Universities today, Smart Cities tomorrow

    Not only are public-private partnerships necessary for a Smart City, universities can also turn into a key factor for the development of innovative projects and improvement in the quality of life. Universities can bring great benefits to the entire process, as proving grounds for Smart Cities innovation and as places where students can offer their […]

      More than public address – the benefits of audio in education

      The use of audio throughout schools – from public address to a support for learning – can help in every aspect of education, from the school gate to the classroom. Traditional audio systems in schools have, been dispersed; one system is implemented for public address and another for visual or media use within an educational […]

        School safety experts weigh-in on lockdown solutions

        Increasingly, schools world-wide are “locking down” in response to personal safety threats. Threats ranging from medical emergencies, irate parents, and gangs in the community, to more serious active assailant threats. Threats from individuals who use weapons – guns, knives, explosives, acids, and even vehicles – to inflict deadly physical force on others. Sadly, their targets […]

          Safety in schools: the foundation for learning

          The core objective of any school is obvious: to provide a safe, secure, positive environment in which to enhance children’s learning. Children, teachers, and parents must all feel confident that they are studying, working, and entrusting their loved ones to an establishment that has the infrastructure and technology needed to deliver on this goal. And […]

            Studying up on school safety

            Traditional video surveillance is an extremely useful investigative tool – after an incident has occurred. Unfortunately, by then, school property may have already been damaged, valuable supplies and equipment gone missing, or a student or teacher victimized. Today’s video technology – when integrated with video analytics, audio, and access control -better prepares schools to mitigate […]