Avigilon Announces New North American Manufacturer's Representatives

Signing of 10 premier manufacturer’s reps reinforces position as leading provider of high definition surveillance systems


Vancouver, BC – September 24, 2007—Avigilon, the leading provider of high definition surveillance systems, announced today the establishment of its North American manufacturer’s representatives network with the signing of ten top-tier manufacturer’s representatives in the U.S. and Canada. To date, the company is pleased to announce that it will be represented in North America by 1 Volt Associates, Inc., Access Direct Sales, GP Marketing, Inc., I.D.M.C, Inc., InTeleMed, Keith Parker & Associates, Ken Massrey Associates, R.W. Kunz & Associates, R.W. Sales, and T.H. Grogan & Associates and has plans to continue to build out its international network of partners in the next six months.

“There is a significant and rapidly growing demand for IP based high definition surveillance,” said Alexander Fernandes president and CEO at Avigilon. “By partnering with high-caliber manufacturer’s representatives like these, we can be assured that our award winning High Definition Surveillance Systems will reach the leading security integrators in the industry.”

“It is clear that the future of surveillance is IP based high definition surveillance,” said Keith Parker, president of Keith Parker & Associates. “Avigilon produces the industry’s leading high definition surveillance systems that are the solution of choice for our most demanding customers. We are excited to be working with Avigilon to help evangelize the next generation of surveillance systems in our region. Our customers find it to be a great complement to existing or future video surveillance systems.”

1 Volt Associates, Inc. -- 1 Volt Associates, Inc provides complete sales, marketing, technical, design and after-market support close circuit television (CCTV), industrial video, access control, premier security, fiber optic communications, and data communications manufacturers. The company will represent Avigilon in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Access Direct Sales -- Access Direct is the leader in the rapidly expanding Security industry manufacturer’s representative market, offering a proven and tested solution for manufacturers wishing to expand their sales and marketing efforts in Canada. The company will represent Avigilon across Canada.

GP Marketing, Inc. -- Founded in 1998, GP Marketing, Inc. focuses on the MI/Pro Audio Retail, Commercial Sound and Electronic Security markets, bringing over 100 years of combined knowledge of these industries to its manufacturers and customers. GP Marketing will represent Avigilon in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and the Western regions of Idaho and Montana.

I.D.M.C, Inc. -- I.D.M.C. Inc. is a manufacturing representative firm covering the South Central United States. The company represents a full line of products in the electronic security industry. I.D.M.C will represent Avigilon in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

InTeleMed Marketing Inc. -- Founded in 1992, InteleMed Marketing, Inc. provides professional engineering design, consulting, marketing, and technical support for manufacturers in the Mid-Atlantic region. The company will represent Avigilon in Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

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