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Hikvision Launches Source Code Transparency Center

March 8, 2018

 'Byopening our source code for review, we continue to demonstrate Hikvision’scommitment to product security and transparency.'


CITYOF INDUSTRY, Calif.—March 8, 2018—Hikvision USA Inc., a leading provider ofcutting-edge technologies including artificial intelligence, machine learning,robotics and others, and the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillanceproducts and solutions, today announced the opening of its Source CodeTransparency Center (SCTC) in California. At the first stage, the centerenables government agencies in the United States and Canada to review thesource code for a wide array of select IP cameras and Network Video Recorders(NVRs) sold by Hikvision.


“Inthe past year we have put in place a dedicated NorthAmerican cybersecurity team and added new cybersecurityresources forour partners. Building on our recent efforts, we're pleased to establish theindustry's first Source Code Transparency Center," said Jeffrey He,president of Hikvision USA Inc., and Hikvision Canada, Inc.


ChuckDavis, director of cybersecurity for Hikvision North America, said Hikvision iscommitted to developing products and solutions that conform to the highestsecurity standards. "By opening our source code for review, we continue todemonstrate Hikvision’s commitment to product security and transparency,” hesaid.


TheSource Code Transparency Center affords government agencies the ability to review the Hikvision product source code in a safe and secureenvironment. Initiating a request for access to the SCTC is as simple ascontacting a member of the Hikvision sales team. The Hikvision sales teammember will work with parties to schedule an appointment to visit the SCTC, aswell as provide the required nondisclosure agreement for signature.


About Hikvision:

Hikvision is a leading provider of artificialintelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, andis the world’s largest video surveillance manufacturer. Featuring an extensive and highly skilled R&D workforce, Hikvision manufactures afull suite of comprehensive products and solutions for a broad range ofvertical markets. Beyond security, Hikvision products provide important dataand business intelligence for end users, which can be used to enable greatercommercial success and more efficient operations. Committed to the utmostquality and safety of its products, Hikvision encourages partners to takeadvantage of the many cybersecurity resources Hikvision offers, including the Hikvision Security Center.





MarthaEntwistle, Senior Manager Strategic Communications

HikvisionUSA Inc.