The value of smarter, safer video surveillance in public transport

    Axis and the International Association of Public Transport, UITP, have collaborated again to research the international trends of video surveillance in public transport. In this second report, we compare the development since our first report in 2015. So, what is the value of video surveillance for public transport? The value of video surveillance in the […]

      The development of onboard cameras in transportation

      Over the past decade, network cameras have become an essential part of transportation safety and security. Thanks to the technologies that can now be integrated onto onboard network cameras, the range of solutions they can be a part of has also increased: from boosting security inside vehicles to enhancing safety in passenger boarding and alighting, from improving […]

        A new direction for UK transport: from forensic to real time

        With a number of high-profile attacks on mass transport systems across Europe, and Scotland Yard recently warning the UK’s terror threat level will remain at ‘severe’ for at least five more years, it is clear the industry cannot be complacent when it comes to security investment. While funding remains a challenge, it must be weighed […]

          Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

          In the past two years, there have been a staggering 490 suicides and suspected suicides on the UK rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and […]

            Security is only one part of the story for video in transportation

            A week or so ago, I was lucky enough to attend the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in the beautiful city of Montréal. The focus of this year’s summit was every aspect of the future of urban mobility, from autonomous vehicles to renewable energy; from the use of big data to transforming the business model […]