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Avigilon Appearance Search Video Analytics Technology Winner of Benchmark Innovation Awards 2017

08/03/2017

~Avigilon recognized as an industry leader in artificial intelligence-driven video analytics~

VANCOUVER, CANADA, August 3, 2017 Avigilon Corporation (“Avigilon”) (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, today announced that Avigilon Appearance Search technology has been selected as the winner of the Intelligent Systems category in the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2017.

The Benchmark Innovation Awards is an annual showcase that recognizes and rewards innovative thinking and the delivery of benefits through advanced security solutions.

Winning in the Intelligent Systems category, Avigilon Appearance Search is Avigilon’s newest and most advanced video analytics technology. It is a sophisticated deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) search engine that sorts through hours of footage with ease, allowing users to quickly locate a specific person or vehicle of interest across all cameras on an entire site. It can save time and effort during critical investigations as it intelligently analyzes large volumes of video data in seconds, helping to track a person’s or vehicle’s route and identify previous and last-known locations.

Figure 1. Avigilon Appearance Search is a sophisticated deep learning AI search engine that enables users to quickly locate a specific person or vehicle of interest across an entire site.


“Avigilon’s commitment to innovation and developing deep learning AI technology is taking video analytics to new levels,” said Dr. Mahesh Saptharishi, Avigilon’s Chief Technology Officer. “We are honored that Avigilon Appearance Search has received this award and we continue to focus on introducing new video analytics technology to change how users interact with security systems.”

For more information on product availability, please contact http://avigilon.com/contact-sales/.

About Avigilon

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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