How panoramic cameras eliminate blind spots and reduce total cost of ownership

    The word panoramic originated in the late 18th century as a portmanteau of the words ‘pan’ (all) and the Greek ‘hórāma’, roughly translated to ‘see’. Together they effectively mean ‘all seeing’, which in the case of panoramic cameras, could not be more apt. Panoramic cameras are designed to give a much wider field of view […]

      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 […]

        Tackling the issue of noise pollution in smart cities

        Noise pollution is the second most damaging environmental threat to human health of the modern day. This may come as a surprise to many. Sure, it can be annoying hearing the constant thrum of traffic or music from a club in the early hours, but second most dangerous? Unfortunately, it is very much the case. […]

          Artificial intelligence on the edge: the opportunities for video surveillance

          In the world of video surveillance, one of the primary benefits of edge computing will be the ability to undertake advanced analytics using artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning within cameras themselves. Firstly, what do we mean by “on the edge”? The number of devices on the edge of our security networks is growing and […]

            Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

            Over the 2019/20 financial year, there were a staggering 283 suicides on the British rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and private lives. In addition to its […]

              9 questions to consider before purchasing a recording solution

              Purchasing the right video management and storage technology isn’t always easy. You often need to consider a number of factors before you feel comfortable enough tying your business to any kind of surveillance hardware. The result could ensure you’re using a recording solution that will meet (or even exceed) your security objectives. To simplify your […]