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ADI Open Days

As one of Genie’s trusted distributors we’ve teamed with ADI Global Distribution, to host a series of Access Control focussed open days in branches across the UK. Genie representatives will be visiting branches throughout the year, hosting live demos on products from our Access Control range including the CPNI approved AC5000sc Biometric Reader, our latest access control solution the AC2000 and much more.



It’ll be a great opportunity for engineers and installers to meet with Genie reps face to face and, ask any questions they have regarding our Access control range. Check out the scheduled open days below.


ADI Liverpool-  Wednesday 5th July
ADI Reading- Thursday 6th July
ADI Northampton- Wednesday 12th July
ADI Enfield- Thursday 14th September


If interested or you’d like to find out more email

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Vote AC5000SC in the PSI Premier Awards

We are honoured that our AC5000SC has been nominated for Access Control Product of the Year in the PSI Premier Awards. The PSI Awards recognises the best technologies and businesses within the security industry, that offer great benefits, service and ease of installation.

The AC5000SC is Genie’s flagship biometric fingerprint authentication system. The system is networkable or standalone, with an IP65 rating and, system that can detect “fake” fingerprints. At the end of 2016 the system received UK Government approval and included in CPNI’s trusted Catalogue of Security Equipment (CSE).

CPNI Approved AC5000SC

“We are very excited to be nominated and, proud to be part of the forward movement for biometric technology in access control. The AC5000 is our flagship biometric reader that has proved to be an outstanding solution for many organisations. We appreciate all the support and would love to ask people to vote for us.”

– Steve Baker, CEO

To vote for the AC5000SC as Access Control Product of the Year click the button below. We will very much appreciate your support.

Winners will be announced on 11th July at Luton Hoo Country House & Estate. For more details on the awards evening and how to attend call David Lewis on 0208 295 8309.


Voting has now closed. Thanks for your support.

Virdi by Genie

New Two Year Product Warranty on Virdi Products!

Genie are proud to announce that a two year warranty period is now offered on all Virdi products.


Customers will now benefit from a full two year warranty on our Virdi product range. The new warranty applies to purchases made on 1st April 2017 onwards. Here at Genie we always strive to bring you high quality products and we are proud to announce that any product in the Virdi range, including our CPNI approved AC5000; is now covered by a two year warranty.


Virdi Warranty


“Genie has built its reputation on delivering the best possible products and service for its customers and this extended warranty reflects our commitment to the delivery of excellence. Showing a clear demonstration of Genie’s ability to ensure that our products deliver maximum performance for customers throughout their working life.”

John Boorman – Sales and Marketing Director

The new warranty period takes effect from 1st April 2017. For further information on Genie’s warranty periods please visit our customer information page here.

This announcement follows on from our warranty extension on our flagship WISH range products back in January. As we intend to provide exceptional service to our customer base. To know they can count on our commitment to ensuring our product’s operational continuity – today, tomorrow and well into the future.

CPNI Approved AC5000SC

Genie’s Virdi AC5000 Fingerprint System is Now Approved for UK Government Use

Genie announced today that its flagship biometric fingerprint authentication system – VIRDI AC5000SC – is now approved for UK government use. For more information please contact the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI).


The system is networkable or standalone, and will be included in CPNI’s trusted Catalogue of Security Equipment (CSE).

“We are pleased to hear that the our widely popular Fingerprint Authentication System is now fully approved for UK Government use. Our customers and their clients will clearly benefit from a trusted and proven biometric fingerprint system”-  John Boorman Sales and Marketing Director at Genie

The AC5000 is an IP65 rated system that can detect “fake” fingerprints available in Black and White housings, and includes a customised LED display. Join us at the UK Security Expo (London Olympia, 30 Nov- 1 Dec, 2016) for live demonstrations on stand F20. Attendance is FREE.

Fst and Genie

Genie Partners with FST Biometric, A Leading Supplier of In Motion Identification™ Technology.

Today we are proud announce our partnership with FST Biometrics to offer the In Motion Identification™ solution in the UK.

In Motion Identification™ is the latest upcoming technology for seamless and non-invasive identification use for access control. In Motion Identification™ is using a unique fusion of facial recognition, behavioural analytics, and voice analytics. The technology is able to identify authorised individuals from a distance, and in-motion. There is no slowing down or stopping for the user, as the system provides a seamless access experience that is accurate, reliable and non-intrusive. It identifies authorised personnel quickly and efficiently, providing true, secure access, at the speed of life.

Using FST Biometrics’ core software, IMID Access, which serves as the backbone of In Motion Identification™, providing identity management and access control solutions, advanced visitor management, fraud detection, remote monitoring and much more.


“We are delighted to be partnering with FST Biometrics, This is a great opportunity for us to widen our Access Control product portfolio and implement this cutting edge technology into our upcoming projects.  We see a real benefit of this technology  in Corporate Office Buildings, University Campuses, Data Centres and Stadiums and I hope we can demonstrate the benefits of this solution to our customers. ” Steve Baker CEO at Genie.  


“Genie have the ability and technical awareness to support and promote FST’s fully proven “in motion” identification system. They will provide an important strategic partnership for FST, which we are sure will become extremely successful” Arie Melamed Yekel Chief Marketing Officer at FST Biometrics.


Visit Genie at IFSEC this year on Stand E950 and experience the quick and efficient In Motion Identification™ at the speed of life.

Genie CCTV - News - Company Announcement

[COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT] Microlatch postponed

Following recent investigations, Genie CCTV Ltd is currently postponing its trading relationship with Mircolatch.

Investigations into ongoing matters relating to certain product issues and non-delivery of pre-paid orders to Genie CCTV Ltd have caused “our company” to uphold its policy to investigate the trade  and principles from its supplier.

Genie CCTV takes matters of business ethics very seriously and our company will endeavour to resolve the issues at hand and report in due course.