Smart City crime prevention: How the City of Detroit reduced violent crime by up to 50%

    When a city is looking to invest in smart city solutions, safety is often one of the key drivers for implementing an initiative. Crime prevention can be aided through smart surveillance by enabling authorities to have real-time access to video surveillance systems. The goal is to spot potential incidents that threaten security and manage events as […]

      Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

      In the past two years, there have been a staggering 490 suicides and suspected suicides on the UK rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and […]

        Will we see you at Smart City World Expo 2017?

        As part of our smart city initiative, we are helping cities fulfil their promise of creating safer, more mobile everyday environments. To demonstrate what is possible, we’ll be showcasing cutting edge smart city solutions at this year’s Smart City World Expo, 14-16 November, in Barcelona. Improving safety and security A key part of the smart […]

          How collaboration will ensure GDPR compliance within supply chains

          The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a concern for business leaders across the globe. Awareness of the incoming regulation has been improving, with 67% of CIOs advising their business has a clear understanding of the legislation. This will, of course, be crucial going forward, with fines of up to 4 per cent of annual […]

            How India is using technology to create smarter, safer cities

            According to the UN, by 2030 one in every three people globally will be living in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. While the increase in urban populations will not be without its challenges, technology presents the opportunity to create smart, safe environments. With the right systems in place, governments will be able […]

              Using video analytics to drive sustainability in business

              The growth in the sophistication of video analytics brings the opportunity to apply surveillance equipment beyond security and into business intelligence and decision-making. The insight provided into business operations has multiple applications, leading to significant potential cost savings and the promotion of sustainable business practices. A group of students from Aalto University in Helsinki used […]