Why the circular economy is the necessary next step

    Plastic littering in the oceans. Climate change. Biodiversity loss and extinctions. These are just a few examples that make it evident that we are putting more strain on the Earth than it can handle. Several of the nine so-called planetary boundaries are reaching the zone of uncertainty, or even the zone where irreversible damage is […]

      Ease of use brings value from video surveillance

      Any technology is only as valuable as the user’s skills and ability to operate it. Looking at how we use business software applications, or only use a small part of the functionality on our mobile phones, it becomes clear how technology is rarely used to its full potential. Indeed, the accepted Technology Acceptance Model (which […]

        How to Bridge the Gap Between Healthcare Security and Law Enforcement

          This post is also written by guest author, Robert “Mickey” Watson, CHPA, CHEP, Operational Consultant / Risk Specialist at Skynet Integrations LLC. Read more about Mickey at the bottom of this page. What is the role of law enforcement professionals in healthcare settings? In the case of a violent incident at a healthcare facility, […]

          Ensuring privacy when undertaking surveillance

          Surveillance and privacy are not natural bedfellows. However, as the public begin to understand how surveillance can help with their safety and security, the use of surveillance in public places is becoming more accepted. While privacy has always been a priority in the surveillance industry, public awareness over their rights has been heightened by initiatives […]

            The value of smarter, safer video surveillance in public transport

            Axis and the International Association of Public Transport, UITP, have collaborated again to research the international trends of video surveillance in public transport. In this second report, we compare the development since our first report in 2015. So, what is the value of video surveillance for public transport? The value of video surveillance in the […]

              Speak up with audio; deterring incidents at the forefront

              Video surveillance systems are traditionally used as forensic tools to investigate and provide proof after incidents, but what if you can use your surveillance system to proactively deter incidents before they happen? Network audio is an invaluable tool for security solutions; it can be used both with pre-recorded messages triggered by analytics in a camera […]