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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  • ...groups, an analysis of the licensing status for 15 video surveillance manufacturers including Dahua, Genetec, Hanwha, Hikvision, Milestone, Panasonic, etc. and potential issues.  [premium_content] H.264...
  • ... Hikvision called Genetec dirty. We reported on it. Rather than Hikvision solving their cybersecurity problems, they...
  • ...Center supported no secondary streams, and Exacq supported only one in our tests (versus multiple in Genetec and Milestone). Q1659 Pricing Axis Q1659 pricing varies depending on which lens is used, from...
  • ...Indigovision VMS recently ?  Has anyone compared the product against any of leading VMSes such as OnSSI, Genetec and Milestone?  Thanks all
  • HID Edge EVO Tested on Jun 07, 2017
    ... As a third-party access hardware option, HID Edge controllers are supported by access vendors like Genetec, Brivo, Feenics, JCI, and others.   In addition to their 3rd party support...
  • Does anyone have any experience using Genetec's Mission Control add-on module? It's being touted as a Decision Support System add-on to the...
  • ...  Genetec Genetec has grown at ~30% CAGR since 2010, going from $42M in revenue to ~$200M in 2016. This...
  • ...conformant, with cameras adding and streaming properly to all VMSes tested (Avigilon, Axxon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, Network Optix/DW Spectrum). Simple cloud access: Reolink's cloud access setup was...
  • ...including:  Axxon Next: Dahua, Hanwha, Vivotek, and generic RTSP ExacqVision: Hanwha Wisent P/Q only Genetec Security Center: Dahua, Hanwha, Panasonic, Vivotek Milestone Xprotect: Support for Dahua,...
  • ...anyone make the switch from Omni to SC? Pros v Cons? Pitfalls or lessons learned? Anyone move away from Genetec due to functional limitations of SC?  Trying to figure whether we: a) stay the course, go to...
  • I was wondering if someone can help me out.  I have recently switched over from Omnicast 4.8 to...
  • ... In our tests, Genetec and Milestone both functioned properly, with Axis 2100 drivers. DW Spectrum/Network Optix was...
  • ...At Hikvision? Would You Take A Job At Axis? Would You Take A Job At Dahua? Would You Take A Job At Genetec? Would You Take A Job At Milestone?
  • ...conformance, though the camera also functioned properly in Security Center in our tests using a separate "Genetec" mode (though is not officially supported by Genetec). Finally, the camera had focus and...
  • ...side dewarping: Client side fisheye dewarping was supported in Exacq, Digital Watchdog/Network Optix, Genetec, and Milestone (using the ImmerVision SDK). Only Avigilon did not dewarp the fisheye...
  • ...At Hikvision? Would You Take A Job At Axis? Would You Take A Job At Dahua? Would You Take A Job At Genetec? Would You Take A Job At Milestone?
  • Axis Network Horn Tested on Apr 18, 2017
    ...[premium_content] Summary In our tests, the Axis horn worked well, adding to VMSes tested (Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, Milestone) without issue, with two way audio working with no problems. However, only Milestone...
  • Does anyone know how to configure a Genetec server (version 5.4), that is internet-facing, such that one can bring up video from the server...
  • ...Display Drones Demo Hisilicon's Return Free Drinks and Rap Music Wisenet Marketing Sales Strategies Genetec Case Studies Nvidia's Security Premier Booth Videos Below are 30+ videos from the show...
  • ...  We have installed a handful of Genetec Security Center projects -- where we provided and installed the cameras, servers, switches,...
  • ... Competitors Impact The most notable competitor impacted is Milestone's main rival Genetec. Unlike Milestone, Genetec sells its own competing access control system. However, to the extent...
  • Has anyone successfully added a camera to Genetec Security Center using the Genetec Protocol?  I am trying to add an RTSP source but not having...
  • ... Now Comcast is partnering with Genetec and Axis to deliver a "surveillance package for all types of business" with SmartOffice to its...
  • 2Gig is one of the most widely used intrusion systems, with two product lines that are the main...
