Medellin Atanasio Girardot Stadium Installs Avigilon Solution for Improved Security

 Stadium is First in Colombia to Install Avigilon 7K Cameras

VANCOUVER, CANADA, March 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX: AVO), trusted provider of business intelligence and security solutions, today announced that Medellin's Atanasio Girardot Stadium has become the first major stadium in Colombia to install Avigilon 7K (30MP) cameras as part of its security solution.

Avigilon 7K cameras and Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software were selected as part of a large security upgrade for the government-owned stadium in an effort by the government and Medellin law enforcement agencies to combat crime and vandalism during sporting events. Avigilon video surveillance systems are currently installed in many recognizable stadiums across the world.

The Avigilon solution enables enforcement agencies and first responders to view activity within large crowds as it happens all while providing video evidence and information that may support investigations. This solution allows users to view situations from both the main and remote control centers.

"We're proud to partner with the Medellin Mayor and City Council as they demonstrate leadership in Latin America by installing the first 7K cameras at a major Colombian stadium," said Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon's Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. "Installation of the Avigilon solution reinforces their commitment to the safety and security of the Medellin people and to the tens of thousands of spectators who attend large events at this stadium."

About Avigilon

Avigilon Corporation, trusted provider of business intelligence and security solutions, develops, manufactures, and sells video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions.

© 2016, Avigilon Corporation. AVIGILON, the AVIGILON logo, AVIGILON CONTROL CENTER and ACC are trademarks of Avigilon Corporation.

For further information:

Dennis Fong, Avigilon Corporation
T: (604) 629-5182, Ext 2515

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain information and statements in this news release contain and constitute forward-looking information or forward-looking statements as defined under applicable securities laws (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements normally contain words like 'believe', 'expect', 'anticipate', 'plan', 'intend', 'continue', 'estimate', 'may', 'will', 'should', 'ongoing' and similar expressions, and within this news release include any statements (express or implied) respecting the deployment of Avigilon security solutions at Medellin's Atanasio Girardot Stadium (the "Stadium").

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, actions, or developments and are based on expectations, assumptions and other factors that management currently believes are relevant, reasonable and appropriate in the circumstances, including, without limitation, assumptions that Avigilon security solutions will continue to suit the security needs of the government and Medellin law enforcement agencies at the Stadium. 

Although management believes that the forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could 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 1, 2016, which is available under Avigilon's profile on SEDAR at Material risks and uncertainties applicable to the forward looking statements set out herein include, but are not limited to, unforeseen events, developments or factors causing any of the aforesaid expectations, assumptions, and other factors ultimately being inaccurate or irrelevant. 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 in this news release are qualified by this cautionary statement.

SOURCE Avigilon Corporation

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