations improving following the US election were key themes from two recent China General Chamber of Commerce webinars. Most chalk up tensions to politics undermining China bus...

By Isabella Cheng - 27 days ago

China Bems Temperature Measurement Terminal Tested

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Guangzhou Bems (brand Benshi) is the manufacturer behind temperature terminals relabeled by over a dozen Western companies. But how well do they really work? We bought and tested Bems temperature measurement tablet, examining the following: ...

By Derek Ward - 29 days ago

Axis Exports To China Police Criticized By Amnesty International

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Axis Communications and other EU surveillance providers are under fire from Amnesty International over sales to police in China (PRC) that Amnesty says contributes to "indiscriminate mass surveillance" in the country. While China's vast polic...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Axis Compares Fever Camera Sellers to 9/11

Axis Communications, the West's largest surveillance camera manufacturer, has quietly sat out the fever camera gold rush. No more. In a new NBC News investigation into fever cameras in schools, Axis spoke out against this, comparing them to opp...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Huawei HiSilicon Production Shut Down

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Huawei HiSilicon chips are no longer being manufactured or supplied to HiSilicon by its manufacturing foundry partners as of September 15, 2020, multiple China sources confirm. Huawei Hisilicon is the most widely used SoC (System on a chip) i...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Gait Recognition Examined

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Facial recognition faces increasing ethical and political criticisms while masks undermine its effectiveness. One alternative is gait recognition but how realistic is using gait? IPVM investigates gait recognition's pros and cons compared to ...

By Zach Segal - about 1 month ago

Comparing 2020 Reality To 2010 Expectations

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What can we learn from where the industry was in 2010 and what was believed then versus what has emerged now? For background, see IPVM's 2000 - 2020 history of video surveillance. In this report, we examine the major players, themes, and exp...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

China Dali Fever Cameras and Booming Sales Examined

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Zhejiang Dali, one of China's original thermal technology developers, has seen significant growth in the last half-year due to booming fever camera sales overseas. In this report, based on speaking on Dali, we examine the company's: Origin...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Ambarella Speaks On Huawei, Shortages, And China

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The Huawei Hisilicon shortage is impacting the global market, with major chip rival Ambarella addressing this in its most recent investor call. In this report, we examine Ambarella's Q2 FY2021 (C2020) investor call, including comments on: ...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Uniview H1 2020 Financials Examined

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While Dahua and Hikvision, helped by fever camera sales, are recovering from COVID-19 shocks, Uniview is still experiencing a sales and profit slow down. Uniview, the self-proclaimed "#3" in China video surveillance behind Dahua and Hikvision...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Beware Rigged China Fever Cameras

Many China fever camera manufacturers have rigged algorithms dynamically adjusting temperatures to more 'normal' results, IPVM has concluded from 6 months of testing 20+ devices. See the 80-second video below overviewing this: This raises the r...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - about 1 month ago

JCI / Tyco Drops Dahua

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Johnson Controls (JCI) / Tyco Security has completely dropped Dahua OEMs from their Access Control and Video Surveillance product lines, they confirmed in a statement to IPVM. This is a recent trend with Dahua, as Genetec dropped support for ...

By Conor Healy - about 2 months ago

Infinova, March Networks and Swann H1 2020 Financials Examined

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While Dahua and Hikvision, helped by fever camera sales, are recovering from COVID-19 shocks, Infinova, is still experiencing significant decreases in sales and profits. However, Infinova's results are mixed. The US/China video surveillance m...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Dahua Profits Surge Due To Fever Camera Sales

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While Dahua's overall revenue is down, driven by challenges within China, the company's overall profitability is up more than 10%, driven by a successful sales expansion into fever cameras. Although revenue has recovered somewhat since plungi...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Briefcam Responsible Use Examined

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While mega-companies Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have been criticized for facial recognition and AI analytics, Canon-owned Briefcam is far more widely used by physical security and police departments. Briefcam recently issued 'responsible use'...

By Zach Segal - about 2 months ago

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