Arecont Vision and Genetec Advance Its Partnership Providing H.264 Megapixel Cameras and Omnicast Integration

Arecont Vision And Genetec Advance Its Partnership Providing

H.264 Megapixel Cameras And Omnicast Integration.

Glendale, CA (September 15, 2008) – Arecont Vision, the industry leader in megapixel IP camera technology, has announced that it has advanced its partnership with Genetec, Inc. to deliver an integrated megapixel IP imaging and network recording solution employing the company’s innovative H.264 megapixel cameras.

“Our partnership advancement with Genetec makes the integration of our new H.264 megapixel cameras along with their Omnicast platform an even more efficient and cost-effective enterprise video solution,” said Dr. Michael Kaplinsky, CEO, Arecont Vision.  “We value Genetec’s expertise in IP video surveillance solutions and believe this new integration will prove beneficial to our mutual enterprise customers.”

“We are happy to strengthen our relationship with Arecont Vision. Integrating the H.264 Arecont camera will take our combined solution to the next step in both network usage and storage optimization,” stated Michel Chalouhi, Director of Product Management, Genetec.

Arecont Vision’s suite of megapixel imaging solutions is led by the company’s recently introduced line of H.264 IP cameras with 1.3M, 2M, 3M and 5 megapixels. The line features Arecont Vision’s fully compliant implementation of H.264 compression technology to provide security professionals with multi-streaming capabilities at different video formats, frame rates, and resolutions.  Arecont Vision’s H.264 encoder delivers 80 billion operations per second resulting in a 10X bandwidth and storage reduction on average over MJPEG megapixel equivalents. Additionally, Arecont Vision’s multi-megapixel cameras offer High Definition resolution that is up to 25X greater than standard resolution IP or analog cameras. 

For more information contact Arecont Vision by calling toll free 1-877-CAMERA-8.


About Genetec

Genetec, incorporated in 1997, is recognized as a pioneer in IP security solutions and a technology leader within the physical security industry. With headquarters in Montreal and offices in Europe, the Middle East, Japan, Southeast Asia, and the United States, Genetec provides a complete line of innovative IP security products. We develop software solutions to address three main applications: access control, video surveillance, and license plate recognition. Our success is built on our team of highly skilled individuals dedicated to the development of tomorrow’s cutting edge security technologies and our commitment to customer care. For more information, visit

About Arecont Vision

Arecont Vision is the leading manufacturer of high-performance megapixel IP cameras and associated software. Arecont Vision products are made in the USA and feature proprietary low-cost massively parallel image processing architectures MegaVideo® and SurroundVideo® that represent a drastic departure from traditional analog and network camera designs. These innovative technologies enable Arecont Vision to deliver multi-megapixel digital video at standard IP VGA camera price points.