(Xinhua) -- Chinese video
surveillance firm HikVision Overseas plans to set up an
office in Kenya by the end of the year.
HikVision Overseas Sales Representative Bob Bian said
Friday in Nairobi that the firm currently has one office
in South Africa to cater for the African market.
"So the proposed Kenya office will help us serve the
growing demand for video surveillance equipment in the
East African region," Bian said.
HikVision is a leading video surveillance hardware
manufacturer around the world and has a wide-reaching
Bian said that the firm owns patents in the latest
Closed Circuit Television technology that can help boost
Kenya’s national security.
"Our camera offers ultra-high quality video that are
ideal for security monitoring in high traffic areas such
as highways, stadiums and shopping malls," he said.
The firm has been able to achieve double digit growth
for the past decade due to heavy annual investments in
research and developments.
"We aim to introduce new innovative products in order
to meet dynamic customer needs," he added.
According to him, HikVision has also introduced a new
technology that reduces the storage space needed for the
same length of video recording compared to conventional