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BCTIA Names Avigilon “Emerging Company of the Year”


Leading HD surveillance solution developer recognized for triple digit revenue growth, solid business plan, and market leadership

Vancouver, Canada – June 10, 2010 – Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance systems, has earned the “Emerging Company of the Year” award from the British Columbia Technical Industry Association (BCTIA)—an award sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The award, which was presented at an awards dinner in Vancouver on June 8th, acknowledges the emerging company that demonstrates outstanding performance as a technology enterprise through revenue growth, business plan execution, and market leadership.

“We are extremely pleased to have been recognized as the 2010 Emerging Company of the Year by the BCTIA. This award validates the exceptional efforts of our global team and partner network to deliver customer value with innovative and cost-effective HD surveillance solutions,” said Alexander Fernandes, president and chief executive officer at Avigilon.

About the BCTIA Technology Impact Awards
Founded in 1994 by the BCTIA the Technology Impact Awards celebrate the successes of our industry and the companies, people, and innovation that continue to put British Columbia on the map and who serve as role models for others in our province. Submissions are received from companies of all sizes and sectors from across the province.

About the BCTIA
The voice of BC’s technology industry, the British Columbia Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization with over 2700 member companies and 60,000 member employees. The BCTIA is committed to the ongoing growth, sustainability and prosperity of the technology industry and the transformation of British Columbia to a knowledge-based economy.

BCTIA delivers a broad range of programs and services that provide members with opportunities to connect, learn, and promote their businesses in BC.

About Avigilon
Avigilon designs, manufactures, and markets award-winning HD surveillance systems. The performance and value leader, Avigilon’s solutions protect and monitor thousands of customer sites in more than 55 countries around the world. Avigilon Control Center, the world’s first open HD Network Video Management Software 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 reduced investigation time and more successful investigations by immediately producing indisputable video evidence. Avigilon earned Frost & Sullivan’s HD Surveillance Company of the Year award in 2009 and the Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation in 2010. For further information, please visit