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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2010/06/28 - Leading HD surveillance solution developer recognized for triple digit revenue growth, solid business plan, and market leadership. TSX: AVO NYSE: MSI
Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition and megapixel video surveillance systems, announced today it has been named to Red Herring’s North America 100 list, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures in North America.
The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of thousands from across North America. Winners of the 2010 edition of the Red Herring 100 North America award are selected based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. Red Herring’s annual lists of top private companies are an important part of the company’s tradition of identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs. Past winners such as Google, eBay, and Skype were spotted in their early days by Red Herring editors and touted as leaders that would change the way we live and work.
“This year was especially difficult,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “Despite the global economic situation, there were many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products that we had a difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the winners. Avigilon shows great promise and therefore deserves to be among our list of winners. We know that this year’s crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to go far.”
“Avigilon has been selected as a Red Herring 100 winner out of a pool of thousands of applicants,” said Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO of Avigilon. “Technology industry executives, investors, and observers regard the Red Herring 100 list as an invaluable instrument to discover and advocate the promising companies that will lead the next wave of innovation. We are honored to be named to this high profile list.”
About Red Herring and the Red Herring 100 North America Award
Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors, and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology newsletters, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy.
Since 1996, technology industry executives, investors, and strategists have valued the Red Herring 100 lists as an instrument for discovering and advocating the most promising private ventures from around the world. The Red Herring 100 North America award highlights exciting startups from North America. The 100 Winners were unveiled at Red Herring North America 2010 in San Diego on June 24, 2010.
Avigilon (avigilon.com) designs, manufactures, and markets award-winning HD surveillance systems. The performance and value leader, Avigilon’s solutions protect and monitor thousands of customer sites in more than 55 countries around the world. Avigilon Control Center, the world’s first open HD Network Video Management Software platform, and megapixel cameras deliver full situational awareness and actionable image detail. Campuses, transportation systems, healthcare providers, public venues, infrastructure, and manufacturing sites with security, safety validation, and compliance requirements all benefit from reduced investigation time and more successful investigations by immediately producing indisputable video evidence. Avigilon earned Frost & Sullivan’s HD Surveillance Company of the Year award in 2009 and the Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation in 2010.