Genetec Launches AutoVu Premier Category for Mobile LPR Specialization
Genetec, a pioneer in world-class unified IP security solutions, has launched the AutoVu Premier Partner category for North America. The category complements Genetec’s Channel Partner Program by offering end-users access to channel partners Genetic recognizes as highly skilled and qualified in the installation, maintenance and support of AutoVu mobile license plate recognition (LPR) solutions.
Based on regional market demand, Genetec has formed strategic alliances with seven organizations under this partner category. The partners are Avrio RMS Group, Buffalo Grove, IL; Sentry Control Systems, Van Nuys, CA; Dana Safety Supply, Greensboro, NC; ESI Companies, Memphis, TN; SecureWatch 24, New York, NY; MPH Industries, Owensboro, KY; and Intercel, Montreal, Canada.
The partners will handle municipal and university parking enforcement and law enforcement projects within their designated territories, but will not be limited to the mobile LPR product line. In some cases,partners are also certified for Genetec’s IP video surveillance and access control, offering installation and maintenance services for all core systems found within the Security Center unified platform.
“Like many other high-tech in-vehicle solutions, there is a certain skill set required to install a license plate recognition system in mobile applications,” said Larry Legere, director of sales for AutoVu at Genetec. “To better service our end customers and ensure even more successful mobile deployments of our LPR solution, we have formed mutually beneficial partnerships with some of the most competent mobile experts in the industry.”
Since launching the AutoVu SharpX, the world’s smallest HD license plate recognition camera, over a year ago, Genetec has captured attention from law enforcement agencies and cities and universities looking to enhance efficiency in enforcing parking regulations.
Although the AutoVu LPR solution can be installed in fixed applications for access control, security or intelligent transportation systems (ITS), heightened demand from mobile applications prompted Genetec to form a channel of partners that could help accommodate this growth and enhance the service level to their customers.
Initially, the new AutoVu Premier Partner category is strictly designated for the North American market. However, Genetec has plans to leverage this strategy internationally as the demand for mobile LPR solutions grows in other regions around the world.