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Hikvision

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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.

Hikvision Biometrics News

 

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…

Apr 5, 2021

Hikvision adds new biometric access features to security software platform

Hikvision has announced a major update to its integrated security software platform. The HikCentral Professional (HCP) security software now offers…

Mar 31, 2021

China’s controversial face biometrics standards co-authored by Dahua, Hikvision, Yitu: IPVM

Leading Chinese biometrics and security camera providers helped to craft standards for ethnicity-based identification, according to an IPVM report detailing…

Mar 15, 2021

New White House, same beef with China telecom and biometrics powerhouses

The Biden administration has reinforced a position held by its predecessor that products made by five Chinese telecom, surveillance and…

Feb 19, 2021

Bosch considers dumping Dahua cameras after biometric ethnicity-warning revelations

Chinese companies making cameras for biometrics and public surveillance that have been implicated in human rights abuses could face a…

Feb 2, 2021

Hikvision to deploy 1,900 cameras with face biometrics for $33M smart city contract

Hikvision has won a contract worth an estimated $33 million to install roughly 1,900 cameras with face biometrics as part…

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