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Ban of Dahua and Hikvision Is Now US Gov Law

The US President has signed the 2019 NDAA into law, banning the use of Dahua and Hikvision (and their OEMs) for the US government, for US government-funded contracts and possibly for 'critical infrastructure' and 'national security' usage. This...

By John Honovich - 10 months ago

Dahua Ban Response: NOT Chinese Government Owned

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Dahua has responded to the US Congress passing a US government ban on Dahua and Hikvision's products. While Dahua offered the now standard cybersecurity defense, it led with an interesting and direct assertion, that Dahua is "not a government-owne...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Hikvision Admits Ban To Become Law

Hikvision has admitted they expect the US government ban to become law as soon as this month. In a new 'Special Bulletin' to dealers, Hikvision declares: Indeed, Hikvision acknowledges that the ban may extend further than just US government ...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

US Congress Passes Bill Banning Dahua and Hikvision

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The bill banning US government use of Dahua and Hikvision products has been passed by both chambers of Congress (House vote, Senate vote). The US President has voiced support of this bill and is expected to be signed into law. UPDATE: The Bill an...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Hikvision NA President Jeffrey He 'Promoted' / Removed

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With an impending US government ban of their products, financial struggles and increasing scrutiny of Hikvision human rights abuse, Hikvision has promoted their long-term North American President Jeffrey He. Inside this note, we examine: He'...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Hikvision Strong Domestically, International Business Struggles

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Hikvision's H1 2018 results are out. Overall revenue growth has sharply dropped, with the company acknowledging their "facing geopolitical headwinds". Hikvision was hurt by Hikvision International (i.e., 'overseas') business but buoyed by the prot...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

US Tariffs Announced For China Video Surveillance

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Chinese video surveillance products avoided tariffs for the first two rounds. Now, in the third round, many video surveillance products will be impacted. Inside this note, we examine: The relationship between products and tariff codes What ...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Arlo IPO Filing Reveals Key Financial and Competitive Details

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Arlo is going to IPO at a projected valuation greater than Axis. Now, Arlo has released their 175-page Form S1 Registration Statement for its IPO. Inside this report, we share our results from examining this filling, including: What Arlo's 20...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

2018 Mid-Year Surveillance Industry Guide

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2018 has been an explosive year for the video surveillance industry, with the industry becoming a global political issue, with the expansion of China and the promise and potential peril of Artifical Intelligence. IPVM's new 200+ page Mid-Year I...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Hikvision Covers Up Racial Profiling And AI Error

Faced with global scrutiny, led by the US government-funded Voice of America (VOA), Hikvision has covered up evidence showing their racial profiling and Artificial Intelligence errors, refusing any comment on the matter. Global Scrutiny VOA pu...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

China Public Video Surveillance Guide: From Skynet to Sharp Eyes

China is expanding its video surveillance network to achieve “100%” nationwide coverage by 2020, including facial recognition capabilities and a database that allows authorities to track and cross-check video data across the country. This progr...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 year ago

Debating Relevance of China Hacking US Navy Plans

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"Chinese government hackers have compromised the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing massive amounts of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare", first reported by the Washington Post. Is this relevant to the video surveillance ind...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Remove Dahua and Hikvision Gov Installs Required By US House Bill Ban

The final released US House Bill HR 5515 verifies that it not only prohibits the purchasing of Dahua and Hikvision products, it requires removing existing Dahua and Hikvision government systems. In particular, the bill clearly bans both the pur...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Dahua Products Are Not GDPR Compliant, No Products Can Be

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Dahua products are neither GDPR-compliant nor certified, contrary to their marketing. The reason is that no products can be, as the EU does not 'certify' nor endorse products as 'compliant'. In this note, based on our 20+ page GDPR For Video ...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 year ago

Corruption Alleged Against Hikvision Procurement In India

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Over the past month, allegations of corruption and national security risk have made the news in India over the planned purchase of 150,000 Hikvision cameras, such as: In this note, we examine the conflict, contrast it to the US government's act...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

China: Foreign Video Surveillance Is Security Risk

The Chinese government has long acknowledged that foreign video surveillance is a 'risk to national security' and has increasingly and almost exclusively bought their own video surveillance products for their governmental use, the largest market s...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

US House Passes Bill Banning Gov Use of Dahua and Hikvision

UPDATE August 2018: The bill has now been signed into law. The US House of Representatives has passed H.R. 5515, a bill that includes a ban on the US government's use of Dahua and Hikvision. This follows growing US awareness that Hikvision is own...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

The Hikvision Smart Classroom Behavior Management System

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Hikvision's rapidly growing offering of analytics, which we most recently examined with Hikvision's ethnic minority analytics, is now going into the education market where Hikvision aims to improve scholastic performance with artificial intelligen...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Hikvision Source Code Transparency Center Examined

Following criticism of Hikvision's Chinese government ownership and Hikvision's IP camera backdoor, the company has responded with a series of steps including hiring a Director of Cybersecurity and starting a dedicated cybersecurity hotline. The ...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Hikvision's Minority Analytics

Hikvision has developed and is deploying minority analytics inside China, automatically identifying and categorizing individuals as ethnic minorities. While Hikvision has not marketed this, IPVM has verified this from information disclosed in the ...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

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