Shopping as entertainment: retail outlets challenge their digital counterparts

    We attended this year’s EuroCIS, a leading fair for retailers held in Düsseldorf, to see what trends and developments the 12,000 visitors from Europe and abroad are seeing in the area of retail technology. At the show we presented our newest solutions for security and store optimization. But we weren’t only showcasing network cameras in […]

      Security for an anonymous service: protecting Bitcoin ATMs

      The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, also known as altcoins, has been impossible to avoid. The market has hit the mainstream and broad public consciousness, with cryptocurrencies now available to buy on the high street via ATMs. Known as “Bitcoin ATMs”, these allow users to easily purchase cryptocurrencies from a machine, anonymously. One of […]

        Top 5 strategies for reliable fall detection

        According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. And a staggering 37.3 million falls are severe enough to require medical attention each year. A wide range of factors contribute to fall risk, such as environmental hazards, illness, neurological and mental conditions, muscle weakness, poor […]

          Macro trends affecting public transportation

          Public transport is the lifeblood of a city, moving millions of inhabitants to their destinations and connecting different boroughs. To put the number of people relying on public transport into perspective, in 2016, the average weekday New York subway ridership was 5.7 million. If public transport were to cease, the city would seize up. Yet […]

            Video surveillance and the GDPR. What will change?

            At a time when technology, including smart cameras, allows companies to collect much more sensitive information about individuals, more stringent supervision of the protection of personal data is certainly needed. A video recording of an identifiable person naturally forms part of an individual’s personal data. The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which will apply throughout […]