BioConnect and Genetec Combine Industry Expertise to Build Innovative Access Control Solution for the Banking Industry

Both BioConnect and Genetec have worked well together in the past years securing physical access with biometric access control hardware and Genetec™ Security Center, a unified, open-architecture security platform that combines access control, video surveillance, IP communications and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) to offer customers an intelligent Identity Platform integration. Both companies are today announcing an enhanced technology alignment designed to address the diverse needs of the banking and finance industry.

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The world is becoming even more connected and the need for security is expanding beyond physical access. Assets need to be secured in both physical and digital form. BioConnect and Genetec both desire to change and merge these worlds and have realized a unique opportunity that combines expertise and security with forward thinking innovation. Flexibility for hardware and software preferences by the industry will be an integral feature for utilizing this joint solution.

Following a recent partnership announcement with Visa Inc., BioConnect has proven the ability to innovate and lead in the payments and financial industry when it comes to biometrics and identity. BioConnect is an expert in the topic and together with Genetec, both companies will be able to offer a frictionless choice for authentication and access control, without compromising security.

"Through our relationship with BioConnect, financial and banking customers using the Genetec unified security platform will have even more options when designing their physical access control strategy," said Andrew Elvish, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, Genetec Inc. "The BioConnect integration will allow us to combine world-class biometric access control hardware, to help insure user authentication integrity for our customers—a fundamental part of our commitment to the ‘Security of Security’," added Elvish.

"Ease of use, security, fraud reduction and mobile ability are major drivers as to why we’re seeing changes to identity verification every day," says BioConnect Founder & CEO Rob Douglas, "Designed for organizations of any size and suitable for all applications, Security Center with BioConnect delivers the latest technology in a proven, scalable, fully integrated biometric system with enhanced security for banks and their customers."


To learn more about how BioConnect and Genetec are helping the banking and finance industry benefit from more secure access control tools, visit bioconnect.com/genetec.


About Genetec

Genetec develops open-architecture software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry. Its flagship product, Security Center, unifies IP-based access control, video surveillance and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) into one platform. A global innovator since 1997, Genetec is headquartered in Montréal, Canada, and serves enterprise and government organizations via an integrated network of resellers, certified channel partners, integrators and consultants in over 80 countries. Genetec was founded on the principle of innovation and remains at the forefront of emerging technologies that unify IP physical security systems. For more information about Genetec, visit: www.genetec.com




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