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NYPD Refutes False SCMP Hikvision Story

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The NYPD has refuted the SCMP Hikvision story, the Voice of America has reported. On January 11, 2018, the SCMP alleged that the NYPD was using Hikvision's facial recognition, specifically calling out the River Park Towers. This was obviously f...

By John Honovich - 2 days ago

The False SCMP Story on Hikvision NYC AI

In the past week, one of Asia's largest publications, the South China Morning Post (SCMP), posted an article about "Chinese [facial recognition] technology" (i.e. Hikvision) being used by the NY city police department. The problem is - the story ...

By John Honovich - 6 days ago

2019 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview

Each year, IPVM summarizes the main advances and changes for video surveillance cameras, based on our industry-leading testing and reporting. This is the 4th year we are doing this, compare to: 2018 Video Surveillance Cameras Overview 2017 ...

By IPVM Team - 13 days ago

Infinova Deletes Xinjiang References, Hiding Evidence

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Infinova has deleted all posts about Xinjiang on its website due to IPVM’s investigation of its business ties there and successfully directed industry publication Asmag to delete an interview with them on the topic. IPVM’s investigation, which ...

By Charles Rollet - 13 days ago

"At Hikvision, We Build Trust"

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Hikvision has joined a growing number of video surveillance manufacturers marketing their trustworthiness. In a recent trade magazine full page ad, Hikvision declared that they 'build trust': It is a sensible move. Hikvision wants to sell secu...

By John Honovich - 17 days ago

Hikvision Government Parent Holds Communist Party Congress

The Communist Party committee of Hikvision’s government parent, CETHIK, held a Party Congress earlier this month where senior executives, including Hikvision’s chairman, praised Chinese leader Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party. Notably...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Infinova's Xinjiang Business Examined

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As pressure mounts for companies to stop doing business in China’s Xinjiang region amid a severe human rights crisis, IPVM has found Infinova sold a video management system for “smart cities” in Xinjiang last year and has won substantial surveilla...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Dahua Car Startup Raises $290 Million But Questions Abound

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Dahua’s electronic car startup LeapMotor raised $290 million in funding this year, it said in an announcement. However, this news raises questions about why Dahua is investing time and resources in a field so different from security. In this po...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Evidence of Dahua's Involvement In Xinjiang Surveillance

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IPVM adds new details about Dahua’s activities in Xinjiang, a Chinese region where mass surveillance used to facilitate grave human rights violations has exposed the company to US sanctions considerations. Dahua has won nearly $1 billion across f...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Pressure Mounts Against Dahua and Hikvision Xinjiang Business

Pressure is mounting against Hikvision, Dahua, and other companies operating in Xinjiang as an international outcry brews against the Chinese government’s campaign of mass detentions and surveillance in the region. In this note, we cover a seri...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Directory of Video Intercoms

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Video Intercoms, also known as Video Door-Phones or Video Entry Systems, have been growing in the past decade as more and more IP camera manufacturers enter this segment. This directory tracks the players in this market, contrasts Video Interco...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Chinese Government Increases Hikvision Ownership

The Chinese government - Hikvision's controlling shareholder - is increasing its ownership of the video surveillance giant amid sharp stock price declines, the US considering sanctions, and Hikvision's president saying they are focusing on surviva...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Directory Of Video Doorbells

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Video doorbells are one of the fastest growing categories in video surveillance, especially among residences. The optimal placement of these cameras and their added functionality as a communication device drives their popularity in the market. Thi...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Unisight Company Profile

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Hikvision's largest US OEM, LTS has started to carry Unisight, whose products (shown below) look a lot like Hikvision's rival Dahua: Who is Unisght? Just another OEM? And if they are, why would LTS sell them? Inside this note, we examine Unisi...

By Robert Shih - 3 months ago

Hikvision President Addresses AI and USA Challenges

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In frank recent China interviews, Hikvision's President Hu Yangzhong has addressed challenges impacting the video surveillance industry and Hikvision, in particular, saying the world's largest security manufacturer is now focusing on "survival" as...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Wyze Explosive Growth Disrupting Consumer IP Camera Market

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Wyze, a company founded only in 2017, is poised to disrupt the consumer IP camera market by combining American marketing and Chinese manufacturing to deliver far lower prices for IP cameras (starting at $19.99). The company recently announced sel...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Huawei To Be “Top Three Global Position” in Video Surveillance

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Huawei - China’s biggest networking gear and smartphone maker - plans to become one of the top three global video surveillance manufacturers in the next 3 to 5 years, it has announced at a conference in China. Huawei is effectively saying that ...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

World’s Top Press Freedom Watchdog RSF Condemns China's IPVM Block

Reporters Without Borders, the world’s top press freedom watchdog, has condemned IPVM getting blocked in China after its critical reporting of Chinese video surveillance companies. IPVM has been blocked in China since last week. The block came ...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

When Your Salesperson Creates An International Incident (Amazon / ICE)

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Having your salespeople be aggressive and go after big accounts is a virtue, mostly. On occasions, it can cause problems. A new case involves Amazon calling on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). The Daily Beat headline a...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

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