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Avigilon Overview

Avigilon offers an end to end solution of IP cameras, encoders, VMS software and analytics. The company is best known for super high resolution cameras (up to 30MP). Combined with some of the industry's most restricted dealer access, Avigilon is one of the fastest growing companies in all of surveillance. However, Avigilon has been criticized for their shady marketing practices.

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Avigilon Company Coverage

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IPVM Access Control Company Profile Series on Feb 09, 2016
"A central listing of all access control company profiles: Avigilon Access Control Company Profile Brivo Access Control Company Profile DSX Access Control Company..."
Brivo Access Control Company Profile on Feb 09, 2016
"...management application can be purchased for $2000 or less, and sometimes is not even needed as with Avigilon's Embedded Access and Axis Entry Management. Unless a user has small number of doors per site..."
Favorite Camera Manufacturers 2016 on Feb 08, 2016
"... Avigilon and Sony were next, both with strong results. A tier below that were Bosch and..."
Hikvision Video Analytics Tested on Feb 04, 2016
"...ranging from entry level to high end Hikvision cameras, in this outdoor test scene: We tested against Avigilon's advanced analytics and Axis' Video Motion Detection 3 to see how they..."
Axis vs Avigilon vs FLIR vs Hikvision vs Samsung Camera Pricing on Feb 03, 2016
"...who is racing the hardest? And how do manufacturers compare? To find out, we compared cameras from Avigilon, Axis, FLIR, Hikvision, and Samsung, across seven categories: Entry level dome cameras Entry..."
Honeywell Pro-Watch Access Control Profile on Feb 01, 2016
"... Here are some others: Avigilon Access Control Company Profile Tyco Kantech Access Control Company Profile DSX Access Control..."
Avigilon H4 HD Cameras Released on Feb 01, 2016
"Avigilon has announced a new generation of cameras, the H4. In this note, based on speaking with..."
Axis Acquires Video Analytics Firm Citilog on Feb 01, 2016
"... In this note, we examine Citilog's revenue, offerings, fit within Axis and how this compares to Avigilon and FLIR. Who is Citilog? Citilog is a small video analytics developer focused on the..."
First Integrator Face Off Results on Jan 20, 2016
"... Other cameras used were high end box models without IR (Dahua 5MP/4K and Avigilon PRO series). All Wireless Though hardwiring pole mounted cameras via aerial cable was an..."
Milestone CEO Fights Against CCTV 2.0 on Jan 15, 2016
"Is Milestone simply a pawn of Canon, destined to be merged with Axis to be Avigilon 2.0? No, declares Milestone's CEO. Indeed, not only will that not happen says Milestone's CEO..."
RS2 Access Control Company Profile on Jan 13, 2016
"... This is moderately higher than a similar Axis Entry Manager or Avigilon Embedded Access Controller based system that would cost ~$750 - $1200 for similar two door..."
Avigilon Poison Pill Preps For Sale on Jan 12, 2016
"Avigilon soon may no longer be an independent company, but Avigilon's CEO is determined to control his..."
Exacq Adds Access and Intrusion Integration on Jan 07, 2016
"... In this note, we look at Exacq's growing 'solution' and how it compares to Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone. Access and Intrusion Overview Exacq has integrated two Tyco..."
Honeywell NetAXS Access Control Profile on Jan 06, 2016
"...Mercury Security controllers or HID VertX panels are not supported, unlike other small access systems like Avigilon Access Control or Vanderbilt's Bright Blue. Cost For basic, access-control-only systems..."
Avigilon Access Control Company Profile on Jan 04, 2016
"Inside we examine Avigilon Access Control Manager (ACM)'s overall strengths, ideal customer market, pricing, and biggest..."
Avigilon: RIP JPEG2000 on Dec 31, 2015
"Avigilon is discontinuing the last of its JPEG2000 cameras and joins the rest of the (non-Mobotix) world..."
Top 5 Video Surveillance Product Advances Going Into 2016 on Dec 31, 2015
"... In 2015, Avigilon, Axis, Pelco released competitive offerings (see our Avigilon multisensor test results, Axis..."
Axis: Take Down This Deceptive Commercial on Dec 24, 2015
"... Like Arecont and Avigilon Axis joins an ignominious group. In 2012, Arecont ran an ad for one of their cameras, with the..."
Avigilon 7K Ad - Fair Or Foul? on Dec 21, 2015
"... Here's an example of an Avigilon 7K calculated in a fairly common size parking lot: The camera covers ~20% of the parking lot..."
