Andrea Sorri

About Andrea Sorri

Andrea Sorri helps put the ‘smart’ in Smart Cites for Axis, where he is responsible for key market segments, including Government & Critical Infrastructure & City Surveillance. A ten year veteran of Axis, he is based in the company’s Lund, Sweden headquarters but has also worked in Cyprus, Malta and Israel. When not looking after Axis solutions and blogging about them, Andrea enjoys family life. A native of Italy, he holds a second level college degree in Telecommunication at the Istituto Tecnico Pininfarina in Turin, Italy.

Posts by Andrea Sorri:

    Effective perimeter protection without the false alarms

    Whether it’s an industrial plant, a shopping mall, or a complex of villas, knowing what’s going on around you, and stopping potential threats at the boundaries, is important in many settings. This is essentially what 24/7 perimeter protection is all about. The classic barbed wire fence springs to mind, but over the years the security […]

      Piecing the puzzle together using surveillance technology

      Could you pull off the perfect crime? If so, how would you do it and where would you start? If the movies are any indication, it must involve a long planning and research phase where every risk is calculated and effectively neutralized. A specialist team of experts collaborate and mull over how the plan should […]

        Supporting smart city objectives with a single surveillance camera

        Collaboration is key to successful smart city development. The ecosystem of different public authorities must cooperate to ensure that processes and responses across the city are optimised and efficient. One of the key challenges that we see for cities on their journey to becoming “smart”, is that authorities and organizations work in “silos” with their […]

          Eyewitness testimony: What did you really see?

          Eyewitness testimony has become an important area of research in cognitive psychology and human memory. In court cases, juries tend to believe eyewitness testimony and generally see it as a reliable source of information when it comes to identifying perpetrators, or discussing details of a crime scene. However, how much of what witnesses say is […]

            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, […]

              Spotting illegal parking with video analytics

              Vehicles parked in the red zone are a pain in the best-case scenario, and a serious danger to other road users in the worst, but Smart Cities have the potential to identify and tackle the issue quickly, preventing accidents and traffic jams. We have seen a growing trend of cities becoming “smarter”, solving everyday problems […]