Fighting fire with cameras

    Thousands of deliberate fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. Arsonists set fire not just to forests, but also to landfills, bins and parked cars, causing critical damage to the environment and putting the safety of citizens at risk. During 2007-2011 alone, an estimated 282,600 intentional fires per year were reported to […]

      Making video surveillance cyber secure in Smart Cities

      Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures and applications are one of the main priorities of investment for Smart Cities. Local governments are willing to embrace digital transformation to interconnect public and private services to increase innovation and efficiency, enhance safety and security, improve the quality of life, provide credible measures to major city problems and boost […]

        The high street surveillance revolution – a journey towards intelligence

        This post is written by Andy Martin, Retail Lead – VSaaS/Analytics at Morphean SA. Read more about Andy at the bottom of this page. There is a great competitive force at work against high street retailers, one that continues to tempt customers into spending their hard-earned cash elsewhere. This is of course online shopping, with […]

          Smart cities: The correlation of cause and effect

          The concept of a ‘smart city’ can be seen as a cluster of city improvement plans that address multiple challenges. These can relate to transport, mobility, air quality, noise levels, water management, architectonic barriers, maintenance optimization, street and outdoor lighting, urban development, and other areas. These aspects are ultimately all related to each other – […]