Access Control System provides IP-based security solution.

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Designed for complete integration with ViconNet digital video management systems, Vicon SMS allows for automatic linking of ViconNet video with corresponding access control events. Appliance based system consists of controller and one or more nodes to connect to readers, sensors and other physical security devices. Browser-based interface allows users to manage and operate system from any PC with network access using standard web browser.



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Vicon Debuts New Vicon SMS Access Control with Integrated ViconNet Video Management at ISC West 2009



Vicon SMS and ViconNet Systems Combine to Provide a Uniquely Powerful, Complete, IP-Based Security Solution

Hauppauge, NY - January 28, 2009 - Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of video surveillance systems, announced today that ISC West 2009 will mark the official launch of its new, IP-based access control management system, Vicon SMS. Designed for complete integration with ViconNet digital video management systems, Vicon SMS allows for the automatic linking of ViconNet video with corresponding access control events, which can then be called up and viewed via the Vicon SMS interface.

This new, "best-of-breed" access control system is engineered using third-generation, edge device technology that enables the system to function independently of any PC software. The system is appliance based, consisting of a controller and one or more "nodes" that connect to readers, sensors and other physical security devices. The operating system, database engine and application software reside within these appliances. A browser-based interface allows users to manage and operate the system from any PC with network access using a standard web browser. This browser-based GUI, combined with the appliance-based architecture, makes Vicon SMS incomparably easy to install, operate and maintain. It can accommodate any size installation, from systems employing a few card readers and cameras to enterprise-scale solutions.

"As a full solutions provider, Vicon has always stressed the many benefits of employing systems that are made up of components and software that are designed to work together," explained Margie Gurwin, Vicon's Director of Marketing. "With the addition of Vicon SMS, a top-of-the-line access control solution that integrates fully with our popular ViconNet system, we are pleased to now offer a comprehensive security solution that meets our high standard for seamless compatibility."

Vicon SMS will be offered and supported exclusively through Vicon's network of professional security dealers/installers.

For more information, visit Vicon online: www.vicon-cctv.com.

About Vicon Industries Inc.

Vicon Industries Inc., listed on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "VII," designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of products used in integrated video surveillance systems. Vicon's marketing and development efforts focus on today's leading edge security technologies, including digital recording and IP video solutions, matrix controls, cameras, monitors, mounting accessories, remote positioning devices and fiber optic equipment. The Company's products are used in a variety of surveillance, security, safety and control applications, in banks, gaming casinos, traffic control, hospitals, retailing, multiple commercial and industrial installations, etc.

For more information regarding Vicon, visit us at www.vicon-cctv.com.

Margie Gurwin, Director of Marketing
Vicon Industries Inc.
89 Arkay Drive
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-952-2288
www.vicon-cctv.com

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