Hikvision is the world’s leading provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions.
Hikvision now has more than 20,000 employees, over 9,300 of which are Research and Development engineers. The company invests 7– 8% of its annual sales revenue to research and development for continued product innovation. Hikvision has established a complete, multi-level R&D system that includes every operation from research to design, development, testing, technical support, and service. Centred at its Hangzhou headquarters, the R&D teams operate globally, including R&D operations in Montreal, Canada and Silicon Valley, California in North America, as well as Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, and Wuhan in China.
As the world’s largest security manufacturer, Hikvision has been a pioneer in the video surveillance industry’s revolutions in digitalization, networking, and intelligence. According to IHS report, 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. The company is also placed at the top of the rankings in A&S Magazine’s “Security 50” for 2 consecutive years in 2016 and 2017, following a rise to second place in 2015 from third place in 2014.