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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  • ...IDenticard Kastle  Open Options Sielox Vanderbilt While platforms like Lenel, Software House, and Genetec do not integrate with NDE, Allegion tells us that several 'major' platforms members are...
  • ... Milestone joins Genetec and Axxon as the 3 open VMSes we know that support H.265, though Genetec and Axxon support H.265...
  • ...Panomersive SDK integration simplified monitoring when using supported platforms (Milestone XProtect and Genetec Security Center), with immersive controls throughout the 270 FOV, plus only a single tile was...
  • Inside, we examine Genetec's new Access Control features in Security Center 5.5. Enhanced Active Directory and...
  • Axxon Next VMS 4.0 Tested on Aug 24, 2016
    ...0 to see how well it performed vs Exacq / Genetec / Milestone, examining: Live Monitoring Layouts Live Monitoring Information Panels System...
  • Genetec Visual Tracking on Aug 23, 2016
    Does anyone here have any experience using Genetec's Visual Tracking feature? Thanks.
  • ...share results of integrating Dahua and Hikvision HD Analog DVRs with VMS software from Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec and Milestone. Essentially, we made the DVRs act as encoders feeding video into the VMSes. Some...
  • This directory provides a list of video analytics providers to help you see and research what...
  • ...previously VP at Samsung and Panasonic Hikvision VMS Product Manager Steve Bocking, former manager with Genetec Hikvision Director Forest Liu, previously Director at ACTi and manager at Samsung Hikvision Sr...
  • ...Latitude VMS Test Freedom Surveillance, Freedom VMS, Australia Ganz/CBC, GanzVision & CORTROL, US Genetec (i), Omnicast, Security Center and Stratocast, Canada IPVM Genetec Cloud VMS Test, IPVM Gentec...
  • ..., Genetec and Milestone). Summary Pelco's Optera offers significantly better image quality than...
  • We're running Genetec 5.4 SR3 and after doing an upgrade a month ago noticed that some cameras are not recording....
  • ...those who do NOT default to HTTPS: (NO) Arecont Vision (NO) Avigilon (NO) Axis (NO) Dahua (NO) Genetec (NO) Hikvision This includes the 3 biggest manufacturers in the world, companies one would...
  • ...Pretend To Be An Expert? Join Eagle Eye! Milestone Corporate And Third Party Access Control Versus Genetec Unified VMS And Access Control Choosing A VMS: Exacq Milestone Or Avigilon NUUO Falling Apart?...
  • In the access market, new entrants are uncommon. Because of that, newcomer hosted access vendor...
  • ...video could make one of the bigger players more open and spur their rivals like Avigilon, Exacq and Genetec to do the same. But does it work? We tested the Milestone ONVIF Bridge with 5 VMSes including...
  • The CEO of Axis is not influential, nor the CEOs of Avigilon, Genetec or Milestone. The Top 50 The (IFSEC 'Global') Top 50 Most Influential People in Security and...
  • ...the VMS integration, users may be able to work wholly within the VMS client, such as for Milestone and Genetec, or may have to use BriefCams external client to initiate the synopsis and interact with the...
  • ... City Dominance - Example Genetec While no VMS only provider had a sizable presence on the list, with integrators mostly focusing...
  • ... Between other responsibilities, I've demoed and read up on Exacq, Genetec, Avigilon and the rest, with Milestone currently sitting at the top due to the super easy to use...
  • IP Vs Analog Intercoms on Jun 20, 2016
    ...integrating individual call stations is the typical approach, even to the point that some VMSes (for example: Genetec) have added centralized management of SIP-based intercom units, similar to cameras or access...
  • ...Specifications Too Vague Other than noting that preference will be given to proposals that utilize Genetec, no specific product requirements are listed in the RFP. The preference for Genetec is most...
  • ... What companies are examples of this? Genetec Cloud LPR, Camio, Nest Cam Embedded Camera Analytics What is it? One manufacturer develops and...
  • ...was the clear top choice in the "end-to-end" category Milestone was the most preferred open system, Genetec and Exacq had good showings, no other VMS had notable mentions Axis was the most preferred...
  • ... A contract placement agency is looking for someone with Genetec Security Center for a 15 month job in the Atlanta area. From the job posting: CTG has an...
