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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  • ...264 to most VMSes tested outside Genetec, which would not integrate or connect to the cameras at all. H.265 caused our Exacq server to...
  • ...question related to full security system integration in one platform: If I have an ACS & I'm using 'Genetec' platform , how the below system will be integrated 1) Fire Alarm Is it possible to integrate...
  • 170+ Integrators answered: What do you think will be the top industry trend in 2020?...
  • ISC East 2019 Show Report on Nov 21, 2019
    ...Walking Screens AI Startups Where is Anyvision? Forget beer, it's Vodka time Verkada Small Booth Genetec 5%ers Milestone Cloud Archive Plug-In Tiger Bridge Bizarre Best Product at ISC East DW Up...
  • Avigilon H4 Intercom Tested on Nov 20, 2019
    Avigilon is well-known for video surveillance and access, but how well does the company's...
  • ...for recorded video, events, and alarms, not exporting (VMS Export Shootout - Avigilon, Dahua, Exacq, Genetec, Hikvision, Milestone). The parameters/criteria we are starting out with (no specific order): ...
  • ... I am able to figure out how to add the genetec.com website (Default) , but need to identify the method to add additional URL's to the dropdown...
  • ...Open system VMS (same as 2016), while the only other VMSes cited many times as a preferred system were Genetec and Network Optix/Digital Watchdog. Exacq was noted as being used as both open and end-to-end...
  • ... Not Universally SIP Compatible, Genetec Sipella & Avaya Unsupported For Now While both the Master and Door Stations claim SIP...
  • Hikvision USA Fights LTS on Nov 04, 2019
    ... Now, LTS is claiming to have an upcoming partnership with Genetec: Genetec, not surprisingly, confirmed that they had "no contact with them and no plan to work...
  • ...been looking for a consolidated report of how video encoders are licensed in VMSs like Milestone and Genetec. For example, in a recent report on the new Axis 4-port encoder, it was stated that only 1...
  • ...Austin Texas Distributors ADI and Anixter at the event Panasonic noticeable, post spin-out, presence Genetec Canada update The event, reporting 3,000+ attendees, was held at the Toronoto Congress...
  • ...264 stream was supported by all VMSes tested: Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix. However, H.265 worked only in Exacq and Genetec. Camera analytics...
  • ...264 stream was supported by all VMSes tested: Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix. However, H.265 worked only in Avigilon, Genetec, and Milestone....
  • ... Broad VMS support: The P7304 was fully integrated with Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix, including H.265 streaming/configuration, onboard VMD and...
  • ... This is significantly smaller than Milestone and Genetec's installers, primarily because it does not use Microsoft SQL or .NET3/4.x, so they are not...
  • Milestone Has Problems on Oct 01, 2019
    ... Every other major Milestone competitor, like Avigilon, Exacq, and Genetec has kept cloud / AI inside their company. It is simply proving to make more sense for an...
  • ...265 & Analytics VMS Integration: The camera is only fully supported in Genetec and Milestone VMS, including H.265 and H.264 streams, camera side VMD, and camera side...
  • ... SAFR said they have deep integrations with Genetec, Milestone and Digifort, supporting bounding box overlay in the VMS and searchable recognition...
  • ... Genetec released an Avigilon analytics supported version of Security Center a few months ago. Has anyone...
  • Is the AXIS Q3515-LVE Genetec compliant?
  • ... VMS Integration Perimeter Defender integrates events and bounding boxes to Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone. Network Optix supports only event integration, with no boundoing box displayed,...
  • ...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, Sales...
  • Hi... Anyone willing to share their thoughts on systems above for an enterprise solution...
  • ... Finally, Smart Motion Detection integrated with Milestone XProtect, Genetec Security Center and Vivotek's own VAST2 VMS, but was not supported in Avigilon, Exacq, or Nx...
  • Axis is running a marketing campaign, e.g. in one trade magazine screencapped below: The ad...
  • Commend ID5 Intercom Tested on Sep 12, 2019
    ... Of note, Genetec supports the Commend ID5 via SIP in Sipelia, but we did not test integration. Commend Technical...
  • ... Genetec appears to only allow exports up to 23hrs and 59 minutes at a time. I cant be the only person to...
  • ... When we tested Genetec Stratocast in 2015 there were significant limitations compared to Security Center and other...
  • ... So far Genetec, JCI and Honeywell have obtained this cert, Genetec for its Security Center Omnicast VMS, JCI...
  • ... I have been demoing both Genetec and Milestone at one of our facilities in Washington trying to figure out which one I would like...
  • ... Genetec: The company issued official notice via their support portal and notified dealers to turn off...
  • ... Smart move, or would Genetec be a better choice?
  • ... VMS integrations out of date versions: Integrating Better Tomorrow to VMSes such as Milestone or Genetec requires out of date versions. For example, in August 2019, Anyvision supports only Milestone...
  • ...to integrate a few of my cameras to a city's "Fusion Center/Real Time Crime Center" that is running Genetec. Problem is I'm not running Genetec (custom built VMS). This seems so simple, but the police and...
