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Avigilon Helped Secure 2016 Rio Olympic Games


~Avigilon Security Solutions Helped Protect 2016 Rio Olympics~

VANCOUVER, CANADA, August 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, today announced that its video surveillance cameras, network video recorders, and video management software helped protect the 2016 Summer Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (the "Rio 2016 Olympics").

"Hundreds of thousands of people attended, participated, and volunteered at the Rio 2016 Olympics, making security of paramount importance," said Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon's Founder, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board. "We're extremely pleased that Avigilon's advanced video surveillance solutions were chosen to help protect people and venues at the Rio 2016 Olympics."

Avigilon Control Center video management software was used to help Rio 2016 Olympics security personnel analyze and manage video data captured by surveillance cameras installed at venues and common areas throughout the Rio 2016 Olympics. Among other things, Avigilon's advanced video surveillance solutions enabled security personnel to view activity within large crowds and provide video evidence and information in real time. To learn more about Avigilon, visit

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Avigilon Corporation provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions.

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