  • ...asked "Which kind of product would you most want be head of sales for, an established brand like Axis or Genetec, a consumer brand like Ring or Nest, or a startup commercial product?". Startups, even though...
  • Proof :) John, as you can see, even Genetec now is not a VMS manufacturer but a "facial recognition tech company". Here is the link to the...
  • BCDVideo Company Profile on May 03, 2016
    ...  They stated, for example, the differences in disk I/O between Milestone and Genetec, where Genetec performance was improved through SQL server optimizations using multiple roles,...
  • ...specific door) in a tight manner not seen in many other platforms with the exception of systems like Genetec. No Cloud Offering Software House does not offer a native hosted version of C-Cure, instead...
  • Ubiquiti Cloud Video Tested on Apr 29, 2016
    ...On the other hand, the most commonly used VMSes for IPVM integrators (alphabetically Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec and Milestone) have made only limited steps to offer cloud access (with Genetec certainly the...
  • ... Genetec: "We are using Genetec and Bosch mostly, they have advanced security features, stream...
  • ...same-day or next-day service options for their S10 NVRs Milestone offers this on their Husky NVR's Genetec provides on-site repair for their higher-end recorders/archivers, with some up to 5 year...
  • ...  We reviewed DvTel's TruWitness in 2012, and Milestone offers live push capabilities, as does Genetec, but many other VMSes do not have a native solution for mobile to VMS streaming. VMS-native...
  • ...sites) between using Milestone Corporate VMS and one of their third party access control options and Genetec with their Unified platform. The thought is to use a common solution over an enterprise, with...
  • ...   Booth Video Overviews Below are 25 booth videos, including Axis, Avigilon, Hanwha / Samsung, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone, Sony and many more: [premium_content] Best - Attendace Clearly, one...
  • [Note: Originally posted as a comment in the Genetec and Milestone 500 Camera Recorders Announced report, moved here] Evaluating the throughput...
  • The megaserver era has arrived? VMS manufacturers Genetec and Milestone have both announced new hardware claiming support for 500 cameras or more, huge...
  • ...Ex-Avigilon Exec Backs Netwiork Outage Prediction Startup (Optigo) Exacq Launches Una All-In-One NVR Genetec Launches Subscription VMS Hanwha / Samsung Launches Analog HD+ Hikvision Launches 5MP Analog...
  • ...details of the lineup, looking at key applications and contrasting it to offerings from Axis, Exacq, Genetec and Mobotix. [premium_content] VideoIQ iCVR VideoIQ, who Avigilon purchased in 2013, had a...
  • Are the days of paying $50, $150, $300 up front per camera from VMSes soon to end? Genetec is pushing forward with an additional subscription pricing model including an all new...
  • ... However, two of the most prominent Western VMS manufacturers, Milestone and Genetec do not. This area may be simply less important for Genetec as they focus more on large scale...
  • ...based on an interview with their founder, examining tech details, 3rd party integration and contrast to Genetec cloud LPR. [premium_content] Computer Vision Origins Founder Matthew...
  • ..." "Very few customers are willing to pay the monthly fees (we would utilize Genetec web hosting) when recording on-site pays itself back within a year/year and a half based on cost...
  • ...other Razberi NVRs, the recording platform can be specified from 12 different brands, including Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Axis. The additional VMS base and camera licensing is a separate cost, but...
  • Our facility in Southern California has roughly 70 cameras running on a Genetec system. Most of the cameras are original to the initial installation 6+ years ago, when MJPEG...
  • Genetec is certainly best known for its VMS capabilities, but they have had their own access control...
  • ... 150-200 people working in new US factory Analyst brings up Genetec CEO worry about Asian cybersecurity issues, Avigilon CEO argues that part of their valuation...
  • A pretty frank and damning answer from Genetec's CEO: "that is more worrisome is there is unsafe equipment being brought in from Asia and put...
  • ... Genetec 25% Smaller Bucking the trend, Genetec has a 25% smaller booth than in 2015: We think that's...
  • ... Indeed, 3 manufacturers essentially 'tied' for 1st place, with Exacq, Genetec and Milestone neck and neck: Exacq, who was the clear #1 in 2014, lost support, with the most...
