Hikvision USA Inc., Hikvision Canada Inc. and EZVIZ Inc. make up the North American subsidiary of Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. Based in Hangzhou, China, the "Silicon Valley of China," Hikvision is a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions.
By engineering and bringing state-of-the-art video surveillance products and solutions to market, the company grew from a 28-person start-up in 2001 to a global enterprise. Hikvision's commitment to R&D innovation is ongoing. Today, in addition to our robust video surveillance products portfolio, we offer cutting-edge technologies to North America, including deep learning/AI, industrial automation, robotic vision, and advanced smart home solutions connected to a cloud platform. Hikvision employs more than 25,000 dedicated professionals worldwide, and more than 10,000 of those employees are R&D engineers. Hikvision maintains its leadership position by investing 7 to 8 percent of annual sales revenue into R&D for continued product innovation.
North America is a rapidly growing region for Hikvision, employing nearly 400 professionals located in markets across the U.S. and Canada. Offices are located in City of Industry, Calif. and Montreal, Canada, with additional facilities in Miami. Hikvision has established a Research and Development Centre in Montreal, Canada and a Research Institute in the Silicon Valley in California.
Hikvision continues to add rewarding jobs in the region and lead multiple effective corporate social responsibility programs on the local and national levels in the U.S. and Canada, including Mission 500, Missing Children’s Network, Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center and several others. We work closely with partners and law enforcement organizations, and we're proud that Hikvision products make a positive difference for society, safeguarding people, places and assets, and combating crime and terrorism. And beyond security, Hikvision products provide important data and business intelligence for end users, which can be used to enable greater commercial success and more efficient operations. A total solution provider, Hikvision manufactures a full suite of products and solutions for a broad range of vertical markets. For the enterprise market, Hikvision’s global organization supports the unique needs of customers with sophisticated products, consistent quality, a comprehensive dealer program and worldwide distribution. Hikvision has user-friendly, highly scalable solutions, and a support team to help our integrators meet their customers’ needs. At Hikvision, we take a team approach to winning, working alongside our partners through the entire business cycle.
The Hikvision Dealer Partner (HDP) program and A&E program provide additional resources for dealers, and architects and engineers to promote business success through knowledge and valuable tools. In addition, our Learning and Development team offers effective learning tools and certifications. Committed to the quality and safety of its products, Hikvision continuously invests in its cybersecurity program.
Hikvision is a publicly traded company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.