Smoke detection analytics in explosion-protected cameras: safety where it’s needed most

    “There’s no smoke without fire” is a proverb most of us are familiar with, but even taking its literal meaning is of value: smoke is an early warning of a much more serious potential issue if not tackled quickly. In any environment – from public spaces to warehouses, from stadiums to factories – it’s obvious […]

      Video and beyond: the multiple benefits of explosion-protected cameras

      No matter if you call them explosion-protected or explosion-proof cameras, they are designed to remove the risk of the camera creating a spark that could cause an explosion in a hazardous environment. While this is, of course, a key feature, it doesn’t fully describe the multiple benefits that explosion-protected cameras can bring. Safety remains at […]

        Explosion-protected cameras, explosion-proof cameras and flame-proof cameras. What’s the difference?

        We’ll admit it, the technology industry can be terrible for creating jargon which almost seems designed to confuse rather than bring clarity. In our area of the sector, a question we’re often asked is: “What’s the difference between an explosion-protected camera, an explosion-proof camera and a flame-proof camera?” In truth, the answer is: “Not very […]

          Guarding against explosions in agriculture and food production

          Balancing safety and security is essential in any sector, and it’s certainly the case in agriculture and food production. While surveillance brings many benefits, it’s critical that any security solution plays a role in reducing other safety risks. Here we explore how explosion-protected cameras can offer all the benefits of high-quality surveillance, while also guarding […]

            A win, win, win proposition for critical infrastructure

            When is a surveillance system more than a surveillance system? When it not only protects an organization’s premises but also supports efficient, reliable operations, and health and safety. Network surveillance supports critical infrastructure organizations in three ways: It helps them reach their goals for security, for operations and for health and safety, all with a […]