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Dangerous Hikvision Fever Screening Marketing In Africa

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A multi-national African Hikvision distributor is marketing dangerously incorrect Hikvision fever camera setups. This adds to the long list of poor Hikvision fever camera deployments, from Scottish nursing homes to an Alabama school district ...

By Charles Rollet - 7 days ago

Infinova, March Networks and Swann H1 2020 Financials Examined

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While Dahua and Hikvision, helped by fever camera sales, are recovering from COVID-19 shocks, Infinova, is still experiencing significant decreases in sales and profits. However, Infinova's results are mixed. The US/China video surveillance m...

By Isabella Cheng - 20 days ago

InVid Flaunts Violating FDA Guidelines

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InVid Tech is showcasing an open violation of FDA fever screening guidelines by touting "simultaneous detection of fevers" despite explicit FDA instructions to "measure only one" person at a time. InVid Tech stood by this open violation, tell...

By Charles Rollet - 25 days ago

Hikvision Buys Baltics' Largest Distributor (BK Group)

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While Hikvision faces global scrutiny over its connections to the PRC government, the world's largest security camera manufacturer bought the Baltic region's largest distributor, BK Group. Inside this note, we examine the details of the Hikvi...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 1 month ago

The Future of H.266 For Video Surveillance Examined

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First H.264, now H.265, is H.266 next? H.266 was recently announced amid fanfare but how well does it work and how soon will H.266 make an impact in video surveillance? In this note, IPVM examines: How H.266 differs from H.265 Patent Lice...

By Zach Segal - about 1 month ago

Sunell is The First China Manufacturer to Market NDAA Compliance

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Most China manufacturers are going to be impacted by the NDAA 'Blacklist Clause' going into effect on August 13, 2020, as it covers not only Dahua and Hikvision but devices using Huawei Hisilicon chips. Now, one China manufacturer, Sunell, most kn...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Ink Labs Relabels China YCX Fever Camera And Steals Dahua's Marketing

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A US company marketed a 'thermal temperature scanner' as its own, selling this to schools, despite it being relabelled from China YCX while stealing Dahua's marketing. In this report, we examine Ink Labs and its offering, including responses ...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

This YouTuber is Now Selling ThermoHealth Temperature Screening

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An enterprising 20-year old is mass marketing medical devices on Facebook and Instagram, selling the K3 (tested here) at a ~600% markup. Inside this post, we examine who he is, how he told IPVM he "wakes up at 5 am and works until midnight", ...

By Joey Walter - about 2 months ago

The Kiosk Market Pivots To Temperature Screening (Interviewed)

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Video surveillance is not the only market that has pivoted to medical device sales (admitted or not). Kiosk suppliers, hard hit by COVID-19, have also joined this emerging segment. Inside this note, based on an interview with Craig Keefner, t...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

2020 Mid Year Video Surveillance Industry Guide

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The first half of 2020 has been shocking, for the world generally, and for the video surveillance industry, with temperature screening / fever cameras becoming the industry's hottest segment. Now, we release the 595-page Mid-Year Guide aggreg...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Illicitly Uses Back To The Future In Marketing

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NBCUniversal told IPVM that Hikvision UK's ongoing coronavirus marketing campaign using NBCUniversal's assets was not allowed. Hikvision mass deleted the marketing after IPVM inquired with the company. Inside this note, we examine what Hikvis...

By Conor Healy and John Honovich - 3 months ago

Dahua USA Admits Thermal Solutions "Qualify As Medical Devices"

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Dahua USA has issued a press release admitting a controversial point in the industry but an obvious one to the US FDA, that the thermal temperature screening systems they are selling indeed 'qualify as medical devices'. Inside this note, we exa...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

UK Government Says Fever Cameras "Unsuitable"

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The UK government's medical device regulator, MHRA, told IPVM that fever-seeking thermal cameras are "unsuitable for this purpose" and recommends "caution" buying such products, saying they are "unlikely" to be compliant with UK medical device req...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

UK Firm Markets False Fever Screening, Hikvision Disavows

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A UK security firm falsely claimed its Hikvision-based thermal solution could be used for "accurately detecting fever in any person", even claiming it would "ensure that fevers such as coronavirus do not enter your premises". Protect Group UK, ...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Convergint Refuses To Fix Faked Fever Marketing, FTC Complaint Filed

Since Convergint has refused to fix their faked fever camera marketing, IPVM has filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission which regulates false advertising. While Convergint claim to be 'thermal camera solutions experts' in resp...

By Conor Healy and John Honovich - 3 months ago

ISC News Fakes Fever Screening, Falsely Quotes FDA

ISC News, the Reed publication behind the ISC East and West trade shows, has run a faked fever camera illustration and falsely quoted the FDA. This ISC News illustration rivals Dahua's faked marketing and Convergint's faked 'expert' marketing...

By Joey Walter - 3 months ago

Dahua Temperature Measurement Station Tested

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Dahua hit the market hard with its original 'fever' camera (tested here). Now, they have a temperature measurement station, that costs just a fraction of the camera / blackbody system. But how well does it work? We bought and tested the Dahua...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Faked Convergint Fever Camera 'Expert' Marketing

Convergint touts they are "THERMAL CAMERA SOLUTION EXPERTS" while faking their main marketing image. This continues a trend of manufacturers, such as Dahua's faked marketing, that sets unrealistic and improper expectations with the public. Ins...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - 3 months ago

Mobotix Thermal Detection Camera Tested

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For years Mobotix has struggled but now sales are surging driven by Mobotix's thermal camera sales as a response to coronavirus, with both their parent company Konica Minolta and US giant Dell marketing Mobotix. But how well does it work? We ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

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