How retailers can use network audio to level up in-store operations

    We are all used to hearing promotions, call-outs and notifications about closing time when shopping. Speakers in stores have been helpful for decades. But what about network audio, how can retailers benefit from using those instead of traditional speaker systems? And what happens when connecting audio with video? There are a number of ways that […]

      Balancing value and total cost of ownership in city surveillance

      As data becomes more valuable and important to cities in realizing their smart city vision, authorities are investing in technologies that create, collect and analyze data. Video surveillance cameras and connected devices – the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) – are central among them. Every technology used in a city comes at a cost, including […]

        Describing the details that matter: the importance of video metadata

        Effective surveillance solutions need to make complicated scenes simple to understand and act on. In practice, that requires gathering huge amounts of details in video and/or audio streams from what can potentially include a lot of sources. The more devices there are in the system, the greater the amount of potential details-of-interest that there could […]

          Marrying AI and manual labor for more effective assembly lines

          Digitization, automation, and Industry 4.0 are driving far-reaching changes in the manufacturing industry. But most of the mass production in industries such as automotive is still done by manual labor.  When it comes to manufacturing, there is quite naturally much talk about Industry 4.0. As you know, the industrial internet of things (IIoT), along with […]

            How can augmented reality and video surveillance work together?

            The benefits of daydreaming to creativity are well-documented, and every now and then we’ll allow our minds to wander to some of the “what if?” questions that crop up. Recently, we were thinking about how augmented reality (AR) might be used more extensively alongside video surveillance, and the types of scenario and use cases where […]

              What factors should you consider for optimal video analytics performance?

              AI continues to be hailed as the technology that will augment and improve human performance in many sectors and the video surveillance industry is no exception. AI-based analytics is increasingly being used to quickly process large amounts of data and trigger actions. These functions help to support a security team when monitoring large and changing […]