Celebrating 10 years of onboard network cameras

    Since the world’s first network camera was launched back in  1996, the technology has developed enormously and now has a variety of uses in an ever-growing number of sectors. One area – which was initially reluctant to invest but has since made up a lot of ground – is transportation. Network cameras were first installed […]

      A new direction for UK transport: from forensic to real time

      With a number of high-profile attacks on mass transport systems across Europe, and Scotland Yard recently warning the UK’s terror threat level will remain at ‘severe’ for at least five more years, it is clear the industry cannot be complacent when it comes to security investment. While funding remains a challenge, it must be weighed […]

        Video analytics to keep you ahead of the game

        According to the old proverb, “forewarned is forearmed”, and the ability to take proactive action to prevent incidents before they take place is something to which everyone concerned about safety and security can easily relate. Whereas, previously, this ability was solely reliant on the skills of the surveillance operator, whose experience would allow them to […]

          Top 5 things to consider when specifying an integrated security and surveillance system

          Business owners looking to implement an integrated security and surveillance solution can find the range of options available confusing. The large choice of hardware and software products offer a seemingly endless array of specifications. For instance, a business may benefit from an integrated solution that includes a video management system (VMS) linking various disparate networked […]

            The adventure of Oiapoque: maximized challenge for a system integrator

            Bringing technology to a town of 25,000 people between Brazil and the French Guiana shows the far-reaching impacts of our job. For many professionals in the IT industry, overcoming challenges is part of the daily routine. Sometimes, the will to make a difference takes us to unexpected places. Our company, Traders Service Communications Technology, a system […]

              Retaining forensic detail in challenging light conditions

              Light is all-important when it comes to the effectiveness of video surveillance. Being able to see the full detail of a scene whatever the lighting conditions is essential. But this can be challenging in those environments which feature both very bright and very dark areas, such as entrance doors with bright sunshine outside and dim […]