What’s all the buzz around Artificial Intelligence?

    Today we find Artificial Intelligence (AI) in autonomous vehicles, medical applications, search engines, Virtual Assistants, and image recognition. Or do we? Some people maintain that there is no “real” AI yet and that it will take many years to create a true AI application. Let’s sort out how far AI has come and what it […]

      Panoramic cameras: A practical way to reduce TCO

      There is a current, rising trend for organizations updating their systems to replace multiple fixed cameras with fewer panoramic cameras that cover the same area. This is because they can offer many cost savings without compromising on image quality, meaning the total cost of ownership (TCO) of the devices over the solution’s lifespan is significantly […]

        Sustainable security solutions—protecting people, planet and profit.

          This post is written by Steve Surfaro, a former industry liaison for Axis Communications, with over 30 years of experience in the security industry. Read more about Steve at the bottom of this page. More and more organizations in the security industry, whether manufacturers, integrators or security personnel, operate with sustainability in focus. Yet, […]

          Retail crime: Network cameras combat the rising risk

          One of the biggest challenges facing retailers today is preventing crime against their business and dealing with the aftermath of an incident. The impact of organised retail crime groups operating within Europe is huge and appears to be on the increase. In the UK alone, we saw the total cost of crime suffered by the retail sector […]

            The role of network cameras in drone detection

            The use of drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, is becoming ever more widespread across multiple industry sectors around the world. PricewaterhouseCoopers research found that the social and economic benefits of drones in the UK by 2030 could add £42 billion to GDP, and create more than 600,000 drone sector jobs. While most […]

              NIS – do your security systems comply with the latest directive?

              Hands up if you’re aware of the Network and Information (NIS) Directive and what it means for your business. Unsure of the details? You’re not alone. The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation designed to boost the overall level of cybersecurity across member states and was launched just a few weeks before […]

                How thermal cameras boost your surveillance solution

                Thermal cameras can be used for various applications where accurate detection is crucial. From perimeter protection and patient monitoring to ensuring equipment is operating safely and many more. Thermal cameras are continuing to grow in popularity due to their ability to detect the nature of a threat and reduce false alarms, saving both time and money […]

                  Listen up: trends in network audio

                  Network audio is a growing area, with the developments in technology opening an array of new possibilities for integrating audio into network systems. At the recent Integrated Systems Europe, or ISE conference in Amsterdam, some clear trends emerged revealing some interesting uses and features  network audio can provide. Sight and Sound Audio is a natural […]