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Monitoring Matters

Avigilon announces professional monitoring support for Avigilon Blue

October 24, 2018Spencer Ives

Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, recently announced that its Avigilon Blue cloud platform is now integrated with SureView Systems Immix CS and Immix CC software, which will support professional video monitoring. The Avigilon Blue cloud platform features patented self-learning video analytics that detect movements of people and vehicles and generate an alarm with a short video clip, allowing central station operators to more efficiently verify and respond to potentially critical...

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Avigilon adds AI to entry-level camera lines

June 19, 2018SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, Canada—Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, recently announced it has extended its video analytics platform to the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines with the addition of Unusual Motion Detection (UMD) technology.The addition of UMD technology in the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines offers customers powerful artificial intelligence capabilities at an entry-level price point, the company said.“We believe that AI can benefit all of our customers regardless...

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Avigilon to be acquired by Motorola Solutions

February 14, 2018SSN Staff

CHICAGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia—In early February, Motorola Solutions announced its definitive agreement to acquire video surveillance and access control manufacturer Avigilon. Avigilon later announced that its CEO and chairman of the board, Alexander Fernandes, is retiring following the deal.“This acquisition will bring Avigilon's advanced video surveillance and analytics platform to the rapidly evolving public safety workflow, while also expanding our portfolio with new products...

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Avigilon helped to secure Rio's 2016 Olympics

August 24, 2016Spencer Ives

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon's technology—including video surveillance cameras, network video recorders and the company's video management software—was used to keep the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro safe and secure, the company announced on Aug. 22.“It was a great honor to be part of the Olympics and most importantly help secure the high security zones and athletes, and participants, and volunteers,” Darren Seed, vice president, capital markets & communications,...

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On The Editor's Desk

Avigilon makes some changes to its $240m facility

July 20, 2016Martha Entwistle

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Video surveillance and access control provider Avigilon on July 18 filed documents to amend its existing $240 million multi-tranche senior secured syndicated credit facility. Security Systems News has previously reported on this credit facility. Originally closed on April 7, 2015, the facility's maturity date has been extended from April 7, 2018 to April 7, 2019. I spoke to Avigilon's Darren Seed about the deal. Among the changes is one item which ups the price of...

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Avigilon to give preferred rates to 'early adopters' of its patent license plan

February 29, 2016SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon, video surveillance, access control and security solution provider, in February announced the launch of the “Early Adopter Plan” for the Avigilon patent license program. The plan offers preferred license rates and terms to companies that enter into a patent license agreement with Avigilon prior to April 30, 2016. "The Early Adopter Plan further enhances the value of joining the license program," Chris Capuano, Avigilon's VP of licensing said...

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General News

Coverage, detail and complications as 4K cameras move forward

January 15, 2016Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security experts saw 4K camera technology coming their way a decade ago. They saw the market slide from consumers to security around 2013-2014. They know 4K will grow in the surveillance field, but the variables—in supporting technology development and opportunity cost—make the immediate future of 4K unknown and unpredictable.The most obvious adjustment needed for 4K end users is a planning and pro-active approach for the amount of bandwidth gobbled up by these cameras...

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'Poison pill' at Avigilon

January 13, 2016Martha Entwistle

Video surveillance company Avigilon on Tuesday adopted a "shareholder rights" plan, an anti-takeover measure that's sometimes called a "poison pill." The plan has been accepted by the Toronto Stock Exchange, but it needs to be approved by shareholders within six months. Avigilon plans to present the plan at is 2016 annual meeting. Avigilon said it "is not aware of any proposed take-over bid at this time." We've seen some major video surveillance acquisitions recently with Axis and Milestone being...

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Avigilon gets new headquarters

December 17, 2015SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, Canada—Avigilon has a new $42 million headquarters here, with nine stories and 135,000 square feet, the company announced. The new building “provides more than double the space we presently lease at a lower financing cost than our current rent," Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon's founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board, said in the November announcement.

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Avigilon ups credit facility to $240 million

November 17, 2015SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, Avigilon on Nov.16 announced that it has increased its existing multi-tranche senior secured syndicated credit facility from $200 million to $240 million. The original credit facility was announced in April. The credit facility now includes a $100 million multi-currency revolving acquisition facility, a $40 million real estate term loan, and a $100 million multi-currency revolving line of credit, which remains undrawn at this time. Previously, the revolver was limited to $60 million. Other...

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