The value of smarter, safer video surveillance in public transport

    Axis and the International Association of Public Transport, UITP, have collaborated again to research the international trends of video surveillance in public transport. In this second report, we compare the development since our first report in 2015. So, what is the value of video surveillance for public transport? The value of video surveillance in the […]

      Integrated safety and security in Moscow subway

      More than half of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas. According to UNICEF,  the number of people living in cities will rise by up to 70 percent by 2050. In big and fast-growing cities, safety and security are a challenging area. This is especially the case when it comes to critical infrastructure, such as […]

        Understanding the options and costs of airport perimeter protection

        It is no surprise that having robust perimeter protection to avoid threats of intrusion is a top priority for airports. A new whitepaper from Axis, Perimeter protection for airports with intelligent video surveillance. Reflections on the service rendered and the return on investment, looks at the options available to airports for increasing detection and preventing intrusion […]

          A new direction for UK transport: from forensic to real time

          With a number of high-profile attacks on mass transport systems across Europe, and Scotland Yard recently warning the UK’s terror threat level will remain at ‘severe’ for at least five more years, it is clear the industry cannot be complacent when it comes to security investment. While funding remains a challenge, it must be weighed […]

            Macro trends affecting public transportation

            Public transport is the lifeblood of a city, moving millions of inhabitants to their destinations and connecting different boroughs. To put the number of people relying on public transport into perspective, in 2016, the average weekday New York subway ridership was 5.7 million. If public transport were to cease, the city would seize up. Yet […]