Using video surveillance to reduce retail shrinkage

    With competition from online retailers and changes to in-store shopping habits, securing profit margin is becoming more important than ever. Loss of inventory through theft – either by employees or customers – can represent a significant challenge to retailers. In fact, European retailers lose roughly €49bn a year from shrinkage, while in the US this […]

      Tackling the issue of noise pollution in smart cities

      Noise pollution is the second most damaging environmental threat to human health of the modern day. This may come as a surprise to many. Sure, it can be annoying hearing the constant thrum of traffic or music from a club in the early hours, but second most dangerous? Unfortunately, it is very much the case. […]

        Cybersecurity as the foundation for smart cities

        Cybersecurity across all of a city’s departments, functions and systems has always been a challenge. As city infrastructure becomes more connected in themselves, and include millions of new connected devices and sensors, they never been more vulnerable. Whether looking to cause disruption or extract a ransom, city infrastructure has become a popular target for cyberattacks. […]

          Understanding the options and costs of airport perimeter protection

          It is no surprise that having robust perimeter protection to mitigate against the threat of intrusion is a top priority for airports. In an updated whitepaper, we review some of the technical options available to airports to effectively deter and detect perimeter intrusion in the most cost-efficient way. Addressing the challenges of airport perimeter protection […]

            Access control in retail: scalability and security in a unified solution

            The retail landscape is constantly shifting, and retailers are seeking to both optimize their offering to fit the changing needs of the market and increase efficiencies in their own operations. The connection of devices and technologies through the Internet of Things (IoT) has brought with opportunity to create numerous new functionalities, allowing retailers to apply […]

              Delivering dependable technology today, for tomorrow’s smart cities

              Cities are in constant flux, with authorities expected to develop them to provide a high quality of life for their citizens. At the same time, those authorities must be prepared for future trends such as increased urbanization. Cities are using technology and data to analyse, prioritize, make decisions and use resources as efficiently as possible. […]