Avigilon Launches Security Industry's Highest Megapixel Camera with Self-Learning Video Analytics

Offers proactive surveillance with wide-area coverage in high definition supported by latest release of the Avigilon Control Center software

VANCOUVER, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX:AVO), a leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, today announced the addition of its self-learning video analytics technology to its HD Pro camera series, available in 4K (8 megapixel) and 5K (16 MP) resolutions. An innovative technology, Avigilon's self-learning video analytics instantly detects and learns the monitored scene upon installation, adapting to changes and movement patterns without complex manual calibration. Avigilon's 5K (16 MP) HD Pro is the security industry's highest single-sensor megapixel camera with self-learning video analytics.

The combination of Avigilon's self-learning analytics with its HD Pro camera series delivers superior perimeter protection and wide-area monitoring with exceptional coverage and clear image detail. All new 4K (8 MP) and 5K (16 MP) HD Pro cameras will ship with self-learning analytics technology as standard.

"Video analytics is decreasing the cost model for monitoring by increasing the productivity of security personnel. The combination of our self-learning analytics technology with our industry-leading HD Pro series can be used to proactively mitigate the impact of incidents in progress, reducing damage and loss," said Dr. Mahesh Saptharishi, Avigilon's Chief Technology Officer. "With our innovative technology and comprehensive portfolio of more than 250 patents, Avigilon is the leader in self-learning video analytics."

Avigilon Self-Learning Video Analytics
Avigilon's self-learning video analytics solutions provide a high degree of accuracy in object detection and classification thanks to numerous patented technologies, including advanced video pattern detection and teach-by-example technology.

The Avigilon solution identifies people, vehicles or other important moving objects while ignoring insignificant items in a scene, enabling the self-learning video analytics to automatically adjust to changing scene conditions. The system's performance therefore continually improves over time. In addition, with teach-by-example technology, users have the ability to provide feedback about the accuracy of alarms. This helps further refine the device's performance and capabilities, which results in increased accuracy in detection, a lower rate of false alarms and a simplified user experience.

HD Pro Camera Series with Self-Learning Video Analytics

The new HD Pro camera series with self-learning video analytics is available in 4K (8 MP) and 5K (16 MP) resolutions, which is the industry's highest single-sensor megapixel camera with self-learning video analytics. The new series offers wide scene coverage, highly accurate object detection and the ability to zoom in for clear image detail. The image quality of the HD Pro camera series is made possible by Avigilon's H4 platform, which combines Avigilon's LightCatcher™ technology for unmatched low-light performance, H.264 compression and the latest edition of its patented High Definition Stream Management (HDSM)™ technology, HDSM 2.0. These technologies enable increased resolution, greater processing power, outstanding image quality and smarter bandwidth and storage management.

Avigilon Control Center 5.6 Software
Intuitive and user-friendly, the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) 5.6 software offers intelligent search capabilities for Avigilon's portfolio of analytics-enabled HD devices, including the 4K (8 MP) and 5K (16 MP) HD Pro camera series, 1-3 MP HD Dome and HD Bullet camera series and RialtoTM analytics devices. ACC 5.6 offers fast, accurate and effective intelligent search of recorded footage for classified objects in a monitored scene, enabling remarkably efficient forensic investigation of video.

HD Pro Camera series with Self-Learning Video Analytics Demonstration
The HD Pro camera series with self-learning video analytics and the Avigilon Control Center 5.6 software will be demonstrated at booth 22043 at the 2015 ISC West tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV, USA from April 15 - 17. For more information on product availability, please contact a local sales representative at avigilon.com/sales-locator.

About Avigilon
Avigilon Corporation is defining the future of protection through innovative end-to-end security solutions. Avigilon's industry-leading HD network video management software, megapixel cameras, access control and video analytics products are reinventing the security market. Information about Avigilon can be found at www.avigilon.com.

AVIGILON and other marks used herein are the registered and/or unregistered trademarks of Avigilon Corporation and/or its subsidiaries in Canada and other jurisdictions worldwide. Other product names mentioned herein may be the registered and/or unregistered trademarks of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Information

Certain statements contained in this news release, including all statements that are not historical facts, contain and constitute forward-looking information or forward-looking statements as defined under applicable securities laws (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements normally include words like 'believe', 'expect', 'anticipate', 'plan', 'intend', 'continue', 'estimate', 'may', 'will', 'should', 'ongoing' and similar expressions, and herein include, without limitation, statements (express or implied) respecting Avigilon's product plans and product releases. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, actions or developments and are based on management's expectations and assumptions regarding historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that management believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Management has based the forward-looking statements herein on estimates and assumptions that it believes are reasonable at the current time, including without limitation, assumptions that Avigilon will be able to design, manufacture, market, and showcase new products and enhance its existing product lines in the manner and on the timelines currently contemplated. Actual results could, however, be substantially different due to the risks and uncertainties associated with and inherent to Avigilon's business, as more particularly described in the "Risk Factors" section of Avigilon's Annual Information Form dated March 3, 2015, which is available under Avigilon's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Additional risks and uncertainties applicable to the forward looking statements set out herein include, but are not limited to: unforeseen events that prevent Avigilon from attending or demonstrating its products at the 2015 ISC West tradeshow; unknown or unexpected defects with Avigilon's products that are not correctable in a timely or cost-effective fashion or at all; supply chain interruptions; development efforts may not result in the creation of new or enhanced products in a timely or cost-effective fashion or at all; and Avigilon's products may materially infringe a third party's intellectual property rights. Although Avigilon has attempted to identify factors that may cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those disclosed in the forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, predicted, estimated or intended. Also, many of the factors are beyond the control of Avigilon. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Avigilon undertakes no obligation to reissue or update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information or events after the date hereof except as may be required by law. All forward-looking statements contained herein are qualified by this cautionary statement.

SOURCE Avigilon Corporation

For further information: Brett White, Communications Manager, (469) 484-5458 ext. 3063, brett.white@avigilon.com

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