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Progress Vs Privacy – A Tale of Smart City Development in ChinaDecember 8th, 2020
Would you like some Chips with that Sir?
The brain of the video surveillance camera is the chipsets that integrate the functionality of complex megapixel cameras. Traditional chipset providers, such as Ambarella and Hisilicon, are able to deliver their customers megapixel and sophisticated camera functionality in silicon today. The world’s major producers Intel and Qualcomm are also now taking notice as they see […]
Cracks in Foundations of the Video Surveillance Business could be Cause for Concern
The last two years has seen a slowing down in revenue growth of the world’s video surveillance business, whilst at the same time the supply structure has become unbalanced as two Chinese companies that were only formed relatively recently (and not even regarded as serious competitors by most suppliers only six years ago), are now […]
Volume is Now King in the Video Surveillance Business
Our recent article “Are Western Manufacturers of Video Surveillance Cameras Ready for Commoditization?”, explained why we think Western companies are running out of options in meeting the Chinese “Video Surveillance threat” and that unless they find a quick solution many will struggle over the next five years. The two major Chinese manufacturers Dahua and Hikvision […]