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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  • ...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...
  • Smart H.265 Samsung Test on Oct 26, 2016
    ... 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 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...
  • ...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...
  • 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...
  • ...all access control company profiles: AMAG Profile Avigilon Profile Brivo Profile DSX Profile Genetec Profile Honeywell NetAXS Profile Honeywell ProWatch Profile Keyscan Profile Lenel...
  • ... Integration Analytic events integrated with Genetec Security Center, but not Avigilon Control Center, ExacqVision, or Milestone XProtect. No...
  • ...  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 The exact...
  • ...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...