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Positive Outlook for 2020

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Integrators are overall strongly positive for 2020, according to new IPVM statistics: This continues the trend for integrator sentiment in 2019 and 2018. Inside this note, we examine the main reasons for the positive sentiment, including dozen...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

The 2020 Video Surveillance Industry Guide

The 300-page, 2020 Video Surveillance Industry Guide covers the key events and the future of the video surveillance market, is now available, group members can request a PDF copy be emailed to them, all personal members can access all reports link...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Directory Of 150 Video Analytics Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of video analytics providers to help you see and research what options are available. Deep Learning / AI Mainstream in 2020 While video surveillance analytics has been promoted, hyped and lamented for nearly 20...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Hikvision CEO Alleged Illegal Activities Investigated

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Hikvision's CEO Hu Yangzhong is under investigation for suspected illegal activities, according to the PRC's securities regulator. This has become the source of notable analysis and discussion within the PRC. Inside this note, we examine the al...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Acquisitions - Winners and Losers

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Most major manufacturers have been acquired over the last decade. But which have been good deals or not? In this report, we analyze the results. Here is a list of acquisitions in the past 2 years, in reverse chronological order: Alarm.com Ac...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

Directory of Access Reader Manufacturers

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Credential Readers are one of the most visible and noticeable parts of access systems, but installers often stick with only the brand they always use. What other options are in the market? This directory tracks 30+ players in this market and ...

By Brian Rhodes - 8 months ago

China Government Spreads Uyghur Analytics Across China

IPVM has found 12 recent government projects across China (PRC) that require Uyghur analytics and a general government guideline requiring such analytics. This exposes that Uyghur persecution and discrimination goes far beyond Xinjiang and is b...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

ISC East 2019 Show Report

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IPVM has finished in New York City covering both days of the ISC East 2019 show. Here is a 6+ minute general walkthrough: Inside this report, we cover: Overall Show Traffic Size / Layout Biggest Booth Surprise Hikvision Touts Lowes Hi...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

The Cowardly, Greedy "Leaders" of Video Surveillance - SIA

The video surveillance industry suffers from cowardly, greedy 'leaders' focused on maximizing easy money while undermining public trust. The explosive arrests of industry executives and human rights sanctions underscore these issues and the cen...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2019

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2019 has been an explosive year for video surveillance, with the world's two largest manufacturers, Dahua and Hikvision, being sanctioned for human rights abuses and banned for US government use. How would it impact their usage amongst integrator...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Hikvision CEO And Vice-Chair Under PRC Government Investigation

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In a surprising and globally covered move, Hikvision CEO Hu Yangzhong and Vice-Chairman Gong Hongjia are being investigated by China's securities regulator for "suspected information disclosure violations", Hikvision disclosed in a brief letter to...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

Hikvision Markets Uyghur Ethnicity Analytics, Now Covers Up

Hikvision has marketed an AI camera that automatically identifies Uyghurs, on its China website, only covering it up days ago after IPVM questioned them on it. This AI technology allows the PRC to automatically track Uyghur people, one of the w...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

Dahua Co-Founder Says Human Rights Sanctions Shows Strong Dahua Technology

Despite Dahua doing nearly a billion dollars of projects in Xinjiang, including building and operating police stations, Dahua not only denies 'any factual basis' of human rights abuses but their Vice Chairman contends these sanctions are a point o...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Covert Elevator Face Recognition

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Covert elevator facial recognition has the potential to solve the cost and complexity of elevator surveillance while engendering immense privacy concerns. This month, in Caixin China's reporting, this issue blew up as reports of such a deployme...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Government-Owned Hikvision Wants To Keep Politics Out Of Security

'Politics' made Hikvision the goliath it is today. It was PRC China 'politics' that created Hikvision, funded it, and blocked its foreign competitors. However, Hikvision is now upset that 'politics', in the form of US sanctions for human rights...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

US DoD Comments on Huawei, Hikvision, Dahua Cyber Security Concerns

A senior DoD official said the US is "concerned" with the cybersecurity of Hikvision, Dahua, and Huawei due to "CCP" (China Communist Party) influence and the potential military/intelligence applications of their products, particularly in case of ...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Hikvision Dissolves North American Business Unit, Splits Canada and USA

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Hikvision has dissolved its North American Business Unit, splitting up US and Canada operations as the PRC-government owned manufacturer faces fierce pushback from the US government. Inside this note, we examine: What the 'dissolution' invol...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Dahua Celebrates PRC 70th Wearing Communist Party Hammer and Sickle

Dahua celebrated the PRC's 70th anniversary with a video of various Dahua employees wearing China Communist Party hammer and sickle pins as shown below: The Dahua employees walked and talked wearing the Communist Party pin, such as: And: ...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Hikvision And Dahua Sanctioned For Human Rights Abuses

In a groundbreaking move that will have drastic consequences across the video surveillance market, Dahua and Hikvision have been sanctioned by the US government for human rights abuses. Dahua and Hikvision are two of 28 entities added to the US...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Crisis At China's Largest VMS Provider, Netposa, Now State-Controlled

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NetPosa, which bills itself as the PRC's largest VMS provider, is in a crisis. The firm is pursuing huge unpaid bills from clients, and its chairman is being sued for over $220 million of unauthorized loans, resulting in banks freezing NetPosa cas...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

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