Smart buildings: going beyond the hype to reap the benefits

    Open technology platforms are a giant leap towards building truly smart buildings. It has been a slow start but now things are starting to pick up speed. This blog gives examples of companies that reap the benefits. In a previous blog post on smart buildings, I noted that the real estate sector has been slow […]

      Analytics and the future of physical security

      Axis recently hosted an online event, Understanding Analytics and the practical guide to implementation. During the event, I spoke about the past, present and future of analytics, together with my colleagues, Shaun Southall and Wayne Davis. This has prompted me to consider the technological developments, new methods of working and advances in analytics and artificial […]

        Zooming into the future of surveillance in mining

        While digital transformation is currently reshaping every industry and sector, mining surveillance has traditionally been slow to adopt the latest technological trends. This is changing as businesses are starting to gear up to leverage new opportunities that are created by emerging digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) in […]

          Implementing IoT Technology within a Real-Estate platform model

          The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has propelled us into a new information age in which data is now king. Businesses are beginning to collect, store and utilise data generated from smart, network connected devices in increasingly intelligent ways, which has created new opportunities also within the real-estate industry. The most effective business […]

            Which technology trends are most important for small business in 2017 and beyond?

            With over 5.5 million small businesses in the UK, and over 28.8 million in the US and companies representing everything from micro-breweries to tool manufacturers, or coffee shops to computer service companies, the small business owners are a diversified bunch. Throwing ownership structure and business lifecycle into the mix, you are bound to find very […]