Top 3 technologies that can “see” in the dark

    When securing a location, it’s not uncommon to face challenging light conditions, especially if you don’t have easy access to artificial light sources. However, there are technologies that allow you to easily guard your perimeter, even in the dark. Say you need to surveil a remote critical infrastructure, such as an oil and gas facility […]

      6 questions you may have forgotten to ask when developing your perimeter protection plan

      It takes more to protect a perimeter than simply building a tall fence topped with barbed wire. A well-secured perimeter contains myriad layers of defenses reinforced with robust security solutions. More than ever before, organizations are realizing the value of stopping criminals well before they can damage property, or hurt customers or employees. In fact, […]

        “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 […]

          Beneath the buzzwords: AI, video analytics, edge computing and more

          This post is written by Albert Unterberger, owner at Unterberger Consult with extensive experience in the security industry. Read more about Albert at the bottom of this page. As the dictionary definition puts it, a buzzword is: “A word or expression from a particular subject area that has become fashionable by being used a lot.” […]

            Ensuring privacy when undertaking surveillance

            Surveillance and privacy are not natural bedfellows. However, as the public begin to understand how surveillance can help with their safety and security, the use of surveillance in public places is becoming more accepted. While privacy has always been a priority in the surveillance industry, public awareness over their rights has been heightened by initiatives […]

              The value of smarter, safer video surveillance in public transport

              Axis and the International Association of Public Transport, UITP, have collaborated again to research the international trends of video surveillance in public transport. In this second report, we compare the development since our first report in 2015. So, what is the value of video surveillance for public transport? The value of video surveillance in the […]