Deterring incidents with audio talk down

    Video surveillance systems are traditionally used as forensic tools to investigate and provide proof after incidents, but what if you can use your surveillance system to proactively deter incidents before they happen? Warnings issued either automatically or manually – known as audio talk down – can be a highly effective enhancement to video surveillance. Network […]

      Audio analytics: Enhancing IP cameras with intelligent ears

      When perceiving threats, our brain relies on all our faculties to assess the danger. Was that a car backfiring or a gunshot? Was that a window shattering or did somebody just drop a glass? Was that voice shouting in anger or yelling for joy? Adding a visual context might make it easier to discern the […]

        Comparing analog and network audio: Which option is right for you?

        There’s a common assumption that digital is always better than analog. As the world around us changes and becomes more connected, the possibilities for network devices and their uses is continuing to expand. One area that is growing rapidly is network audio, but just because you can connect something, do you really need to? Knowing […]

          Listen up: trends in network audio

          Network audio is a growing area, with the developments in technology opening an array of new possibilities for integrating audio into network systems. At the recent Integrated Systems Europe, or ISE conference in Amsterdam, some clear trends emerged revealing some interesting uses and features  network audio can provide. Sight and Sound Audio is a natural […]

            More than public address – the benefits of audio in education

            The use of audio throughout schools – from public address to a support for learning – can help in every aspect of education, from the school gate to the classroom. Traditional audio systems in schools have, been dispersed; one system is implemented for public address and another for visual or media use within an educational […]

              Optimizing the in-store experience for the connected customer

              Data. Increasingly at the heart of every business, the ability to collect, analyze and derive actionable insights from multiple sources of data in real-time can be the difference between winning a customer or seeing them captured by the competition. For retailers, providing an exemplary customer experience both online and offline is critical in attracting new […]