How surveillance technology can help cities achieve their sustainability goals

    Sustainability is an objective high on everyone’s agenda. In every nation across the globe, we all have a responsibility and role to play in building a more sustainable future. Cities have a disproportionate impact on the environment, and therefore have a greater role to play in meeting sustainability objectives. We have for a long time […]

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

      Discussions around safety and security in smart cities often focus heavily on the visual. This is not unreasonable; cameras are crucially important to any effective security system and with advances in camera technology, they are better than ever. But the value of audio should not be overlooked, and can be used as a valuable complement and even […]

        Video and beyond: the multiple benefits of explosion-protected cameras

        Explosion-protected cameras are, as their name suggests, designed to remove the risk of the camera creating a spark that could cause an explosion in a hazardous environment (though this is often confused with explosion-proof cameras). While this is, of course, a key feature, it doesn’t fully describe the multiple benefits that explosion-protected cameras can bring. […]

          Explosion-protected cameras, explosionproof cameras and flameproof cameras. What’s the difference?

          We’ll admit it, the technology industry can be terrible for creating jargon which almost seems designed to confuse rather than bring clarity. In our area of the sector, a question we’re often asked is: “What’s the difference between an explosion-protected camera, an explosionproof camera and a flameproof camera?” In truth, the answer is: “Not very […]

            Fighting fire with cameras – an innovative and logical step forward

            Thousands of fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. These can have wide ranging causes, but the effect is always devastating if not immediately halted. The 2019-2020 Australian bushfire season, colloquially known as the Black Summer is the perfect example, with over 18 million hectares destroyed. Fire is not a problem contained […]