Getting smarter about perimeter and border protection with advanced analytics

    A major challenge in providing perimeter protection is not simply deploying video to help secure a perimeter or border. Rather, it is obtaining relevant video after installation, which ultimately yields best situational awareness for the operator. A significant amount of recorded and live video is never viewed. Why? High densities of IP cameras—common in Department […]

      When public-private becomes a reality in Smart Cities

      Strength lies in unity, as the saying goes. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a Smart City to have integrated public and private safety and security systems, with public entities and private stakeholders no longer working in silos. Globally this is starting to take off, with some very successful use cases proving the importance […]

        Top reasons to invest in an open network door station

        Network door stations offer a convenient way to manage your premises protection. They combine communication, video surveillance and remote entry control into one single device, which is the perfect complement to your surveillance solution. This article will look more deeply into the benefits of open network door stations 1. Improved video and audio performance Network […]

          Global consumer perspectives on ATM safety

          The automatic-teller machine – more commonly known as the ATM (or, depending where you live, cash-point, hole-in-the-wall, Bankomat, pankkiautomaatti or flappentap) – celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Even in a world which we’re told is becoming ever-more cashless, the ATM still plays a central role in consumers’ lives across the globe, not only in […]

            Using video analytics to charm the reluctant shopper

            I’m not an enthusiastic shopper. I prefer online  shopping; it’s easier, quicker and more comfortable from my sofa. But sometimes I do have to reluctantly venture in-store – so how can I be tempted into the many retail outlets available on the high street? In this post I will explain how retailers can use video […]

              Is the concern unjustified?

              A Swedish perspective on personal privacy The general public does not consider the use of security cameras on streets and market squares as an intrusion on their personal privacy. On the other hand, clearer regulatory frameworks and procedures for managing video material and camera surveillance are sought. This is shown by a survey conducted in […]

                Why supermarket security systems need thermal imaging

                Recent NEXO field tests have found that inventory shrinkage has led to retail companies losing more than 1% of their annual turnover. A combination of employee dishonesty, shoplifting, vendor fraud and administrative errors have resulted in store managers losing large amounts of revenue on a daily basis. The lost revenue isn’t just felt by retailers […]