Passengers in focus: how video and connected technology are transforming public transport

    When Deutsche Bahn presented its S-Bahn train of the future, it delivered a 22.5 meter prototype vehicle that could be individually adapted to meet the real-time needs of travelers. This included adjustable standing and seating that can be changed to meet capacity requirements, free up extra space for bicycles and scooters, and provide additional wheelchair […]

      Describing the details that matter: the importance of video metadata

      Effective surveillance solutions need to make complicated scenes simple to understand and act on. In practice, that requires gathering huge amounts of details in video and/or audio streams from what can potentially include a lot of sources. The more devices there are in the system, the greater the amount of potential details-of-interest that there could […]

        Listen to this: Exploring how network audio adds value to different use cases

        As humans, our connection to the world around us is based on our senses. Only with the help of sight, hearing, touch and smell are we able to interact with our surroundings, navigate and stay safe and secure. We have started to replicate the capabilities of these senses through technology, in the form of surveillance […]

          Listening in – why audio capture is the secret ingredient to effective surveillance

          Imagine joining an important video conference call where all the microphones were muted. Even though you could read the facial expressions from other attendees and may be able to understand a few words, you’re only getting half of the story. Audio adds rich information to the experience, ensuring that everyone involved is on the same […]

            Top reasons why a small business can benefit from video surveillance

            Small business owners work hard. Arriving first and leaving last, they often take their work home with them to ensure their business is as successful as possible. Because of this, many business owners don’t take vacations and, when they do, they spend a lot of time worrying about how things are running in their absence. […]

              The importance of testing analytics algorithms in the real world

              Anything developed and tested in ideal ‘lab’ conditions can find its performance compromised in real-world environments. The perfect conditions in a wind tunnel might, on paper, have a designer believe she’s engineered the world’s best Formula One racing car. But on a blustery April day on the Portuguese coast the testing models can, quite literally, […]