Celebrating 10 years of onboard network cameras

    Since the world’s first network camera was launched back in  1996, the technology has developed enormously and now has a variety of uses in an ever-growing number of sectors. One area – which was initially reluctant to invest but has since made up a lot of ground – is transportation. Network cameras were first installed […]

      Global consumer perspectives on ATM safety

      The automatic-teller machine – more commonly known as the ATM (or, depending where you live, cash-point, hole-in-the-wall, Bankomat, pankkiautomaatti or flappentap) – celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Even in a world which we’re told is becoming ever-more cashless, the ATM still plays a central role in consumers’ lives across the globe, not only in […]

        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 […]

          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 […]

            The 10 technology trends that will shape 2018

            As Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “the only one constant in life is change”. And this is certainly true for anyone working in areas related to or based upon technology (and few don’t these days). The pace of technological innovation is such that even the most fantastic of imagined futures seem like they could easily become reality. […]