Robust R&D Capability

Research and development has always been a key element of Hikvision’s success. Its thorough understanding of the industry and significant R&D investment (7% of Hikvision’s annual revenue) has helped the company achieve product innovation and technology leadership in the global security market.

Hikvision is one of the pioneers in the video surveillance industry. For instance, Hikvision was one of the earliest to develop and promote the H.264 algorithm in video surveillance; and the company developed the world’s first embedded Netra DVR/NVR series based on Texas Instruments’ new Netra™ embedded platform; Hikvision owns 621 patents and 259 copyrighted software applications, etc.
To optimize new product development, Hikvision employs an innovative matrix management structure for its R&D department, which allows it to succeeded in cross-department project cooperation between its resource teams (such as hardware, image processing, video/audio codec, software structure etc) and product teams. At Hikvision, a specialized project team, composed from resource teams for technical input and the corresponding product teams, is formed to develop a new product.
Hikvision utilizes internationally recognized process control standards for product development. Since 2009, the company has introduced Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), a process improvement training and certification program and service, administered and marketed by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University, to greatly improve its process management of product research and development.

Hikvision USA Inc. news

Amid Interesting Times, Hikvision’s Outlook Remains Upbeat In The USA

Despite any negativity you may hear, Hikvision is optimistic about their role in the U.S. market. “We demonstrate that we can be trusted, and that we should be trusted,” says Jeffrey He, Vice President, Hikvision, and President, Hikvision USA and Hikvision Canada. “We have sound products and technology. Our mission in the security industry is to protect, not to harm. Otherwise why would we be in this industry?” Hikvision is committed to investing in the North American m...

Hikvision EI Smart Managed Switches Are A Line Of Smart PoE Switches That Offer Simplified Installation And Remote Management

Hikvision, the globally renowned manufacturer and supplier of security products and solutions, now offers a line of smart PoE switches, designed to simplify installation, remote management, and system maintenance. EI Smart Managed Switches The new Hikvision EI Smart Managed Switch portfolio includes a host of unique features, including advanced visualized topology, network health monitoring and real-time alarm notifications. “Our new EI Smart Managed Switch offering combines the ideal c...

Hikvision's Cameras Employed To Prevent Waste Fires

Waste fires – in other words, fires that occur in waste or recycling plants - is a very serious global issue. Countries all over the world are suffering from more than one fire per day in the waste and recycling industry. This causes a risk of injury to employees, damage to sites and machinery, and damage to reputation. And that’s even before one considers the potential environmental impact. There’s more irony here too – one of the biggest risks for fire in a waste facil...

Hikvision USA Inc. case studies

Hikvision Provides IP Security Surveillance System For Battleship North Carolina In Wilmington

Hikvision USA Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and the supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, provided a new, high-resolution IP security system installed by Hikvision integrator ADT/Protection 1, to upgrade security for the Battleship North Carolina, a national historic landmark in Wilmington, N.C. A stationary nine-level ship and museum, the Battleship North Carolina is a memorial honoring the 11,000 North...

Hikvision’s Off-Grid Video Surveillance System Secures Ontario Car Dealership

A security system provided by Hikvision USA Inc., global provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, was installed by Hikvision integrator OGSP (Off Grid Surveillance Platforms) to secure a building during the remodeling process for Ajax Hyundai in Ontario, Canada. Hikvision Video Security Solution Ajax Hyundai in Ontario, part of the Drive Auto Group in Canada, had plans to renovat...

Hikvision Collaborates With TAS Electronics To Install Video Surveillance System For UPD’s Armored Truck

Hikvision USA Inc., a global provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, along with video surveillance products and solutions, worked with Hikvision integrator TAS Electronics in New York to furnish a full-scale surveillance system for 'The Armadillo', a repurposed armored truck the Utica Police Department (UPD) uses to deter crime in the community. “When the decision was made to upgrade the Armadillo, the immediate concern was the came...