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Avigilon Control Center Delivers Extended Support for all ONVIF Industry Standard Cameras

03/24/2010

Integration with any ONVIF certified camera delivers ease-of-installation and the flexibility to design best-of-breed surveillance systems

Las Vegas, Nevada (ISC West 2010) – March 24, 2010 – Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, today announced that the upcoming version of Avigilon Control Center, the company’s award-winning HD surveillance software with High Definition Stream Management™ (HDSM), will support all third-party cameras that operate on the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) standard. The upcoming release of the Avigilon Control Center is scheduled to be commercially available in Q2 2010. Established in 2008 by Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems, and Sony Corporation, ONVIF is a global and open industry forum committed to the adoption of network video in the security market. The ONVIF specification defines a common protocol for the exchange of information between network video devices including automatic device discovery, video streaming, and intelligence metadata. Avigilon has been a member of ONVIF since May 2009.

“The number of ONVIF supported cameras entering the marketplace is a clear indication of the market’s desire for industry standards to make the selection, installation, and management of surveillance systems easier,” said Dave Tynan, vice president of global sales and marketing for Avigilon. “As an early supporter of the ONVIF standard, we are pleased to announce that Avigilon Control Center now supports all ONVIF standard cameras and look forward to an even broader adoption of the ONVIF standard around the world.”

About ONVIF
Established in 2008 by Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems, and Sony Corporation, ONVIF is a global and open industry forum that is committed to the adoption of network video in the security market. ONVIF’s mission is to facilitate the development and use of a global open standard for the interface of network video products. ONVIF membership is open to manufacturers, software developers, consultants, system integrators, end-users, and other interest groups that wish to participate in the activities of ONVIF.

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
Avigilon designs, manufactures, and markets award-winning high definition (HD) surveillance systems. The performance and value leader, Avigilon solutions protect and monitor thousands of customer sites in over 50 countries around the world. Avigilon’s Control Center, the world’s first open HD network video management platform, and megapixel cameras deliver full situational awareness and actionable image detail. Campuses, transportation systems, healthcare providers, public venues, infrastructure, and manufacturing sites with security, safety validation, and compliance requirements all benefit from improved response times, evidence, and superior overall protection. In 2009, Avigilon won Frost & Sullivan’s HD Surveillance Company of the Year award. For further information, please visit www.avigilon.com.