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Iranian Security Service Buys Advanced Video Surveillance Technology From China

One of China’s largest video surveillance companies, Tiandy, is reportedly selling large quantities of sophisticated AI-enabled cameras with facial recognition technology to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and other Iranian security services, according to a report published earlier this month by surveillance research group IPVM.

Tiandy signed a five-year agreement with Iran and will have eight local employees, according to the company’s own social media posts and publicly available marketing materials.

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