Genetec Access Control Security Center 5.5 Release

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 26, 2016

Inside, we examine Genetec's new Access Control features in Security Center 5.5.

  • Enhanced AD and 'Universal Groups'
  • New, Single screen Server Admin page
  • New Email Camera Snapshots
  • Add GPS Object Locations on Maps
  • New Global I/O and Antipassback Support
  • Unused Credential/Cardholder Expiration
  • Mandatory Encryption for Mercury and Assa IP locks

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HTML5 *******

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