The 5 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2024

    Even for those of us who have been working in the technology industry for decades, the pace of change over the past 12 months has been extraordinary. Once again, we’re left in no doubt that technological innovations are bringing both huge opportunities and more complex challenges than we’ve faced before, and they show no sign … Continued

      Using KPIs to measure smart city progress

      There is a wide range of definitions for “what makes a smart city”. It’s a question that doesn’t have a straight and universal answer as it means different things to different people. Another question that’s at least as important is “how do you create a city smart”. Because no matter what it means to you, … Continued

        Energy efficiency in the data center: where every watt counts

        If the growth in the number and scale of data centers has been inexorable over recent years, it has only accelerated during the pandemic. As work and education has shifted from offices, schools and colleges to the kitchen table and lounge, our reliance on the internet and cloud-based services has also increased significantly. As a … Continued

          Breaking down the silos to create efficient smart cities

          The number of people expected to be living in cities is set to double by 2050 to some 6.4 billion urban dwellers. To cope with this population increase, and to adjust to the new needs of larger cosmopolitan environments, cities will require new and innovative ways of managing their assets and resources. This is addressed … Continued

            Enhancing the bank customer experience with video analytics and audio

            What is the best way to stand out in a highly regulated market where largely the same product offerings are available to every consumer? And most important, how do you maintain customer loyalty in such a commoditized market? This is the challenge for the world’s retail banks. Many would argue that exceptional customer service is … Continued

              Why invest in network intercoms?

              Network intercoms offer a convenient way to protect your premises. Combining communication, video surveillance and remote entry control into one single device makes it a great addition to your surveillance solution. This article examines how open network intercoms could benefit your business. Superior video and audio performance Network intercoms make access control and security more … Continued

                Beyond security: how internet of things strengthens higher education

                University campuses are busy places. Each day, thousands of students travel to and from classes while open days and sporting events draw in thousands of visitors. With such large-scale operations, the staff required to keep this all running is enormous. Yet, these same students, lecturers, administration staff, and visitors need to feel safe and secure … Continued