Hikvision USA Inc. News

Frank De Fina – Remembering A Security Industry Icon

Frank De Fina’s death this week came as a shock to everyone in the security industry. The industry has lost both a giant presence and a good friend. He made his mark as a talented executive at some of the biggest companies in the security industry. The “Dark Restaurant Society” I saw Frank De Fina a lot in dark restaurants. I was honored to be among the security industry journalists invited to his twice-yearly press dinners, held at nicely accoutred (if dimly lit) restaurants...

Hikvision Canada To Open Branch Office In St.Laurent, QC

The new office, in St. Laurent, QC, will serve as home base for product support & technical support Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of innovative and award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, is pleased to announce that the Hikvision Canada Inc. branch office will open on August 4. The office, located near Montreal, represents the company’s strong commitment to the Canadian market and speaks to its rapid growth in Canada, North America, a...

AMAG Introduces Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 VMS And PowerProtect NVRs

AMAG Technology announces the release of Symmetry CompleteView Video Management System version 4.5 and four new Symmetry PowerProtect NVRs. Earlier this year AMAG announced a deepened partnership with Salient Systems, Inc. where AMAG now offers Salient’s CompleteView VMS, PowerProtect NVRs and TouchView Mobile App video solutions as part of the Symmetry product line. This is the first software upgrade and NVR addition since the initial announcement in March. Symmetry CompleteView 4.5 &ld...

Hikvision Honored As ESA’s Executive Strategic Partner

Hikvision’s commitment to security technology and enrichment opportunities for customers makes them a valuable partner to ESA Hikvision USA, North America’s leading provider of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, was honored as an Executive Strategic Partner of the Electronic Security Association (ESA) at a special event on June 24, 2015. Electronic Life Safety & Security Industry Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade...

Hikvision And Citizen Schools Help Provide STEM-based Education Across North America

Hikvision volunteers provided hands-on classroom opportunities for middle school students at Chase Elementary Hikvision USA, North America’s leading provider of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, has teamed up with Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit organization that partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for children in low-income communities. Hikvision volunteers provided hands-on classroom opportunities for middle...

Hikvision USA Welcomes Frank DeFina As Senior Director, Strategic Sales

Mr. DeFina will work to further Hikvision USA's key relationships in North America Hikvision, the world’s leading manufacturer of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, is pleased to announce Frank DeFina as the new senior director, strategic sales, for Hikvision USA Inc. With over twenty years of experience in the security and technology industries, Mr. DeFina will work to further Hikvision USA's key relationships with customers and partner...

Hikvision At Electronic Security Association’s Day On Capitol Hill

The Day on Capitol Hill gave Hikvision a powerful opportunity to discuss legislation Hikvision, the world’s leading manufacturer of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, participated in the Electronic Security Association’s Day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. A representative from Hikvision’s leadership team met with Congress members in Washington DC to discuss important issues affecting the security industry, including...

Hikvision’s Security Systems Secure Residents Of Philadelphia

With a population of over 1.5 million residents, Philadelphia is the United States’ fifth most populous city. Home to many national historical sites, the city is known for arts and culture, and also serves as Pennsylvania’s center of economic activity as home to several Fortune 500 companies. Known as “The City of Brotherly Love,” the city’s ethnic populations provide cultural diversity for which the city is well known. Coupling population diversity with the East C...

ONVIF To Highlight Interoperability Specifications At ISC West 2015

ONVIF will feature interoperability demonstrations with conference attendees on Profiles G and S ONVIF, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced recently that it will feature a Quick Install Challenge for its newest profile, Profile Q, and also host interoperability demonstrations with conference attendees on Profiles G and S, to highlight its interoperability specifications for the physical security industry at ISC West,...

Lorne Terry Joins Hikvision Canada As Sales Director

Terry will help expand the scope of newly launched Hikvision Canada Hikvision®, the world’s leading manufacturer of award-winning, innovative video surveillance products and solutions, is proud to announce that Lorne Terry has joined the company as sales director for Hikvision Canada Inc. With over twenty years of experience and a distinguished history of driving revenue growth in North America, Mr. Terry is poised to help expand the scope of the newly launched Hikv...

Hikvision USA Named ADI Vendor Of The Year

ADI recognises key suppliers across North America for their support and contributions towards the growth and success of ADI Hikvision® USA, the North American leader in innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has been named Vendor of the Year by ADI Global Distribution, a leading global wholesale distributor of security and low voltage products. This prestigious distinction is a testament to the strong relationship between Hikvision and ADI and an exampl...

Video Analytics: On The Server Or At The Edge?

Analytics at the edge provide the ability to process what is happening in a field of view and discern if a relevant alert is triggered There are multiple benefits to using video analytics at the edge (i.e., near or inside the camera). For one thing, analytics at the edge provides the ability to process what is happening in a field of view and discern if a relevant alert is triggered. This can be faster and less expensive than the original video analytics model of using a separ...