  • Dahua 4K Camera Shootout on Aug 20, 2019
    Dahua's new Pro Series 4K N85CL5Z claims to "deliver superior images in all lighting and...
  • ...264 streams and camera side motion detection integrated with Avigilon, Exacqvision, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix VMSes. Camera side analytics (e.g. Guard Suite, Perimeter...
  • ...Milestone said they made What other certifications exist, such as Dahua and Uniview have used What Genetec removed from their claim What this tells us about GDPR certification schemes Overall, this...
  • ... Of note, Genetec supports the A8207-VE via SIP in Sipelia, but we did not test integration. Upcoming Intercom...
  • ...can answer this question: Is it possible to generate a camera configuration report of any kind from a Genetec server running V4.3? If you have extra time to kill and know how and can explain; even better....
  • ... Note that we have left Genetec out of these comparisons as Hikvision cameras require a special license and liability waiver to...
  • ...  Currently we have Genetec, Adpro/Keyscan, Digital Watchdog/DSX.  I'm looking at Avigilon or Genetec to be the standard...
  • Ionodes Company Profile on Jul 31, 2019
    ... They are Windows 10-based systems, and can be controlled directly through Genetec Security Desk and EagleEye Cloud Clients. They also offer a web portal for configuration and...
  • ... Broad VMS integration: The PNV-9080R integrated with Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Nx Witness using both H.264 and H.265 streams. Camera side VMD and analytic...
  • ...Booth Largest China Brands Still Prominent, Little Effect Facial Recognition Slower Low OEM Presence Genetec distributor Hills Profile Hanwha expanding into Australia Anyvision 'Scared' 2 Australian...
  • ...very little configuration required, only on/off and whether events are sent to third-party systems (Genetec currently, Milestone in an upcoming driver pack, discussed below). Trend Micro signatures for...
  • Avigilon ACC7 VMS Tested on Jul 22, 2019
    ...application for viewing and configuration is similar to Exacq and Network Optix, but an advantage compared to Genetec and Milestone's separate application design. We found the updated bounding boxes visually...
  • ...West (Dahua and Hikvision were mostly unknown) and notable companies today like Axis, Milestone, and Genetec still relative 'startups' (indeed, Avigilon only started selling commercially in 2007). 2008 -...
  • ...rising trend in video surveillance - IPVM has tested two software providers (Facit Data Systems and Genetec). No Clarity on Types of Encryption Required The guidelines do not give any further clarity as...
  • ... VMS Connections Supported ZeroEyes said they ingest RTSP streams and trigger alarms/events from Genetec, Milestone, Exacqvision, March, and Vikon. They do not support bounding boxes overlays or...
  • ...264 day and night bitrates compare? How well does it integrate into Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and NxWitness? This is a test of the P1375-E versus other Axis models only....
  • Who Sells Subscription VMS? on Jul 10, 2019
    Genetec sells subscription-type licenses as shown in the URL below. Does anyone know where else is doing...
  • Is it just me, or is Genetec.com down?
  • ...Turnover At Anyvision Sales Cuts At Rasilient Milestone Launches Marketplace Where Nothing Is For Sale Genetec Declares "Lead With Synergis" Access Control Axis Brags About "Whiskey Tasting" With...
  • ...VMSes tested using ONVIF Profile S, with both visible and thermal streams available in all VMSes except Genetec, which displayed only the visible stream. Events were sent to Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, and...
  • ...performs outside How it performs in low light How easy is it to configure Pricing Comparison to Genetec Privacy Protector Summary In our tests, Live Privacy Shield did not perform well: The...
  • Hikvision says their new ColorVu line captures "vivid chromatic images in darkness", with...
  • ... Now, Genetec has beaten them in IHS rankings. But what is this? Even other manufacturers have asked. In...
  • ... Genetec offers Security Center as a Service, and Stratocast for remote connectivity which are...
  • Who is the # 1 VMS vendor?What do you mean by the fact that both Genetec and Milestone have been certified as # 1 VMS vendors by IHS in their annual reports? Reference...
  • IFSEC 2019 Show Report on Jun 19, 2019
    ...window of China's market economy" Axis GDPR and LPC Releases Anyvision Funding And On-Board Camera FR Genetec GDPR Marketing / Anti-Face Unknown US Company Claims 'NO FALSE ALARMS' Influencers...
  • ... Hikvision is considered a "Restricted" camera by Genetec and requires additional licensing in order to connect. In our tests, even with this licensing in...
  • Genetec's Synergis Cloud Link is complex, costly and confusing compared to competitor access control...
  • ... There are a limited number of redaction applications, compare to our tests of Genetec Clearance and Facit Cloak Identity. Enterprise OEM Analytics Sighthound IO offers ~25...
  • ...compare in size to other Multi-sensor cameras? How well is its VMS integration to Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness? How many licenses does it use? Is IR coverage even? does it reach its...
  • ... Genetec Stratocast - Open, but limited cameras supported. Cloud or local recording, local recording...
