New Genetec Clearance camera registry facilitates video sharing between businesses and public safety agencies

Helps investigators resolve incidents and close cases faster

Montreal, October 10, 2019 - Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence today announced the new camera registry module for Genetec Clearance™, a digital evidence management system that facilitates collaboration between public safety agencies, corporate security departments, businesses, and the public.

Video evidence is an invaluable tool to help investigators review events and solve crimes. However, the process of retrieving recorded evidence from surveillance cameras deployed by cities and private businesses located nearby an incident is cumbersome and time-consuming. This can lead to delays in an investigation and increase the risk of evidence being missed.

The new camera registry module in Genetec Clearance™ simplifies the video request process and improves collaboration between businesses and public safety agencies. Organizations can share a registry of the cameras they’ve deployed —including surveillance cameras, body cameras, and on-board recorders from different manufacturers— to allow authorized users to rapidly identify cameras of interest and request video to assist in an investigation.

The ability for administrators to customize request forms and their required approval workflow also ensures protocols are followed when releasing video to a requesting party. Once a request is approved, encrypted recordings can automatically be sent to an authorized investigation, while also maintaining the chain of evidence. Genetec Clearance supports a variety of video codecs, so recipients can easily review recordings from a web browser without having to download and install a separate video player.

“The Genetec Clearance camera registry allows organizations to reduce the time to fulfill access requests and share video evidence between stakeholders operating across different systems, departments, and jurisdictions,” said Erick Ceresato, Genetec Product Manager. “The technology allows organizations to maximize the use of their staffing and provides investigators faster access to evidence to help enhance their response, and focus on public safety within their communities.”

For more information about Genetec Clearance and the new camera registry module, please visit: https://www.genetec.com/clearance

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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