Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd. (Dahua Technology) is a world-leading video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider. Based on technological innovations, Dahua Technology offers end-to-end security solutions, systems, and services to create value for city operations, corporate management, and consumers.
In 2020, the company achieved a total operating revenue of RMB 26.466 billion (USD4.06 billion). It has more than 18,000 employees, of which over 50% are engaged in R&D. Since the launch of the industry’s first self-developed 8-channel embedded DVR in 2002, Dahua Technology has devoted itself to technological innovation and has been continuously increasing its investment in R&D, allotting approximately 10% of its annual sales revenue to R&D. The company continues to explore emerging opportunities based on video IoT technologies and has already established businesses in machine vision, video conferencing systems, professional drones, smart fire safety, automobile technologies, smart storage, robotics, etc.
With a global marketing and service network, Dahua Technology has established more than 200 provincial offices in China as well as 58 overseas subsidiaries and representative offices covering the Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Africa and other regions to provide customers with speedy and high-quality services. In addition, Dahua Technology has deployed its products, solutions, and services in 180 countries and regions, covering key vertical industries such as
smart city, traffic, retail, banking & finance, energy, etc. Dahua solutions and products have been installed in numerous major projects including China International Import Expo, the Rio Olympics, G20 Hangzhou Summit, BRICS Xiamen Summit, Vatican City Project, Toyota Argentina Plant, São Paulo International Airport, as well as many others.
As a national high-tech enterprise, Dahua Technology successfully became a publicly listed company in Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE: 002236) in May 2008. With its national postdoctoral workstations, Dahua Technology is recognized as a national certified enterprise technology center and national innovative pilot enterprise. It has 4 National Torch Program Projects, 5 National High-Tech Industrialization Projects as well as 3 National Projects regarding core electronic devices, high-end general-purpose chips and fundamental software. The company has also applied for over 3,700 patents, including more than 240 international patents. Since 2014, Dahua Technology has been estimated to be the 2nd largest supplier of video surveillance equipment in the world according to third-party market research company Omdia (formerly known as IHS). In addition, it has been ranked 2nd on the a&s Security 50 list for 3 consecutive years.