“What is a smart city?”

    Despite the global smart city hype, with daily headlines about new smart city projects, cities competing to be the smartest and governments around the world investing billions in smart cities, I frequently hear someone say “But what is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and when googling […]

      Universities today, Smart Cities tomorrow

      Not only are public-private partnerships necessary for a Smart City, universities can also turn into a key factor for the development of innovative projects and improvement in the quality of life. Universities can bring great benefits to the entire process, as proving grounds for Smart Cities innovation and as places where students can offer their […]

        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 […]