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Avigilon Named Cantech Letter's 2012 TSX Tech Stock of the Year


Innovator of high-definition video surveillance solutions recognized as technology industry leader for superior business development and profitable growth

VANCOUVER, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX: AVO), a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance solutions, was voted the 2012 Cantech Letter Awards' TSX Tech Stock of the Year. Awarded on January 11, 2013, the Cantech Letter Awards are hosted and sponsored by the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. Voted on by Canada's top technology analysts and the readers of Cantech Letter, the award celebrates the achievements and success of a public company in the Canadian technology sector.

"The exchanges are home to many world class technology companies and we're proud to be championing the sector" said Nick Waddell, founding editor of Cantech Letter. "Congratulations to Avigilon on their first year as a public company and being voted the TSX Tech Stock of the Year."

Cantech Letter and the award winners officially opened the trading day on TSX and TSXV on Friday, January 11, 2013.

"To be chosen as Cantech Letter's TSX Tech Stock of the Year among such high caliber nominees is an honour," said Alexander Fernandes, president and chief executive officer at Avigilon. "It's an exciting time to offer industry-leading technology for the growing HD surveillance market."

In 2012, Avigilon was ranked the fastest growing technology company in Canada on the Deloitte Fast50™ and the fastest growing software company in North America on the Deloitte Fast500®. In addition to record revenues, innovative product launches and global expansion, the year also marked Avigilon being named the BCTIA's Company of the Year.

About Avigilon
Avigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of protection through innovative high-definition surveillance solutions. Delivering the world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video management software and megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can be found at

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