Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. is a Chinese-Government controlled company that manufactures and supplies video surveillance products and solutions across the world. The company was founded in 2001 by Zhejiang HIK Information Technology Co., Ltd. and Gong Hongjia in Hangzhou, China. Since then, the company has been in the control of the Chinese Central Government through the China Electronics Technology Group. The company’s solutions for the video surveillance market include products such as CCTV cameras, network cameras, IP cameras, encoders, access control devices, alarms, thermal cameras, digital voice recorders, analog cameras, and others. The company also provides storage solutions such as the enterprise network storage (also NAS) and intelligent storage solutions.