Genetec Valcri Criminal Investigation Software

By Zach Segal, Published Mar 09, 2021, 09:34am EST

In 2019, Genetec quietly acquired Valcri from a UK University. Recently, Wired wrote about Valcri in an investigation about "spying eyes everywhere". But what does Valcri exactly do?

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Inside this note, based on a briefing with Genetec, we examine what Valcri is, what its features are, and how it relates to the video surveillance marketplace and competitors.

Executive *******

******* **** ****** *** created ** **** ***-*********** rings *** *** ******* to * **** *******-******* investigation ******** **** ********** an ************'* **** ** one ********** *********, ** save ************* ****. **** emphasized *** ******* **** not **** ********* *** is ***** ** ** the **** ***********, ******, and ************* *** ******, not *** ** *** analysis.

****** ** ********* ******** for *** ***********, *** Genetec **** **** **** plan ** ***** *** technology ** ****** ** off-the-shelf ********** **** **** will ** **** ******* channel ********. **** ** another **** ** ******* away **** ********** ************ and ******* ******-*** ******** for ***** *********.

Valcri *******

****** ************ *€***/$****.*.-****** ********** ** ********* ********** before *************** ** ** ****. ******* **** **** the ******* *** ********* started ** **** ***-*********** rings *** ****.*. ******* ******* ********* ********* **** **** different ******* ** ***** up *************:

*** ******* ** ******* VALCRI ** ** ****** a ****** *********-***** ********* and *****-****** ********** *** criminal ************ ******** ** developing *** *********** * number ** ******** **** interface ************ **** ******** analytic ******** **** ** in ********* ********** *** spatial ******** ******** **** a ******** ******* *********** for *** *******. *** of *** *** ******** is ** ‘******* *** dots’ ** ** ******* find *** *** ****** of ******** *********** **** a **** ***** ******* and ** ***** **** together ** **** *** conclusion ***** ***** *** can ** *********.

*** ****.*. ****** ****** ******, *** ******* has *** ******* * new ****** **** ** their *** *******.

**** ***** **** *** original *.*. **** **** into **** ****** ***** Valcri *** *** *********:

Valcri ********

*********** ******** **** ******** in **** ** *********** data *** ********** ** well, ********* ** *******. They *** ** ** a ********* ********* ********,***** *** ******-**** **************, instead ** ****-**** **********. Genetec **** ****** *********/***** viewing ****-**** *******, ***** use *** ******** ******** as ******* ** ******, which ******** ******-**** ********** data *** *************. ******* told **** *** ******** connects ******** **** ******* together, **** ** ************ footage (********* ***-******* *******), crime *******, *** ************ data, ******** ************* ** put ******** ******** ******. They **** **** ****** can **** ************ **** searchable, ******* ** *** a *** ******* ********* the ************ ********, ******* customers **** *** "****-****, but *********** ****” **** sense ** ***** ****.

******* ********** *** ******* aids ***** ********, ******* of ******** **, ** doing *** ********* *** aggregation *** ******* ****** guide *** *******:

** *** *** ******** for *** ***** *******, you ****, ***** ******* the *****, ***** ******* all *** ****** *** creating ***** ********** **** the *** ******** ****. But *** ****** *** still *** *** **** that *** ******** ****** the *********.

**** **** **** ****** does *** *** *** own ********* *** ******** and ******** ****, ********* customer-provided ******, ** * way **** ** ******** with ****** ************* ** mind. ********* ***** ****** their *** **** *********** data, *** ****** **** not **** ********* **** face *********** ***** **.** **** ****** *** presenting ** ******** ******* storyboard ******** **** *** analysts **** ***** ************* into * *********** ***** for ********** ** ***** presentations.

******* ******** ** ***** pricing, *** **** ** was ********** ** ********** business ************ *****:

************* ** ****** ******** the ***** ** *** solution ******* ** *** say ** ** ******* to **** *** ***** see **** ***** ********** class ******** ************ *****.

Valcri ********

******* ****** **** **** of ******'* ******** ********* a ********* ** ******* trends, *** ******* **** that ***** * ***'* movement ********, * ******-******-**** feature *** ********* * customer's ****, *********** *******, case **** ********, * storyboard ******* ** ***** and ******* *****, *** built-in ********:

****** *********

****** ******** * ********* showing ******** **********, **** crime ** ******* ***********, broken ** ***************, **************, and ** ****. ***** numbers *** ******** ** a ********'* ******** ****** or ******** ****, *** abnormalities ** ** *** if *** ******** *** having ** ******. ******* added **** ***** *** ****** *******, such ** ******** ****** or * ******, ** have **** ******* ******* displayed.

