Back to the future: continuous recording within grasp (once again)

    Outside of the security sector, the perception that many people have of video surveillance is shaped by what they’ve seen in movies and TV shows; cameras always recording, with the footage saved onto video tape and stored until whichever detective or private investigator wants to review an incident. There’s some truth in this perception, of […]

      A perfect IIoT tool for integrators: how will you use it to innovate?

      Axis is all but synonymous with network-based surveillance cameras. The same operational efficiency, open APIs, and edge computing that built a world-leading position in that sector can be used for industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions, helping integrators and end-users improve productivity, safety, and quality while reducing waste and downtime. Ask anyone about robots, and […]

        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 […]

            Moving forward

            This blog post is a joint collaboration between Lucas Young and Anthony Incorvati. Read more about the authors on their respective author page. Travel restrictions, working from home and social distancing have all had an impact on the way people and goods move around the world. Transportation UK and US practice leaders, Lucas Young and […]

              Building smart cities for real: Reflections on Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

              I have been speaking about smart cities for several years now and, as part of this, I was often asked to define, “What is meant by a smart city?” However, now that smart cities are no longer just concepts, the conversation has started to shift.  Technological developments have led to a rapid rise of smart […]