  • OpenALPR Doubles Prices on Jun 06, 2019
    There is no 'race to the bottom' in cloud / AI video surveillance. In May, Verkada increased...
  • ... It is not a new strategy against VMSes with recurring fees (specifically Genetec and Milestone), and one IPVM has covered: Why VMS Annual Fees are Unfair VMS Annual License...
  • ... Control Center's Pursuit Mode worked well for switching between adjacent cameras similar to Genetec's Visual Tracking or Exacq Suspect Tracking, however, it is limited to live video only, which...
  • ...264 day and night bitrates compare? How well does it integrate to third party VMSes (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness)? How many VMS licenses does it use? This is the latest in a series...
  • ... I was on Genetec's and Verint's websites recently and I couldn't find any actual product information if my life...
  • ...264 day and night bitrates compare? How well does it integrate to third party VMSes (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness)? How many VMS licenses does it use? This is the latest in a series...
  • ...viewing and configuration, compared to Exacq, Avigilon, and Network Optix with a single application, or Genetec with a similar interface for their 2 clients. New cybersecurity features like encrypted...
  • ... Top ranking VMSes were once again Milestone, Genetec, and Exacq. We did not include OnSSI in 2019, which in 2017 was the sole negatively ranked...
  • ...com/articles/2019/05/03/genetec-synergis-ix-unifies-access-control-intrusion/  
  • ... (For more, see IPVM's coverage: IBM / Genetec Surveillance System Investigated Over Philippines Human Rights Abuses).  The other Intercept...
  • Which camera manufacturer has the best management tool? We tested 6 manufacturers - Avigilon,...
  • ...Bombardier makes the shuttles that go from airside to landside in airports and they’re all Axis-certified, Genetec-certified, and whatnot and every time they do work on the shuttles, Bombardier handles it...
  • ...compare to single imager models? How well does it integrated to third party VMSes (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness + Hanwha/DW)? How many VMS licenses does it use? This is the latest...
  • ...consists of 2 units (Warehouse and Shopping Center) let’s start building the security system using the Genetec, Milestone and Hikvision. Warehouse and Shopping Center are almost identical parts of the...
  • ...Camera Trainer is effectively compatible with any VMS that supports Bosch analytics, including Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone. However, some rule names may not be intuitive. For example, the "occupancy"...
  • ...8) Genetec Security Center 5.8 Hanwha TNU-6320 2MP Positioner PTZ Hanwha PNM-9000VQ Exchangeable 2MP/5MP...
  • Airship VMS Profile on Apr 03, 2019
    ... For VMSes that sell server hardware (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, etc) it is much more common for an OEM VMS-branded server to be sold, instead of COTS Dell or...
  • Using the soon to be dead Facility Commander with the ACUXL panels, strongly considering Synergis...
  • ... Genetec, Milestone, OnSSI, etc. those aren’t really used at Casinos. The ones in casinos tend to...
  • ...detectors connected to VMS for alerts and reporting?   I am looking for this product with integration to Genetec if exists.   Thanks  
  • ... On top of IBM's involvement, IPVM found that Davao also used Genetec's VMS, and we have examined Genetec's involvement plus Genetec's response. This shows...
  • ... Camera Side VMD Support Camera side VMD support was similar across cameras, with Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix supporting events from Axis, Hanwha, Hikvision, and Vivotek,...
  • Genetec has released Version 5.8. This comes after a wait of more than a year that caused frustrations...
  • Schools have become targets in modern days of active shooters and terrorist fears. The need for...
  • ...all VMSes tested using the direct Pelco driver, with camera side motion supported in Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, and Milestone, but not Nx Witness. However, there were three key performance issues, as...
  • ... Genetec in the 2000s) or are acquired by a larger company. The company says they are growing rapidly...
  • ... Their largest OEM customer is Genetec, other notables include Briefcam and Anyvision. Typical for specialized video storage...
  • ...truck has a 4g router with a vpn tunnel back to "home base" where I have a data center and house our Genetec servers and storage among other resources.   My first instinct is to add the cameras to Genetec...
  • Genetec started with and is best known for its video management software. However, the company is now...
  • ... VMS Integration The Move camera added, streamed, and configured properly in Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, and Network Optix VMSes, though enabling the smart codec caused stream issues in...
  • ... While rivals like Milestone and Genetec have 500 - 1,000+ employees, OnSSI had well under 100, as this Linkedin trend show: Now,...
  • ...cameras and recorders / VMS they use How they evaluated and why they choose or rejected Axis, Dahua, Genetec, Hikvision, and Milestone? Converged or dedicated network for surveillance? What remote...
  • BluB0x Company Profile on Feb 20, 2019
    ...as seen in the screenshot below: Compared To Others BluB0x commented on 'cloud' competitors like Genetec, Avigilon, and Arcules: I think Genetec is firmly moving in a similar direction as BluB0X....
  • ...bitrates compare to the first generation model? How well is its VMS integration to Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone and NxWitness (+ Hanwha/DW)? How many licenses does it use? This is the second in...