Avigilon 3rd Party Licensing Questions on Dec 18, 2015
"I have a customer that currently has an Avigilon system and would like to add cameras. I am not an Avigilon dealer, but the customer would like..."
Keyscan Access Control Company Profile on Dec 17, 2015
"... While Keyscan offers video integrations with major VMSes like Exacq, Milestone, and Avigilon, support is not provided for Genetec, OnSSI/SeeTec, Video Insight or most DVR..."
Avigilon HD Multisensor Camera Tested on Dec 14, 2015
"Avigilon has released 9MP and 12MP HD Multisensor cameras, adding reposition-able sensors with remote..."
Looking For a More Cost-Efective Alternative To Avigilon 16MP Camera on Dec 11, 2015
"I demod an Avigilon 16MP camera to a customer that wants to use it to watch a construction zone. He liked it, but..."
What Avigilon Calls High Definition Stream Management, By Any Other Name... on Dec 11, 2015
"Just a few years ago, Avigilon was pushing JPEG2000 as the bandwidth management solution. That has now changed, with a good..."
IP Camera Pricing and Markups Statistics 2015 on Dec 11, 2015
"... This was examined here: Axis, Avigilon and Hikvision Markups Revealed. Profits Per Camera However, profits per camera has fallen an..."
Paxton Access Control Company Profile on Dec 07, 2015
"...several major DVR, NVR, and VMS platforms including: Pelco, Exacq, Milestone, SeeTec/OnSSI, Panasonic, Avigilon, Dedicated Micros, Digital Watchdog, IC Realtime, and Nuuo. However, while integration allows..."
Integrators Oppose Labor Only Sales on Dec 04, 2015
"... Consider our Axis, Avigilon and Hikvision markups report, there is a clear relationship between integrator loyalty and the..."
Calculate Any Camera Model Free on Dec 03, 2015
"...directories, per manufacturer: ACTi Camera Directory ADI Camera Directory Arecont Camera Directory Avigilon Camera Directory Axis Camera Directory Bosch Camera Directory Dahua Camera..."
Do You Give Out The Exact Model Number When Asked? on Dec 02, 2015
"... We are offering Hikvision as well as Avigilon. With avigilon I dont mind giving the exact model as it is hard to price it out. But regarding..."
Top Manufacturers Gaining and Losing 2015 on Dec 02, 2015
"...commonly switching from In alphabetical order, the most notable manufacturers in the responses were: Avigilon Axis Dahua Hikvision Panasonic Pelco Samsung / Hanwha Sony The overall trend was..."
FLIR Acquires DVTel on Nov 30, 2015
"...feedback direct from FLIR to us, and discuss how this impacts FLIR competitive positioning against Axis, Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone. Price Paid FLIR is acquiring DVTel for approximately $92M USD in..."
Avigilon Amateur Investor Wants RMCP And FBI To Raid IPVM on Nov 23, 2015
"... If I were Avigilon, I would contect the OSC [Ontario Securities Commission] about that too and start an internal..."
Avigilon System - Flickering Video And Unresponsive USB Joystick on Nov 23, 2015
"... Unresponding usb Joystick Controller The brand is Avigilon. Specs: 100+ cameras 4MN-HD-RMWS (Workstation) x 6 21.0TB-HD-NVR2 HD NVR, 21.0TB Storage,..."
Axis, Avigilon and Hikvision Markups Revealed on Nov 23, 2015
"... This note breaks down and contrasts the markups across Axis, Avigilon and Hikvision, revealing interesting trends and differences in profitability and competitive..."
Genetec Tweets Link To Abu Dhabi Police Video, Avigilon Dealer Demands... on Nov 22, 2015
"Avigilon's CEO ambulance chased the Paris terror attacks killing 100+ with an obviously unworkable..."
Avigilon CEO Solution for Terror Attacks on Nov 20, 2015
"Ripped from the headlines, spurred on by the France terror attacks, Avigilon's CEO has a solution. Inside this note we look at his aggressive analytics plan, analyzing its..."
VMS Market Getting Tougher on Nov 19, 2015
"... Though there are clearly benefits at first for those who pursue a no partner strategy (think Avigilon), as more and more manufacturers try to do this, it will be harder for those later entrants to..."
Avigilon Is Not a Top 10 IP Camera Leader, According To These People on Nov 13, 2015
"... Check out the list: So Arecont's better than Avigilon? Lol. These are the same guys who ran the Ballot Stuffing The Most Idiotic Industry Person..."
