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Hikvision is a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions.

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‘Digital asbestos’: UK government departments are rolling back on contracts with Hikvision

Campaigners are increasing the pressure for the UK government to take action on Chinese state-affiliated surveillance equipment suppliers such as…

Jul 12, 2022

Myanmar expands facial recognition-ready surveillance ‘safe cities’

Myanmar is creating five more ‘safe city’ surveillance schemes across the country using technology from the Chinese firms Dahua, Huawei…

Jun 15, 2022

‘Hope’ in the UK that Chinese surveillance cameras will be ripped out of public networks

The China biometric surveillance story gets grimmer with every investigation, report and news story. Angst is growing among some in…

Jun 9, 2022

Call to ban Chinese biometric camera suppliers from UK gets a parliamentary audience

A UK parliamentary event was held Wednesday by Big Brother Watch on the official launch of a report into the…

Jun 1, 2022

China’s biometric cameras still a source of concern and irritation in US, UK

The focus on alleged human rights abuses in China perpetrated using facial recognition systems has not softened for some. IPVM,…

May 9, 2022

Hikvision surveillance tech under scrutiny again as new US sanctions rumored

The U.S. plans to impose tough sanctions on Hikvision, in further reaction to allegations of the Chinese biometric surveillance company’s…

Apr 14, 2022

A UK regulator and former Chinese prisoner speak out on autocratic biometric surveillance

Days after the United Kingdom’s biometrics surveillance regulator asked a Chinese camera maker to publicly clarify its participation in the…

Feb 28, 2022

UK biometrics commissioner warns license plate recognition could erode public trust in surveillance

Developments in license plate recognition and the technology’s spread could undermine the public’s trust in the system and surveillance more…

Feb 15, 2022

Biometric surveillance vendors adopt the app store model

App stores for edge surveillance cameras are growing with biometrics and computer vision products benign and otherwise. This is significant…

Jan 19, 2022

Sampson talks ethics with Facewatch as biometric privacy concerns resurface

UK grocer Southern Co-op has expanded its use of live facial recognition (LFR) to 35 of its stores, The Daily…

Jan 11, 2022

It sounds like the US has Hikvision’s attention

In a surprising move, a Chinese maker of video and biometric surveillance systems and under sanction by the U.S. government…

Nov 11, 2021

Biometrics stocks wrap: AuthID revenue steady, ForgeRock, Intellicheck, HikVision, SuperCom up

Revenues for authID.ai held steady at $500,000 for the third quarter of its fiscal 2021, and $1.7 million for the first…

Nov 2, 2021

Regulators try to take more teeth from the maw of Chinese CCTV vendors

The U.S. and UK pressure campaigns to enforce ethical principles on Chinese facial recognition players have taken some new turns…

Sep 15, 2021

UK panel sketches the reach of ethnicity recognition systems across China

The scale of systems behind China’s alleged persecution of minorities — chiefly Uyghurs — continue to beggar the imagination. The…

Aug 19, 2021

UK Biometrics Commissioner: Hikvision in social control surveillance joint enterprise with Chinese State

Hikvision is contracted for 21 years for joint enterprises with the Chinese State on social control projects in Xinjiang Autonomous…

Aug 16, 2021

Hikvision launches computer vision platform to centralize physical security operations

Hikvision has announced the availability of HikCentral Professional, a software that facilitates the remote monitoring of diverse, integrated physical security…

Aug 9, 2021

UK Biometrics Commissioner wades into Foreign Affairs’ ban of Hikvision products

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Professor Fraser Sampson has responded to a letter published by Chinese camera manufacturer…

Jun 9, 2021

Some in biometric surveillance industry think Uyghur-targeting vendors are getting a pass

If the Security Industry Association was expecting a pat on the back for booting from its ranks a surveillance system…

Jun 7, 2021

Chinese facial recognition deployments in India, Europe prompt warnings

Chinese-made surveillance projects including biometrics have accelerated in India in recent years, which were developed in the aftermath of terror…

Apr 27, 2021

Face biometrics providers report gains: Aware 26 percent in Q1, Hikvision 10 percent for 2020

Aware has reported revenues of $4.4 million in its first fiscal quarter of 2021, up 26 percent on a year-over-year basis…

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