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Avigilon Security Solutions Selected to Protect Turkey’s Vodafone Park, home of Besiktas JK

12/12/2017

~Süper Lig and UEFA Champions League host venue installs a complete Avigilon surveillance solution to enhance stadium safety~

VANCOUVER, CANADA, December 12, 2017Avigilon Corporation (“Avigilon”) (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, today announced it was selected to enhance security at Vodafone Park stadium, in Istanbul, Turkey, crown jewel of Besiktas JK.

Opened in April 2016, Vodafone Park is the venue for national Süper Lig and UEFA Champions League games and features over 43,000 stadium seats, 144 executive suites, and more than 4,000 sq. meters (43,055 sq. ft.) of restaurants, shops and parking. To enhance spectator and player safety, Besiktas JK, in partnership with security systems integrator Sensormatic Güvenlik Hizmetleri, deployed a complete Avigilon surveillance solution that incorporated more than 500 Avigilon cameras, including the award winning Avigilon 7K (30 MP) HD Pro camera line, Avigilon Dome, Bullet, and PTZ cameras, as well as Avigilon network video recorders and Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software.

Figure 1. Besiktas JK installed a complete Avigilon surveillance solution to enhance safety at Turkey’s Vodafone Park.

The use of the Avigilon 7K (30 MP) HD Pro cameras allows Besiktas JK to cover wide areas of the stadium while simultaneously delivering exceptional image detail to zoom in and quickly identify and respond to potential security events. Combined with the advanced search functions of ACC, Avigilon’s complete solution has enabled Besiktas JK operators to monitor and track activities during matches more efficiently. This has helped to decrease illegal entry at Vodafone Park, helping to create a safer, more enjoyable customer experience.

“Avigilon’s solutions have helped us create a safe and inviting environment for our fans, which has ultimately allowed us to sell more tickets,” said Serhan Abaç, Stadium Marketing and Event Director at Besiktas JK. “The installation of Avigilon’s solutions was smooth and the system has been providing such positive results that other clubs now want to reach this level of security and technology in their stadiums.”

Avigilon’s high resolution cameras, artificial intelligence driven video analytics technology, and video management software solutions are designed to meet the diverse needs of stadiums around the globe.

To learn more about Avigilon’s solutions for stadiums, please visit the following link: http://avigilon.com/industries/stadiums/. For more information on product availability, please contact: http://avigilon.com/contact-sales.

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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. To learn more about Avigilon, visit avigilon.com.

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