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 … Continued

      Effective perimeter protection without the false alarms

      Whether it’s an industrial plant, a shopping mall, or a complex of villas, knowing what’s going on around you, and stopping potential threats at the boundaries, is important in many settings. This is essentially what 24/7 perimeter protection is all about. The classic barbed wire fence springs to mind, but over the years the security … Continued

        How thermal cameras boost your surveillance solution

        Thermal cameras can be used for various applications where accurate detection is crucial. From perimeter protection and detecting changes to ambient temperatures to patient monitoring to ensuring equipment is operating safely and many more. Thermal cameras are continuing to grow in popularity due to their ability to detect potential threats and reduce false alarms – … Continued

          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 … Continued

            Future-proofing video surveillance investments with edge analytics

            You’ve probably heard of ‘edge analytics’ (or ‘analytics on the edge’) in relation to video surveillance. Put in its simplest form, it relates to increasingly powerful video analytics taking place on the ‘edge’ of the network, i.e. in the camera itself. My colleague Andres Vigren’s recent post provides a great introduction. As with any new … Continued