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 […]

        The smarter future of autonomous retail

        While the foundation of autonomous retail has been built up over the past few years, it is only now that retailers are beginning to fully experiment with the technology. Indeed, a small number of businesses have already forged ahead, including Amazon with the expansion of its Amazon Go chain and related app now seeing a […]

          The future of supermarkets is automated: IP-based security solutions enable advanced shopping

          Imagine you’re about to enter a supermarket. The doors open automatically after scanning your individual QR code, a pre-recorded voice message welcomes you to the store, background-music starts playing, and a voice informs you about the latest offers – tailored to your interests. This scenario of a digitalised store is no longer a far-off dream […]

            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 […]

              The role of IP audio and video analytics in modern retail

              As another UK and Irish lock down slowly comes to a conclusion with an impressive vaccine roll-out ably assisted by retailers and the brilliant work by key workers to reduce the threat of Covid-19, the government have given us a glimpse of when and under what restrictions, non-essential brick and mortar retail may open and […]