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BCD releases Dell IDRAC plug-in for Genetec Security Center

October 1, 2020SSN Staff

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.—BCD International today released its Harmonize Conductor iDRAC plugin, which integrates with the core Genetec Security Center platform. Built on the Genetec SDK platform, the BCD Conductor leverages many advantages that are found within Security Center such as the creation of entities, event-to-actions, and role fail-over. BCD Conductor enhances the user experience by introducing virtual machine management while staying true to the Genetec platform. BCD’s Harmonize...

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Genetec, Intel collaborate on e-book to help public safety organizations

August 14, 2020SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL—To help public safety organizations navigate options and evaluate different technologies during the global health crisis, Genetec and Intel have co-authored “Enhancing Public Safety: Considerations for building safer, smarter cities.”   “In many cities, we often see stakeholders who are not collaborating with one another,” Bob Carter, commercial head, Justice & Public Safety and Cities at Genetec Inc, said in the announcement. “Working in silos can lead to breakdowns in...

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Genetec breaks silence on patent trolls

August 11, 2020SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL—“We don’t negotiate payment with patent trolls,” Pierre Racz, president of Genetec Inc., said, as the company announced that a patent infringement lawsuit initiated by a non-practicing entity (NPE) was withdrawn by the NPE at an early stage in the proceedings. In a rare result, the NPE paid an undisclosed sum to Genetec.Genetec understands that legal attacks from NPEs are an unfortunate part of the technology business, representing a reported 90 percent of high-tech patent litigation...

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Genetec's live virtual trade show, Connect'DX

April 14, 2020SSN Staff

MONTRAL—Genetec will be live streaming a three-day digital experience, bringing its technology and expertise directly to physical security professionals worldwide in multiple languages across multiple time zones. Known as Connect'DX, this online event will take place April 20-22, 2020; click here to register. “Our team looks forward to bringing Genetec solutions directly to the customer,” Andrew Elvish, vice president of marketing, Genetec said in the announcement. “Though...

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Monitoring Matters

Looking back to look forward at ISC West 2020

February 26, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Having had the privilege of attending three shows during February, I've heard this phrase most: “It's hard to believe that ISC West is already here!” And, quite frankly, I couldn't agree more! As I think back to last year's ISC West, there were three key trends that resonated with me: 1. deep learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML); 2. video doorbells; and 3. RMR for integrators. Last year, right after ISC West, I reached out to some experts to gather their thoughts...

ABP Technology, AI, Alula, artificial intelligence, deep learning, DMP, Frees, Genetec, LifeSafety Power, Machine Learning

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Genetec shares its top physical security trends for 2020

January 9, 2020SSN Staff

MONTRAL—Genetec recently shared its top 5 predictions for the physical security industry in 2020, which include AI, facial recognition, physical identity management, blockchain and cybersecurity.AI: separating facts from fictionWhile artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a household term, it's far from being a household reality. While machines are making huge steps forward, they are not capable of thinking or acting like humans. What they are really good at, however, is combing through...

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Genetec strengthens its access control offering

August 14, 2019SSN Staff

MONTRAL—Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that it is now offering multiple FICAM-(Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management) certified options for its Security Center Synergis access control system.In a market that has been traditionally weighed down by limited solutions that are often proprietary, these new options offer nonproprietary, open-architecture choices to efficiently validate...

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Montreal montage: a collection of moments from Genetec's 2019 Press Summit

July 24, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Montreal—Just last week, I was enjoying cool temperatures, great food and Canadian hospitality while learning about Genetec and hot topics in security. And, while two days filled with continuous learning and fun is a blur, I gleaned some amazing insights into the world of today's security landscape.Starting off at Genetec's Headquarters, approximately 30 international journalists from Brazil, Canada, Columbia, France, Germany, Mexico City, Sweden, the U.K. and the U.S. gathered in a conference...

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Genetec takes top global VMS vendor position, IHS reports

June 19, 2019SSN Staff

MONTRAL—Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, was named the world's No. 1 vendor of Video Management Systems (VMS), according to a recent report published by global research firm IHS Markit. IHS-reported results from 2015-2018 also point to the company sustaining a 24.1 percent CAGR (compound annual growth rate) for the past 3 years in this category.In the Americas, Genetec remains the leading VMS manufacturer...

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Vintra integrates AI-powered video analytics with Genetec's Security Center platform

May 23, 2019SSN Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Vintra, maker of video analytics powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence, announced their proprietary FulcrumAI deep learning video analytics solution is integrated with Genetec Security Center to deliver real-time, total-environment intelligence from any camera source, fixed or mobile.Having built FulcrumAI from the ground up, Vintra has optimized its machine learning models to take advantage of the latest GPU hardware and acceleration techniques. The solution...

AI, artificial intelligence, deep learning, FulcrumAI, Genetec, Jordan Jaumeau, Patrick Vermont, Security Center, Vintra

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