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 […]

      Meeting mining’s challenges with video surveillance

      In terms of tough working environments, there aren’t many more challenging than mining. And the overriding priority for the operators of mines is the safety of their employees. Clearly, no employer wants their workers’ health and wellbeing risked any more than is absolutely necessary in a potentially dangerous working environment. The vast majority of mine […]

        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, […]

          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 […]

              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, […]