  • ... Integration Analytic events integrated with Genetec Security Center, but not Avigilon Control Center, ExacqVision, or Milestone XProtect. No...
  • ...recorders use cloud connections for remote access, such as Hikvision EZVIZ, Eagle Eye Cloud VMS, and Genetec Cloud. Additionally, many remote desktop services use similar technology, such as LogMeIn,...
  • ...initial configuration process, with VMSes typically publishing a list of needed ports like this one from Genetec. NMAP Port Scanning Tools Because surveillance systems can open many ports, minimizing the...
  • ...265 with Genetec but only the Vivotek model. Adding the Samsung 8081R to the VMS provides only H.264/MJPEG...
  • ...License Plate Capture Shootout License Plate Recognition (LPR) Axis App Tested Milestone LPR Tested Genetec AutoVu LPR Camera Tested With 4K becoming widespread, how does this impact LPR performance....
  • ... In this note, we look at Exacq's growing 'solution' and how it compares to Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone. Access and Intrusion Overview Exacq has integrated two Tyco platforms: Kantech...
  • ... On the VSaaS side, there is simply not much product development to consider, though Genetec remains the clear leader in building VSaaS for professional usage (see: Genetec Cloud Tested).
  • ... In this note, we examine the overall competitive positioning impact, especially versus Genetec, and explain the most notable additions. Related, see our Access 2016 and ONVIF 'Out' posts for...
  • ... We published a full test of the initial release in our Genetec and Milestone Access Tested report. With the exception of the freeware and entry level Go and...
  • FLIR Acquires DVTel on Nov 30, 2015
    ...direct from FLIR to us, and discuss how this impacts FLIR competitive positioning against Axis, Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone. [premium_content] Price Paid FLIR is acquiring DVTel for approximately $92M...
  • ...compounded by its use of three IP addresses means three camera licenses are required by VMSes (aside from Genetec), further adding cost compared to Arecont's SurroundVideo, which typically uses only one...
  • ... One member asked who else wouldn't do that and we pointed out Genetec who has a Paris office near the attacks and software powering many of the world's largest city...
  • ... VMS Integration Louroe's analytics did not integrate with any of the VMSes tested: Avigilon, Genetec, Exacq, and XProtect. Similar to other ACAP applications, they may be used to trigger TCP...
  • VMS Market Getting Tougher on Nov 19, 2015
    ... These NVRs software / features are clearly not in the same league as Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, etc. (see Hikvision iVMS-4200 Tested) but Hikvision is selling 16 channel NVRs in...
  • ...North America, for cameras, Axis and Hikvision are clearly two, for VMSes, Milestone and Exacq (plus Genetec for anyone targeting larger systems) are common and for 'solution sales' Avigilon). Real...
  • ...Enterprise vs SMB On the plus side, we believe Avigilon can continue to be competitive and challenge Axis, Genetec, Milestone, etc., for large scale projects. On the negative side, they will absolutely need to,...
  • ...ACS integration is still the most common and is easily achieved when 90% of our video deployments are Genetec anyway." "Most of the time an integrated system is Access Control, Video surveillance,...
  • ... Genetec Security Center 5.3 R1 was unable to connect to the camera but Genetec informed us that R2 and...
  • This is an interesting interview; the specific succession remark is made at ~3:50: Will Genetec still be independent years from now? Will there be any video surveillance manufacturers not...
  • ONVIF Screen Capture Tested on Oct 23, 2015
    ... Screen ONVIF worked best with Avigilon Control Center and Genetec Security Center of the VMSes tested, with occasional stream droppage, but not nearly as severe...
  • ... In this note, we share details of this offering, assess its competitive impact to companies like Genetec and Milestone, and debate its value / effectiveness. [premium_content] Offer Overview As...
  • ...  The overall VMS market has become relatively stagnant (save for Genetec's ambitious but still debatable cloud gambit), and without clear advances in technology, the VMS...
  • ...2 Release Access Control Integration Genetec SV-16v3 Appliance Genetec Security Center 5.4 Release March HDR ATM Camera Milestone Husky...
  • ... But first, here is Jensen being wined and dined by his 'friends' at Genetec: [premium_content] Earlier this year, Jensen wrote a defense of his addiction, titled "All...
