Tuesday, October 15, 2019

China’s Big Brother Is Watching Your Every Move

Gordon Watts, Asia Times: China’s big brother is watching your every move

State-backed Hikvision is now the largest surveillance company in the world with links to Xinjiang’s detention camps.

There are surveillance cameras and then there is Hikvision.

Billed as China’s “Big Brother” to quote George Orwell’s dystopian classic Nineteen Eighty-Four, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology has become a major player in tracking the world’s every move.

The scale of the operation is immense. Already the high-tech group is operating in more than 100 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Brazil, through its local “partners.”

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WNU Editor
: I am very familiar with Hikvision cameras. They are cheap, and their resolution is excellent. And as for their software. Their facial and behavioural recognition software is one of the best in the world.

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