Genetec Ships AutoVu Pay-by-Plate Sync Feature Targeted for the Parking Enforcement Industry

Montreal, July 16, 2013 - Genetec™, a pioneer in the physical security industry and a leading provider of world-class unified IP security solutions, is now shipping its new Pay-by-Plate Sync feature for AutoVu, the license plate recognition (LPR) system of Security Center, the company’s unified security platform. The Genetec AutoVu Pay-by-Plate Sync feature offers an open-architecture approach that simplifies the process of creating an end-to-end pay-by-plate (PBP) solution, allowing customers to select and integrate different parking systems that are otherwise non-compatible; including parking and permit management systems, parking meters and pay-by-phone solutions.

Many parking-payment systems are not designed to be compatible or to integrate with disparate systems, and often have little-to-no levels of integration. By acting as a central aggregating database, AutoVu Pay-by-Plate Sync uses the license plate number as the key identifier, and works with a wide variety of parking permit types, including residential permits, university semester permits, employee permits and shared permits, as well as transient parking transactions from pay stations and pay-by-phone systems.

Genetec AutoVu supports the following parking technology suppliers: T2 Systems, Cale, Parkmobile, Parkeon, Aparc Systems, Digital Payment Technologies, PayByPhone and Global Parking Solutions. Additional partner integrations that leverage the Genetec open platform architecture are being added in the coming months.

"Genetec AutoVu Pay-by-Plate Sync was designed to help our customers integrate, unify, and automate their parking systems in the most efficient and cost effective way for easy management, administration, and use for both the vendor and customer," said Chris Yigit, Senior Product Manager for AutoVu at Genetec.

The new AutoVu Pay-by-Plate Sync feature is already being deployed at several customer installations, due to go live by end of summer 2013.

About Genetec AutoVu

Backed by 15 years of technology innovation, AutoVu is the most accurate, reliable and easy-to-use LPR system for parking enforcement. Field-proven, and chosen by municipalities, universities and parking facility operators around the world, Genetec AutoVu LPR helps improve productivity and cut operational costs.
The AutoVu LPR system automates license plate reading and identification, making it easier for organizations to enforce parking restrictions. With powerful features such as digital wheel imaging for automatic tire-chalking and shared-permit enforcement support, the AutoVu system captures license plate characters, vehicle images, time stamps and GPS coordinates, which decreases the number of parking ticket disputes and increases compliance.

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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