  • ...report, we review automated/bulk update processes for 7 providers, including: Avigilon Dahua Exacq Genetec Hikvision Milestone Uniview [premium_content] Avigilon Control Center: Bulk Server...
  • ...gl/XmhIhr  • 3/17: Racz speaks out on why Genetec sees Hikvision products as security risks; Hikvision to Genetec: “Vague accusations and...
  • ... Last month, IPVM confirmed that the police system was using Genetec recorders, Axis cameras and Cradlepoint equipment. Now, Genetec has responded to IPVM's request...
  • interesting little find I didnt know about.
  • ... Not surprisingly, Genetec did not authorize this and Hikvision would not given how much...
  • ... Exacq, Genetec and Milestone each received a lot of positive feedback, with integrators generally recognizing...
  • ...[premium_content] Executive Summary The equipment used were Avrio Polecams consisting of Axis, Cradlepoint and Genetec. Source Documents Two documents (1, 2) outline the products purchased by the MPD to upgrade a...
  • ... They took aim at Genetec, declaring: Genetec is playing dirty politics We’ve seen the Genetec leader perform a lot of...
  • Which would deliver better results, basically all i need is a human detection analytic package...
  • ... Montreal, home to Hikvision's existing Canadian sales office, and VMS competitor Genetec, will get an R&D center. Silicon Valley, where security robot startup Knightscope is based,...
  • ... Now, Bosch and Genetec are working together to deliver a system that is "resilient against unauthorized access,...
  • ...past few months: Hikvision has been removed from a US Embassy Hikvision has been expelled from Genetec, quarantined to a newly created 'restricted' cyber security risk category Hikvision's online...
  • Is it possible to add an IndigoVision 9000 box encoder to Genetec security center?  Or any work arounds that would allow live streaming and control of...
  • ...and that it is only a one time charge every 3 or 4 years, it is far less than one would pay for Exacq, Genetec, Milestone, etc. for their software upgrades. Competitive Positioning While Avigilon has...
  • In a summary of a Genetec press conference, SSI describes Genetec's move to expel Hikvision, but does not actually name...
  • ... Inside, we examine features, pricing and competitive comparison to existing PSIMs and Genetec. [premium_content] PSIM-Lite vs. PSIM Alesys develops and sells a full PSIM suite, called...
  • ...report we outline how 2FA works, what problems it solves, who is using it (including BCD, Eagle Eye, Genetec, Milestone, OpenEye) and what vulnerabilities it still leaves open. [premium_content] Two...
  • ... Arecont Avigilon Axis Bosch Cisco Dahua Exacq FLIR Genetec Hanwha Hikvision Honeywell Lenel Milestone ONVIF OnSSI Panasonic Pelco Sony Vivotek ...
  • ...products being specified for US gov installs?NOTICE: This comment was moved from an existing discussion: Genetec Expels Hikvision
  • Does anyone have a comparison between S2 Security and Genetec ACS?
  • ...Me: Looking For a "Pretty Looking" REX Here is an example of how we help solve manufacturer problems: Genetec Not Really Recording Spider IPVM finds news for you. We spider over 150 websites and tens of...
  • Looking at a spec that requires the ACS be an extension to an existing Genetec crd access system, but also requires a new Exacq VMS to be integrated with the Genetec ACS.  I...
  • In the race to the bottom and flight to 'solutions', Genetec has taken a contrary path. The company remains independent, focusing up market, without slashing...
  • ... The most notable subscription VMS offer available is from Genetec, who launched subscriptions in 2016, across the board. However, Genetec structured subscription...
  • How Axis Can Beat Hikvision on Jan 09, 2017
    ...Axis integrators, it hurts technology partners, like corporate sibling Milestone, leaving the Axis / Milestone / Genetec etc., fractured rather than working together against the real danger - Hikvision. Vulnerability...
  • Recording PC screens have historically been an expensive proposition, requiring dedicated...
  • Who loses the most from this, Hik or Genetec? Maybe we could start with the average cost of a Hik camera vs the average cost of a Genetec...
  • ... Here are a selection of 12 of the most interesting results, receiving 4,500+ votes: Hikvision vs Genetec In the most commented and debated move of the year, Genetec Expelled Hikvision. Despite...
