Safety and security in food production

    There’s a strong argument to say that food production should be regarded as much as a part of a nation’s critical industries as the provision of energy, water, healthcare and financial services. Disruption to the production of food, the potential danger this can present to consumers, and the shortages on supermarket shelves that this can […]

      How to drive physical security and IT convergence in healthcare

      This post is also written by guest author, Sean Owens, PSP, Director of Security Technology & Non-Acute Care at Lee Health. Read more about Sean at the bottom of this page. In an evolving healthcare landscape, staying on the cutting edge is vital to any hospital’s survival. To thrive as a healthcare facility, it’s more […]

        Smart technologies to help banks improve customer experience

        FinTech adoption is not showing any signs of slowing down – it continues to disrupt the global financial services industry and its effect on the banking industry is highly significant. Banks are seeing the opportunities new innovations present and are focusing on how they can be harnessed to improve areas such as personal advisory services […]

          200 milliseconds to recognize a threat

          As humans, we have pretty good antennas that help us sense when a situation becomes dangerous, or that alert us when people behave suspiciously. A recent study conducted by the French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris discovered that there is in fact a region of our […]

            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 […]