Protecting our planet: implementing sustainable plastic materials in the security industry

    Amid rising concerns for the environment, there has been increased demand for sustainable practices across all industries. This has gone hand-in-hand with the introduction of new regulations and frameworks, such as the EU’s Sustainable Product Policy Initiative, which aims for ‘green’ products to become the norm for industry use. Initiatives like this are urging companies […]

      The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2023

      The fact that technology has become pervasive in our personal and work lives is not news. This is largely due to the benefits that new technologies bring to business and citizens around the world in delivering new, more effective, and increasingly efficient services. However, the depth of technology’s integration into our lives, advances in its […]

        Video analytics that improve workplace safety and health

        A concerning rise in workplace fatalities in Asia this year has prompted the Singapore government to introduce comprehensive new workplace safety and health (WSH) measures. These measures promote heightened worker safety programs, increase personal accountability for company executives, and identify technology as a key enabler for achieving better WSH outcomes. In this post we examine […]

          The seamless luxury retail experience: attracting conscious consumers while deterring criminals

          Millennials and Generation Z are now among the most affluent luxury brand consumers and their digital-led-approach to shopping is influencing global luxury trends. This market also demands personalized and seamless experiences, both in their online and offline activity. Meanwhile, in their consumer preferences, they are highly concerned with sustainability, and are placing increased demands on […]

            Reflections on Smart City Expo World Congress 2022

            My colleagues and I recently returned to Smart City Expo World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, one of the world’s leading exhibitions, and a global hub for knowledge sharing amongst those who work to create smarter and more liveable cities. With the increasing demand we see for video analytics in city infrastructure, we were keen to […]

              How network audio can be used to enhance security and operations in industrial sites

              By now most people are aware of the various ways network audio can be used to bring value to different environments. This could be prerecorded announcements reminding commuters of safety procedures on trains, messages to shoppers about the latest discounts, or even reassuring students that help is on the way following an incident on a […]

                Smart technologies for safe learning

                One of the main goals of any educational facility is to provide a safe environment for students to learn. It is important to foster a safe learning environment to enable teachers, parents, students, and staff to feel confidant that they are secure within the facilities at all times. Security solutions being implemented today provide more […]