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Aimetis Named Finalist for Canadian Innovation Award

Aimetis Recognized for Innovation in Intelligent Video and Open-IP Surveillance Software Market

Waterloo, Canada - 2007-10-17

The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) recently announced that Aimetis Corp., a leader in Intelligent Video and Open IP-Surveillance Software, is a finalist for its prestigious 2007 Canadian Innovation Awards. Aimetis has been selected as a regional finalist for the Innovation Award for New Technology by Canada's National Research Council-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) in recognition for the company's technological achievements with its flagship software, AIRA v5.

The CME annually recognizes Canada's top companies that demonstrate innovative excellence in New Technology, Environmental Technology, Diversification of Export Markets, New Product Design & Commercialization, Promotion of a Healthy & Safer Workplace and Productivity Improvement. CME will also present its Manufacturer of the Year and Innovative Canadian Business of the Year at its annual gala event being held this year in St. John's Newfoundland, October 22-24.

"Hard work and innovation characterize Canada's best companies," says Aimetis CEO, Marc Holtenhoff. "We thank the CME, NRC and IRAP for this award and are proud of the continuing recognition that places us in the category of the best.

Aimetis award-winning AIRA v5 automates real-time video surveillance, alerting and monitoring through a unique combination of network video recording and intelligent analytics that run on common-off-the-shelf computers, digital and analog CCTV cameras and embedded devices. AIRA's open platform is the software of choice for IT managers and physical security professionals responsible for mission critical surveillance and business intelligence applications for security integrators, consultants and manufacturers. AIRA is currently being used in airports, subways, military, department stores, schools, law enforcement and public buildings in Canada and around the world.

Aimetis, headquartered in Waterloo Ontario, recognizes and congratulates its fellow finalists as well as the overall regional innovation award winner from Toronto, Integran Technologies.

About CME

As Canadas largest trade and industry association, the CME promotes the continuous improvement of Canadian manufacturing and exporting through engagement of government at all levels. Its mandate is to promote the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and enable the success of Canadian goods and services exporters in markets around the world. Representing Canadas largest business network, CMEs membership is drawn from all sectors of Canadas manufacturing and exporting community and from every province across the country. The association represents Canadas leading global enterprises and more than 85% of CMEs members are small and medium-sized enterprises. Its mission is to continuously improve the competitiveness of Canadian industry and to expand export business. Media Contact - Ontario ian.howcroft@cme-mec.ca

Über Aimetis

Aimetis Corp. ist ein Software-Unternehmen aus Waterloo in Kanada, das integrierte, intelligente Videomanagementlösungen für die Bereiche Sicherheitsüberwachung und Business Intelligence anbietet. Das im Jahr 2003 gegründete Unternehmen ist im Bereich intelligenter Videotechnik weltweit führend. Es bietet eine einheitliche Plattform mit integrierten Analysen, den niedrigsten Gesamtbetriebskosten und den benutzerfreundlichsten Produkten der Branche. Aimetis verfügt über Vertriebspartner und zertifizierte Partner in über 100 Ländern und beliefert eine Vielzahl unterschiedlicher Branchen, darunter auch den Einzelhandel und das Transportwesen.

Miriam Rautiainen
Director of Marketing
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