Genetec Overview

Genetec offers IP video surveillance software (Omnicast), an LPR camera system and an IP access control system (Synergis). Genetec is one of the largest IP Video surveillance software providers with greatest strengths in large scale surveillance/security deployments. Read our test results of Genetec's Security Center Software. Genetec's largest competitor is Milestone Systems.

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  • ... Now, this leaves Genetec as the clearly largest independent. Moreover, it could help Genetec as UTC deals with the...
  • ... Broad VMS integration: The FD8379-HV connected and streamed to Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix VMSes, while camera side VMD was supported by Exacq, Genetec, and...
  • ... But who does it the best and worst? We tested 6 manufacturers - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision and Milestone to see who did best and worst: We tested them across 10 categories...
  • ...265 and camera side motion supported in Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Nx Witness, with H.264 and motion support in Avigilon. However, it suffered...
  • Even lower cost Hikvision products? Their new Value Express line is marketed for applications...
  • ...Test Freedom Surveillance (i), Freedom VMS, Australia Ganz/CBC, GanzVision & CORTROL, US Genetec (i), Omnicast, Security Center and Stratocast, Canada IPVM Genetec Cloud VMS Test, IPVM Gentec...
  • ..., Genetec's AutoVu) which generally only work with their own VMS. Other manufacturers, such as Dahua,...
  • ..., Milestone (750+) or Genetec (1000+). They cite developers across Brazil, Colombia, Dubai, Mexico, Russia, and...
  • Comcast recently announced "SmartOffice Motion Insights", an extension to their Genetec OEMed cloud video service (covered by IPVM here). This follows a trend. For example, at ISC...
  • ...analytics integrated only with Exacq (events only, no bounding boxes), with no support in Avigilon, Genetec, Milestone, or Nx Witness. Analytics were also compatible with Uniview's own EZStation...
  • ...of licenses required by each VMS varied, summarized here:  Note that the camera does not connect to Genetec without special licensing, so it has been omitted from this comparison. *Note that Milestone...
  • We are currently working on cutting over an existing Lenel system to Genetec.  They are utilizing MR-1502, MR52, and MR16IN boards.  Can I expect all boards to work fine...
  • ...product line, the server-based AlphaCom system is required, which connects to Lenel, Software House, Genetec, and Milestone via direct driver support.  Price The base Turbine TCIV-3 station MSRPs for...
  • ...quality Low light/IR image quality IR illumination range VMS dewarping differences (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Network Optix) Camera side dewarping support Smart codec support Bandwidth...
  • In an unprecedented move for the video surveillance industry, Genetec has self-disclosed a critical software vulnerability across Security Center and Stratocast. In...
  • ... This would be similar to Genetec's firmware management tool, which will require cooperation from camera vendors, and Arcules said...
  • ...Avigilon's analytics integrate only with Avigilon Control Center, with no compatibility with Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, or others. Outside of these issues, both analytics provided similar false alarm...
  • ... However, for those who want a best in class VMS, equal or better to Exacq, Milestone, Genetec, etc, there are still many limitations and features missing that even low cost VMS platforms...
  • ... Genetec Inc. Honeywell International (various listings) Image Insight Inc. Insitu Group,...
  • ...265 support: Genetec and Network Optix were the only VMSes able to properly connect to the cameras' H.265 stream....
  • ... It is still significantly less expensive than other specialized LPR cameras like Genetec's AutoVu Sharp (thousands of dollars per camera) and requires no central server for...
  • ...May John Doody from Avigilon, started May Joe Milan from Honeywell, started May Elisa Mula from Genetec, started April Lynette Pon from Genetec, started June John Powers from Princeton Identity,...
  • ...Bosch acquired a 9% stake in the company, and have recently hired multiple Sales Reps from Avigilon, Genetec, and other security industry manufacturers. (AI Startup Anyvision Raises $28 Million) Vintra -...
  • ... Complex setup with some VMSes: Both Genetec and Milestone require an additional software component be configured in order to translate...
