Vidient Systems Expands Board of Directors with EDS Industry Leader

Video surveillance software company adds industry expertise with addition of former InVision CEO Dr. Sergio Magistri

As a member of the Vidient Systems board of directors, Dr. Magistri joins board members Brooks McChesney; George Hoyem, general partner of Blueprint Ventures; Peter Meekin, general partner of Trident Capital; Masaru Sakamoto, assistant general manager of corporate strategy and business development of NEC USA; and Skip Glass, venture partner at Canaan Partners. Canaan was the lead investor on Vidient's recent $12-million Series B round of funding which also included the company's initial investors noted above.

Earlier this Fall, Vidient SmartCatch 2.5 was the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award for 2005. For more information about Vidient Systems, Inc., see