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ISC East 2019 Show Report Day 2

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IPVM has finished in New York City covering both days of the ISC East 2019 show. Inside this report, we cover: Day 2 Traffic Centaur Technology Non-Intel SoC / AI Coprocessor Alcatraz AI Access Control Danby Parcel Guard Ouster LIDAR Ve...

By IPVM Team - 1 day ago

The Cowardly, Greedy "Leaders" of Video Surveillance - SIA

The video surveillance industry suffers from cowardly, greedy 'leaders' focused on maximizing easy money while undermining public trust. The explosive arrests of industry executives and human rights sanctions underscore these issues and the cen...

By John Honovich - 3 days ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2019

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2019 has been an explosive year for video surveillance, with the world's two largest manufacturers, Dahua and Hikvision, being sanctioned for human rights abuses and banned for US government use. How would it impact their usage amongst integrator...

By IPVM Team - 4 days ago

Hikvision CEO And Vice-Chair Under PRC Government Investigation

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In a surprising and globally covered move, Hikvision CEO Hu Yangzhong and Vice-Chairman Gong Hongjia are being investigated by China's securities regulator for "suspected information disclosure violations", Hikvision disclosed in a brief letter to...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 8 days ago

Hikvision Global News Reports Directory

Hikvision has received the most global news reporting of any video surveillance company, ever, ranging from the WSJ, the Financial Times, Reuters, the NY Times, SCMP and more. This directory catalogs and links to 90+ of them. November 2019 Tim...

By IPVM Team - 11 days ago

Hikvision Markets Uyghur Ethnicity Analytics, Now Covers Up

Hikvision has marketed an AI camera that automatically identifies Uyghurs, on its China website, only covering it up days ago after IPVM questioned them on it. This AI technology allows the PRC to automatically track Uyghur people, one of the w...

By Charles Rollet - 11 days ago

Dahua Co-Founder Says Human Rights Sanctions Shows Strong Dahua Technology

Despite Dahua doing nearly a billion dollars of projects in Xinjiang, including building and operating police stations, Dahua not only denies 'any factual basis' of human rights abuses but their Vice Chairman contends these sanctions are a point o...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 24 days ago

Covert Elevator Face Recognition

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Covert elevator facial recognition has the potential to solve the cost and complexity of elevator surveillance while engendering immense privacy concerns. This month, in Caixin China's reporting, this issue blew up as reports of such a deployme...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 29 days ago

Government-Owned Hikvision Wants To Keep Politics Out Of Security

'Politics' made Hikvision the goliath it is today. It was PRC China 'politics' that created Hikvision, funded it, and blocked its foreign competitors. However, Hikvision is now upset that 'politics', in the form of US sanctions for human rights...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

US DoD Comments on Huawei, Hikvision, Dahua Cyber Security Concerns

A senior DoD official said the US is "concerned" with the cybersecurity of Hikvision, Dahua, and Huawei due to "CCP" (China Communist Party) influence and the potential military/intelligence applications of their products, particularly in case of ...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Hikvision Dissolves North American Business Unit, Splits Canada and USA

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Hikvision has dissolved its North American Business Unit, splitting up US and Canada operations as the PRC-government owned manufacturer faces fierce pushback from the US government. Inside this note, we examine: What the 'dissolution' invol...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Dahua Celebrates PRC 70th Wearing Communist Party Hammer and Sickle

Dahua celebrated the PRC's 70th anniversary with a video of various Dahua employees wearing China Communist Party hammer and sickle pins as shown below: The Dahua employees walked and talked wearing the Communist Party pin, such as: And: ...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Hikvision And Dahua Sanctioned For Human Rights Abuses

In a groundbreaking move that will have drastic consequences across the video surveillance market, Dahua and Hikvision have been sanctioned by the US government for human rights abuses. Dahua and Hikvision are two of 28 entities added to the US...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Crisis At China's Largest VMS Provider, Netposa, Now State-Controlled

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NetPosa, which bills itself as the PRC's largest VMS provider, is in a crisis. The firm is pursuing huge unpaid bills from clients, and its chairman is being sued for over $220 million of unauthorized loans, resulting in banks freezing NetPosa cas...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

US - China Review Commission Cites IPVM on Foreign Provider Threat

A bipartisan congressional commission cited IPVM twice in its analysis of how the PRC government protects its surveillance firms from foreign competition. The US China Economic Security Review Commission's September bulletin states that China h...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

China Enforces Barriers Against Foreign AI and VSaaS Providers

While AI and VSaaS is the future of video surveillance, these are obstructed to foreign firms in China (the PRC), where authorities are tightening implementation of rules, as demonstrated by 2 recent examples of major PRC surveillance companies th...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Dahua And Hikvision Accept PRC Government Officials

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Hikvision and Dahua are among the 100 companies accepting PRC government officials as part of a new initiative to boost manufacturing that has raised concerns about PRC government influence. In this post, we examine the news and its impact, inc...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Critiquing Carnegie's AI Surveillance Paper

The Carnegie Endowment has issued an ambitious paper on the Global Expansion of AI Surveillance. While its aim is applaudable, the paper has significant problems in actually understanding what 'AI surveillance' is and what is being used where. ...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Lobbying Against And Preparing For Potential US Sanctions

Hikvision has been lobbying against and preparing for potential US sanctions, according to US government records, financial filings and partner documentation IPVM has found. In this report, we examine what Hikvision has done and how it is posit...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Megvii Financials and Growth Examined

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Megvii has already received more than a billion dollars in investment. Now, the company, a top China facial recognition provider, has filed for an IPO this week on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This 500+ page IPO document reveals significant de...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

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