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Dahua USA Celebrates 5 Years of Errors

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Dahua USA is, in their own words, 'celebrating' 5 years in North America or as trade magazine SSN declared: Dahua Technology finds success in the North American security market in just five years While 5 years can be an opportunity to reflec...

By John Honovich - 2 days ago

US Considers Sanctions Against Hikvision and Dahua

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The US government is considering blacklisting "up to 5" PRC surveillance firms, including Hikvision and Dahua, Bloomberg reported, with human rights abuses in Xinjiang cited as the main reason. The news comes just days after the US blacklisted ...

By Charles Rollet - 3 days ago

China PRC Government New National Video Surveillance Standards

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The People's Republic of China (PRC) government has released a new set of overarching standards for authorities to follow when they install video surveillance networks across the country.  The standards were drafted over several years by Chinese p...

By Charles Rollet - 11 days ago

Vivotek Talks About Taiwan, China, Bans, AI And Business Development

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Vivotek, Taiwan's biggest manufacturer by revenue, did not have a booth at Taiwan's Secutech 2019 (which we are covering). However, marketing/communications execs Shengfu Cheng and Bridgette Pan did an interview on-site with IPVM (which has been c...

By Charles Rollet - 15 days ago

10 Facial Recognition Providers Review (Secutech)

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Adding to our 19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled report from ISC West, IPVM focused on facial recognition technology for our Day 2 coverage of Secutech, comparing different price points, performance, and demos for the following Asian firms (...

By Charles Rollet - 15 days ago

Secutech Taipei 2019 Show Report, Impacted By Expected Hikua Ban

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IPVM is in Taipei attending SecuTech 2019: The most significant new development at the show is Dahua and Hikvision pulling out after many years of exhibiting, and Taiwanese manufacturers hoping they can benefit after years of challenges.  The...

By Charles Rollet - 16 days ago

Dahua and Hikvision Products Illegally Sold To US Government GSA

Dahua and Hikvision products are being widely and illegally sold to the US government GSA. The sellers are falsely claiming these China products to be made in the USA and Switzerland, among others. In response to IPVM's investigation, Dahua and...

By Dan Gelinas and John Honovich - 18 days ago

Hikvision Global News Report 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 37 of them. May 2019 SCMP: How...

By IPVM Team - 24 days ago

Milestone Execs on Financials, China and Future

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Milestone has released a 44-page annual report for 2018, an atypical and unrequired move for a subsidiary of a large company, however, Milestone emphasized their aim to be transparent as a 'stand-alone' company within Canon. Milestone's CEO Lar...

By John Honovich - 26 days ago

"Automated Racism": Chinese Tech Companies Profiling Ethnic Minority

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Scrutiny of Chinese facial recognition providers, including Hikvision, has sharply increased following a New York Times report that they developed analytics for the government to track members of China's Uyghur ethnic minority, "potentially usheri...

By IPVM Team - 29 days ago

19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled

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IPVM interviewed 19 facial recognition providers at ISC West to understand their claimed accuracy, success and positioning. 9 from China, where facial recognition has received the most significant recent support: Dahua: "interest but not ado...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Hikvision Admits USA Sales Falling

Hikvision, in a new Chinese financial filing, has admitted that its USA sales are now falling. Less than a year after the US government passed a law banning Hikvision but still months away from it going into effect, the impact is already being ...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Hikvision Conducts Military Training For New Employees

Hikvision's new employees recently completed a boot camp where they wore Chinese army uniforms and were trained by former army personnel, as shown in the images we obtained from the camp: While IPVM was able to find this via the camp's social m...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

How China's Pay By Facial Recognition Works

Many social media posts have variously celebrated or warned about the growing use of facial recognition for payments in China. An example of one such video is shown to the right. When one looks at such videos, an obvious question is: how do they ...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Avigilon USA Factory Visit Report

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In a building that looks more like corporate offices than a 'factory' and just down the road from suburban housing developments is Avigilon's USA manufacturing plant. Given the heightened interest in non-China manufacturing, IPVM visited the pl...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Dahua Favorability Results 2019

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Dahua favorability declined, in IPVM's 2019 integrator favorability series, driven by their backdoors, resulting in mass hacking and US government banning: From 200 integrator responses, IPVM examines the following themes including~ 75 comments...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Goldman and Fidelity Funds Sell Off Hikvision, Dahua Stock Over Xinjiang

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Major US funds run by financial giants such as Fidelity and Goldman Sachs have sold their equity stakes in Hikvision and Dahua "as scrutiny mounts in Washington over how western capital markets are being used to fund the mass detention of millio...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

9 UK MPs Call Out Hikvision Over Human Rights Violations

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A group of nine MPs in the UK has released a letter calling out Hikvision for its surveillance deals in Xinjiang and Tibet, alleging Hikvision technology is being used for "sinister" purposes by the Chinese government and urging the UK government ...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Favorability Results 2019

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Hikvision favorability results declined significantly in IPVM's 2019 study of 200+ integrators. While in 2017 Hikvision's favorability was polarized, now Hikvision's net unfavorability is clear, as the summary results below show: In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Hikvision Chairman Warns Of AI New Entrants Victimizing Customers

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Hikvision chairman Chen Zongnian has warned that customers will become “victims” of AI hype from new industry entrants, even saying such newcomers will leave nothing behind except for “chicken feathers” (i.e., a Chinese expression for nothing). ...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Dahua Posts Slowing But Strong Revenue Growth 2018

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Despite significant job cuts in China, Dahua's revenues grew more than 25% last year hitting a total of ~$3.5 billion USD, according to its latest annual report. In this post, we analyze Dahua’s financials, including: Revenue/Profits Analysis ...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Milestone Adds Anti-Abuse, Anti-China 'Copenhagen Clause'

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Milestone announced, at its annual MIPS Americas partner conference, the addition of a 'Copenhagen clause' that strengthens their human rights legal terms, countering anti-democractic and misuse of Milestone's software.  This comes just months ...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

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