Sustainable security solutions—protecting people, planet and profit.

      This post is written by Steve Surfaro, a former industry liaison for Axis Communications, with over 30 years of experience in the security industry. Read more about Steve at the bottom of this page. More and more organizations in the security industry, whether manufacturers, integrators or security personnel, operate with sustainability in focus. Yet, […]

      Public and private surveillance collaboration efficiently tackles crime

      Strength lies in unity, especially when forces join to tackle crime. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a smart city to have integrated public and private safety and security systems. This ensures the highest level of protection for a city and its citizens, without any sector working in a silo. Globally this is starting […]

        Automating traffic incident detection with deep learning

        This post is written by Jean Marie Guyon, Sales and Marketing Manager at Citilog. Read more about Jean Marie at the end of this post. Where traffic exists, incidents will happen, and hold-ups will occur. For those tasked with keeping highways or urban roads clear and traffic flowing, the ability to minimize disruption caused by […]

          Empowering cities to become ‘smarter’: Axis reflects on Smart City Expo World Congress

          Over the recent years, smart cities have gained more and more traction. Only a few weeks ago, more than 21,000 people attended the Smart City Expo World Congress 2018 and represented over 700 cities. The rise of urbanization and how it is affecting cities and their citizens is drawing more stakeholders to have a vested […]

            It takes a village: Collaborative approaches to safer cities

            Axis Safe City Symposium provides a platform for sharing ideas, technology and real-life experiences on combating crime, improving city life and spurring economic growth. What does it take to ensure safety and security in your city? More than two dozen law enforcement officers, security professionals and public officials seeking the answer to that question gathered […]

              Joining forces to mitigate smart city cybersecurity threats

              Cities are becoming smarter as we speak. With an ambition to achieve livability, cities deploy new, innovative technologies to enable them to manage their assets and resources more efficiently. But the technology cornerstones of smart cities – connectivity, big data and IoT devices – not only offer possibilities to develop more livable cities, they also […]