Retains #1 Market Share Position
Based in Hangzhou, China, Hikvision has topped the list as the world’s largest supplier of CCTV & video surveillance equipment for six consecutive years (2011-2016) and retains the number one market share position in virtually all individual equipment categories, including network cameras, analog and HD CCTV cameras, DVR/NVRs, and video encoders. It will highlight all these technologies and equipment categories at SICUR 2018, taking place at the Feria de Madrid this week.
Hikvision advances the core technologies of audio and video encoding, video image processing, and related data storage, as well as forward-looking technologies such as cloud computing, big data, and deep learning. Over the past several years, Hikvision deepened its knowledge and experience in meeting customer needs in various vertical markets, including public security, transportation, education, healthcare, financial institutions, and energy, as well as intelligent buildings.
Hikvision now has more than 20,000 employees, over 9,300 of which are R&D engineers. The company annually invests 7-8% of its annual sales revenue in a multi-level R&D systems for continued product innovation, encompassing every operation from research to design, development, testing, technical support, and service.
As the world’s largest security manufacturer, the company has been a pioneer in the video surveillance industry’s revolutions in digitalisation, networking, and intelligence and was also placed at the top of the rankings in A&S Magazine’s “Security 50” in 2016, following a rise to second place in 2015 from third place in 2014.