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06/03/2020

Genetec to showcase latest innovations at ISC West

Montreal, Canada

At ISC West coming up later this month in Las Vega, Genetec will unveil a new version of Security Center, the company’s open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. Genetec will also showcase the latest version of Genetec Clear ID , its physical identity and access management (PIAM) system, and Genetec Sipelia, its unified communications module.

Security Center 5.9 offers stronger protection against video tampering and unauthorised export. It also helps administrators maintain their system more efficiently and reinforces the unification of communications with security systems.

Video recorded in or exported from Security Center Omnicast, the video surveillance system in Security Center, can now be signed using the EdDSA digital signature scheme. This provides stronger protection against tampering and fraud. Video watermarking can also be enforced on all live feeds and footage exported from Security Center. With the username, hostname, and camera name overlaid, all footage can be traced back to its origin to create a strong deterrent against unauthorised external video sharing.

Also available with Security Center 5.9 is the latest version of the Sipelia unified communications management module which introduces the ability to broadcast audio messages to groups of SIP devices directly from the security monitoring interface. With Sipelia version 2.9, operators can send pre-recorded or live audio messages to all devices in pre-defined paging group, speeding up response and coordination. And since Sipelia works with integrated intercom systems and SIP devices, users can broadcast messages to a wide range of devices, including intercoms, door stations, and VOIP phones.

Because keeping track of new firmware for edge devices is time-consuming, system reports in version 5.9 can now tell users if they are using the latest firmware available for their access control interfaces and controllers.

Genetec, will also showcase Genetec Clear ID, a self-service physical identity and access management (PIAM) system that manages access rights and enforces security policies to help make organisations more efficient, compliant and secure. From corporate offices to highly-regulated multinationals in the oil, gas, mining, and petrochemical industries, Clear ID removes the day-to-day complexities of managing individual cardholders, access rights, and visitors.

Guided by an organisation's existing policies, ClearID automates workflows and self-service capabilities to enable a more fluid, efficient working environment for everyone - without compromising security. By automating access rights management, Clear ID reduces bottlenecks related to managing employee and visitor access requests. Cumbersome and time-consuming paperwork related to granting people access to facilities or specific work areas can be streamlined with automated workflows allowing employees to make on-demand requests in the online portal. This means that managing day-to-day access needs, meeting compliance conditions, and ensuring policy updates become a more automated process.


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