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Avigilon Reveals New IoT Radar Sensor with Avigilon Presence Detector

~Discreet sensor combines self-learning analytics with impulse radar technology for up to 99% accurate detection of a person~

VANCOUVER, CANADA, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Avigilon Corporation ("Avigilon") (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, today announced it will preview the new Avigilon Presence Detector at IFSEC 2017.

The Avigilon Presence Detector (APD) is a sensor that combines self-learning analytics with impulse radar technology to accurately detect the presence of a person even if they have stopped moving or are hidden. This sensor is designed for indoor locations such as ATM rooms and other closed indoor vestibules within banks, pharmacies, health care facilities and retail stores, and can accurately detect a person's presence through blankets, cardboard, wood and drywall.

"Customers such as financial institutions face challenges in maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for their patrons," said James Henderson, Avigilon's Chief Operating Officer. "By accurately detecting and alerting security operators of events such as a person hiding or sleeping in an unwanted location, the APD provides an exceptional solution for maintaining safe and secure operations."

With a small and discreet design the APD can be hidden above ceiling panels or behind interior walls. Available in surface, corner or wall mount options it uses standard IP security camera infrastructure and cabling, making installation fast and easy. The indoor impulse radar sensor, combined with self-learning analytics, scans and learns the environment, continuously adapting to reduce false positive events, providing extremely high accuracy in detecting the presence of a person at distances up to 9 meters from the sensor.

"The launch of the APD marks an important milestone in Avigilon's development of new IoT driven security solutions," said Mahesh Saptharishi, Avigilon's Chief Technology Officer. "The combination of sophisticated radar and analytics technology helps to solve the challenge of accurate human presence detection in constrained indoor areas where traditional devices may be limited."

The APD is expected to be available for order in the third quarter of this year.   

For more information on product availability, please contact http://avigilon.com/contact-sales or come see the product demonstration at IFSEC 2017, ExCeL London stand G1050, in London, UK, 20-22 June 2017.

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.

© 2017, Avigilon Corporation. All rights reserved. AVIGILON, the AVIGILON logo, TRUSTED SECURITY SOLUTIONS, AVIGILON PRESENCE DETECTOR, and APD are trademarks of Avigilon Corporation. Other names or logos mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

For further information: 

Investor Enquiries: 
Avigilon Investor Relations 
T: (604) 629-5182 
[email protected]

Media Enquiries: 
Amy Day
Manager, Global Communications
T: (604) 629-5182 x2625
[email protected]

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 Avigilon's future product plans, intended product functionality and suitability, and continued expansion of Avigilon's addressable market.

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: new products will function as intended, will be free of unexpected defects, will be available when planned, and will be suitable for the intended end users; and Avigilon will be able to attend and demonstrate the products at IFSEC 2017.

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 February 28, 2017, which is available under Avigilon's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. 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.

SOURCE Avigilon Corporation

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