Company Profile

Avaak Inc
Profile last edited on: 12/31/2020      CAGE: 3KHR9      UEI: FDH1KPNT7G14

Business Identifier: Wire-free video technology
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Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

9645 Scranton Road Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92121
   (858) 453-9866
Location: Single
Congr. District: 52
County: San Diego

Public Profile

In October 2013, Avaak was acquired by NETGEAR (NASDAQ: NTGR), Avaak develops and markets wireless products for the smart home market. Avaak’s flagship product line is the VueZone™ home video monitoring system, featuring the only completely wire-free IP cameras on the market. The VueZone system includes a gateway unit, small wire-free (no networking or power cables required) cameras and a mobile application for viewing video on smartphones or tablets. Users can view their cameras via the mobile app or a browser, receive motion detection alerts, record and share video with others. VueZone is sold through the company’s web site and Amazon, and customers must sign up for a subscription service to watch video on mobile devices.

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VC funded?
Privately Held
Stock Info
IP Holdings

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2006 2 DARPA $850,323
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2004 2 Navy $1,116,161
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Key People / Management

  Gioia Messinger -- Founder and CEO

  Keith A Engelke -- Vice President of Marketing and Business Development

  Dan Gilbert -- Vice President of Marketing

  Bar-Giora Goldberg -- Founder and CTO

  Andy Paul -- VP Business Development

  Christine Shay -- Christine Shay, Controller