Though the term affordable housing may differ from region to region, the term's connotation and denotation unfortunately often carry a negative association. And due to the challenges often associated with affordable housing, nations and the world (as well as the cities within them) have taken differing approaches in how to best implement policy.
Among its recent projects one in particular laid the foundation for its collaboration with Hikvision a China-based surveillance technology company with a worldwide presence. This project was set in New Jersey where several low-income housing projects were direct beneficiaries of the state-of-the-art technologies from Hikvision.
Recently, the borough of Hamburg, Pennsylvania, USA chose to combat vandalism – and those who are engaged in it – through the inventive installation of Hikvision security products that provide both improved overall security and a tangible deterrent against vandalism.
Hikvision's video compression cards are being used at a prestigious residential building in New York. The block is one of a set of three adjoining riverfront structures in Manhattan that has attracted residents such as Calvin Klein and Nicole Kidman.