Genetec Expands Security Center Plugin and Device Ecosystem

Latest Software Release Provides Support for Over 80 New Video Devices and Updated Plugins for Access Control, Perimeter and Intrusion Detection and Video Wall Integration

Montreal, January 27, 2014 - Genetec™, a leading provider of unified IP security solutions, announced today that the latest service release of Security Center (5.2 SR4) provides integration with over 80 new video devices from 13 technology partners, including many new models from Arecont, Axis Communications, Samsung, Sony and Vivotek. The release follows the launch of new Security Center plugins for partner solutions including Software House C•CURE 9000 access control, Barco CMS video wall, Southwest MicroPoint perimeter detection devices and DSC PowerSeries intrusion panels.

Available now for download to all Security Center 5.2 customers and to those with an active software maintenance agreement (SMA), this service release provides customers access to new software updates and feature options, with support for many of the latest edge devices on the market.

Security Center 5.2 SR4 provides support for a number of new encoders, including the Axis M7016 and P7216, offering analog customers highly cost-effective 16-channel encoder options. The release also integrates with a large number of new megapixel IP cameras from Genetec technology partners, including support for additional models of Arecont SurroundVideo® panoramic cameras.

The number of Security Center technology partners also continues to grow with the addition of a number of new and updated 3rd party plugins. The recently updated Software House C•CURE 9000 access control plugin for Security Center provides bidirectional integration between the two systems, enabling operators to monitor C•CURE alarms, and other information within Security Center, and view access control events with their associated video as well as video Security Center video from the C•CURE workstations. A new Barco CMS plugin provides the seamless management of Barco video walls from Security Center, allowing operators to display and remotely control tile layouts and cameras on video walls through simple drag-and-drop.

Integration with Southwest Microwave INTREPID MicroPoint Cable and MicroPoint II perimeter fence detection systems offers customers a field-proven interface enabling operators to receive alarms from perimeter fences and monitor surveillance video associated with events from Security Center. Security Center also adds support for a new intrusion detection partner, the PowerSeries 1864 intrusion panel from DSC."Through collaboration with Genetec technology partners, we are able to deliver frequent updates and integrations to Security Center and provide our customers access to the latest technologies," said Jimmy Palatsoukas, Senior Manager of Product Marketing at Genetec.  "Our unified security platform allows end users to take advantage of our partners' security capabilities through a single intuitive application."

About Genetec

Genetec Inc. is an innovative technology company with a broad solutions portfolio that encompasses security, intelligence, and operations. The company's flagship product, Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. Genetec also develops cloud-based solutions and services designed to improve security, and contribute new levels of operational intelligence for governments, enterprises, transport, and the communities in which we live. Founded in 1997, and headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Genetec serves its global customers via an extensive network of resellers, integrators, certified channel partners, and consultants in over 80 countries.

For more information about Genetec, visit: genetec.com

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