Avigilon ~$18 Million Stock Buy Back Again on Nov 12, 2015
"Earlier this year, with the stock trading in the ~$18 range, Avigilon bought $39 Million of their own stock. Now, the stock is down under $12. But Avigilon's..."
Pelco Optera 12MP Multi-Imager Tested on Nov 09, 2015
"...now expanding quickly, later this year, we also plan to test Axis' 33MP multi-imager model as well as Avigilon's HD multi-sensor. Summary Pelco's Optera offers significantly better image quality than..."
Avigilon Hires Long Term Pelco Exec on Nov 09, 2015
"Here's some good news for Avigilon. After a rocky summer, Avigilon has nabbed a long term Pelco exec. In this note, we review the..."
Wavestore VMS Stack Up Vs Milestone And Avigilon? on Nov 05, 2015
"...here that have experience with the product? How does it stack up against the likes if Milestone and avigilon feature wise and price wise? It runs on the Linux platform so this could be seen as a major..."
Fool's Bet: Amateur Stock Investing on Nov 05, 2015
"... Stockhouse For examples of amateur investors who continuously lose, read the Avigilon Stockhouse Bullboard. It actually is somewhat entertaining, especially when they flail trying to..."
IP Camera Bootup Shootout 2015 on Nov 04, 2015
"...18 total cameras from 11 manufacturers including: ACTi E617 Arecont AV5115DNAIv1 Avigilon 1.0-H3-B2 Avigilon 2.0W-H3-BO1-IR Axis M1125 Axis M3004-V Axis..."
Avigilon Bad Financial Results Q3 2015 on Nov 04, 2015
"... In this note, we examine the financials and review Avigilon's new competitive positioning. Financials Examined Constant currency growth this quarter was..."
Avigilon Video Analytics Patents - What Should A Manufacturer Do? on Nov 02, 2015
"I have probably read all posts on Avigilon & VA Patents here however it is not clear whether Avigilon has already approached any..."
ONVIF Screen Capture Tested on Oct 23, 2015
"... Screen ONVIF worked best with Avigilon Control Center and Genetec Security Center of the VMSes tested, with occasional stream droppage,..."
Hikvision Massive China vs Overseas Sales Growth on Oct 19, 2015
"... Companies like Axis and Avigilon generally are in the 50-55% range. The difference can be attributed to scale. At ~4x Axis' size..."
Winners Losers Fall 2015 on Oct 12, 2015
"... Avigilon - The worst fears / negative criticisms of Avigilon came true in the past 6 months. The COO has..."
Milestone Launches Avigilon Conversion Program on Oct 07, 2015
"... Now, they are turning their sights to Avigilon, with a new program aimed at converting Avigilon prospects to Milestone. In this note, we..."
List Of Avigilon Sales Employees Exited June Through September on Oct 05, 2015
"For those tracking and estimating what Avigilon's Q3 numbers will be and trying to factor in how the numbers will be impacted by the exit of the..."
Can Avigilon Use Their Video Analytics Patents To Get Money From Google,... on Oct 05, 2015
"... So my question is this: given Avigilon's broad patent portfolio of video analytics, would they be tempted to approach Mercedes-Benz,..."
Axis Video Analytics Are Weak on Oct 05, 2015
"... These problems are far more severe than Avigilon (tested) and DVTEl ioimage (tested). Compounding the lack of intelligence is a cumbersome setup..."
Please Explain This Avigilon Game To Me on Sep 29, 2015
"...embedded below: Two things: 1) Huh? What? 2) It's a me-too feature, there's not much money for Avigilon to make here, and it's hard for people to get excited about access control. So why showcase it?"
Video Enhancement Startup (Lentix) Partners With Milestone on Sep 29, 2015
"... Competitive Options - Lyyn and Avigilon There are many external video enhancement software solutions that video can be exported from..."
33 New Products Directory - Fall 2015 on Sep 28, 2015
"...announcements that IPVM has not yet covered / Direct links to announcements: ASIS Accolades 2015 Winners Avigilon Embedded Access Controller Axis Explosion Protected Camera Housings Canon (Non Axis) High..."
Avigilon New Embedded Access Controller on Sep 28, 2015
"Avigilon's big release for ASIS is the "Access Control Manager Embedded Controller" In doing so,..."
Axis Releases Their Own Video Analytics on Sep 28, 2015
"...0 vs Avigilon), Axis is now finally releasing their own video analytics called 'Guard Suite'. In this note,..."
