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Axis, Citilog and Genetec showcase innovative traffic management solutions at ITS World Congress 2018

Axis Communications, Citilog and Genetec converge at ITS World Congress 2018 to showcase best-of-breed technology that is making roads safer, smarter and more sustainable Axis Communications, the market provider of network video technology, will be showcasing alongside Citilog and Genetec a best-of-breed traffic management solution to help ease congestion and identify traffic collisions in real-time at ITS World Congress 2018. The event, which takes place Copenhagen, is one of the most importan...

What are the obstacles to adoption of mobile credentials for access control?

Using a smart phone as an access control credential is an idea whose time has come – or has it? The flexible uses of smart phones are transforming our lives in multiple ways, and the devices are replacing everything from our alarm clocks to our wallets to our televisions. However, the transformation from using a card to using a mobile credential for access control is far from a no-brainer for many organisations, which obstacles to a fast or easy transition. We asked this week’s Exper...

Optex demonstrates outdoor and residenctial detection technologies at Security Essen 2018

Optex are preparing for a busy Security Essen show, where the sensor technologies company will demonstrate how the different detection technologies can improve security systems. Optex are showcasing new firmware for 2D Lidar scanners, with models now ranging from less than 20m to a 100m pre-warning zone, along with a new PIR to add to our outdoor intrusion range. For residential applications, they will be exhibiting the newly launched Shield PIR series that feature a volumetric 12m 90-degree m...

Panasonic to demonstrate facial recognition technology with Genetec Security Center at Security Essen 2018

Panasonic, global provider of facial recognition solutions, will showcase its technology features in the Genetec stand (Hall 5, Booth #G30) at Security ESSEN 2018, the world’s most important trade fair for security in Germany. As a technology partner in the Genetec ecosystem, Panasonic will demonstrate the benefits of facial recognition with Genetec Security Center, engineered to benefit end-users with innovative solutions for security camera analytics. FacePRO facial recognition system F...

AnyVision announces technology integration with Genetec allowing direct integration to end users

AnyVision, the provider of design and development of artificial intelligence and recognition platforms, announces a new technology integration relationship with Genetec, a technology company with a portfolio of solutions encompassing unified security, intelligence and operations. This strategic relationship will allow AnyVision end users to directly integrate into Genetec technology, including its video management software (VMS). AnyVision’s solution will allow Genetec to offer expanded s...

What is driving the growth of cloud systems in physical security?

The physical security industry is embracing the cloud in a big way. Cloud-based systems – which involve accessing a shared pool of information technology resources via the Internet – are much higher-profile in the video and access control markets, and large and small companies are getting on the cloud bandwagon. We asked this week's Expert Panel Roundtable: What factors are contributing to growth in cloud systems in the security market?

What is the value of physical security data?

We are living in the age of Big Data, and businesses are inundated with large volumes of data every day. Success depends on capturing, analysing and ultimately transforming that data into information and intelligence that can be used to improve the business. So, it is with today's physical access control and video systems, too, which also generate unprecedented levels of data. But how can we make the data useful to end users and how can they realise its full value? We asked this week's Expert Pa...

WaveLynx announces strategic integration alliance with Genetec for reselling access control products and LEAF operable solutions

WaveLynx Technologies, a developer and manufacturer of customizable physical security devices and credentials, announces a strategic integration alliance with Genetec Inc., which will serve as a reseller of WaveLynx access control products and LEAF operable solutions.  Genetec develops open-architecture software, hardware and cloud-based services for the IP physical security and public safety industry serving enterprise and government organizations via a network of resellers, certified cha...

Vanderbilt announces integration of SPC intrusion panels with Genetec Security Center

Vanderbilt, global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, and Genetec Inc., global open-architecture, unified IP security solutions firm, announced an integration partnership. Vanderbilt – Genetec integration This strategic relationship is developed through the integration of Vanderbilt SPC intrusion panels with Genetec Security Center. This certified integration will benefit end-users with centralised monitoring, control, and reporting of information and events from the Vanderbi...

Genetec unveils Security Essen 2018 show lineup

Genetec Inc., global manufacturer of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced its show lineup for Security Essen 2018. In its 21st year of delivering global innovation for physical IP security, Genetec will demonstrate Security Center, its scalable, open-architecture security platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR), communications, and analytics. Genetec will also feature its family of...

Genetec releases File Request feature for Clearance making it easier for public to upload crime evidence

Genetec, a provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions announces the new ‘File Request’ feature for its Clearance digital evidence management system. The feature is designed to make it easy for the general public and private businesses to contribute to crime-solving efforts by sharing relevant video and photos from their cell phones and surveillance systems with law enforcement agencies.  The new feature is simple to use: investi...

What’s new “on the edge” of security and video surveillance systems?

By definition, an edge device is an entry point to a network. In the physical security industry, edge devices are the cameras, sensors, access controllers, readers and other equipment that provide information to the IP networks that drive today’s systems. In the Internet of Things (IoT), edge computing refers to an increasing role of edge devices to process data where it is created instead of sending it across a network to a data center or the cloud. In our market, edge computing takes the...