Stefan Alfredsson

About Stefan Alfredsson

Stefan has worked at Axis for over 10 years, where he is Global Solutions Marketing Manager, responsible for Safe Cities. While at Axis, Stefan has been Product Marketing Manager and Segment Marketing Manager. Ever since his master’s degree in Engineering, he has devoted his professional life to making people aware of the benefits reaped from new technologies.

Posts by Stefan Alfredsson:

    Empowering cities to become ‘smarter’: Axis reflects on Smart City Expo World Congress

    Over the recent years, smart cities have gained more and more traction. Only a few weeks ago, more than 21,000 people attended the Smart City Expo World Congress 2018 and represented over 700 cities. The rise of urbanization and how it is affecting cities and their citizens is drawing more stakeholders to have a vested […]

      Joining forces to mitigate smart city cybersecurity threats

      Cities are becoming smarter as we speak. With an ambition to achieve livability, cities deploy new, innovative technologies to enable them to manage their assets and resources more efficiently. But the technology cornerstones of smart cities – connectivity, big data and IoT devices – not only offer possibilities to develop more livable cities, they also […]

        Breaking down the silos to create efficient smart cities

        The number of people expected to be living in cities is set to double by 2050 to some 6.4 billion urban dwellers. To cope with this population increase, and to adjust to the new needs of larger cosmopolitan environments, cities will require new and innovative ways of managing their assets and resources. This is addressed […]

          “What the heck 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 the heck is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and […]

            Reflections on Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

            Following a highly successful event, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences from Smart City World Expo 2017. The growth and momentum of any industry or sector can often be judged by the increasing interest and attendance at the key exhibitions and conferences. This certainly seemed to be the case in Barcelona, where the […]

              Smart City crime prevention: How the City of Detroit reduced violent crime by up to 50%

              When a city is looking to invest in smart city solutions, safety is often one of the key drivers for implementing an initiative. Crime prevention can be aided through smart surveillance by enabling authorities to have real-time access to video surveillance systems. The goal is to spot potential incidents that threaten security and manage events as […]