Driving Toward the Future of Intelligent Traffic

    Despite going through these unprecedented times of social distancing and self-quarantine, we all have to believe that society will return to some level of normalcy. Before personal and commercial traffic came to an almost grinding halt, traffic was no doubt getting worse. And unfortunately I still foresee this happening in the future. With more cars […]

      Filming rats and bats in the urban jungle of Amsterdam

      If I have learned anything since I started working in the marketing team at Axis Benelux, it is that our cameras can serve many purposes other than security.  Axis solutions can be quite useful for improving a business’ efficiency, or helping enhance the sustainability practices of an entire city. The extent of the camera’s usefulness […]

        Top 3 technologies that can “see” in the dark

        When securing a location, it’s not uncommon to face challenging light conditions, especially if you don’t have easy access to artificial light sources. However, there are technologies that allow you to easily guard your perimeter, even in the dark. Say you need to surveil a remote critical infrastructure, such as an oil and gas facility […]

          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 17.2 billion metric tons in 2017. 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, […]

            Sustainable security solutions—protecting people, planet and profit.

              This post is written by Steve Surfaro, a former industry liaison for Axis Communications, with over 30 years of experience in the security industry. Read more about Steve at the bottom of this page. More and more organizations in the security industry, whether manufacturers, integrators or security personnel, operate with sustainability in focus. Yet, […]

              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 […]