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:

    “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 […]

      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 […]

        How can surveillance cameras and sensors help us achieve a more sustainable world?

        Sustainability is one of the most talked about topics in business. As more and more people are understanding the true extent of our impact on the world, new solutions for how we can improve the way we live – and the environmental impact this has – is driving innovation. At the same time, two of […]

          Public and private surveillance collaboration efficiently tackles crime

          Strength lies in unity, especially when forces join to tackle crime. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a smart city to have integrated public and private safety and security systems. This ensures the highest level of protection for a city and its citizens, without any sector working in a silo. Globally this is starting […]

            Fight crime more efficiently using connected video

            Law enforcement teams around the world share fundamental objectives, but also key challenges. Their inspiring long-term mission is to keep citizens safe and secure. But in the day-to-day reality, they struggle with the practicalities of preventing, deterring and solving crime. At times, new technologies have arisen to make their job more efficient – from police […]