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*** ******

******* ****** **** *** users ****** ***** **** for * ******* ** completed ******* ***** *** see *************** ***** ******** vehicles **** ****** ** by ***** *** *******. Users **** *** **** to ****** * ***** and *** ** ********* displaying *** *** ******* moved ******* *** ******* to **** **** ******** patterns.

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******** **** ******

****** ******** ******* ******** search (****, *.*., ******) that **** ***-***** **** information **** * ******* of *******, ******* ** having ** ****** **** one ************* **** * different *********. ******* ***** they ** *** *** advanced ********* **** ****** does ** ****** **** searches ** **** ** hide, *** **** ** allow ***** ** *** words ** ***********; ** searching *** "****" *** also ****** *** "********".*** *********** ** ****** down **** ********* **********, such ** **** ** crime ** ***** *** phrases.

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*********** ******

******* **** **** *********** search ** * **** to ********* *** *********** between ********* ******, **** analysts ********* **** ** base *********** **:

*********** ****** ** * way *** ******** ** visualize *** ** *** connections ******* ********* ****** of **** ********** **** a ********** **** ** crime. **'* ***********, ** that ***** **** *** analyst *** ***** ** the ********* ***** ******** to ****** ***********.

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**** *****/******* **** ********

****** **** ************* **** up **** ***** **** contain *********** ***** * case, ******* ** **************, and **** ****** ***** to ****** *** ******* cases ** ***** **** relevant ******* ** *** crime ********. ** **** pulls ** ***** ******* crimes ** ********* ********** with * *******, ******, or ******* ** *** crime. ******* **** ** then **** ***** ******* cases, ** ******* *** similar *** ********* **** were, ** ***********, ***** type, ********, ***., ******* analysts ******* ** **** up *** ***********. **** say ************* **** ******* these ***** ** ****** a ******* ** *** information ****** * **** or *** ** *****.

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******* ****** **** *** case ***** ***** ** arranged **************, ***************, ** by *** **** ***** with **** ****** **** other ******* *** ********** to ****** * *****. They *** **** ** for ********** ** **** presenting ********.

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******* **** **** *** system ** ********* *** searches *** ****** ** cases. **** ***** ** is * *********** ******, so ************* **** **** their ******** *** ******.

******* ********** **** *** underlying ********** *** *********** and ********** **** ***** be ******* ** ***** uses-case **** *** *********** with ********* **** ********* but * ******* ***** on *********** *********** *** organized **** ** **** investigations ****** ******* ******** the *******.

Requires ***** ****, ***-******* ******* *** *********** ****

****** ******** ********* ** provide ******* ****, **** accept * ******* ** data *****, *** **** Genetec ***** **** ********* with **** ******** ** they **** **, **** Genetec. ******* ****** ********* to ***** ******* ***** of **** **** ********* sources, ********* ******* ****** records, ****** ***** ****, and * ****** ************ footage, ********* ******* **** non-Genetec ******* ** ** is ******** ******. **** data ** *** ********-********, not **** *******, *** can **** **** * Genetec **********'* ************ ******. Genetec **** **** **** partners ******* **** ********** data, ****** **** **** guidance, ***** ****** **** Genetec ** ******* *** party ** ***** ** for ****:

** *** **** ** that ******* ***** **** of *** ***. ********* more ** **** ******, right? ********* **'** *** ones ****** **** *** guiding ****. ********* ****'** it ***, *** ****, their ** ********** ** really ******* ** ***** governance **** ** ******* it. *** ** ***, we *** ******* **** get ** ***** **** need ** **.

******* **** ********* **** the **** *** ** unstructured, *.* *** *********/**** to ****** ******* **** traditional *******:

** *** ** **********, unstructured, **'** *** **** organizations *** ** ** look ** **** **** have *** ******* **** are **** ****** ** PDFs ** *** ****** and ***** **** ****.

**** ***** **** *********** in *** **** ** labeled ***** **** ******* data ******* ********* ***** hard.

Kubernetes/Cloud **********

****** ** ******** ***** Kubernetes ** * ********’* private ***** *** ******** to * ********’* ****, says *******. ****** **** not ***** **** *** instead **** ****-**** ********, so ****** **** ******, like ***, **** ** be ******* ** *** customer's ********. ******* *** not ***** ************** *******, but **** *** ***** costs **** ********* **** than ***** ***** **** as **** ********:

* ******'* **** [*****/******** costs] ***********. **** ** it ***** **** ** the ****, ******* *** data ** ** * little *** **** ******, not **** **** ** hates ** ** ***** document ** *** ****, so *** **'* ********. But * *** ** that ***** **** *** governance *** *** ******* around ****.

