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Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

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Security Center 5.9
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Security Center

Security Center is a truly unified platform that blends IP video surveillance, access control, license plate recognition, intrusion detection, and communications within one intuitive and modular solution. By taking advantage of a unified approach to security, your organization becomes more efficient, makes better decisions, and responds to situations and threats with greater confidence.

The Security Center unified security platform provides the following:
  • One platform controlling and managing video/access/ALPR edge devices.
  • One user interface for monitoring, reporting, and managing events and alarms for video surveillance, access control, and ALPR - Security Desk.
  • One user interface for configuring video surveillance, access control, and ALPR - Config Tool.
  • Unified live video viewing with video searches and video playback.

Security Center features are divided into four main categories: Common, Video surveillance (Omnicast), Access control (Synergis), and License plate recognition (AutoVu™).

Common/Core features

  • Alarm management
  • Zone management
  • Federation
  • Intrusion panel integration
  • Report management
  • Schedule and scheduled task management
  • User and user group management
  • Windows Active Directory integration
  • Programmable automated system behavior

Omnicast – Video surveillance features

  • Full camera configuration and management
  • View live and playback video from all cameras
  • Full PTZ control using the PC or CCTV keyboard, or on screen using the mouse
  • Digital zoom
  • Motion detection
  • Bookmark any important scene to ease future video archive search and retrieval
  • Save and print video snapshots
  • Search video by alarm, bookmark, event, motion, or date and time
  • View all cameras on independent or synchronized timelines
  • Visual tracking: follow individuals or moving objects across different cameras
  • Export video
  • Protect video against accidental deletion
  • Protect video against tampering by using digital signatures
  • Protect privacy of individuals in video

Synergis™ – Access control features

  • Cardholder management
  • Credential management
  • Visitor management
  • Door management
  • Access rule management
  • People counting

AutoVu™ – Automatic License plate recognition (ALPR) features

  • Fixed and mobile (with Genetec Patroller™) ALPR solution management
  • Automatic identification of stolen (or scofflaw) vehicles
  • Enforcement of city parking regulations (not involving permits)
  • Enforcement of parking lot regulations (involving permits)
  • License plate inventory in large parking facilities