LPF Announces Hikvision as Newest Partner
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Posted by: Christina Johnson
Matthews, NC (January 18, 2018) – The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) announced the selection of its newest Bachelor level scholarship partner, Hikvision USA Inc. (Hikvision). The Bachelor level partnership secures numerous certification course scholarships for distribution to retailers, universities and internal associates. It also enables Hikvision to provide complimentary LPF memberships to loss prevention practitioners.
A leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, Hikvision is also the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillance products and solutions. For North American retailers, Hikvision is dedicated to providing cost-effective, high-value solutions that enable retailers to leverage existing technologies at their stores, and video analytics that support loss prevention, marketing and operations. With more than 25,000 employees globally, over 10,000 of which are R&D engineers, Hikvision USA Inc.’s parent company, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd. annually invests 7 – 8 percent of annual sales revenue into research and development for continued product innovation.
“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Hikvision,” said Terry Sullivan, LPC, President of The Loss Prevention Foundation. “Hikvision is demonstrating a commitment to the loss prevention and asset protection industry by sponsoring the Loss Prevention Foundation. Hikvision is a world leader in video surveillance products and is well known throughout our industry. Their level of investment underlines Hikvision’s dedication to supporting LPF’s effort to further elevate the loss prevention-asset protection profession. Our scholarship partners are vital to continuing our mission of education through certification initiatives such as the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC).”
“Loss prevention and retail security is a major focus for Hikvision in North America,” said Pat Aiello, Director, Enterprise Solution Sales for Hikvision USA Inc. “We are pleased to contribute to the important work that the Loss Prevention Foundation does to educate leaders in loss prevention."
About The Loss Prevention Foundation:
The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is a not-for-profit 501 c (6) organization founded in 2006, by industry leading professionals to serve the loss prevention /asset protection industry. An international leader in educating and certifying loss prevention and asset protection professionals, LPF is responsible for administering the industry’s only internationally sanctioned LP credentials: LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC). With 24/7 online educational resources and a professional membership program, the LPF is able to educate the industry like no other organization of its kind, in the world. LPF is also focused on driving more talent to the industry from colleges, universities, military and law enforcement through its Academic Retail Partnership Program and its Hire A Vet Program. For more information, visit www.losspreventionfoundation.org.
Hikvision is a leading provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and is the world’s largest video surveillance manufacturer. Featuring an extensive and highly skilled R&D workforce, Hikvision manufactures a full suite of comprehensive products and solutions for a broad range of vertical markets. Beyond security, Hikvision products provide important data and business intelligence for end users, which can be used to enable greater commercial success and more efficient operations. Committed to the utmost quality and safety of its products, Hikvision encourages partners to take advantage of the many cybersecurity resources Hikvision offers, including the Hikvision Security Center.