  • ...  Integration/Configuration Autotracking stream was available in Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone, but not Avigilon Control Center. Integration with other VMSes may...
  • ...implementations still work and to what extent, covering Axis, Avigilon, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Samsung, Exacq, Genetec and Milestone.[premium_content]History For those unfamiliar, the Netscape Plugin Application...
  • ...to put that money to work, hiring sales leaders from two of their biggest competitors, Avigilon and Genetec. In this note, we examine the moves and their potential impact. Avigilon Hire From Avigilon,...
  • ...literally doubled down on their 'competitive upgrade program' and how this will impact rivals like Exacq, Genetec and Milestone. [premium_content] Slashed Offer Historically, Video Insight has offered a...
  • ... A member asked about a problem integrating Avigilon cameras with Genetec's VMS. Inside this note, we examine Genetec's response and debate who is right or...
  • Dear IPVM members, at the moment we have Genetec VMS and existing Avigilon ONVIF cameras on site. We have some available channels in Genetec and...
  • Genetec Cloud Tested on Aug 12, 2015
    Not since Axis public and prolonged agony with AVHS, has a major manufacturer bet as heavily as Genetec is now doing on the cloud. Genetec started with Stratocast, which took a similar small camera...
  • ...[premium_content]The Top 4 This table shows the breakdown across manufacturers: Genetec, who was not among the top choices for SMB, takes the top spot clearly. Their rival, Milestone...
  • ... Key to Avigilon's revenue growth is taking the whole sale, not a small slice like Genetec does. Equally importantly, selling hardware enables Avigilon to waive ongoing VMS annual license...
  • ..." "Genetec and Exacq for Hi/Lo type of selections.  Both platforms are good in hospitals." "Milestone,...
  • ..." "Genetec for 95% of our applications because of the versatility for different network architectures and...
  • ...  We tested Video Insight v6 to see how it compares to major VMSes such as Exacq, Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone on these key questions and more: What features, if any, are lacking compared...
  • Avigilon Attack Artist on Jun 30, 2015
    Within the last year I posted a question regarding the major differences between Genetec and Avigilon. Now I want to know more and get feedback. Is anyone else experiencing the Genetec...
  • ...generally stayed with well-know brands and did not reflect adoption of fringe or small players: "We use Genetec and Milestone." "Tier 1 manufacturers including Genetec, Milestone and OnSSI. The have the...
  • ... From what IPVM has seen, Genetec likely has the widest third party edge storage support but that is still a minority of all...
  • ... IPVM already has major access control reports on Lenel OnGuard Tested as well as Genetec and Milestone Access Tested. Now, IPVM bought Avigilon's Access Control Manager (ACM)...
  • ... VMS Integration All of the tested VMSes (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone) connected to and received VMD events from the T4325BN without issue. However, in...
  • ...  Several of the larger incumbent VMS providers were mentioned: Genetec "All of our installations use Genetec Security Center because of the ALPR component. Having...
  • ... Bosch IVA events integrated with Genetec Security Center and Milestone XProtect, with distinct rules reported separately (e.g., people...
  • Corridor Mode Tested on Jun 03, 2015
    ... Genetec Genetec includes layouts that include tall, vertical view panes, as seen below. However, custom...
  • In this forum it appears that both Genetec and Milestone are both highly regarded VMSes However, I've also read that Genetec is...
  • We are an integrator working on a big tender where Genetec SC and NEDAP AEOS must be integrated. AEOS works as the master and SC is the slave. In short...
  • Eagle Eye Cloud VMS Tested on May 28, 2015
    Genetec has added cloud VMS, Exacq is releasing theirs in a few months, DVTel's is planned for the end...
  • ... Mainstream brands like Milestone, Exacq, Genetec, Avigilon are big, but no pronounced preference for any.  Surprisingly, 'school-centric' brands...
  • ... That is the new offer that Genetec is adding for their many of their most loyal customers. In this note, we examine how this...
  • Winners Losers Spring 2015 on May 18, 2015
    ...Commoditization and New Products), examining the fortunes of Axis, Avigilon, Arecont, Hikvision, Dahua, Samsung, Genetec, Milestone, Exacq, Pelco, Panasonic, Sony, Bosch, FLIR and Honeywell.[premium_content]You...