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 […]

      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 […]

        Delivering predictability in total cost of ownership

        In a recent total cost of ownership (TCO) study, we showed that about a third of the total cost for the referenced video surveillance system incurred during the operational stages. In fact, studies from other IT industries show that the operating costs can be as much as 80% of the total lifecycle cost. While it […]

          Increasing retail profitability through intelligent loss prevention strategies

          With increased competition from omni-channel and online outlets leading to tightening retailer margins, I have seen a growing pressure on the high-street to combat theft, reduce shrinkage and grow in-store revenues. Shrinkage in retail now amounts to $123.4bn globally – 1.23 per cent of total sales; of which the leading cause is attributed to employee […]