  • UK VSaaS Startup Ocucon on Jul 03, 2018
    ... Compare to Genetec Clearance here. Developed for Retail Ocucon said the primary reason for development of their...
  • ... Physical Activity Log Manufacturer GDPR guides including Avigilon, Brivo, Genetec, Lenel, Paxton, RS2, S2, Tyco Introduction To start, it’s important to realize that the GDPR...
  • Allegion Acquires Isonas on Jun 29, 2018
    ...overall adoption of Isonas hardware as a 3rd party option has been modest, primarily with Open Options and Genetec access platforms adopting support. Despite the slow growth, Isonas tells us that 'several...
  • ...Question Of Trust And Who You Want To Be Associated With" Hanwha: Chinese Products Damaged Industry Genetec CEO: You Cannot Buy Trust Motorola Targets Chinese With Avigilon Acquisition False...
  • ... Genetec blocks support for Avigilon and Hikvision cameras, effectively eliminating support for dewarping...
  • Snap Surveillance Profile on Jun 26, 2018
    ...or embedded within one of their partner VMS platforms (Snap says that includes Avigilon, FLIR/DVTel, Genetec, Milestone, and others). The software focuses on enabling an operator to follow and track a...
  • ...Recognition Pansonic Disappearing 3 Big No Shows (At least) Impressive Keynote Area Milestone Regular Genetec Surrounded Huawei Software Defined Cameras Huawei: Who's Axis? Face++ Showing FLIR...
  • ...Packages (ranges based on the amount of video retention) Alarm Connection Package This is similar to Genetec's Stratocast and EagleEye's Cloud pricing model which offers base pricing with Edge Storage...
  • ... At release, the A1601 will work with Genetec Synergis with 6 more expected partners supporting the controller in Q3 2018. In terms of...
  • Hikvision's DS-2CD63C2F-IV is their flagship panoramic camera, with a 12MP imager, 15m integrated...
  • ...LPR, communications), they do not offer many significantly different integration options compared to Genetec, S2, or other Enterprise VMS/ACS vendors. They are not developing a full range of VMS software...
  • ...265 supported in Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and NxWitness. However, there are three key issues in the QNV-7010R: Hazy IR...
  • H.265 / HEVC Codec Tutorial on Jun 07, 2018
    ...265 support (Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, NxWitness) with no configuration required aside from selecting H.265 instead of...
  • ... We use Genetec and mostly 1-2 brands of cameras till now. Hardware infrastructure is adequate & scalable;...
  • ...distant foliage, shown here: VMS Integration Bosch IVA integration varies depending on the VMS, with Genetec and Milestone supporting both events and bounding boxes, while Exacq supports events, but no...
  • ... Inside, we examine: VMS dewarping differences (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone) Camera side dewarping / "VCams" Stream configuration Full light image...
  • ... For example, Genetec announced last year that its image masking software is “certified” as “GDPR-ready” but Genetec...
  • ...1?  I sent genetec tech support an email, but that usually takes 24 hours for a reply.    Thanks
  • VMS Server Sizing on May 25, 2018
    ... Genetec: Server requirements are given for minimum, recommended, and high-performance configurations in...
  • ... Solid VMS Integration Hanwha's X series analytic events integrated with Wisenet Wave/NxWitness, Genetec Security Center, and Milestone XProtect, with bounding boxes and object paths integrated in...
  • ...Finally, note that these analytics integrated with Milestone XProtect but not with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, or NxWitness, making them unusable to the the majority of third party VMS users. Vs. Dahua...
  • ..." "A distributor of Hikvision"  Others - Dahua, Genetec, Hanwha Dahua, Genetec, and Hanwha all were net positive (i.e., more best than worst) though...
  • ...and Data Security Guidebook Dahua best practices EagleEye Networks Security Camera Best Practices Genetec cyber hardening guide (requires partner login) Hanwha Network Hardening Guide Hikvision...
  • ...265 streams worked with no issues in Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix, more broadly supported than most H.265 IP cameras we have...
