Avigilon announced that the company has joined the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) enabling the integration of ONVIF standards-compliant network cameras with Avigilon's award winning Control Center High Definition surveillance software.
Established in 2008 by Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems and Sony Corporation, ONVIF is a global and open industry forum that is committed to the adoption of network video in the security market. The ONVIF specification defines a common protocol for the exchange of information between network video devices including automatic device discovery, video streaming and intelligence metadata.
"Developing IP camera standards is important to the continued expansion of the IP video surveillance market and is also an important part of ensuring our customer's ability to implement comprehensive security solutions,” said Dave Tynan, VP of global sales at Avigilon. “We are committed to joining standards organizations such as ONVIF to ensure that our HD and megapixel video surveillance system continues to lead the industry with support for a broad list of leading IP surveillance cameras.”
Avigilon Control Center is the award winning HD network video management software with High Definition Stream Management (HDSM) that delivers situational awareness and detail, faster response times, reduced investigation times and better overall protection. Avigilon Control Center is available as stand-alone software or pre-installed and configured on Avigilon HD NVRs. Avigilon Control Center is an open enterprise class network video management platform for capturing, managing and storing high definition surveillance video while managing bandwidth and storage. Providing the industry with a HD and megapixel surveillance system, Avigilon offers the choice in HD cameras from one to 16 megapixels.