Genetec Security Center 5.12

The new version brings map enhancement and authentication features, as well as automation. With this update, Genetec Shift to a continuous software delivery model.

Genetec has made an update to its main Unified Security Platform, Security Center. With a shift to a continuous delivery approach, the version 5.12 It marks a new era in how customers can stay up-to-date with the latest platform features and updates.

“The rapidly changing security landscape is driving the need for rapid innovation. By adopting a continuous delivery model, We can deliver new features and security updates more consistently with less disruption to customers, while maintaining the scale of our innovation strategy", Explains Christian Morin, Vice President of Product Engineering and Chief Security Officer, Genetec.

The latest version of Security Center also brings many new features, including improvements to maps and authentication, with higher levels of efficiency.

Genetec Security Center 5.12

Map Improvements

Security Center 5,12 Brings improvements to maps, Including a new map widget for dashboards and optimized zoom, Providing a smoother experience for operators, particularly in large city or multi-site deployments.

With the new map widgets, Operators can create monitoring mini-tasks in their dashboards. They can place map cameras on empty tiles to view videos and search for features of interest. The improved zoom feature now shows or hides layers depending on how much you zoom in or out. This helps operators see only what is important at their current zoom level, Avoiding clutter.

For example, When he walks away, Doors and intrusion zones can be concealed, allowing operators to focus on cameras and LPR units at first glance. Hidden features will respawn when operators approach the level of the individual building.


Security Center has also added configuration enhancements for authentication services. These include a new wizard that guides users through the setup process, a troubleshooting window to help detect and diagnose problems, and a test window to check that everything is working properly before deploying it to production.

These enhancements help simplify an otherwise complicated system setup and reduce some of the uncertainty in the process so system integrators can get the system up and running more quickly.

Exceeding efficiency levels

As part of its continuous delivery model, The latest version of Security Center lays the groundwork for ambitious new platform features that will significantly simplify configuration, System Management & Auditing. This will benefit both customers looking to lighten the load on day-to-day activities and those managing large and complex installations.

These new features, to be introduced over the course of 2024, Enable advanced workflow activities, allowing operators to focus on the tasks that need their attention.

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By • 28 Dec, 2023
• Section: Systems control, Computer security, Video surveillance