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:

    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 […]

          Smart cities: The correlation of cause and effect

          The concept of a ‘smart city’ can be seen as a cluster of city improvement plans that address multiple challenges. These can relate to transport, mobility, air quality, noise levels, water management, architectonic barriers, maintenance optimization, street and outdoor lighting, urban development, and other areas. These aspects are ultimately all related to each other – […]

            A Head for Heights: Virtual Reality Weather Cameras Create Stunning Mountain Panorama

            The world’s highest lookout tower made out of wood, the Pyramidenkogel in Carinthia, Austria, now has the world’s first weather panoramic camera with virtual reality. Based on two smartly-combined cameras from Axis, the PanoCloud service from the Austrian company WMS WebMediaSolutions automatically creates a high resolution 360° panoramic image from hundreds of single images several […]