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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 - 6 months 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 - 6 months 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 - 6 months 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 - 6 months 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 months ago

9 UK MPs Call Out Hikvision Over Human Rights Violations

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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 7 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 - 8 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 - 8 months ago

Axis Favorability Results 2019

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Despite more product shortages, but strengthened by increasing cybersecurity and China concerns, Axis' favorability, amongst 200+ integrators in our new study, improved: Inside this note, we examine the main reasons integrators are positive tow...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

First US State, Vermont, Bans Dahua and Hikvision

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The first US state, Vermont, has issued a ban on a number of Chinese and Russian manufacturers including the world's 2 largest video surveillance manufacturers, Dahua and Hikvision. This follows the August 2018 NDAA banning US Government use of su...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Massive Leak Of Chinese VMS Provider Exposes Xinjiang Surveillance

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A subsidiary of China’s claimed largest VMS provider is tracking the precise location and ethnicity of millions in China’s Xinjiang region, according to a massive data leak. The news made headlines around the world, in large part due to a growing...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

Hikvision 2018 Revenue Tops $7 Billion USD But Growth Slows To Low

Hikvision's annual revenue topped $7 billion for the first time in 2018, although growth slowed sharply. In this post, we analyze the latest figures, including: Revenue vs Growth Comparison to Axis Reasons for Lower Growth Overall, the nu...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

Hikvision Chairman Praises United Front

Hikvision’s controlling shareholder held a meeting last month praising the United Front, a Communist Party organization known for its secretive overseas influence campaigns and key role bolstering Party rule at home. During the meeting, Hikvision...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

3 UK MPs Call For Investigating Hikvision Over Xinjiang

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3 UK members of Parliament, including 2 with direct comments to IPVM, have called for the UK government to investigate Hikvision's Xinjiang business. This video below shows Labour MP Karen Lee remarks: This MP has publicly called for the UK gov...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Hanwha Techwin Favorability Results 2019

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Hanwha Techwin's favorability results surged, in IPVM's 2019 study, going from barely neutral in 2016 to strongly net positive, as the results chart below shows for 2019: Back in the 2016 version of this study, IPVM was skeptical that Hanwha co...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

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