March Networks Expands VideoSphere Intelligent Video Management Solution

    OTTAWA, Sept. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - March Networks(R) (TSX:MN), a leading
provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, today
announced it has expanded its VideoSphere(TM) Intelligent Video Management
portfolio to deliver further choice, scalability and performance. The enhanced
offering includes new camera and encoder platforms utilizing H.264 compression
technology and video analytic features that broaden the solution's ability to
address a wide range of customer requirements.
    The MegaPX 720p Camera is the latest addition to the VideoSphere family
of award-winning network cameras. The MegaPX streams high resolution video
(1280 x 720 pixels) at up to 30 frames per second over standard IP networks.
It incorporates H.264 compression for bandwidth and storage efficiency and
uses advanced progressive scan technology to ensure clear, crisp images in
bright and low-light conditions. The MegaPX's compact, lightweight design and
Power over Ethernet (PoE) support make it easy to install in almost any indoor
    March Networks' newest video management platform is the VideoSphere Edge
Blade Encoder, a 14-slot, 4U rack enclosure that supports up to 56 analog
video streams and embedded video analytics. The Edge Blade Encoder provides
organizations with a fully scalable, high-density solution that supports a
cost-effective migration to all-IP networking by protecting existing
investments in analog cameras while providing advanced IP video management
features. The system delivers full frame rate, D1 resolution video on all
channels and simultaneous H.264 and MPEG4 compression technology, which
maximizes video quality and minimizes network data traffic. Each blade
supports the full suite of VideoSphere analytics, and includes PoE support and
onboard SD memory to ensure fault-tolerant video recording during network
    The VideoSphere Intelligent Video Analytics suite is also improved, with
feature enhancements that expand behavioral analysis capabilities and
streamline setup and configuration. VideoSphere analytic applications detect
and track a wide range of actions and events captured in live video. They
alert organizations to potential threats, and provide valuable insight into
customer and employee behaviors, staffing levels and other operational
    "Our VideoSphere solution continues to gain traction with customers in a
number of demanding projects around the globe," said Fabrizio Colciago, Chief
Technology Officer, March Networks. "These latest additions to the portfolio
allow organizations to take advantage of today's most advanced technologies
while making the transition to all-IP video management solutions."
    March Networks will demonstrate its expanded VideoSphere portfolio in
Booth 4034 at the ASIS International 2008 Annual Seminar and Exhibits,
September 15-18, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. It will
also demonstrate its Apple iPhone-based viewer application, designed to
provide security and operations professionals with mobile monitoring

    About March Networks

    March Networks(R) (TSX:MN) is a leading provider of intelligent IP video
and business analysis applications that enable organizations to reduce losses,
mitigate risks and improve security and operational efficiency. The Company's
advanced software suite includes enterprise-class video management, powerful
analytics and comprehensive managed and professional services. Its software
and systems are used by leading financial institutions, retailers,
transportation authorities and other organizations in more than 50 countries.
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    Forward-Looking Statements

    This release contains certain forward-looking information, including
expectations of future business. This information is based on the Company's
current expectations and assumptions that are subject to a variety of risks
and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and that may be beyond March
Networks' control. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed
in any forward-looking statements due to factors such as customer demand and
timing of purchasing decisions, increased levels of competition, technological
changes and the successful development of new products, dependence on
third-party manufacturers, risks relating to intellectual property
infringement claims, and other risks and factors identified in March Networks'
public filings with regulatory authorities in Canada. March Networks assumes
no obligation to update these forward-looking statements as a result of new
information or future events.

    (*)MARCH NETWORKS and the MARCH NETWORKS logo are registered trademarks
    of March Networks Corporation. All other trademarks are the property
    of their respective owners.

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For further information: Peter Wilenius, March Networks Corporation,
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