New release of Avigilon Control Center high definition surveillance software

Control Center 3.2 offers full situation awareness and detail, leading to faster response times, reduced investigation times, and superior overall protection


LAS VEGAS, NV (ISC West) – April 2, 2008 – Avigilon, today, announced the release of Avigilon Control Center 3.2, the company's latest release of its award-winning HD surveillance software with High Definition Stream Management (HDSM). Avigilon Control Center 3.2 with HDSM now supports analog video encoders and Avigilon's new line of low cost, high performance, HD IP cameras making the Avigilon solution the cost efficient choice for organizations wanting to migrate from analog to the superior protection of HD surveillance while leveraging existing camera investments. 

Avigilon Control Center 3.2 with HDSM gives facilities the extra protection that only the industry's leading HD surveillance solution can deliver, making it possible to:

-Transmit HD video and view live footage using the least amount of bandwidth
-Record HD video using the least amount of hard drive space
-Search HD video faster than any other HD solution
-Playback HD video with the highest image quality and most detail
-Export HD video without any loss in quality

"Avigilon Control Center 3.2 with HDSM was architected from the ground up for HD surveillance which is why, unlike other solutions, it delivers the image quality expected of HD for full situation awareness and detail, leading to faster response times, reduced investigation times, and superior overall protection," said Jean-Pierre (JP) Forest, director of security solutions at Avigilon. "Other systems try to retrofit HD cameras into software applications built for analog video. Inevitably these legacy systems degrade HD images to the quality of analog which defeats the whole purpose of HD."

Avigilon Control Center 3.2 with HDSM
Avigilon Control Center is the award winning high definition network video management software with High Definition Stream Management (HDSM) that delivers full situation awareness and detail, leading to faster response times, reduced investigation times, and superior overall protection. Offering the industry's greatest choice in HD cameras from one to 16 megapixels, Avigilon Control Center, is available as stand alone software, or pre-installed and configured on Avigilon HD NVRs. Avigilon Control Center is a secure distributed network platform with enterprise class reliability for capturing, managing, and storing high definition surveillance video while efficiently managing bandwidth and storage.

Avigilon Control Center 3.2 with HDSM delivers the following features and benefits:

Low Bandwidth Transmission for Viewing High Quality Live HD Video
Leveraging progressive lossless compression, Avigilon Control Center with HDSM preserves bandwidth by only streaming the required pixels to viewing stations, achieving compression rates up to 1000:1, while still recording all the image data and delivering the industry's highest image quality.

Maximum Storage Times
Through a combination of features including region selections, motion detection, and data aging, Avigilon Control Center with HDSM, is able to preserve hard drive space and deliver the longest record times of any HD system.

Fastest Search of HD Video
Advanced video search capabilities, based on real-time indexing, enable operators to quickly find scene changes, missing objects, and events, with the industry's fastest high definition video search. Avigilon Control Center operators can also quickly and accurately navigate through large amounts of recorded high definition video using camera specific event logs.

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