Welcome!

.NET Authors: Sandi Mappic, Ivan Antsipau, JP Morgenthal, Yeshim Deniz, Carmen Gonzalez

News Feed Item

Avante Logixx Inc. Announces Q3 Revenue Up 21% and Gross Profit Up 22%

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- Avante Logixx Inc. , ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:XX) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Avante Security Inc., provides best in class residential and commercial security services including system design and installation, rapid alarm response, alarm monitoring and secure transport through the use of advanced technology and a focus on client service. The Company is pleased to announce its results for the quarter and nine month period ended December 31, 2012:


                                                  Quarter ended             
                                     ---------------------------------------
                                      Dec 31, 2012  Dec 31, 2011   Variance 
                                                                            
Total revenues                           1,711,785     1,418,498       20.7%
Revenues - Recurring Monitoring and                                         
 Response(1)                               717,633       645,696       11.1%
Revenues from other security services                                       
 and transport                             994,152       772,802       28.6%
Total gross profit                         580,880       477,259       21.7%
Adjusted EBITDA(2)                         112,530        (4,013)           
Net income (loss) before discontinued                                       
 operations                                 85,395       (46,495)           
Net income (loss) for the period            85,395       (46,495)           
Basic and diluted income (loss) per                                         
 share                                       0.002        (0.001)           
                                                                            
Total common shares outstanding         55,908,843    55,908,843            
Total assets                             1,841,902     1,771,611            
Total liabilities (excluding deferred                                       
 revenue)                                  621,124       633,304            
Deferred revenue                         1,342,408     1,251,900            
Total liabilities                        1,963,532     1,885,204            
Bank and other debt                          -nil-         -nil-            
                                                                            

                                             Nine month period ended        
                                     ---------------------------------------
                                      Dec 31, 2012  Dec 31, 2011   Variance 
                                                                            
Total revenues                           4,668,028     4,050,112       15.3%
Revenues - Recurring Monitoring and                                         
 Response(1)                             2,084,915     1,963,213        6.2%
Revenues from other security services                                       
 and transport                           2,583,113     2,086,900       23.8%
Total gross profit                       1,514,463     1,166,931       29.8%
Adjusted EBITDA(2)                         136,684      (361,775)           
Net income (loss) before discontinued                                       
 operations                                 75,536      (500,317)           
Net income (loss) for the period            75,536      (497,337)           
Basic and diluted income (loss) per                                         
 share                                       0.001        (0.009)           
                                                                            
Total common shares outstanding         55,908,843    55,908,843            
Total assets                             1,841,902     1,771,611            
Total liabilities (excluding deferred                                       
 revenue)                                  621,124       633,304            
Deferred revenue                         1,342,408     1,251,900            
Total liabilities                        1,963,532     1,885,204            
Bank and other debt                          -nil-         -nil-            

Co-CEOs Emmanuel Mounouchos and George Rossolatos announced Avante Logixx Inc.'s results for the quarter and nine month period ended December 31, 2012. The Company's financial performance continued to show marked improvement, with significant increases in revenues and gross profit, as well as continued profitability. Revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2012 amounted to $1.71 million as compared to $1.42 million for the same quarter in the previous fiscal year, a net growth of 20.7%, while revenues for the nine month period registered a 15.3% increase to $4.67 million as compared to $4.05 million for the same period last year.

The Company has been focused on a return to profitability for the last 5 quarters by focusing on organic growth in the security market, while continuing to target cost and process efficiencies. The first three quarters indicate annualized growth rates of 11% to Avante's rapid alarm response customer base and 6.4% to its monitoring accounts base. While growing this segment, the Company continues to try to develop new security solutions to existing and new corporate customers. For example, Avante Intelligent Perimeter Protection ("AIPP") is Avante's latest offering, which comprises both Intrusion detection and Video Analytics, using a combination of algorithms to learn the environment is focused on, so as to detect and immediately alert the Response team of any intrusions into the camera view. This has helped Avante prevent intrusions even before they occur. Gross profit grew by 21.7% for the quarter and 29.8% for the nine month period, while Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter and the nine month period improved to $112,530 as compared to ($4,013) for the same period last year. The Company registered a profit of $85,395 for the quarter as compared to a loss of $46,495 in the same quarter last year, while net profit for the nine month period was $75,536 as compared to a net loss of $497,337 for the same period last year.

The company has no debt and effective working capital management has ensured that the Company has not had to utilize its operating line of credit in over 2 years. Management believes that there are significant opportunities for the Company to consolidate and further improve its market share, which would result in sustained profitability.

