4 ways that audio solutions can contribute to a smarter and safer city

    Discussions around safety and security in smart cities often focus heavily on the visual. This is not unreasonable; cameras are crucially important to any effective security system and with advances in camera technology, they are better than ever. But the value of audio should not be overlooked, and can be used as a valuable complement and even […]

      The role of IP audio and video analytics in modern retail

      As another UK and Irish lock down slowly comes to a conclusion with an impressive vaccine roll-out ably assisted by retailers and the brilliant work by key workers to reduce the threat of Covid-19, the government have given us a glimpse of when and under what restrictions, non-essential brick and mortar retail may open and […]

        How network audio supports retailers – today and tomorrow

        Faced with a challenging retail landscape, providing a superior customer experience is key to attracting shoppers. I’ve seen that retailers can directly influence this by changing different aspects of the store environment, such as the display areas, layouts and adding services. Although often overlooked, audio plays a critical role here; not only in creating the […]

          With a UK threat attack ‘highly likely’, is our national infrastructure at risk?

          Our critical national infrastructure (CNI) underpins the foundation of our modern existence, yet as most of its operation takes place ‘behind the scenes’, it is often so seamless that we hardly notice it’s there. Energy, water supplies, transportation and even logistics are all essential components of our modern world. Disruption, damage to or sabotage of […]

            Access control during a health crisis: Keeping people safe and secure

            The current healthcare crisis has greatly impacted how healthcare providers operate. That, of course, is no surprise. This past spring healthcare facilities worked around the clock to flatten the curve and prepare for potentially more surges. Now, many are in the midst of that predicted autumn surge with a looming flu season not far off. […]

              Safeguarding patients, providers and PPE in today’s healthcare environment

              Innovation in the field of healthcare is nothing new. Over the centuries we’ve seen a rise in new surgical devices, treatment protocols, and medicines to combat disease, physical frailties, and other medical challenges. But there’s another area where innovation is occurring, and that’s in the way clinicians are interacting with their patients. Today, tele-health visits […]