  • ... A recent update to Genetec's Clearance evidence management system added support for detecting and masking faces as well as...
  • ...ImmerVision During our tests, we were able to dewarp the camera using the ImmerVision SDK in Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone with no issues. However, neither ImmerVision nor Axis claim that the camera is...
  • Will the next March Networks customer appreciation event be held a steakhouse or at a Taco Bell...
  • ... S2 versus Genetec In terms of competition, the most notable is Genetec Security Center/Synergis, who ranked ahead...
  • ... Inside, we look at: VMS dewarping differences (Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Network Optix) Full light image quality Low light/IR image quality IR...
  • ...Milestone XProtect supports these events by default, but they are not supported by Avigilon, Exacq, or Genetec (which requires a 'restricted' camera license for Hikvision cameras). Availability All current...
  • Genetec and low price are not two terms frequently found together. However, in a surprising and...
  • ...] Top Favorites The top favorites were: Genetec - more than double the net favorability of any other S2 Security - a solid net second...
  • ... Genetec's reported revenue is $200+ million, though Genetec has substantial access control and LPR...
  • ... We limit ourselves to partnering with top-notch manufacturers, Software House, Genetec, Open Options." "Haven't had any really bad experiences. We've used Kantech, Axis, and...
  • Axis VMD4 Analytics Tested on Apr 17, 2018
    ...app, what triggered false alarms, what did not, and how it integrates (or not) with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and Network Optix VMSes. This is the first in a 2018 series of on-board camera...
  • ...AI Marketing - Hikvision Strongest New Releases - Axis Bad Marketing - Axis Even Worse Marketing - Genetec Dangerous Marketing Stunt - The 'Protest' Strong Show Overall - Hanwha Products And...
  • ... Companies like Genetec are currently touting that some of their products are certified as GDPR compliant by third party...
  • ..., Milestone (600+) or Genetec (800+). The CEO Artem Razumkov is a software developer who founded Macrosop 3 years after...
  • ... Current companies profiled include: AMAG Profile Avigilon Profile Brivo Profile DSX Profile Genetec Profile Honeywell NetAXS Profile Honeywell ProWatch Profile Keyscan Profile Lenel...
  • ...2) Genetec Security Center (5.7) Hikvision iVMS-4200 (2.7) / DeepinMind NVRs Milestone XProtect...
  • ... VMS Support In our tests, the HF8835F integrated using the Dahua driver in Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and via ONVIF in Network Optix/Hanwha Wave, though it is not specifically listed as...
  • ...to IPVM and analyze the competitive positioning of this to key rivals including Eagle Eye, Hikvision, Genetec and Milestone. [premium_content] Smartvue Overview Smartvue is a small US company, founded...
  • We have compiled a list of new products for Spring 2018 in the categories: Video...
  • Anyone else experiencing delays (three-times the norm) trying to get hardware from Genetec? ALPR's, Cloudlink, servers, workstations? Wondering if the demand is out-stripping the supply...
  • ... Genetec and Hikvision both were far off the top 3 but for the first time at least had some show of...
  • Hikvision LPR Camera Tested on Mar 26, 2018
    ...not common, typically only supported in high-end LPR systems used for traffic/law enforcement such as Genetec AutoVu, Elsag, etc.  Stacked characters have become more common in the past few years as more...
  • ...Hikvision line: Limited VMS compatibility: We were unable to connect new W Box models to Milestone and Genetec, but Avigilon, Exacq, and Wisenet Wave connected without issue.  Occasional compression...
  • ONVIF Usage Statistics 2018 on Mar 05, 2018
    ...they all have Integration with VMSes used Genetec, Milestone." "...majority of cameras deployed was on the supported list of VMS or the same...
  • ..., Genetec AutoVu does not integrate to Milestone, 3M does not integrate to Exacq, etc.). Integrations are...
  • There will be no peace between Hikvision and Genetec. A year after Genetec expelled Hikvision (and Huawei, citing Chinese government control...
