Fight crime more efficiently using connected video

    Law enforcement teams around the world share fundamental objectives, but also key challenges. Their inspiring long-term mission is to keep citizens safe and secure. But in the day-to-day reality, they struggle with the practicalities of preventing, deterring and solving crime. At times, new technologies have arisen to make their job more efficient – from police […]

      To upgrade or not to upgrade?

      I recently installed a new boiler at home. After an undisclosed number of hours well spent, I got it integrated nicely with my increasingly smarter home. Several automation routines could now tell the boiler what temperature to use (hello home-automation communities!). Over the next couple of weeks all our guests had to listen how marvelously […]

        Success is built on making the right connections

        In 1624 the poet John Donne shared his world view that “no man is an island.” Looking through this lens 400 years later, we’ve come to acknowledge how important connections are to our success. In the security arena, this translates into collaborating with fellow practitioners, technology vendors, law enforcement and sometimes even city officials who […]

          Empowering cities to become ‘smarter’: Axis reflects on Smart City Expo World Congress

          Over the recent years, smart cities have gained more and more traction. Only a few weeks ago, more than 21,000 people attended the Smart City Expo World Congress 2018 and represented over 700 cities. The rise of urbanization and how it is affecting cities and their citizens is drawing more stakeholders to have a vested […]

            Securing critical infrastructure; it’s more than perimeter protection

            When you talk about securing critical infrastructure, the challenge is threefold: secure the property, secure the processes and secure the safety of personnel. But that doesn’t mean you have to triple your investment in security systems. With IP-based technology, it’s possible to achieve all three goals with one solution. By integrating existing network cameras and […]

              Aware but not prepared – companies struggle to build their cyber defenses

              Cyberattacks have been dominating recent news with attacks against diverse targets, from airlines and health providers to city councils and banks. However, it seems like many businesses are not keeping up with the cybercriminals. Along with our partner Genetec, we recently conducted a survey of 175 end users of video surveillance systems, to better understand […]