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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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Scottish commissioner urges police to review risks of biometric surveillance

An “immediately review the rights and risks of (police) biometric-enabled surveillance architecture,” says the Scottish biometrics commissioner. The commissioner, Brian…

Mar 22, 2023

Facewatch to stop using Hikvision amid controversy over UK retail biometrics

Retailers across the UK are increasingly turning to facial recognition technology to combat shoplifting amid a rise in thefts and…

Feb 22, 2023

Chinese biometric surveillance camera vendors in West take cases to the media and courts

To date, the reaction in China to mounting government actions toward its biometric surveillance industry has been comparatively muted. Here…

Feb 13, 2023

UK government response to Biometrics Commissioner sidesteps tough questions

The UK government says that it will carefully consider any recommendations on the use of biometric shared by INTERPOL and…

Feb 10, 2023

No ISC West for Hikvision, Dahua in wake of ethics violations

The Security Industry Association will not allow surveillance camera and facial recognition providers Dahua and Hikvision exhibit at the upcoming…

Nov 25, 2022

UK government moves against Chinese-made security cameras in public sector

The UK Government Security Group has instructed government departments to stop deploying security cameras provided by Chinese companies subject to…

Sep 21, 2022

Biometric access control options grow with new partnership, launches and integrations

Biometrics are being built into an ever-increasing range of access control solutions, with the latest crop covering fingerprint, face and…

Aug 9, 2022

Hikvision security camera deployments come under scrutiny in New Zealand

The use of Hikvision security cameras is being reviewed by some organizations in New Zealand, following the UK recently rolling…

Aug 5, 2022

‘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…

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