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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 - 9 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 - 9 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 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 - 10 months ago

Dahua China Significant Job Cuts

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Dahua China has cut a significant number of jobs in the past few months, according to numerous sources. This is a significant shift from Dahua's aggressive expansion over the past decade though fitting within the broader trend of Chinese tech c...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Genetec Favorability Report 2019

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Genetec's favorability moderately strengthed, in new IPVM integrator statistics over their results from 2017, with 2019 results showing solid, but not exceptional, net positive favorability: In the past 2 years, Genetec has inserted itself into...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Huawei: Hikvision / Dahua "Strategy Is Just To Provide Cheap Cameras"

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At the Intersec 2019 show in Dubai, IPVM spoke with the show's "exclusive artificial intelligence sponsor" Huawei who recently declared their intentions of becoming a top 3 global provider in video surveillance. By contrast, Hikvision's President ...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

Intersec 2019 Show Report

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The 2019 Intersec show, held annually in Dubai, is now complete. IPVM attended for 3 days, interviewing numerous Chinese and Western video surveillance manufacturers. Inside this report, we examine: Infinova "We Belong to USA" Axis On AI Hy...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

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 - 11 months 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 - 11 months 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 - 11 months 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 - 11 months 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 [link no longer available], Hikvision declared that they 'build trust': It is a sensible move. H...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

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