Lightspeed POS Inc. (“Lightspeed” or the
“Company”) was incorporated on March 21, 2005 under the Canada
Business Corporations Act. a. Lightspeed provides easy-to-use, omni-channel,
commerce-enabling platforms. The Company’s software
platforms provide its customers with the critical
functionalities they need to engage with consumers, manage their operations,
accept payments, and grow their business. Lightspeed has customers globally in
over 100 countries, empowering single- and multi-location small and medium-sized
businesses to compete in an omni-channel market environment by engaging with
consumers across online, mobile, social, and physical channels.
The Company’s shares are listed on both the Toronto Stock
Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the stock
symbol “LSPD” in the year 2019.
The company’s cloud platforms are designed around three
interrelated elements: front-end consumer experience, back-end operations
management to improve our customers’ efficiency and insight, and the
facilitation of payments. Key functionalities of our platforms include full
omni-channel capabilities, point of sale (“POS”), product and menu management,
inventory management, analytics and reporting, multi-location connectivity,
loyalty and customer management. Our position at the point of commerce puts us
in a privileged position for payment processing and allows us to collect
transaction-related data insights. Lightspeed Payments, our payment processing
solution, is currently available to North American retail customers and we have
begun offering it to U.S. hospitality customers as well.
Lightspeed Commerce generates revenue by selling hardware point-of-sales devices to retail and restaurant customers, charging fees on transactions and providing subscription-software services. Because of the pandemic the businesses and hospitality industry experience immense loss this also reflects from the company’s bar graph.
Avigilon Corporation was launched in 2004 by Alexander
Fernandes in Vancouver, Canada. Avigilon publicly proclaimed the first HD
supervision design assembled from the base in 2006 and started marketing its
services in 2007. The product possessed an 11 MP camera and HD network video
recording software. Subsequently, Avigilon has extended its services to
maintain a vast spectrum of HD cameras, from 1-30 MP (7K) in resolution, and
diverse camera configurations, including dome, bullet, and fixed. The
corporation has evolved well-defined for its state-of-the-art video analytics,
involving Avigilon Appearance Search and Unusual Motion Detection (UMD)
approaches and resolutions configured to incorporate heritage tools into
innovative HD video supervision techniques combining its analogue cipher and
the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Appliance. The company also released Avigilon
Blue, its first cloud platform for security and surveillance, in 2018.
Avigilon went public on November 8, 2011, on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). It maintained its pace in the stock market till the year 2014 after which the company portfolio depicted the downfall and eventually was acquired. In 2018, the company was acquired by Motorola Solutions, and the deal was sealed, worth C$1.2 billion. The acquisition accelerated the growth scale of the Avigilon bar graph, which was sluggish and fluctuated after 2015. Avigilon access managing solutions complement cameras, detectors, and infrastructure implanted with cutting-edge video analytics and are devised to be straightforward and convenient to operate. The Video Security and Analytics technology within the Products and Systems Integration segment represented 14% of the net sales of the total segment in 2020. The company offered a wide variety of advanced security and video solutions including video analytics, network video management hardware and software, video cameras, and access control solutions. The graph shows the Motorola solutions bar graph as this company acquired the avigilon.
Zebra Technologies Corporation and its associates, abbreviated as “Zebra.” A multinational supervisor is appreciated for innovative Enterprise Asset Intelligence (“EAI”) solutions in the automated designation and details capture enterprise resolutions. The company provides a design, construct, and sell a wide spectrum of products and solutions, including cloud-based subscriptions, that capture, and transfer data. These products and solutions comprise mobile computers; barcode scanners and imagers; radio frequency identification device (“RFID”) readers; specialty printers for barcode labelling and personal identification; real-time location systems (“RTLS”); corresponding accessories and collections, such as self-adhesive labels and other consumables; and related software applications. The company also delivers complete services, including maintenance, technical asset, repair, supervised and proficient assistance, and diverse workflow optimization solutions, including cloud-based software subscriptions and robotic automation solutions.
The company’s Common Stock is traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC under the symbol “ZBRA.” Since our initial public offering in 1991, we have not declared any cash dividends or distributions on our capital stock. Initially, when the company was enlisted in stock, its annual charge was 43.2% in the year 1992 which was reached to 135.9% in 1993 after which the company faced certain downfall and then from the year 2000 till the year 2004 it shows excellence growth. The present situation is depicted in the graph and table. The subsequent graph corresponds to the accumulative total stockholder return, estimated on a reinvested ground, in Zebra Technologies Corporation Common Stock, the S&P 500 Index, and the S&P 500 Information Technology Index for the five years from 2021. The comparison assumes that $100 was invested in each of the Company’s Common Stock, the S&P 500 Index, and the S&P 500 Information Technology Index as the market initiated in 2016.