John Kedzierski

Motorola Acquires IndigoVision In £30m Deal

US conglomerate Motorola has acquired Edinburgh Scotland-based video security company IndigoVision, in a deal worth £30.4 million. The acquisition price of approximately US$4.90 per share represents a premium of approximately 129% to the closing price of US$2.14 per IndigoVision Share.Motorola Solutions, a global provider of mission-critical communications and analytics, has a strong presence in the large and expanding area of physical security and video surveillance.

Avigilon Adds Appearance Alerts to Commercial Video Management Software

Avigilon Corporation announced the newest version of its video management software, Avigilon Control Center 7.4, which incorporates artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition technology. The new “appearance alerts” capability
will help commercial organizations, such as educational institutions and
hospitals, accelerate response times by identifying people of interest in
enterprise settings. For example, the technology can alert the security team at a local high school when a banned or flagged individual has entered the campus.

Avigilon Combines Value and Versatility With New H5SL Camera Line

Avigilon Corporation announced the launch of its Avigilon H5SL camera line. The H5SL camera is simple and intuitive to install, with a modular design that easily snaps into a variety of base options. End-users have the flexibility to choose from various lens types, including a new long-range lens that allows them to see with more clarity at farther distances, while audio and input and output connections help them configure actions and alarms for efficient event response.