Beneath the buzzwords: AI, video analytics, edge computing and more

    This post is written by Albert Unterberger, owner at Unterberger Consult with extensive experience in the security industry. Read more about Albert at the bottom of this page. As the dictionary definition puts it, a buzzword is: “A word or expression from a particular subject area that has become fashionable by being used a lot.” […]

      “What is a smart city?”

      Despite the global smart city hype, with daily headlines about new smart city projects, cities competing to be the smartest and governments around the world investing billions in smart cities, I frequently hear someone say “But what is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and when googling […]

        How can banks balance privacy with safety and security in branches?

        Safety and security have always been a priority in banks as a way of ensuring that both the people inside the building and the bank’s assets are protected from harm. However, with the increase of video surveillance to ensure safety and security, the privacy of workers and visitors to bank branches needs to be addressed. […]

          The impact of GDPR on video surveillance

          On May 25 2018, the deadline for the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) loomed large on the calendars of organizations collecting and processing the personal data of people living in the EU. While the significant penalties for breach of the regulations were well-publicized, to many the implications of GDPR on […]

            Universities today, Smart Cities tomorrow

            Not only are public-private partnerships necessary for a Smart City, universities can also turn into a key factor for the development of innovative projects and improvement in the quality of life. Universities can bring great benefits to the entire process, as proving grounds for Smart Cities innovation and as places where students can offer their […]