Back to the future: continuous recording within grasp (once again)

    Outside of the security sector, the perception that many people have of video surveillance is shaped by what they’ve seen in movies and TV shows; cameras always recording, with the footage saved onto video tape and stored until whichever detective or private investigator wants to review an incident. There’s some truth in this perception, of […]

      A perfect IIoT tool for integrators: how will you use it to innovate?

      Axis is all but synonymous with network-based surveillance cameras. The same operational efficiency, open APIs, and edge computing that built a world-leading position in that sector can be used for industrial internet of things (IIoT) solutions, helping integrators and end-users improve productivity, safety, and quality while reducing waste and downtime. Ask anyone about robots, and […]

        Fighting fire with cameras – an innovative and logical step forward

        Thousands of fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. These can have wide ranging causes, but the effect is always devastating if not immediately halted. The 2019-2020 Australian bushfire season, colloquially known as the Black Summer is the perfect example, with over 18 million hectares destroyed. Fire is not a problem contained […]

          Driving toward the future of intelligent traffic with network surveillance technology

          Congested roadways. Bumper-to-bumper traffic. Beeping horns. Rush hour that actually felt like rush hour. About a year ago much of this disappeared—at least temporarily—as the nation went into lockdown and many people worked remotely. While less traffic was refreshing, signs of congestion are starting to reappear. Not to be an alarmist, but the traffic problems […]

            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 […]

              Improving livability in smart cities: How cameras and sensors add value

              According to a study from the UN, over half of humanity – 56.2 per cent, 3.5bn people – currently lives in cities and this number is estimated to rise to 5bn people (60.4 per cent) by 2030. This growth in urban populations has driven the adoption of technology in the management of city infrastructure and […]