Hikvision Digital Technology Co. Ltd is one of the world's leading suppliers of video surveillance products and solutions. Established in 2001, Hikvision has grown from a small company of only 28 employees, into a global enterprise with more than 6,500 employees, including 2,000 R&D engineers. With the largest R&D team in the industry and the capability for continuous innovation, Hikvision offers products including hybrid DVRs, NVRs, standalone DVRs, digital video servers, compression cards, high-definition IP cameras, and speed domes. These products are used in more than 100 countries and have been used to secure various security applications around the world.
Headquartered in Hangzhou, China, Hikvision has expanded into a global operation with regional branch offices in Los Angeles covering the Americas; Amsterdam covering Europe; and Dubai for the Middle East. There are joint ventures in India and Russia, as well as a maintenance center in Hong Kong.
Rapid growth and exceptional products have seen Hikvision recognized as the number one DVR supplier according to IMS Research's 'World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment Report 2011', and listed for three years in a row in 'Security 50' - a market survey recognizing the top 50 security vendors in the global security market (number 10 in 2010). Hikvision is now publicly listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of $US5.6 billion.