  • ... Not the software is more mature but still far behind the leaders of the pack like Genetec." Poor Sales/Support Solid sales and support strategies are crucial for companies that want...
  • ... Genetec too has been frank about this, recall Genetec: gutting of mid and low end players coming. But...
  • ... The brands mentioned specifically among this group includes Genetec,  Milestone, Avigilon, and Exacq who either natively support access and video within the same...
  • ...challenge, by contrast, was people learning that Hikvision is a China state-owned company, and then having Genetec expel them, followed by a US Embassy removing Hikvision. Now, Hikvision ends 2016 with a major...
  • ...Manager - US Technical Support Specialist - Japan More information on Eagle Eye's Careers Page Genetec Westcoast Sales Manager, Autovu - CA Field Engineer, Autovu - Chicago, Atlanta, San...
  • With smartphone use and low-cost video recorders surging, many user's main interface to their...
  • ... Best price model granularity between Avigilon/Milestone/Genetec." "Good local sales and pre sales support. Stable open software, lot of integration...
  • Genetec has announced the latest offering in their AutoVu Sharp line, promising new features, simplified...
  • ... Moreover, Hikvision has recently been expelled by Genetec, a VMS widely used by US government entities. The fact that the US Embassy not only cancelled...
  • ... They also how the SOC uses Genetec to investigate the crimes from the city-wide camera system. Check out the 40:14 mark to see the...
  • ... Why have Genetec not come out strongly with any news.  Come on Genetec your looking very weak now either you are...
  • ...only if Genetec's owner want to become Canadian president :) And, of course, not technical, because Hik is not...
  • The escalating attention towards Hikvision's China government ownership and Genetec's removal of Hikvision due to cyber security concerns has triggered increased scrutiny of...
  • Genetec Expels Hikvision on Nov 08, 2016
    Genetec has removed support for Hikvision devices, deeming them 'untrustworthy', citing customer...
  • ...  Can anyone tell me if Genetec or Exacqvision has this capability?  
  • We are a newer integrator and looking for some insight on Genetec Security Center vs. Milestone XProtect. Both appears to be solid products, but from your end,...
  • ...products overlap more with the security industry, such as the following:   Taser/Axon Interview Room Genetec Interview Room - "Investigators can initiate interview recording by swiping their access...
  • ... Genetec is predicting that mid-tier VMSes have limited days ahead, and that they will lose their market...
  • ...far: Axis cyber hardening guide Bosch IP Video and Data Security Guidebook Dahua best practices Genetec cyber hardening guide (requires partner login) Milestone cyber hardening guide Here are...
  • ... Further, it was supported by all VMSes tested (Avigilon, Genetec, Milestone, Exacq, Axxon) in our tests. Not always lower: In our tests, Panasonic's 4K camera...
  • ... However, the group of 'top tier' brands cited most often included Genetec Synergis, Software House CCure, S2 NetBox, Paxton, and Avigilon ACM. Color commentary from...
  • ...manufacturers do a good job of segregating their mobile servers to minimize the damage, and some like Genetec do support SSLs and other cybersecurity features but in general I think few manufacturers do a...
  • ... Milestone and Genetec, for example, have had support for various Mobotix cameras for several years, but the majority...
  • Cameras are commodities, the money is in VMS. This is the new philosophy of IndigoVision,...
  • ... In this note, we examine file sizes for seven VMSes (including Axxon, Avigilon, Exacq, Genetec, NxWitness, Milestone and OnSSI), and the issues involved. [premium_content] VMS Installer...
  • Would you work at Genetec? What's your opinion of Genetec as an employer? [Poll added by IPVM]
  • Axis Zipstream 2 Tested on Oct 03, 2016
    ... Zipstream with Dynamic FPS worked properly in Genetec Security Center, Milestone XProtect, Axxon Next, and Network Optix, with no live, playback, or...
  • ...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 AD and 'Universal...
  • 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...
  • ...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...
  • ...S1 stand-alone locksets? I found an old post on this site that indicated that Genetec does. The Sargent site states, "Facilitates integration with any access control system". Are...