The impact of sounds on the human brain

    Voice services and audio communication are increasingly used together with cameras and analytics in network surveillance systems. And for a good reason. The human mind reacts to sounds the same way today that it always has. It either makes us feel safe, or prepares us for fight or flight. Using the right sound at the […]

      Deterring incidents with audio talk down

      Video surveillance systems are traditionally used as forensic tools to investigate and provide proof after incidents, but what if you can use your surveillance system to proactively deter incidents before they happen? Warnings issued either automatically or manually – known as audio talk down – can be a highly effective enhancement to video surveillance. Network […]

        Cameras where cameras have never been before

        In many scenarios, the size and visibility of a surveillance camera is of little importance. Indeed, visible cameras can often act as a useful deterrent to potential criminals, and therefore high visibility is a benefit and desired. And when surveillance cameras need to withstand harsh conditions and poor weather, in being robust they also naturally […]

          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 […]