A Head for Heights: Virtual Reality Weather Cameras Create Stunning Mountain Panorama

    The world’s highest lookout tower made out of wood, the Pyramidenkogel in Carinthia, Austria, now has the world’s first weather panoramic camera with virtual reality. Based on two smartly-combined cameras from Axis, the PanoCloud service from the Austrian company WMS WebMediaSolutions automatically creates a high resolution 360° panoramic image from hundreds of single images several […]

      Enabling Smart Security

      What happens when you take security devices that are currently only used in stand-alone systems and connect them up via open standards-based protocols to be integrated into a much larger, all-encompassing technology grid? In short, they become smarter. Moving away from closed systems with proprietary standards, opening up and connecting devices to form smart technology […]

        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 […]

          Protecting the Food Chain

          Safeguarding your health and nutrition Food Protection – no, that’s not about hiding your stash of sweets and chocolate from children, your spouse, housemates (or even yourself if you are struggling with a diet). Instead, it refers to protecting our food supply from accidental or intentional contamination/adulteration that could  harm people or disrupt the economy. […]

            Increasing retail profitability through intelligent loss prevention strategies

            This post is written by Andy Martin, Retail Lead – VSaaS/Analytics at Morphean SA. Read more about Andy at the bottom of this page. With increased competition from omni-channel and online outlets leading to tightening retailer margins, I have seen a growing pressure on the high-street to combat theft, reduce shrinkage and grow in-store revenues. […]