Avigilon Joins ONVIF
Avigilon today announced that the company has joined the Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF) enabling the integration of ONVIF standards-compliant IP cameras with Avigilon’s Control Center High Definition surveillance software.
Established in 2008 by Axis Communications, Bosch Security Systems, and Sony Corp., 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, vice president 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.”