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

      Bus travel: optimizing the safety and perceptions of passengers and drivers

      In Sweden, Skånetrafiken, the traffic authority for public transport within the city of Malmö, has been testing a network camera system that provides real-time monitoring to optimize safety in public transport. Initially using network cameras onboard two bus routes in the city, the test began at the start of 2022. As a result of its … 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