Hikvision has over 20,000 employees worldwide. Over 9,300 employees are R&D engineers.
Hikvision annually invests 7–8% of annual sales revenue to research and development for continued product innovation.
Hikvision has established a multi-level R&D system that includes every operation from research to design, development, testing, technical support, and service.
The Hikvision R&D teams operate globally, including R&D centers in Montreal, Canada and Silicon Valley, California in North America, as well as Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, and Wuhan in China.
Hikvision advances core technologies of audio and video encoding, video image processing, and related data storage, as well as forward-looking technologies such as cloud computing, big data, and deep learning.
Over the past several years, Hikvision has focused on meeting customer needs in various vertical markets, including public security, transportation, education, healthcare, financial institutions, and energy, as well as intelligent buildings.
As the world’s largest security manufacturer, Hikvision has been a pioneer in the video surveillance industry’s revolutions in digitalization, networking, and intelligence. Hikvision has topped the list as the world’s largest supplier of CCTV & Video Surveillance Equipment for six consecutive years (2011-2016).
Hikvision 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.
ECS is an Authorized Hikvision Reseller located in Seattle, WA & Portland, OR.
ECS provides local technicians for on-site work installing and servicing a variety of voice/data equipment, ie; Low Voltage Cabling, CAT5e/CAT6, Fiber Optic, IP Office Telephone Systems, Voicemail, Telephones, Firewalls, Ethernet Switches, Circuit Extensions, Wireless Networking, Video Surveillance, Point of Sale, Overhead Paging, Avaya Aura Servers, Gateways, etc.
ECS provides services in Washington & Oregon, primarily in the greater Seattle & Portland areas.