Genetec Security Center 5.9 Release Examined

By: Sean Patton, Published on Feb 06, 2020

Genetec released the next major version of Security Center, less than a year after version 5.8. This also follows no Genetec major releases in 2018.

In this note, we examine this update, with feedback from Genetec, and review key features and issues with the release.

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Genetec - "*******" ****** **** *.*

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Less ******** ******** ****** ****** - ****-**** ******* *******

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*** ******* ******* *****, "Continuous ***********" (**), **** not ******:

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Video ************ ******

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******* **** ******** ******** of ******** ****** **** an *** *********, ***** was **** ****** *** not ** *********.

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