Genetec teams up with Microsoft at Smart City Expo World Congress


Genetec teamed up with Microsoft for the Smart City Expo World Congress, at Fira Barcelona. Evolutions in smart technology, sensors and cloud connectivity have transformed the options available to those responsible for urban planning. However, without a unified platform to combine and make sense of all this data, there is a danger of creating management inefficiency and information overload. Not to mention the risk of introducing exposure to new privacy and cyber security-related vulnerabilities.

The Genetec justice & public safety portfolio addresses this by centralising the management of all city-wide security technology through a single unified platform. Operators can manage all their security cameras, automatic licence plate recognition, and other sensors through one application, with customised dashboards and access rights for individual employees, control room teams and governmental bodies. They can leverage the cloud to facilitate video and evidence sharing for public and private partnerships and drive efficiencies associated with the secure, audited, collection and sharing of evidence.

“We look forward to collaborating with the governments and organisations that are actively engaged in creating safer, greener and more efficient urban spaces,” says Rafael Martin, Sales Director Southern Europe Genetec Inc. “Alongside Microsoft, we’ll be demonstrating our most cutting-edge urban innovations, all which come with privacy and cyber security from the outset.

As part of its presence on the Microsoft stand, Genetec will deliver two expert talks on leveraging technology to help solve some of public safety’s biggest challenges. The first will cover the benefits of the cloud for delivering resilient and secure technology, and the second will discuss traffic management, smart parking, and the enforcement of Low Emission Zones (LEZs).