Genetec Launches Community Connect Examined

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Sep 14, 2017

Genetec has done best in large-scale, enterprise systems and relatively worse in smaller systems such as SMB.

Now, Genetec is launching their Community Connect that claims to "facilitate public-private collaboration to improve urban safety":

How will this 'Connect' work with Genetec systems across 'public' and 'private' spaces, including SMBs? How will it impact Genetec's strategic positioning.

Based on feedback from Genetec, IPVM examines Connect, its market approach and impact on rivals, including Milestone and Hikvision inside.

******* *** **** **** ** *****-*****, ********** ******* *** ********** worse ** ******* ******* **** ** ***.

***, ******* ** ********* ************** *********** ****** ** "********** ******-******* ************* ** ******* ***** ******":

*** **** **** '*******' **** **** ******* ******* ****** '******' and '*******' ******, ********* ****? *** **** ** ****** *******'* strategic ***********.

***** ** ******** **** *******, **** ******** *******, *** ****** approach *** ****** ** ******, ********* ********* *** ********* ******.

[***************]

Community ******* ********

********* ** *******, ********* ******* ** * ********* *******, *** not ** ******** *******. *** **** ******** ****** ********* ******* is *******'*********** ***** *********************. ********** ****** *** ***** ********** ** *** * ***** number ** ******* ** *******'* ***** ******. ********** ******* *******'* city **** ******* ******* ******** ****** ** ********* *** ******* to ******* ******* ** **********.

Marketing ****

******* ********* ********* ******* ** ** ********* ** ***********************, ***** *** ******** "******* *** *********** **********" **** *** company.*******'* ******* ************ *** ** *** **** ******* ******** ** **** ******.

******** *** ********* ** * "******* ********** ******** *** **** leaders, *********, ********** *** *********". ******* ***** ********* *********** ******* provides **** ******* ***/** ***** ******** ******* **** **** ******* on ***** ***********, ******* *** ******** ***** ******** ** *******/******* technology ***********, *** ******* ********* ** **** **** *** *******.

Wide ****** **** ***********

******* *** ****** ** **** ***********. *** **** ********* **** is ***** ** ******* *** *** *******, ****** ******* ***** not ******* ****, ********** ******* ** *************** **********. ***** **** deployments ********* *** *** **** ******** ******* ******** **** *** customers ********* ** *** ***** ******** ** *******'* ****** *******.

Top - **** ********

***** **** *********** ** *** *** *** ******* ******* ***** down ** ***** ****. **** * **** ************ ** * VMS, *** *** ********* ******* * *** ********** ********* *** public ****** *** ********. ***** **************** **** ***** ***/********* ** not ****** / **********, ******* *** ***** *** *** ******** to *** **** *** ********** *** ****'* *** ** ***** businesses. *** **** ******** **** ***** **** ** ****** ******* and ******* ** ******* ** *** *********, *** ********* ******** likewise.

Local ****** *****

**** ********, ********** *******'* **** *******, ******* ******* ** *** significantly ******* ********** ******** *** ** *** ********* ** ***** able ** *********** *** ****** ******* **** *** ******* **** system. **** ****** **** '*******' *******, **** ********* ***** *** Genetec ********* **** ****, ********* **** ***** **** ******** ** critical ************** **** ******* **** **** ***********. *** '*********' ******* will ****** ****** **** ** **** * ******* ****** ** smaller ******** ***** **** ** ****** *** ********** ***** ****** rather **** ******* ** ******** ****** *******.

Major ********* ** *****

***************** ******** ***** ***** ********* ******** *** **** *************, *** **** under ***** *** ******, ******* **** ****** ******** *** ************ services. ***** ********* *** *** **** ********** ********, *** *** effectively "********* *******" *******, ******** *** **** ******** ** ********** local ********** **** *** ********* ******** **********.

Downside *** ********* / ***********

*** ***** ******** *** *** ********* **** **** '*******' ** that ** ****** *******'* ********** ********, ***** ** ************* **** expensive **** **** ********* ********* **** *********** **** **** **** could ********* *** **** *** *** ****** ** *******'* *** Hikvision, ***.

Vs *********

********* ** ******** ** ** **** ** **** '*********'. ********, Hikvision **** **** ** *** *** ************'* ******* *** / ********* *************** ********* *** ***** **** ** ******* ** **********, ********* will ** *********** ******* ***. *******, **** ** ***** ******* to *** ****** ** ******* ***** ******* *** ********* **** program.

Vs *********

********* ** ************ *** ***** ****-*** *****. ** *** ******, ** ******* ********* ***** *** * similar ******** ********** ***** *** ****-**** ******** ******* **** ****** Arcus ***** ********.

