AMAG Technology Forms Strategic Alliance with Vidient

Partnership and solution will be designed with integration in mind


Torrance, CA, March 28, 2007 – AMAG Technology, a G4Tec company, and Vidient Systems have forged a long-term strategic partnership that will incorporate Vidient’s intelligent video technology into AMAG’s Symmetry Video Management software system. Vidient manufactures intelligent video analysis software and systems used with CCTV networks to detect and deter security breaches. AMAG Technology manufactures complete security management solutions including access control and video management.

Steve Goldberg, CEO at Vidient, believes "AMAG and Vidient share the common vision that video analytics and intelligent video networks will be come a huge productively tool to assist security professionals in preventing crime and reducing security expenditures."

The strategic alliance will bring forth dynamic product development that will push Symmetry Video to operate in volatile weather and lighting conditions, as well as function flawlessly in busy public areas. Symmetry Video will classify uncharacteristic events so guards know the difference between a person crossing a secured parking lot or a trash can being blown by the wind. Data will be structured so it can be searched quickly, and in keeping with Symmetry Video’s protocol, forwarded on demand.

"AMAG and Vidient’s partnership will produce a video product that provides superior protection for any facility, whether it is a government agency, corporation, school, or healthcare complex, etc.," said AMAG Technology, President, Bob Sawyer. "Vidient’s technology will allow AMAG to offer the complete package to customers who need it all – access control and complete video analytics."

For more information about AMAG Technology or its Symmetry Product Portfolio, visit www.amag.com.

About AMAG Technology

AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Security Management Solutions can be found in a wide spectrum of markets: government, commercial, education, transportation, healthcare, retail and banking. Based out of Torrance, California with sales and support located throughout the US, AMAG sells its products through its valued resellers throughout North America. AMAG Technology is part of G4Tec, a leading manufacturer of scalable, integrated security management systems headquartered in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England. AMAG Technology has been at the leading edge of access control technology for over 30 years. Here today, from tomorrow – Symmetry™.

About Vidient Systems, Inc.

Vidient Systems, Inc. based in Sunnyvale, Calif., was founded in 2003 and is funded by leading global venture investors Blueprint Ventures, Canaan Partners, Trident Capital and Hotung Venture Capital.

For more information visit www.vidient.com.