Vidient Systems Blankets North America With Network of Manufacturers Representatives Firms

Video analytics company expands market presence with announcement of new rep firms across U.S.

Along with Vidient's new network of rep firms, Vidient SmartCatch 2.5 is available immediately through Vidient Systems, Inc. and NEC, which is marketing, selling and distributing SmartCatch worldwide.

Vidient SmartCatch 2.5 software was recently selected as part of an innovative new security solution under development at Florida's Tallahassee Regional Airport. Other airports using Vidient's proven technology are San Francisco International, San Diego International and Salt Lake City International. Two of the security projects were funded in part by the Transportation Security Administration.

The company also recently announced the closing of a $12-million round of Series B funding, with Canaan Partners leading the investment. Initial investors Blueprint Ventures, Trident Capital and Hotung Venture Capital also participated. Proceeds will be used to accelerate the company's market expansion, including new channel market initiatives in the U.S. and abroad, as well as for next-generation product development.

Vidient Systems, Inc., is based in Sunnyvale, Calif., and was founded in 2003. For more information visit