The high street surveillance revolution – a journey towards intelligence

    There is a great competitive force at work against high street retailers, one that continues to tempt customers into spending their hard-earned cash elsewhere. This is of course online shopping, with online sales rising 17 per cent following a decline in high street footfall in 2016[1]. The proliferation of smart devices has further fuelled the […]

      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. […]

        Security as a service: How video analytics is changing the industry

        With security becoming an ever more important consideration for many organizations, there is a growing trend for outsourcing security and guarding responsibilities to third party providers. This is not only true for large enterprises and critical infrastructure facilities; schools, smaller factories, offices and construction sites are all examples of customers who are increasingly enlisting the […]

          Intelligent video: Five cool things you can do with video analytics

          With network video cameras continuing to replace analog installations, I have seen a growing trend for adding on valuable extra functionality. As the images captured have become more detailed, cameras are also becoming much, much smarter. Video analytics has come a long way since I started in this industry – with applications ranging from motion […]

            Herta looks to Deep Learning techniques to improve facial recognition

            Axis partner Herta develops and designs facial recognition software solutions. It is specialized in the simultaneous detection and identification of multiple subjects in crowded scenarios such as airports, train and metro stations, sports stadiums, shopping malls. It offers solutions for videosurveillance, access control and marketing requirements. We had a chance to sit down with Herta […]