Using video surveillance to monitor extreme weather

    Video surveillance, while typically associated with security, is increasingly being used for other use cases. For instance, we’re increasingly seeing video surveillance being used for safety purposes. This is to help mitigate unintentional dangers and incidents that can cause harm to people, property, and the environment. One of the reasons for this rise in safety … Continued

      Improving livability in smart cities: How cameras and sensors add value

      According to a study from the UN, over half of humanity – 56.2 per cent, 3.5bn people – currently lives in cities and this number is estimated to rise to 5bn people (60.4 per cent) by 2030. This growth in urban populations has driven the adoption of technology in the management of city infrastructure and … Continued

        Using KPIs to measure smart city progress

        There is a wide range of definitions for “what makes a smart city”. It’s a question that doesn’t have a straight and universal answer as it means different things to different people. Another question that’s at least as important is “how do you create a city smart”. Because no matter what it means to you, … Continued

          The 5 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2024

          Even for those of us who have been working in the technology industry for decades, the pace of change over the past 12 months has been extraordinary. Once again, we’re left in no doubt that technological innovations are bringing both huge opportunities and more complex challenges than we’ve faced before, and they show no sign … Continued

            Environmentally friendly surveillance: This is what you should think about

            The growing environmental awareness and the demand for a more sustainable future are a force that few companies can afford to neglect. This blog post helps eco-minded companies make more sustainable choices for their surveillance systems. As we all know, sustainability and caring for the environment are increasingly getting essential across most industries. The security … Continued

              How surveillance technology can help cities achieve their sustainability goals

              Sustainability is an objective high on everyone’s agenda. In every nation across the globe, we all have a responsibility and role to play in building a more sustainable future. Cities have a disproportionate impact on the environment. As major economic drivers producing over 80% of the world’s GDP, they also produce more than 70% of … Continued