Vicon Appoints New Director of National Accounts

Hauppauge, NY, November 1, 2007: Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of video surveillance systems, announced today that Mark Chekos has joined the Company’s sales team as Director of National Accounts. In this role, Mr. Chekos will build and support relationships with Vicon customers and strategic partners that have a national presence.

Mark’s vast experience in many facets of the security industry include over 20 years with Honeywell International, as well as positions with Applied Marketing Group, a marketing partner for the security industry, and the Image Vault digital video security division of Fireking International Inc. Most recently, Mark worked to establish an extensive network of value-added resellers for Honeywell products throughout North America. Mark holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and is a graduate of University of New Hampshire.

“Mark joins Vicon at an exciting time,” said Bret McGowan, Vice President of US Sales and Marketing. “Our strategic partnerships with leading companies within the security industry are at an all time high, and having someone with Mark’s experience and expertise in place to nurture these relationships and build new ones will undoubtedly contribute toward Vicon’s continued growth.”

Mark will be based out of Atlanta, GA. His contact information may found on the Vicon