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:

    Using people counting technology to improve transport in cities

    One of the benefits of living in a modern city is the access and proximity to resources, work opportunities and entertainment. Efficient transportation plays a key role and in every city, as residents use different modes of transport to get around including walking, cycling, eScooters, cars and buses. Each mode will differ in price, convenience […]

      Reflections on a visit to Intertraffic

      A couple of weeks ago my colleagues and I visited Intertraffic, one of the world’s leading exhibitions for traffic and mobility professionals. With the increasing demand we hear from our customers, not only those specifically engaged in traffic management and mobility, but also those with responsibility for smart city infrastructure, we left the show feeling […]

        How surveillance cameras add value to digital twin cities

        Virtual worlds have been receiving a lot of attention recently, not least due to the focus on the potential new ‘metaverse’ we’ll all no doubt be encouraged to join. From a smart city perspective, creating models of the processes and journeys occurring across the urban environment can bring many benefits, helping city authorities more quickly […]

          Using network surveillance to monitor and manage extreme weather

          Extreme weather has been and will always be a facet of the modern world, whether it be snowstorms, hurricanes bringing high winds, flooding caused by heavy rain, or wildfires spreading through forests during periods of searing high temperatures. In recent times, the ferocity of these events appears to be increasing due to the impact of […]

            “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 […]

              Surveillance solutions for efficient parking management

              First impressions matter. For many businesses, schools, shopping centres, airports, and hospitals, this means that parking will play an important role in shaping the overall visitor experience. However, parking areas represent not only a secure space for visitors’ vehicles, but also an opportunity for revenue, and a key component of the flow of traffic around […]