SAFR® SCAN from RealNetworks Available from Genetec; Integrates with Genetec Synergis™ Access Control Management Platform

Users can now purchase SAFR SCAN for Access Control through the Genetec comprehensive, worldwide certified channel partner network. 

Seattle, Wash., October 17, 2023—SAFR® SCAN from RealNetworks, the AI-powered face authentication solution designed for mainstream commercial access control applications, announces a new access control integration and partnership with Genetec.

The SAFR SCAN product line integrates with Genetec Synergis™ access control system for a single point of enrollment and event monitoring, while the SAFR software for Surveillance integrates with Genetec’s Security Center video management system (VMS) to identify and bookmark identity driven security and operational events. The SAFR platform spans both access control and video surveillance when integrated with Genetec’s industry leading Security Center.

“Partnerships and integrations with leading providers like Genetec are the technological edge system integrators need in order to deploy a state-of-the-art, holistic security solution,” said Paul DiPeso, President of SAFR from RealNetworks. “Expanding SAFR into access control and offering SAFR SCAN through Genetec enables Integration partners to confidently deploy computer vision technology, knowing it will be supported by their premier access control system manufacturer, Genetec.”

“Our partnership with SAFR from RealNetworks enables our integration partners to offer their customers true identity-based access control and a unique, frictionless experience,” said François Brouillet, Commercial Manager of Genetec, Montreal, QC, CA.

SAFR SCAN Meets Market Needs
Ideal for both indoor and outdoor environments with changing lighting conditions, SAFR SCAN’s facial recognition technology is 99.9% accurate and uses anti-spoofing technology to ensure the liveness of the individual being authenticated. All SAFR SCAN data is secured and encrypted with no facial images being recorded or stored anywhere within the system for further personal privacy protections. SAFR SCAN incorporates two types of liveness technologies to combat presentation attacks: structured 3D liveness and RGB liveness. The SAFR algorithms were developed to minimize bias; SAFR performed best for low bias of all algorithms tested by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); access the full NIST report here. Disclaimer: Results shown from NIST do not constitute an endorsement of any particular system, product, service, or company by NIST. To learn more about SAFR SCAN, please visit

About Genetec
Genetec Inc. is a global technology company that has been transforming the physical security industry for over 25 years. Today, the company develops solutions designed to improve security, intelligence, and operations for enterprises, governments and the communities in which we live. Its flagship product, Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Montreal, Genetec serves its customers via an extensive network of certified channel partners and consultants in over 159 countries.

About SAFR from RealNetworks
SAFR from RealNetworks is a visual intelligence software and hardware manufacturer, specializing in face and person-based computer vision solutions, for real-world utilization.

Building on a 27-year legacy of digital media expertise and innovation, RealNetworks has created a new generation of products that employ best-in-class artificial intelligence and machine learning, which results in a secure, convenient, and affordable frictionless solution. SAFR from RealNetworks introduced SAFR SCAN in 2022; its computer vision code is the smallest and most efficient offering in the facial authentication market, making it easy and affordable to integrate SAFR.

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