Developing Engineering Excellence

by Avigilon
Sep 10, 2018

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Sergio ‘Serge’ Parise, Senior Vice-President, Product Development, Engineering

We sat down with Serge, our Senior Vice-President, Product Development, Engineering, to talk about his team’s growth, a new development center in Dallas and what he sees Avigilon technology headed into 2019.

1. As Senior Vice President of Product Development, what do you like most about your role?

Serge: As the leader of our Product Development team, I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to work closely with some really smart and amazing people. We have assembled a creative and innovative team, which has enabled us to work on industry-leading and groundbreaking technologies. My favorite part of my role is unleashing the talent that we have assembled, making sure the ideas being generated at all levels are reflected in the products that we are delivering. I love pointing to one of our cameras being used in an airport and knowing that we did an outstanding job developing the technologies that allow our customers to use that camera to its fullest potential, and knowing that the video that is being captured in an efficient way to solve real world problems.

2. As we expand our team in Dallas, what are you most excited about?

Serge: The fact that we are continuing to grow our development team is very exciting for all of us here at Avigilon. With the broad market acceptance of our product portfolio, we need to expand rapidly.  When presented with the opportunity to create a new development center, we looked at areas that have a broad talent pool with cloud technologies. Dallas has the talent that we are looking for. I am most excited to be spinning up a brand new team and adding a dynamic group of individuals to our creative and innovative teams in Vancouver and Boston.

3. How would you describe the culture on the Development team?

Serge: Interestingly, the Product Development team has core team members that have roots in Avigilon, when it was a startup (started in 2004) and VideoIQ (started in 2007). The cultures of the two organizations were very similar before they joined: excited about the technologies that they get to work on and with a positive ‘can do’ attitude, providing great solutions that solve our customer problems. Our goal has been to continue to promote this startup-like culture, gearing our processes towards allowing progress without being burdensome.

4. What has been your biggest “ah-ha!” moment (or proudest moment) during your time here at Avigilon?

Serge: I continue to be amazed at the kinds of products and solutions we are bringing to our customers. This pride and amazement happened to me from day one. I became a part of Avigilon via the acquisition of VideoIQ in 2014. Avigilon made great video surveillance solutions and VideoIQ made great self-learning video analytics. The fact that our development teams were able to get together and deliver a joint end-to-end surveillance solution within nine months of merging was fantastic. I see the same kind of energy in developing some exciting solutions with the team at Motorola Solutions, our new parent company.

5. As a leader, what are you most looking forward to over the next year?

Serge: We have a great roadmap planned for 2019 — we will continue to evolve new technologies by applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to the video surveillance market, both with on-premise and cloud solutions. The new features and new cameras that we are developing are amazing. I look forward to working with this team as we deliver these solutions. I also look forward to growing our team and adding creative innovative talent in all areas of our department — artificial intelligence, cloud, application software and hardware.

Thank you Serge, we look forward to seeing what your team has in store for the remainder of 2018 and beyond!

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Version ACC Dernière version d'ACC testée avec une caméra. Cela implique également la prise en charge des versions ultérieures d'ACC, sauf mention contraire.
Entrée audio Recevoir le flux audio depuis la caméra.
Sortie audio Envoyer l'audio au haut-parleur relié à la caméra.
Recherche automatique Recherche automatique de l'adresse IP de la caméra lors de la connexion dans un environnement LAN.
Type compression Décrit les types d'encodage pris en charge pour la caméra.
Type de connexion Décrit le type de pilote utilisé pour l'appareil. « Natif » se rapporte au pilote spécifique au fabricant.
Suppression de la distorsion Suppression de la distorsion dans le client pour les caméras Fish-Eye ou panoramiques.
Entrée numérique Recevoir des entrées numériques ou de relais à partir de la caméra.
Sortie numérique Déclencher des sorties numériques ou de relais physiquement connectées à une caméra.
Mouvements Affichage rapide de la disponibilité ou non de l'enregistrement des mouvements pour la caméra.
Configuration des mouvements Configuration de la détection des mouvements dans le client ACC.
Enregistrement des mouvements Prise en charge de l'enregistrement des mouvements.
PTZ Affichage rapide de la disponibilité ou non de la fonctionnalité PTZ pour la caméra.
Contrôle PTZ Mouvement PTZ de base.
Schémas/Tours de garde PTZ Capacité à créer et à déclencher des schémas PTZ, ou des tours de garde PTZ, en fonction de la prise en charge de la caméra.
Réglages prédéfinis PTZ Créer et déclencher des positions prédéfinies PTZ.
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