  • ...they have been implemented and are promoting CHAVE (Credentialed High Assurance Video Encryption) with Genetec.  Also noteworthy, the first generation of Bosch / Sony co-designed / developed cameras are...
  • Why 3VR Failed on Feb 16, 2018
    ...3VR was against software only for many years, only selling appliances, including the prime years where Genetec and Milestone were rapidly gaining ground. There were concerns about supporting customers. In...
  • Genetec's CEO, Pierre Racz, delivered a direct message at their channel partner conference: Racz has...
  • ...significantly increasing their lead over competitors, receiving nearly twice as many mentions as Avigilon, Exacq or Genetec. Avigilon moved up from a distinct 4th place to be in the same integrator favorability grouping...
  • ... The bigger challenge is most likely Axis and Genetec (either partnering or individually) since Axis has a much broader overall camera portfolio and...
  • ... Mixed For Genetec This acquisition has mixed impact on Genetec: On the negative side, Motorola Solutions was...
  • ...Network' but what does that mean and what does Smartvue offer compared to competitors like Eagle Eye and Genetec? In this note, we profile Smartvue, based on a conversation with Smartvue's...
  • ..." Genetec Costly, Hikvision Support Dropped Also net positive, Genetec did receive some complaints about...
  • VSaaS Usage Statistics 2018 on Jan 18, 2018
    ..." Genetec Many Mentions Though we did not ask integrators to provide details on products offered,...
  • ...of an issue in security/surveillance as backdoors and buffer overflow exploits, but it has occurred (Genetec/MPD, Ransomware concerns, Wanna Cry, etc.).  
  • ...  A review of servers and workstations available from Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and others all showed extensive use of Intel processors. Impact On VMS...
  • This directory provides a list of video analytics providers to help you see and research what...
  • ...complaint affidavit, new information provided and the role the vendors involved, including Avrio and Genetec, had on this hack.  [premium_content] Recorders Used For Ransomware Attacks In a criminal...
  • Eagle Eye CEO Dean Drako presented an investor-oriented corporate pitch at the 2017 Imperial...
  • ... Genetec Stratocast - Open, but limited cameras supported. Cloud or local recording, local recording...
  • ...cyber security threats), but also ransom ware attacks (such as the one that impacted MPD systems running Genetec) and data breaches at Equifax, Target, etc.   Other trends discussed included the...
  • Genetec is heavily emphasizing cyber security and cyber resilience. From initiatives like CHAVE to 2...
  • ...264), Genetec (H.265/H.264), and Exacq (H.264 only), with all three adding the camera via direct drivers. All...
  • ...Seos Controller: Mercury, HID Edge/VertX, Axis A1001 (THIS article was very helpful) Software: ??? (Genetec, Brivo...) From what I've gathered Mercury controllers are very popular. OEM panels for various...
  • WSJ Investigates Hikvision on Nov 13, 2017
    ...Government Security Leader Hikvision Removed From US GSA Sales Hikvision Removed From US Embassy Genetec Expels Hikvision Genetec Does Not Back Down The WSJ article features a quote from Genetec's...
  • ... Note that like other Hikvision cameras, Genetec restricts the 8836 without a restricted license.  Pricing The Hikvision DS-2DF8836IV-AELW...
  • ... Unusual loitering activity or trespassing can be automatically detected [LINKS TO GENETEC] using behavior patterns, allowing a quicker response time when things escalate to a crime or...
  • ...Hikvision's moves plus notable performances from the following:  Arecont Avigilon Axis Dahua Exacq Genetec Hanwha Milestone Pelco [premium_content] Summary Results Three important themes emerged...
  • As VMSes become more and more commoditized, Genetec is releasing more and more high-end specialty software targeted to specific verticals and...
  • ...state of Avigilon's access control and its competitive positioning to major competitors like Lenel and Genetec. [premium_content] Four Years Later, No Major Changes Since IPVM's test of ACM in 2015 the...
  • ...Inside the report, we share our results on: How well or poorly VMS integration with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness How motion detection performed and what issued it had Setup /...