Schmode Assistant Now Runs Avigilon Marketing on Sep 21, 2015
"The excitement over Schmode's ouster from Avigilon insiders has quickly turned to concern. In the first notable act since Schmode's exit,..."
Axis Digital Autotracking Tested on Sep 16, 2015
"...Integration/Configuration Autotracking stream was available in Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone, but not Avigilon Control Center. Integration with other VMSes may vary. Configuration options are similar to..."
Milestone CEO On Why He Aborted the IPO and Chose Canon on Sep 15, 2015
"...in the IPO process and why it was aborted in favor of choosing the Canon acquisition, including how Avigilon hurt their IPO prospects. Problems With Secrets Milestone lied about not preparing for an..."
Avigilon Sales Tactics Using Patents on Sep 13, 2015
"I recently engaged with a consulting engineer who had engaged with Avigilon. He made the comment that he would never buy another product (only Avigilon) as he didn't what..."
Google Breaks Surveillance Browser Support on Sep 09, 2015
"...share our test results on which browser implementations still work and to what extent, covering Axis, Avigilon, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Samsung, Exacq, Genetec and Milestone.History For those unfamiliar,..."
Avigilon Openness Is Maybe a 3 / 10 on Sep 08, 2015
"...were a measure of the "openness" of a software my personal view is Milestone is about 7 out of 10 while Avigilon would be a 3 maybe. Still Avigilon seems to be doing quite ok(ish) so there are enough Owners..."
Avigilon Buyout Potential Analyzed on Sep 08, 2015
"A number of Avigilon investors and analysts have asked us about the potential for Avigilon to be bought out / taken..."
How To Have Some Cameras Store Locally And In The Cloud At The Same Time? on Sep 07, 2015
"... I am using Hikvision and Avigilon NVRs as my primary NVR. But I want if possible to have two days worth of videos being stores..."
Avigilon CEO: At What Point Do You Take the Blame And Resign Yourself? on Sep 03, 2015
"The shots at Avigilon continue. After ousting their COO, Avigilon's CEO went on a Canadian financial TV network to..."
Avigilon COO Schmode OUSTED on Sep 02, 2015
"IPVM called for Avigilon's COO to be fired last week. Today, he is gone. In this note, we examine the factors behind..."
DVTel Hires Avigilon and Genetec Sales Leaders on Aug 28, 2015
"...are starting to put that money to work, hiring sales leaders from two of their biggest competitors, Avigilon and Genetec. In this note, we examine the moves and their potential impact. Avigilon..."
Panasonic's Video Insight Take Over VMS Plan - $29 Per Channel on Aug 25, 2015
"...VideoInsight is going to be an attractive combination, especially as an alternative to top 'solutions' like Avigilon, emerging solutions like Tyco/Exacq and most of all, to Genetec and Milestone, that have no..."
Here's What Avigilon Should Do Now on Aug 24, 2015
"An Avigilon partner asked: "What would be your Goal if you run Avigilon?" Given Avigilon's 60% stock price..."
Genetec: We Do NOT Support Avigilon on Aug 18, 2015
"... A member asked about a problem integrating Avigilon cameras with Genetec's VMS. Inside this note, we examine Genetec's response and debate who is..."
Avigilon Cameras Not Working In Genetec on Aug 17, 2015
"Dear IPVM members, at the moment we have Genetec VMS and existing Avigilon ONVIF cameras on site. We have some available channels in Genetec and customer wanted to connect..."
Now Avigilon's VP of Marketing is Out on Aug 13, 2015
"In 3 months, the EVP of Engineering, the SVP of Sales and now the VP of Marketing of Avigilon have exited. In this note, we review what happened and how this is likely to impact the company..."
Favorite Large Scale VMSes 2015 on Aug 10, 2015
"... Third and fourth was close between Exacq and Avigilon. Relative to the SMB market, Exacq did worse for large systems, while Avigilon did modestly..."
Lowest Priced Auto Focus Cameras on Aug 06, 2015
"...focus/auto back focus cameras using the IPVM Camera Finder to analyze and rank auto-focus cameras from Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, FLIR, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, Vivotek and more. Auto..."
Avigilon SVP Sales "Resigns" on Aug 05, 2015
"Another Avigilon executive is out. This time it is the head of sales. Things are starting to get pretty bloody..."
Mobotix P25 Camera Tested on Aug 04, 2015
"... The P25 integrated to both Avigilon and Genetec via MJPEG. Exacq does not support any Mobotix cameras. Milestone supports some, but..."