Go ** ******

******* **** **** ****** is ***** ** *** early ******, *** **** hope ** **** ***-***-***** solutions *** ********** ***** along **** *** ****** they ********* ***** ** government ***-*****.******* **** **** ***** enterprises **** ********, ************, and ***** *** **** similar ********/******** ************** *** overwhelming ******* ** ****:

**** * ******, *** example, **** **********, **** have ***** *******, **** have ****** *** ***** [computer ***** ********], **** are ********* * ****, but **** ***** **** be ********* ** ***** own ****. **** **** like, *** ****, *** super *** **** ******** that **** ********, *** know, **** **** ********. They **** ** ******* their ****, ********* ************, they **** ** *** how ***** ** ***** moved ** ***** ********* systems.

******* ***** **** **** sell ****** ******* *********** in *** ****** ****** space.*** **** **** **** to ****** ** *** the ***** ******** ****** could ***:

*** ***** *** ********** off *** ***** *****. And **'** ****** ** move *** ******** **** from ******* *********, ******* it's ****, **'* ** absolute *********.

Ethical ********/****** ******** ***********

******* **** **** **** were ********* ** ******, mentioning **** ***** ****** Canadian ***, *** ******* sells ********** ** ***** Arabia, ***** ****** ******* concerns.**** ***** *****, ******* told **** *** *-** without ****** ** *** People’s ******** ** *****, was ***** ******* ******** base *** **** **** follow******** ***:

** ****** **** ** a **** ** **** basis, *** ** *** be **** ******** **** Canadian ********** *** ** sold.

**** ******** ***** ****** that *** **** ******* of ***** ***** ****** violations ******* ****** *****,******* *************, *** ******.***** ****** ***** ******* Saudi ****** ******* ********* prisoners (********* ********), ****** laws, *** ***** ** migrant *******. ******* ************* state ***** ****** *********** uses *** ***** ******* for ***** **********, ********** against ********* **********:

*** *********** **** *** death ******* ***********, ******** out ****** ** ********** for * ***** ** crimes, ********* **** ********. Some ******, **** ** them ******* ** *** country’s ***’* ********, **** executed ********* ******* ****** trials.

***** ************ ***/*** ** *** EIU********* ***** ******/*** ** *** *** world***** ******* *****.******* ********* ** ****’* further ********* ***** ***** Arabia ** ********* **** sold ******** ** ***** Arabia, *** **** ***** had *** **** *** demand *** ****** *** reaffirmed ***** ********** ** Canadian ***:

******* *** ******** ** Saudi ******, ******* ** have *** *** ****** for **** ******* *****. Genetec ******** *** ***** regulations *** ** *** Canadian **********.

Competitors ** ******

**** ** * ***** space ******* ** ****'* expertise, ******'* ** ******* ********** *** *********** ************* ******* **** ****** was ****** *** ******* to ************* ******** ** competition. ***'* ** ******* software ** ** *********** solution **** ********** ****** for ******* ************* ***-***** as ******. ****** ****** which ******* **** **** not ** ******** ** use *********, ** **** it ****** ******** ********* for ******** ** ******** to *********** **** *********** and *************. *******, ** have *** ****** **** IBM ***** ** ** tested ****** ********.

******* ********** ************* ******** ***** BI *** ******* ** competitors, *** **** *** space *** *** ** it *** **** ** define ** *** *** their *********** ***.

***** *** ** ***** competitors **** ** ******* of *** ** ** not **** *** ******** of *** *******.

Limited ******

***** ******* **** **** they ******* ******* ******** benefit **** ****** *** that **** **** ** sell ** ***-***-***** ******** to * ******* ** customers, ******* ********* ** those **** ** *** run ****** ************** *** not *** ******** **** the **********. ** **** combines **** ** ***-************ data, *** **** ***-***** could ******* ** ************ data ** ***. *******, the ********** *** ******* specifically *** ****** ***-*****, which **** ********* ******* is ******** **** *** more ** *********** *********** instead ** ********** ************. When ***** ***** ****, Genetec **** **** **** constantly ********* *** ********* and **** **** *** constantly ******** ***** *****:

** [*******] **** ***** content ** **** ** one ****. ****'* *** we ********* *** ******* platform ******** ******** ****** control *****, *** ********* number ***** ***********. *** that *** * **** time ***, **** *** in *** *****. *** we're ******** ****** * bigger **** *** *** we *** ***** ******** data ******* *** ******** of **** ** *** benefit ** *** ******* into *** ******* ** citizens ** ******.

Competitors ** ******* ******

***** ~**% ** ***** surveillance ******** *** ******** to ** ********** ** such ********, ** ** not ****** ****** ** have * ***** ******. However, *** *** ******* 1% ** ******** **** have ******** ************* ***** this ***** ** ** important ************** ******* ************ video *** ****** ********* that ** *** ***** such ************.

***** ** ** *** know *** *********** ******** of **** ************* ******** niche, ** ** *** know *** **** ** hard ***** ** ** for ******* ****** ** partner **** ****** ** Valcri.

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