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:

    Delivering aerial security through drone monitoring

    The use of drones – also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – is becoming ever more widespread across multiple industry sectors. The benefits of drone technology are potentially significant: a new report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK estimates that drone technology has the potential to increase UK GDP by £42 billion (or 2%) […]

      When public-private becomes a reality in Smart Cities

      Strength lies in unity, as the saying goes. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a Smart City to have integrated public and private safety and security systems, with public entities and private stakeholders no longer working in silos. Globally this is starting to take off, with some very successful use cases proving the importance […]

        Rain as data in Smart Cities

        In many ways, we’ve only scratched the surface of the potential for network cameras as intelligent sensors. And while IP cameras have traditionally been seen as primarily supporting safety and security, some of the most interesting new applications – particularly within Smart Cities – are coming from areas beyond surveillance. A great example comes from […]

          Fighting fire with cameras

          Thousands of deliberate fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. Arsonists set fire not just to forests, but also to landfills, bins and parked cars, causing critical damage to the environment and putting the safety of citizens at risk. During 2007-2011 alone, an estimated 282,600 intentional fires per year were reported to […]

            Making video surveillance cyber secure in Smart Cities

            Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures and applications are one of the main priorities of investment for Smart Cities. Local governments are willing to embrace digital transformation to interconnect public and private services to increase innovation and efficiency, enhance safety and security, improve the quality of life, provide credible measures to major city problems and boost […]