US Attorney Richard Donoghue speaks at a press conference on Thursday on charges against a New York firm over illegal importation of Chinese surveillance equipment. Photo: AFP

Aventura Technologies, which supplies US military, charged with selling illegal Chinese surveillance and security equipment

  • Some imports sold with fake ‘Made in USA labels’; scheme discovered after Chinese security service badge was spotted in device software
  • Aventura sold at least US$20.7 million in equipment to US government customers, including the Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic |   US-China tech war

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US Attorney Richard Donoghue speaks at a press conference on Thursday on charges against a New York firm over illegal importation of Chinese surveillance equipment. Photo: AFP
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A video surveillance camera made by China's Hikvision is mounted on top of a street near a advertisement poster in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Photo: AP

China’s surveillance industry plays down US blacklist at annual expo designed to showcase its technology

  • Half of all AI applications are based on motion imagery and the development of video sensing and ultra-fast 5G communications will drive AI adoption, says Huawei
  • Expo attracted buyers from over 150 countries and regions despite the cloud over the business from the imposition of sanctions that prevent the purchase of US tech
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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A video surveillance camera made by China's Hikvision is mounted on top of a street near a advertisement poster in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Photo: AP
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