Favorite Large System Cameras on Aug 03, 2015
"... Avigilon Even for Avigilon, almost all Avigilon dealers responding actually offered / favored other..."
Avigilon Weak Profits Continue - Q2 2015 on Aug 03, 2015
"After spending $39 million buying back their own stock, one would think (or hope) Avigilon would report great earnings. Alas, no. Avigilon's weak profits continue along with lower..."
Manufacturers: Get Paying or Get Sued - Avigilon Patent Licensing Program on Jul 29, 2015
"The new Avigilon 'patent licensing program' is starting to roll out, confirmed Avigilon's CEO on today's earnings..."
Convert Avigilon .Ave File Format To .Mp4 on Jul 28, 2015
"... Avigilon's .ave format is not universal enough. How do you convert the file format of recorded video for..."
Hospital Video Surveillance Guide on Jul 28, 2015
"..." "Sony - Top Quality and Stability" "We use a lot of Avigilon, Axis and Samsung in hospitals. Our competitors use Axis, Pelco, Bosch, Honeywell and Panasonic...."
Explosion Proof PTZ With Avigilon on Jul 21, 2015
"...For a big project we are looking a supplier that has IP explosion proof PTZ cameras that can work with Avigilon (motion detection should work too, not only video).There is Pelco but I don't think that motion..."
New CFO For Avigilon? on Jul 15, 2015
"Ric Leong, from CAO to CFO. "
Police Station Video Surveillance Guide on Jul 15, 2015
"..." "Avigilon for the majority of cameras, Axis for any edge cases." "We have primarily used Axis due to the..."
Avigilon Wastes $39 Million on Stock Buyback on Jul 14, 2015
"Avigilon is investing - in their own stock. Over the past 2 months, Avigilon has spent nearly $40..."
Ubiquiti Micro HD Camera Tested on Jul 13, 2015
"...streams from the NVR, found in camera settings: However, in our tests, this support was spotty, with Avigilon able to capture this stream properly, while it simply did not work in Exacq. Bandwidth..."
Pelco Criticizes Arecont's Multi-Imager on Jul 10, 2015
"... Not only is Pelco's line coming to market, Avigilon has their new open multi-imager series, Axis 33MP will soon ship and DW has a 48MP model..."
Are There Costs To Transfer Avigilon Licenses? on Jul 09, 2015
"I know Avigilon only charges a base server license for software upgrades, but how does it work when you want to..."
Avigilon HD Micro Dome Test on Jul 08, 2015
"The Avigilon HD Micro Dome is, by far, the company's lowest cost camera line. Now, it is still significantly..."
Avigilon ACC Export Bug? on Jul 06, 2015
"Hello IPVM! I'm seeing a bug when exporting AVIs from Avigilon's VMS. Basically, when I go to export a generic RTSP stream recording as an AVI, I see that in..."
Panasonic Video Insight VMS Tested on Jul 06, 2015
"... We tested Video Insight v6 to see how it compares to major VMSes such as Exacq, Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone on these key questions and more: What features, if any, are lacking..."
Go After Your Competitors on Jul 06, 2015
"... Even if it is true, you may not want to say "Avigilon's CEO has the charisma of a cinder block." But you can be effective by following a few..."
Pros and Cons - Automating Firmware Updates on Jul 01, 2015
"... In this note, we look at Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Exacq and Speco proceses as well as the advantages and disadvantages of automatic..."
Avigilon Attack Artist on Jun 30, 2015
"Within the last year I posted a question regarding the major differences between Genetec and Avigilon. Now I want to know more and get feedback. Is anyone else experiencing the Genetec bashing I am..."
Airport Video Surveillance Guide on Jun 30, 2015
"..." "Avigilon, Pelco, Axis, Sony, and Flir. I would say these are typically chosen to due name recognigtion,..."
Need Help Clearing Up Axis / Avigilon License Plate Shots on Jun 25, 2015
"We recently completed an Avigilon conversion for a new customer. Part of our initial install included adding 2 new 5MP cameras in..."
Is Avigilon Telling You That Competitor VMSes Violate Their Patents And... on Jun 24, 2015
"Is Avigilon telling you that competitor VMSes violate their patents and lawsuits are imminent? One of our..."
China and Taiwan Manufacturer Financials on Jun 24, 2015
"...Taiwanese manufacturers stock prices have plummeted Which manufacturer is quietly successful as the 'Avigilon of Asia' How the branded manufacturers are doing vs the OEM focused ones The manufacturer..."