ImmerVision Appoints Vice President – Video Surveillance Applications

ImmerVision has appointed Yves Messier as the new Vice President of Video Surveillance Applications. He will be responsible for directing sales marketing and project management for the Video Surveillance Applications Business Unit internationally. ImmerVision develops Panomorph optics and software to enable panoramic functionality for any video device application used for security.

Montreal, Canada, April 05, 2008 --( ImmerVision, the leader in panoramic imaging technology, announced today the appointment of Mr. Yves Messier as Vice President – Video Surveillance Applications. As a seasoned Security Industry professional, Messier has more than 18 years of international management and sales experience, in the marketing and development of video surveillance and access control products. In his new position at ImmerVision, Messier will be responsible for directing sales, marketing and project management for the Video Surveillance Applications (VSA) Business Unit internationally.

The VSA Business Unit’s mission is to promote the adoption of ImmerVision’s IMV1-1/3 Panomorph lens into video surveillance and monitoring applications. The IMV1-1/3 Panomorph lens simply attaches to an existing standard analog or IP camera giving it 360-degree viewing capability, without blind spots and with greater visual detail than other panoramic lenses such as mirror and fisheye.

“I am pleased to join the ImmerVision team and look forward to working with its customers and partners to deliver new ImmerVision Enables applications in the CCTV market," said Mr. Messier. “My mandate is to leverage ImmerVision’s unique 360-degree Panomorph technology and promote its adoption to all sectors of the Video Surveillance industry”.

“Yves brings us extensive sales and marketing expertise in the security industry,” said Alessandro Gasparini, Chief Commercial Officer. “He has a proven track record of effectively selling and leading large scale projects related to security technology solutions. He has an unmatched understanding of the potential for ImmerVision’s panoramic technology and his extensive experience in the video surveillance industry makes him an excellent fit for our company and this position.”

Mr. Messier and the ImmerVision team will be at Booth 2041 at the ISC West Show in Las Vegas, April 2nd thru 4th at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

About ImmerVision
ImmerVision’s revolutionary Panomorph technology is the recipient of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Award for North American Technology Innovation of the Year. Under the leadership of Pascale Nini, President and CEO, ImmerVision has a mission to “invent and bring panoramic technologies to the world.” ImmerVision develops Panomorph optics and software algorithms to enable panoramic functionalities for any video device application used for security, video conferencing, automotive, medical, aerospace and defence. To date, ImmerVision has established six (6) worldwide patents for its visionary panomorph optics technology and software. ImmerVision is based in Montreal, Canada. For more details


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