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Avigilon Expands North American Team to Meet Growing Demand for Award-Winning HD Surveillance Solution

04/27/2009

Dan Ireland appointed to position of regional sales director in Eastern Canada

VANCOUVER, BC – April 27, 2009 – Avigilon today announced the appointment of Dan Ireland as the company’s regional sales director for Eastern Canada. Ireland will be responsible for meeting the growing market demand for Avigilon’s award winning high definition (HD) surveillance solutions in the region.

Ireland joins Avigilon from DVTel Inc., a network video software provider, where he served as the regional sales manager for Canada, responsible for sales channel development and management, solution design, and product training. Prior to DVTel, Ireland sharpened his technical and market expertise as owner and president of DI Associates, a security consultancy. Previously, Ireland was a regional manager at Securac Inc., a provider of risk and compliance management software and services, and at Access Direct Sales, Inc., a manufacturers representatives company, where he designed security systems for government, education, and private sector clients.

“We continue to experience unprecedented worldwide demand for our award winning HD and megapixel video surveillance systems,” said Dave Tynan, vice president of global sales and marketing at Avigilon. “Dan will leverage his knowledge of the market and technical expertise to meet the needs of our growing customer base in Eastern Canada.”

Based in Ontario, Ireland will manage all sales activities pertaining to Eastern Canadian markets including Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Labrador. Ireland will manage customer, integrator, and consultant relationships by providing technical expertise and onsite support, and will provide end- user feedback to Avigilon to help implement product enhancements and new product releases.

“Avigilon’s end-to-end HD surveillance system, with its high quality megapixel cameras and the industry’s only open enterprise network video management software designed specifically for megapixel performance, is truly unequalled in the surveillance industry today,” said Dan Ireland. “I am excited to be part of a dynamic, growing company that is changing the face of surveillance.”

Avigilon Control Center with HDSM

Avigilon Control Center is the award winning HD network video management software with High Definition Stream Management (HDSM) that delivers full situational awareness and detail, leading to faster response times, reduced investigation times, and superior overall protection. Avigilon Control Center is available as stand alone software or pre-installed and configured on Avigilon HD NVRs. Avigilon Control Center is a secure and reliable open enterprise class network video management platform for capturing, managing, and storing high definition surveillance video while efficiently managing bandwidth and storage. Providing the industry with a complete HD and megapixel surveillance system, Avigilon offers the industry’s greatest choice in HD cameras from one to 16 megapixels.

About Avigilon
The performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, Avigilon was honored by Frost & Sullivan with the 2009 Best Practices Award as the HD Surveillance Company of the Year. Avigilon’s HD surveillance systems offer a breakthrough in imaging performance, which is required for the protection of the public, critical assets, and infrastructure. Avigilon’s exceptionally strong commitment to research and development ensures that it will continue to be the leader in supplying high definition surveillance systems that demanding security professionals rely on. For further information please visit www.avigilon.com.