Security for an anonymous service: protecting Bitcoin ATMs

    The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, also known as altcoins, has been impossible to avoid. The market has hit the mainstream and broad public consciousness, with cryptocurrencies now available to buy on the high street via ATMs. Known as “Bitcoin ATMs”, these allow users to easily purchase cryptocurrencies from a machine, anonymously. One of […]

      Quality: more than meets the eye

      Why do people install surveillance cameras? It sounds like a silly question, but it’s not uncommon that the discussion deviates from the desired end-result and circles more around image resolution and other technical specifications. In the end the purpose of surveillance cameras is to ensure that the images can be used in a constructive way, […]

        Using video analytics to charm the reluctant shopper

        I’m not an enthusiastic shopper. I prefer online  shopping; it’s easier, quicker and more comfortable from my sofa. But sometimes I do have to reluctantly venture in-store – so how can I be tempted into the many retail outlets available on the high street? In this post I will explain how retailers can use video […]

          Why supermarket security systems need thermal imaging

          Recent NEXO field tests have found that inventory shrinkage has led to retail companies losing more than 1% of their annual turnover. A combination of employee dishonesty, shoplifting, vendor fraud and administrative errors have resulted in store managers losing large amounts of revenue on a daily basis. The lost revenue isn’t just felt by retailers […]

            Keeping problems out with an integrated approach to logistics

            In a multichannel world, where the consumer is increasingly moving online and increasing their expectations for customer service and speed of delivery, online retailers are faced with several logistical issues. Logistics provide a key role in the supply chain, handling the product stocking and shipping. This fragmented market proves a challenge in itself: Multiple parties […]

              Safety in schools: the foundation for learning

              The core objective of any school is obvious: to provide a safe, secure, positive environment in which to enhance children’s learning. Children, teachers, and parents must all feel confident that they are studying, working, and entrusting their loved ones to an establishment that has the infrastructure and technology needed to deliver on this goal. And […]