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US Tariffs Hit China Video Surveillance

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Chinese video surveillance products avoided tariffs for the first two rounds. Now, in the third round, many video surveillance products will be impacted. Inside this note, we examine: The relationship between products and tariff codes What ...

By John Honovich - 5 days ago

Arlo IPO Filing Reveals Key Financial and Competitive Details

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Arlo is going to IPO at a projected valuation greater than Axis. Now, Arlo has released their 175-page Form S1 Registration Statement for its IPO. Inside this report, we share our results from examining this filling, including: What Arlo's 20...

By IPVM Team - 9 days ago

2018 Mid-Year Surveillance Industry Guide

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2018 has been an explosive year for the video surveillance industry, with the industry becoming a global political issue, with the expansion of China and the promise and potential peril of Artifical Intelligence. IPVM's new 200+ page Mid-Year I...

By IPVM Team - 19 days ago

China Public Video Surveillance Guide: From Skynet to Sharp Eyes

China is expanding its video surveillance network to achieve “100%” nationwide coverage by 2020, including facial recognition capabilities and a database that allows authorities to track and cross-check video data across the country. This progr...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Debating Relevance of China Hacking US Navy Plans

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"Chinese government hackers have compromised the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing massive amounts of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare", first reported by the Washington Post. Is this relevant to the video surveillance ind...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Remove Dahua and Hikvision Gov Installs Required By US House Bill Ban

The final released US House Bill HR 5515 verifies that it not only prohibits the purchasing of Dahua and Hikvision products, it requires removing existing Dahua and Hikvision government systems. In particular, the bill clearly bans both the pur...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Dahua Products Are Not GDPR Compliant, No Products Can Be

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Dahua products are neither GDPR-compliant nor certified, contrary to their marketing. The reason is that no products can be, as the EU does not 'certify' nor endorse products as 'compliant'. In this note, based on our 20+ page GDPR For Video ...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Corruption Alleged Against Hikvision Procurement In India

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Over the past month, allegations of corruption and national security risk have made the news in India over the planned purchase of 150,000 Hikvision cameras, such as: In this note, we examine the conflict, contrast it to the US government's act...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

China: Foreign Video Surveillance Is Security Risk

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The Chinese government has long acknowledged that foreign video surveillance is a 'risk to national security' and has increasingly and almost exclusively bought their own video surveillance products for their governmental use, the largest market s...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

US House Passes Bill Banning Gov Use of Dahua and Hikvision

The US House of Representatives has passed H.R. 5515, a bill that includes a ban on the US government's use of Dahua and Hikvision. This follows growing US awareness that Hikvision is owned and controlled by the Chinese government plus last year's...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

The Hikvision Smart Classroom Behavior Management System

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Hikvision's rapidly growing offering of analytics, which we most recently examined with Hikvision's ethnic minority analytics, is now going into the education market where Hikvision aims to improve scholastic performance with artificial intelligen...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Source Code Transparency Center Examined

Following criticism of Hikvision's Chinese government ownership and Hikvision's IP camera backdoor, the company has responded with a series of steps including hiring a Director of Cybersecurity and starting a dedicated cybersecurity hotline. The ...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Hikvision's Minority Analytics

Hikvision has developed and is deploying minority analytics inside China, automatically identifying and categorizing individuals as ethnic minorities. While Hikvision has not marketed this, IPVM has verified this from information disclosed in the ...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Genetec Wins Panama Canal With Direct Low-Bid

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Genetec and low price are not two terms frequently found together. However, in a surprising and controversial move, Genetec has won a Panama Canal project beating out all dealer / distributor bidders with a direct low-cost entry. In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Massive China Xinjiang Security Project Spending At Risk

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A Chinese government review of state-sponsored projects in Xinjiang Province could harm the bottom line of large Chinese security manufacturers, underlying the risk and key challenges of the recent rapid rise of security projects. While IPVM conf...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Death Of A Dummy Camera Manufacturer

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5 years ago, IPVM gathered insights from a dummy camera manufacturer, who was then the top selling dummy camera provider on Amazon and 3rd in all of surveillance cameras, real or dummy. Now, that company has exited the dummy camera business. In t...

By Brian Rhodes - 3 months ago

Best and Worst ISC West 2018

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ISC West 2018 had strong attendance, modest overall new products, and a surge in Artificial Intelligence marketing. First, here are 20+ manufacturer booth videos, to give you a feel for the show's displays: Inside this report, we examine the b...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Hikvision Hires Ex-Milestone Head To Lead Global PR

Hikvision has PR problems. From its failed attempt at hiring a crisis communication writer to their failed anti-IPVM blog series to the increasing global coverage of their Chinese government ownership, Hikvision is struggling to find a solution. ...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

US / China Tariffs March 2018

On March 22, 2018, the US issued a Presidential Memorandum on the Actions by the United States Related to the Section 301 Investigation, with 3 directives: A consideration to increase tariffs on goods from the PRC (China) Pursue dispute sett...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Dahua Global Launch LeChange

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Dahua is getting into the consumer video surveillance market globally, with "LeChange", an offering long available inside of China is now being expanded around the world. In this note, we examine the move, the offerings, impact on Lorex, includin...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

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