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:

    3 ways that audio solutions can contribute to a smarter and safer city

    In the discussions around smart cities – there are different types of sensors to more efficiently manage a city’s resources – the role of audio can sometimes be overlooked. In reality, audio can be used as a valuable compliment and even an alternative to cameras or other IoT sensors in cities. Selecting a modern connected […]

      How to improve sustainability using smart surveillance

      More and more organizations are striving to have more sustainable business practices. For example, some are adopting practices of the circular economy, a sustainable economic model which focuses on three principles: Excluding from product design those materials that can cause waste and pollution, and/or cannot be recycled; Keeping products and materials in use for the […]

        Building smart cities for real: Reflections on Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

        I have been speaking about smart cities for several years now and, as part of this, I was often asked to define, “What is meant by a smart city?” However, now that smart cities are no longer just concepts, the conversation has started to shift.  Technological developments have led to a rapid rise of smart […]

          How does surveillance help make a smarter, safer city?

          What is a Smart City? There are many different ways to answer the question “what is a smart city”, as there are a lot of potential factors that can make a city “smart”. However, there is no universally accepted definition of a smart city; it varies between cities and countries, depending on their level of […]