Artificial intelligence on the edge: the opportunities for video surveillance

    In the world of video surveillance, one of the primary benefits of edge computing will be the ability to undertake advanced analytics using artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning within cameras themselves. Firstly, what do we mean by “on the edge”? The number of devices on the edge of our security networks is growing and […]

      Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

      Over the 2019/20 financial year, there were a staggering 283 suicides on the British 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 private lives. In addition to its […]

        Video surveillance when the mining is over

        Global mining production has reached an all-time high, having nearly doubled in modern history from 9.6 billion metric tons in 1985 to 17.7 billion metric tons in 2018. And in mineral-rich South Africa, mining is an important part of the GDP employing nearly half a million people. With a major mining sector consisting of diamonds, […]

          Improving patient care – today and tomorrow

          This blog was first published in December, 2018 – long before anyone had ever heard of COVID-19. Fast forward to today and  cameras play an increasingly vital role in patient care, as healthcare systems face new struggles with increased patient loads and a shortage of PPE. This provides a good example of how an investment […]

            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 […]