Breaking down the silos to create efficient smart cities

    The number of people expected to be living in cities is set to double by 2050 to some 6.4 billion urban dwellers. To cope with this population increase, and to adjust to the new needs of larger cosmopolitan environments, cities will require new and innovative ways of managing their assets and resources. This is addressed […]

      Keeping an eye on stadium security whilst fans watch the game

      Around the country and the globe, sports fans are enjoying their favourite football games, rugby matches and other sporting fixtures on TV as well as within stadiums. While these fans are keeping their eyes on the games, most stadiums today employ various stadium security surveillance systems to keep an eye on the crowds, in order to […]

        Increasing protection with drone detection analytics

        Dr. Markus Schoeler, Lead Engineer of Video Analytics at Dedrone, explores the new ways of dealing with drone intrusion. In January, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration officially reached one million registered drones in US airspace. Registration programs are emerging throughout the world. In its 2017 forecast, the FAA estimated that hobbyist […]

          How can video improve patient care?

          Healthcare facilities have long used video for protecting people and property, but how can traditional video surveillance be used to improve patient monitoring and care? A complement to telemetry for critical care monitoring Cardiac monitors, ventilators, infusion pumps… The machines that medical professionals rely on to sustain life and monitor the critically ill, can also […]

            Preventing intruder access at the front door; halting hacker access at the back

            The rapid evolution of access control technology, specifically its shift from a closed, proprietary system to an open, IP based architecture, has unlocked a new set of possibilities for end users. Modern access systems offer open communications architecture, designed to allow access controllers to be deployed as IoT devices. The benefits are obvious; Access control […]