Forward looking information: The information set forth in the Company's MD&A and this press release to readers may contain statements concerning Avante's future results, future performance, intentions, objectives, plans and expectations that are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements or information within the meaning of securities laws. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of terms such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance.

These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations that involve numerous risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, those identified in the Risks Factors section of the Filing Statement the Company filed with regulatory authorities on February 28, 2008. Assumptions relating to the foregoing involve judgments with respect to, among other things, future economic, competitive and market conditions and future business decisions, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond Avante's control. Although Avante believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements are reasonable, any of the assumptions could prove inaccurate. These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Avante has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether written or oral that may be made by or on the Company's behalf.

Avante Logixx Inc. (TSX VENTURE:XX) is a Toronto based security and technology company. Its primary operating division, Avante Security Inc. (www.avantesecurity.com), provides best in class security response and other security services for residential and commercial applications as well as being an industry leader in designing and installing complex security systems, access control, and video analytics. The company continuously develops innovative products and applications within its core competencies. Please visit www.avantelogixx.com.

(1) Revenues - Recurring Monitoring and Response includes Alarm Response along with Digital, Analog and Video Monitoring services

(2) Adjusted EBITDA = Net income (loss) + Income tax + Depreciation / amortization + Shared based payments expense

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Samsung VP Jacopo Lenzi, who headed the company's recent SmartThings acquisition under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovaction Center (OIC), answered a few questions we had about the deal. This interview was in conjunction with our interview with SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson. IoT Journal: SmartThings was developed in an open, standards-agnostic platform, and will now be part of Samsung's Open Innovation Center. Can you elaborate on your commitment to keep the platform open? Jacopo Lenzi: Samsung recognizes that true, accelerated innovation cannot be driven from one source, but requires a...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, will describe how to revoluti...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, will discuss how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money! Speaker Bio: Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, has spent 16 years as a marketing, product management, and busin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash Inc., will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
BSQUARE is a global leader of embedded software solutions. We enable smart connected systems at the device level and beyond that millions use every day and provide actionable data solutions for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. We empower our world-class customers with our products, services and solutions to achieve innovation and success. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic • Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it’s a mix of architectural style...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SOA Software, an API management leader, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SOA Software is a leading provider of API Management and SOA Governance products that equip business to deliver APIs and SOA together to drive their company to meet its business strategy quickly and effectively. SOA Software’s technology helps businesses to accelerate their digital channels with APIs, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and achieve a...
From a software development perspective IoT is about programming "things," about connecting them with each other or integrating them with existing applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Yakov Fain, co-founder of Farata Systems and SuranceBay, will show you how small IoT-enabled devices from multiple manufacturers can be integrated into the workflow of an enterprise application. This is a practical demo of building a framework and components in HTML/Java/Mobile technologies to serve as a platform that can integrate new devices as they become available on the market.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Utimaco will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high value data assets. Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) as a customizable platform to easily integrate into existing software solutions, embed business logic and build s...
Connected devices are changing the way we go about our everyday life, from wearables to driverless cars, to smart grids and entire industries revolutionizing business opportunities through smart objects, capable of two-way communication. But what happens when objects are given an IP-address, and we rely on that connection, sometimes with our lives? How do we secure those vast data infrastructures and safe-keep the privacy of sensitive information? This session will outline how each and every connected device can uphold a core root of trust via a unique cryptographic signature – a “bir...
Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley announced on Thursday its first 12 all-star speakers and sessions for its upcoming event, which will take place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. @ThingsExpo, the first and largest IoT event in the world, debuted at the Javits Center in New York City in June 10-12, 2014 with over 6,000 delegates attending the conference. Among the first 12 announced world class speakers, IBM will present two highly popular IoT sessions, which will take place November 4-6, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif...
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, will discuss how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today added 96 new products to the Spansion® FM4 Family of flexible microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, the new MCUs boast a 200 MHz operating frequency and support a diverse set of on-chip peripherals for enhanced human machine interfaces (HMIs) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The rich set of periphera...

SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, VMware, HootSuite and many others choose Aria to power their recurring revenue business and deliver exceptional experiences to their customers.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making everything it touches smarter – smart devices, smart cars and smart cities. And lucky us, we’re just beginning to reap the benefits as we work toward a networked society. However, this technology-driven innovation is impacting more than just individuals. The IoT has an environmental impact as well, which brings us to the theme of this month’s #IoTuesday Twitter chat. The ability to remove inefficiencies through connected objects is driving change throughout every sector, including waste management. BigBelly Solar, located just outside of Boston, is trans...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.