“What is a smart city?”

    Despite the global smart city hype, with daily headlines about new smart city projects, cities competing to be the smartest and governments around the world investing billions in smart cities, I frequently hear someone say “But what is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and when googling […]

      Surveillance solutions for efficient parking management

      First impressions matter. For many businesses, schools, shopping centres, airports, and hospitals, this means that parking will play an important role in shaping the overall visitor experience. However, parking areas represent not only a secure space for visitors’ vehicles, but also an opportunity for revenue, and a key component of the flow of traffic around […]

        Top reasons why a small business can benefit from video surveillance

        Small business owners work hard. Arriving first and leaving last, they often take their work home with them to ensure their business is as successful as possible. Because of this, many business owners don’t take vacations and, when they do, they spend a lot of time worrying about how things are running in their absence. […]

          Marrying AI and manual labor for more effective assembly lines

          Digitization, automation, and Industry 4.0 are driving far-reaching changes in the manufacturing industry. But most of the mass production in industries such as automotive is still done by manual labor.  When it comes to manufacturing, there is quite naturally much talk about Industry 4.0. As you know, the industrial internet of things (IIoT), along with […]

            How can augmented reality and video surveillance work together?

            The benefits of daydreaming to creativity are well-documented, and every now and then we’ll allow our minds to wander to some of the “what if?” questions that crop up. Recently, we were thinking about how augmented reality (AR) might be used more extensively alongside video surveillance, and the types of scenario and use cases where […]

              What factors should you consider for optimal video analytics performance?

              AI continues to be hailed as the technology that will augment and improve human performance in many sectors and the video surveillance industry is no exception. AI-based analytics is increasingly being used to quickly process large amounts of data and trigger actions. These functions help to support a security team when monitoring large and changing […]