OpenEye ******* *******

****** *** ********** **** * ********* ****, ********* ******** ********* * ******* ******** ***** ***** ********* *** cloud ************** ** **** **********.

Vs ***** *********

***** ***** *** **** ******* ******* ********, ****** ** ***** applications *** ******* *******. ** ********** ************** ** *** **** Community *******, ******* **** *** *** ******* **** ***** ***** providers ** ******* ***** *******, *** ******* ******* ** * more ******** "********" ******** ** ********** ***** *** ********* ****** response *******. **** ******** **** ** ********* **** ***** ****** but **** ** ****** ** ******* ***** **** **** ******* secured *** **** **** ******.

Comments (2)

******* ****** ******* ******** *** ****.

****** **** **** *** **...

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

Hanwha Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (PNM-7000VD) on Oct 18, 2018
Hanwha has introduced their first dual-imager model, the PNM-7000VD, a twin 1080p model featuring independently positionable sensors and a snap-in...
Knightscope Winning Investors, Struggling With Growth on Oct 16, 2018
While Knightscope's new financials show the company only winning 11 new customers in the past 12 months, the company continues to win new...
Integrator Laptop Guide on Oct 16, 2018
This 18-page guide provides guidance and statistics about integrator laptop use. 150 integrators explained to IPVM in detail about their laptops,...
Huawei Admits AI "Bubble" on Oct 16, 2018
A fascinating article from the Chinese government's Global Times: Huawei’s AI ambition to reshape industries. While the Global Times talks about...
Amazon Touts Home Security Market Disruption on Oct 15, 2018
Amazon is coming for ADT and all of home security. Indeed, Amazon is advertising this as, in their own words, calling home security a: Inside...
Mysterious Patent Troll 'Secure Cam' Targets Industry, Sues Hanwha, Hikvison, JCI, Panasonic, More on Oct 11, 2018
A company named "Secure Cam," who is actively hiding their ownership, has acquired a slew of video patents and is systematically suing video...
Security System Health Monitoring Usage Statistics 2018 on Oct 09, 2018
How well and quickly do integrators know if devices are offline or broken? New IPVM statistics show that typically no health monitoring is...
IACP 2018 Police Show Final Report on Oct 08, 2018
IPVM went to Orlando to cover the 2018 IACP conference, the country's largest police show (about as big as ASIS), examining the 700+...
Evidence Of Hikvision's Involvement With Xinjiang IJOP And Re-Education Camps on Oct 02, 2018
IPVM reveals as-yet unreported details about Hikvision’s activities in Xinjiang - a region of China where massive human rights abuses are being...
ASIS GSX 2018 Mixed Manufacturer Reviews With Declining Overall Attendance on Oct 02, 2018
ASIS GSX 2018 show drew 9% fewer total registrants, however, it gained 15% more paid registrations, according to ASIS. In this note, we look...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Startup SafePass Profile on Oct 19, 2018
A major problem with visitor management is that the systems mostly require adhesive printed paper labels and paper logs, creating waste and an...
China Is Not A Security Megatrend, Says SIA on Oct 19, 2018
The US Security Industry Association has released its 10 "Security Megatrends" for 2019. SIA declares that these megatrends, such as "Advanced...
Hanwha Dual Imager Dome Camera Tested (PNM-7000VD) on Oct 18, 2018
Hanwha has introduced their first dual-imager model, the PNM-7000VD, a twin 1080p model featuring independently positionable sensors and a snap-in...
Camera Height / Blind Spot Added to IPVM Camera Calculator on Oct 18, 2018
IPVM has added camera height and blind spot estimation to the Camera Calculator. This is especially helpful for those who need to mount cameras up...
Axis Strong US Growth, Flat EMEA - Q3 2018 Financials on Oct 18, 2018
This spring, Axis had its best financials in many years (see Axis Strong Q2 2018 Results). However, over the summer, Axis had many products sold...
Best Alternatives to Banned Dahua and Hikvision on Oct 17, 2018
With the US government ban and a growing number of users banning Dahua and Hikvision, one key question is what to use for low cost? While Dahua and...
Video Quality / Compression Tutorial on Oct 17, 2018
While CODECs, like H.264, H.265, and MJPEG, get a lot of attention, a camera's 'quality' or compression setting has a big impact on overall...
Knightscope Winning Investors, Struggling With Growth on Oct 16, 2018
While Knightscope's new financials show the company only winning 11 new customers in the past 12 months, the company continues to win new...
Integrator Laptop Guide on Oct 16, 2018
This 18-page guide provides guidance and statistics about integrator laptop use. 150 integrators explained to IPVM in detail about their laptops,...
Huawei Admits AI "Bubble" on Oct 16, 2018
A fascinating article from the Chinese government's Global Times: Huawei’s AI ambition to reshape industries. While the Global Times talks about...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact