Shopping as entertainment: retail outlets challenge their digital counterparts

    We attended this year’s EuroCIS, a leading fair for retailers held in Düsseldorf, to see what trends and developments the 12,000 visitors from Europe and abroad are seeing in the area of retail technology. At the show we presented our newest solutions for security and store optimization. But we weren’t only showcasing network cameras in […]

      Celebrating 10 years of onboard network cameras

      Since the world’s first network camera was launched back in  1996, the technology has developed enormously and now has a variety of uses in an ever-growing number of sectors. One area – which was initially reluctant to invest but has since made up a lot of ground – is transportation. Network cameras were first installed […]

        Getting smarter about perimeter and border protection with advanced analytics

        A major challenge in providing perimeter protection is not simply deploying video to help secure a perimeter or border. Rather, it is obtaining relevant video after installation, which ultimately yields best situational awareness for the operator. A significant amount of recorded and live video is never viewed. Why? High densities of IP cameras—common in Department […]

          Why supermarket security systems need thermal imaging

          Recent NEXO field tests have found that inventory shrinkage has led to retail companies losing more than 1% of their annual turnover. A combination of employee dishonesty, shoplifting, vendor fraud and administrative errors have resulted in store managers losing large amounts of revenue on a daily basis. The lost revenue isn’t just felt by retailers […]

            2018’s technology trends and the question of trust

            You might have read other posts or research on some of the key trends that will affect our business and industry during 2018, including some recently posted thoughts of my own. What I find interesting, however, is how these trends reflect and link into broader macro trends that are affecting industry – and indeed society […]

              Retaining forensic detail in challenging light conditions

              Light is all-important when it comes to the effectiveness of video surveillance. Being able to see the full detail of a scene whatever the lighting conditions is essential. But this can be challenging in those environments which feature both very bright and very dark areas, such as entrance doors with bright sunshine outside and dim […]