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 […]

        Future trends of intelligent video usage in public transport

        Large surveillance systems are often monitored manually today and security operators cannot view many video feeds at the same time. The level of concentration needed to keep an eye out for suspicious activities requires breaks and short intervals of work. In a market survey by international association of public transport UITP, one of the members […]

          Differences in how surveillance in public transport is regulated

          The legal regulations for video surveillance vary widely from country to country. The international association of public transport, UITP have asked their members in an international survey how the various aspects of legal framework regulates the use of video. They also investigated the values and opinions among the public transport operators and transit authorities of […]

            Trends in surveillance equipment and usage in public transport

            Video surveillance is a very common technology used in public transport, especially for security purposes. The international association of public transport operators, UITP, conducted a survey in 2015 among public transport organizations to get an understanding of video surveillance in public transport, particularly for security. We’ll take a look at some of the trends that […]