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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Pleora Technologies for Product Innovation

Pleora Technologies


  • Global Growth Consulting Company Frost & Sullivan recognizes Pleora’s sustained efforts in Gigabit Ethernet product development and innovation
  • Award acknowledges Pleora’s role in creating a market for GigE technology for machine vision

OTTAWA, CANADA, November 6, 2007: Pleora Technologies, a leading supplier of Gigabit Ethernet video connectivity products, today announced it has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2007 North American Product Innovation Award for Machine Vision connectivity solutions.

The 2007 Frost & Sullivan North American Product Innovation Award is in recognition of Pleora’s development of the iPORT™ family of IP engines that facilitate Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) connectivity for machine vision cameras in industrial automation.

A Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation is presented each year to a company that has demonstrated excellence in new products and technologies within their industry.

The recipient of this Award has excelled based on one or more of the following criteria:

  • Significance of new product(s) in their industry
  • Competitive advantage of new product(s) in their industry
  • Product innovation in terms of unique or revolutionary technology
  • Product acceptance in the marketplace
  • New product value-added services provided to customers

‘‘We’re pleased to recognize Pleora Technologies Inc. with Frost & Sullivan’s Award for Product Innovation,’‘ notes Vishnu Sivadevan, Research Analyst, at Frost & Sullivan. ‘‘With the iPORT product line and the company’s ongoing commitment to standardization, Pleora Technologies has managed to create an emerging market for GigE products in the machine vision industry.’‘


‘‘We’re proud to be the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award, and see it as a strong validation of Pleora’s leadership position in GigE connectivity for machine vision products,’‘ said George Chamberlain, President of Pleora Technologies. ‘‘Pleora’s efforts to deliver compact, cost-effective and standards-compliant products to the market benefit not only our customers, but the industry as a whole. This award is a feather in the cap for everyone here at Pleora.’‘

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

About Pleora Technologies
Pleora Technologies Inc. is a global supplier of Ethernet video connectivity products for the broadcast, medical, machine vision, and security/surveillance industries. Pleora's award-winning iPORT and EtherCast product families transport imaging and video data in real time over low-cost Ethernet connections with extremely high performance. Pleora is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

About Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Consulting Company, partners with clients to accelerate their growth. The company's Growth Partnership Services, Growth Consulting and Career Best Practices empower clients to create a growth focused culture that generates, evaluates and implements effective growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan employs over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 30 offices on six continents. For more information about Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Partnerships, visit http://www.awards.frost.com.

For more information, contact:
Mats Lindeberg
Pleora Technologies
Tel: +613-270-0625, ext 134
Cell: +613-261-6681
Fax: +613-270-1425

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