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FCC Commissioner Urges Eliminating Dahua/Hikvision From USA

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An FCC Commissioner is urging the FCC to take action that would, in his words, 'eliminate' the 'backdoor' of Dahua and Hikvision products in the USA. This call comes a month after the FCC declared Hikvision and Dahua threats to national...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Dahua Holds Xi Jinping Study Session, Then Hides

Just last month, Dahua employees held a meeting to "thoroughly study and implement" Secretary-General Xi Jinping's latest speech in order to "improve" their "political judgment". However, Dahua deleted this announcement, hours after IPVM...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Dahua Operates China Police Surveillance

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Inside the PRC (China), Dahua directly operates police video surveillance, significantly different from its Western common perception as a low-cost camera provider. In this post, IPVM investigates these activities, including: Dahua's large...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Milestone Systems 2020 Financials Examined

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Milestone has announced its 2020 financial results and we spoke with Milestone's CEO and CFO to better understand how Milestone did and where it is heading. Inside, this note, we examine Milestone's 2020 financials and the company's outlook.

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Fever Inspect Tested

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US Startup Fever Inspect has released a Made-in-the-USA device with atypical integrated blackbodies, eliminating the need for a separate blackbody unit. But how well does it work in real-world testing? We tested Fever Inspect FIP-S,...

By Derek Ward - 2 months ago

Huawei Favorability Statistics 2021

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Huawei has become China's largest technology company and the maker of the most widely used SoC in video surveillance (Hisilicon). But what do integrators think of them? Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security...

By Ethan Ace - 2 months ago

Uniview Overseas Growth and 2020 Financials Examined

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Uniview recovered from a sales and profit slowdown in the first half of 2020, reporting revenue and profit growth for the whole year. In this post, IPVM examines Uniview's 2020 financials, including: Revenue and profits grow for full-year...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 months ago

Dahua and Hikvision Cutting Out Channel in Brazil

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In China, Dahua and Hikvision routinely sell direct but outside, it is less common. However, this is a growing trend in Brazil. IPVM investigated a Dahua direct bid in Southeast Brazil earlier this month and in January. Inside this note, IPVM...

By Isabella Cheng and Robert Wren Gordon - 2 months ago

UK Warns Against China Security Tech

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The UK Government has warned against PRC technology, citing Xinjiang and security risk. IPVM reviews what was said and evaluates the potential risk to Hikvision and other PRC-based video surveillance companies with UK operations. The...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 2 months ago

State-Owned China Mobile Acquires 10% of Dahua

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China's state-owned and largest telecommunications provider China Mobile has acquired 10.42% of Dahua (for nearly $1 billion USD), becoming Dahua's second-largest shareholder after Dahua founder Fu Liquan and his wife. This gives previously...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Dahua 2020 Financials Examined

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Dahua's revenue grew slightly but profits modestly declined obscured by Dahua divesting its chip business. In this post, IPVM examines Dahua's 2020 Annual Report, including: Revenue slightly up, profit decline obscured by chip...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

Hikvision Favorability Statistics 2021

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In the past decade, Hikvision has risen from obscurity to global controversy. What do integrators think of them? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Hikvision's positioning, pros, and...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

Dozens of Surveillance Cameras In A Row Is Not Normal In China

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Pictures of dozens of surveillance cameras mounted in a row are not normal in China, contrary to what is frequently shared in social media, IPVM has found. IPVM reviewed public surveillance cameras in major China cities including Beijing,...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

Digital Watchdog Favorability Statistics 2021

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Digital Watchdog (DW) has been around for many years but how has the American / Korean company done facing much larger China competitors? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from 200+ security integrators on Digital...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

China State Media Exposes Illegal Commercial Facial Recognition Use

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There has been increasing debate and scrutiny about facial recognition in the EU and US, and similar issues are emerging in China as the state media (CCTV) recently singled out illegal facial recognition for commercial use. In this report,...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

Country Managers: Home vs. Host Country in Brazil

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Many international video surveillance companies maintain a presence in Brazil. While some hire Brazilians to manage local operations, others bring executives from their home country. IPVM examines the pros and cons. Numerous foreign video...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

Dahua Favorability Statistics 2021

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Dahua has become one of the biggest and most controversial video surveillance manufacturers. What do integrators think of them now? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Dahua's...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

New Anyvision CEO Interview

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Anyvision had a traumatic 2020 with massive layoffs and international scrutiny, but in September the company raised $43 million and in October they announced a new CEO, Avi Golan, who had previously worked at Softbank and Google. Now that...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

Video Surveillance Storage Retention Laws Examined

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Although surveillance video retention is often constricted by storage costs, written laws do sometimes dictate a minimum or maximum period video must be kept for. In this report, IPVM examines: Liability and privacy concerns driving...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

Facial Recognition Guide

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This guide explains the fundamentals of facial recognition. Inside we cover: The Use of Datasets in Facial Recognition Dataset Creation Methods Common Dataset Problems Prominent Public Datasets Changes in Public Datasets Architectures...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

US FCC: Dahua and Hikvision "Deemed A Threat" To National Security

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The US FCC has "released a list of communications equipment and services that have been deemed a threat to national security", calling out Dahua and Hikvision among 5 China technology manufacturers as an "unacceptable" risk. Inside this note,...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Hanwha Favorability Statistics 2021

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Hanwha's favorability surged in IPVM's 2019 study, emerging as a strong competitor to low-cost competitors like Dahua and Hikvision. But can Hanwha continue or will they fall back? Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from...

By Ethan Ace - 3 months ago

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