Hikvision USA Inc. News

Hikvision $3.1 Billion Line Of Credit - Will This Shake Up The Security Industry?

We don’t usually report on financial news here, but a recent financial move by up-and-coming industry leader Hikvision warrants attention. Specifically, Hikvision in Hangzhou, China, has secured a $3.1 billion line of credit from the government-owned China Development Bank. Companies use a variety of financing tools to provide the currency they need to fuel growth, so in that regard, Hikvision’s move is to be expected. Given their ambitious growth timeline, both in China and throug...

Hikvision USA And Control4 To Bring Video Surveillance Technology To Smart House Market

A recent poll conducted shows that homeowners feel safe if they were able to remotely monitor their homes Hikvision USA Inc., the leading provider of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions in North America, has partnered with Control4, a leading provider of home automation and control systems, to bring cutting edge video surveillance technology to the Smart House market. Hikvision cameras are easily integrated with the Control4 smart home operating...

Hikvision USA Value Plus IP Video Surveillance Series Launched

Hikvision USA Inc., the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, is proud to announce the launch of their new Value Plus product line. This series of 2 MP and 4 MP indoor/outdoor cameras boasts the higher functionality typical to a professional line, yet maintains a cost effective price point. Features include Hikvision’s Basic Smart Suite of video content analysis, exceptional wide dynamic range, and H.264+ compression. Versatile Form...

Broader Range Of Vertical Markets Show Increasing Video Surveillance Needs

Hikvision USA enjoyed tremendous success in 2015, thanks in part to the continued growth of the security industry. As we see a broader variety of vertical markets showing an increasing need for video surveillance, security vendors must be versatile in their product offering. The products themselves must be highly scalable and must provide high performance at a competitive price. Hikvision has been able to accomplish all of these things with a product suite that includes high definition analog,...

IP Network-Centric Surveillance – What Systems Integrators Should Consider When Selecting Cameras For Users

As technology advances and more surveillance features become available, it can be difficult for security integrators to know which system will fit their customer’s needs It’s no secret that Internet Protocol (IP) cameras are on a steady march to replace analog video. Network-centric surveillance cameras bring a host of value to the protected premises, above and beyond traditional physical security. Now, cameras are increasingly used for safety, such as in liability...

Hikvision Driving Growth Of Surveillance Products With ‘Optimum’ Number Of Dealers To Cement Position In Video Camera Market

Hikvision USA’s ascension from virtual obscurity to the upper tier of manufacturers in the U.S. market is being built on the Chinese company’s huge manufacturing capacity – they turn out 50,000 to 60,000 surveillance cameras every day from factories in China. The large capacity enables Hikvision to achieve economies of scale. In effect, they can make high quality video surveillance products at a lower price, a capability that will continue to serve them well as they begin compe...

Role Of NVR In Transitioning From Analog To IP Surveillance Without Compromising On Security And Budgetary Needs

NVR appliances ease analog to IP transition by providing end users with a hybrid-ready product There should be a palatable migration path from a large installed base of analog to the latest IP technology. The biggest missed opportunity related to network video recorder (NVR) NVR appliances in the video surveillance marketplace is effectively using existing analog camera investments while transitioning to the network. For example, IP encoders can be utilized as a bridg...

Hikvision USA Honours Women In Security Industry At Karen Marquez Honours Presented By ASIS

The event recognizes four female ASIS members whose contributions have furthered the growth of women in security industry Hikvision USA, the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, honored women in the security industry at yesterday’s Karen Marquez Honours, presented by ASIS International’s Women in Security council. The annual event, now in its third year, recognises four female ASIS members whose contributions...

NVR Manufacturers Address Common End User And Market Misconceptions

NVRs of the past may have been expensive & complicated to use, but today NVRs have user-friendly functionality How much do you know – or think you know – about network video recorder (NVR) appliances? Manufacturers in the sector say there is a lot of misinformation in the market about these workhorse system components. We asked several manufacturers to help us set the record straight. A common misconception among end users is that NVRs lack features and reliab...

Hikvision USA Sponsors Mission 500-Held Softball Game To Raise Funds For Needy Children In The US

The raised funds from members of security industry will be used to generate awareness of child poverty in America Hikvision USA, the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, recently sponsored a softball game that was held by Mission 500, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis. This event was the first of its kind, bringing together representatives from dozens of securi...

Frank De Fina To Receive 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award Posthumously From SIA

SIA will present Mr. De Fina’s family with the 2015 Lippert Award during SIA honours night gala The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced the selection of Frank De Fina, former senior director, strategic sales, for Hikvision USA Inc., to receive the 2015 George R. Lippert Memorial Award posthumously. Mr. De Fina passed away unexpectedly in July 2015. At the time of his death, he was serving on the SIA Board of Directors. The SIA Lippert Award Committee,...

Hikvision Projects Customer-focused Growth Strategy In Security Market

Having leapt to the top of market share reports mostly selling inexpensive cameras, Hikvision USA is now making an aggressive play for large systems business at the top end of the market. Jeffrey He, President of Hikvision USA and Hikvision Canada, acknowledges that much of the company’s success to date has been in the low- to mid-sized systems market based on the “value proposition” of Hikvision’s inexpensive cameras. However, to succeed in the North American market, the...