Breaking down the silos to create efficient smart cities

    The number of people expected to be living in cities is set to double by 2050 to some 6.4 billion urban dwellers. To cope with this population increase, and to adjust to the new needs of larger cosmopolitan environments, cities will require new and innovative ways of managing their assets and resources. This is addressed […]

      Increasing protection with drone detection analytics

      Dr. Markus Schoeler, Lead Engineer of Video Analytics at Dedrone, explores the new ways of dealing with drone intrusion. In January, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration officially reached one million registered drones in US airspace. Registration programs are emerging throughout the world. In its 2017 forecast, the FAA estimated that hobbyist […]

        Getting smarter about perimeter and border protection with advanced analytics

        A major challenge in providing perimeter protection is not simply deploying video to help secure a perimeter or border. Rather, it is obtaining relevant video after installation, which ultimately yields best situational awareness for the operator. A significant amount of recorded and live video is never viewed. Why? High densities of IP cameras—common in Department […]

          The dual lens of intelligent surveillance solutions: How analytics can improve security and enhance operational efficiency

          Thousands of people pour into stadiums each weekend to watch their favorite teams play and entertainers perform. The sheer number of people – often larger than some metropolises – put tremendous pressure on stadium personnel to keep attendees safe and ensure they have a fulfilling experience. One way stadiums are handling these challenges is by […]

            Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

            In the past two years, there have been a staggering 490 suicides and suspected suicides on the UK rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and […]

              How India is using technology to create smarter, safer cities

              According to the UN, by 2030 one in every three people globally will be living in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. While the increase in urban populations will not be without its challenges, technology presents the opportunity to create smart, safe environments. With the right systems in place, governments will be able […]