Ensuring privacy when undertaking surveillance

    Surveillance and privacy are not natural bedfellows. However, as the public begin to understand how surveillance can help with their safety and security, the use of surveillance in public places is becoming more accepted. While privacy has always been a priority in the surveillance industry, public awareness over their rights has been heightened by initiatives […]

      Retail safety & security: Using surveillance beyond loss prevention and customer service

      We’ve spoken about how surveillance can be used for loss prevention, customer experience and operational efficiency in retail, but have you considered how it can be applied to safety and security in the new retail environment? The face of bricks and mortar retail is changing. There are now less people on the ground and more […]

        Public and private surveillance collaboration efficiently tackles crime

        Strength lies in unity, especially when forces join to tackle crime. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a smart city to have integrated public and private safety and security systems. This ensures the highest level of protection for a city and its citizens, without any sector working in a silo. Globally this is starting […]

          School safety experts weigh-in on lockdown solutions

          Increasingly, schools world-wide are “locking down” in response to personal safety threats. Threats ranging from medical emergencies, irate parents, and gangs in the community, to more serious active assailant threats. Threats from individuals who use weapons – guns, knives, explosives, acids, and even vehicles – to inflict deadly physical force on others. Sadly, their targets […]

            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 […]