Macro trends affecting public transportation

    Public transport is the lifeblood of a city, moving millions of inhabitants to their destinations and connecting different boroughs. To put the number of people relying on public transport into perspective, in 2016, the average weekday New York subway ridership was 5.7 million. If public transport were to cease, the city would seize up. Yet […]

      When public-private becomes a reality in Smart Cities

      Strength lies in unity, as the saying goes. Without a doubt, it is necessary for a Smart City to have integrated public and private safety and security systems, with public entities and private stakeholders no longer working in silos. Globally this is starting to take off, with some very successful use cases proving the importance […]

        Will we meet at Intersec 2018 in Dubai, UAE?

        Intersec Expo celebrates its 20th edition in January 2018 and we are very proud to return for our 12th edition at the region’s largest trade fair for security and safety industry. Intersec is a very important event to showcase our latest advancements across products and solutions, demonstrate our strengths across key verticals with our partners […]

          The 10 technology trends that will shape 2018

          As Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “the only one constant in life is change”. And this is certainly true for anyone working in areas related to or based upon technology (and few don’t these days). The pace of technological innovation is such that even the most fantastic of imagined futures seem like they could easily become reality. […]

            Reflections on Smart City Expo World Congress 2017

            Following a highly successful event, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences from Smart City World Expo 2017. The growth and momentum of any industry or sector can often be judged by the increasing interest and attendance at the key exhibitions and conferences. This certainly seemed to be the case in Barcelona, where the […]

              Smart City crime prevention: How the City of Detroit reduced violent crime by up to 50%

              When a city is looking to invest in smart city solutions, safety is often one of the key drivers for implementing an initiative. Crime prevention can be aided through smart surveillance by enabling authorities to have real-time access to video surveillance systems. The goal is to spot potential incidents that threaten security and manage events as […]