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Q-See Going Out of Business

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Q-See is going out of business effective January 31st, 2021. The once mega-budget surveillance provider may cause significant problems in how it is being shut down. In this report, we examine Q-See's history and business, including: Closur...

By Isabella Cheng - about 18 hours ago

Patenting Uyghur Tracking - Huawei, Megvii, More

A patent application authored by Huawei and the PRC government includes Uyghur-detection analytics, in the latest proof that the China tech giant uses this explicitly racist technology. This comes after IPVM and The Washington Post exposed last...

By IPVM Team - 7 days ago

China Facial Recognition Jaywalking Market 2021

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In 2018, China's facial recognition systems for identifying jaywalkers became global news. But what has happened in the few years since? In this report, we examine the 2021 market for China facial recognition jaywalking systems, including: ...

By Isabella Cheng - 13 days ago

Hikvision Faces Human Rights Abuse Criticism In Canada, Denmark, UK, EU

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Hikvision is facing growing criticism over its human rights abuse record from the halls of the UK and EU Parliaments to a Danish pension fund and Canadian politics. Ever since the US government blacklisted Hikvision over its Xinjiang operations...

By Charles Rollet - 13 days ago

French Police Criticize Hikvision Body Cameras

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French police are criticizing their Hikvision body cameras, with one police union official even calling them "junk" after the government purchased over 10,000 in 2018. In response, the government has issued an open tender for 30,000 new body camer...

By Charles Rollet - 22 days ago

2021 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Market

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Each year, IPVM explains the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 6th edition of this report, compare to: 2020 Video Surveillance Cameras State of the Ma...

By IPVM Team - 23 days ago

The Rise of SaaS - Physical Security Fund Raising 2020

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While incumbents largely struggled to deal with the effects of COVID-19, SaaS focused startups raised over $300 million this year. This provides them a strong foundation to attempt to disrupt incumbents. IPVM covered each of these raises thr...

By John Honovich - 23 days ago

Video Surveillance Trends 101

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This report examines major industry factors and how they could impact video surveillance in the next 5 - 10 years. This is part of our Video Surveillance 101 course. In this report, we examine the following: How will AI impact the surveil...

By IPVM Team - 27 days ago

ZKTeco IPO Filing, $190 Million Planned Raise

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ZKTeco has filed for an IPO, seeking to raise ~$190 million, a massive amount for the physical access control industry. In this post, we examine the firm's financials, growth, and products, based on its 500-page China filing, including: ZK...

By Isabella Cheng - 28 days ago

Alibaba Admits Developing Racist Uyghur Recognition

Alibaba admitted its Cloud division developed racist AI software, saying it is "dismayed" while claiming it "never intended" to target "specific ethnic groups" and the tech was only used "within a testing environment". For an 80-second overview v...

By IPVM Team - 29 days ago

Alibaba Uyghur Recognition As A Service

Alibaba, the NYSE-listed 'Amazon of China' with a $700 billion+ market cap, openly offers Uyghur/'ethnic minority' recognition as a Cloud service, allowing customers to be alerted any time Alibaba detects a Uyghur. Watch this 90-second video for ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era and now impacted by coronavirus. The goal of this history is to help professionals understand the important business and technolog...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

CloudWalk, China AI Company, IPO & Financials Examined

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CloudWalk, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, known inside China as the "AI National Team", for its strong state connections has filed for an IPO. This follows just a few weeks after fellow Unicorn Yitu also filed for its IPO on the same market. ...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Hikvision, Dahua, and Uniview Falsify Test Reports To South Korea

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The South Korean government investigated and found numerous companies falsified test reports, with Hikvision securing the number one spot, beating Huawei, while Dahua and Uniview made the top 20. In this note, we examine the details, highligh...

By Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

Huawei / Megvii Uyghur Alarms

Huawei and Megvii worked together to test and validate Uyghur alarms, according to a Huawei "interoperability report" found by IPVM. Huawei is the PRC's biggest technology company and Megvii is one of the country's largest facial recognition prov...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2020

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2020 has been a tumultuous year, for the world and for video surveillance companies, many who suffered sharp revenue drops this year. But who is most benefiting or losing from this? This is the 7th year IPVM has tracked manufacturers gaining...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Yitu, China AI Provider, IPO & Financials Examined

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Yitu, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, has filed for an IPO recently on the technology-focused Shanghai STAR Market. In this post, we examine the firm's financials, growth, and products, including: Yitu background Profit loss and growth exam...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Most Disrespected Manufacturers

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200 integrators told IPVM which manufacturers they most disrespect and why. America and China dominated the list, with 5 American companies and 2 from China. In this report, we examine the responses, including detailed feedback for the top 5...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Ambarella Speaks on Dahua, Hikvision, and Huawei (Q3 2020)

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Now a few months out from Huawei HiSilicon's chip disruption, chip rival Ambarella addresses the current state of supply in its most recent investor call. In this report, we examine Ambarella's Q3 FY2021 (C2020) investor call, including comme...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Avigilon Slashes Elevated Temperature Detection Pricing

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Avigilon has now slashed the prices of its temperature screening product by more than 50% with its second price in the past few months. Earlier this year, the fever camera market boomed but more recently, it is beginning to bust (e.g., FLIR a...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Wins $46 Million Provincial Capital Project Direct

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Hikvision has won a ~$46 million USD deal directly with a provincial capital. The deal includes ~5,000 cameras and covers a wide range of facial, traffic, and "smart community" analytics. In this report, we examine the details of the deal, lo...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Uniview Racist Uyghur Recognition Revealed

Uniview, the PRC's third-largest video surveillance manufacturer and a major supplier of China police projects, has racist software used for tracking Uyghurs, IPVM has found. Uniview responded to IPVM but avoided explaining their Uyghur tracking s...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

TVT Revenue and Profits Up, Strengthened by Summer Fever Camera Boom

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Many Western users may be unfamiliar with TVT, a Shenzhen company that OEMs for companies including Avycon, Speco, InVid, and Vitek. However, TVT has had a strong 2020. In this note, IPVM examines TVT's 2020 performance thus far, its Q3 2020 ...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 months ago

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