Is the concern unjustified?

    A Swedish perspective on personal privacy The general public does not consider the use of security cameras on streets and market squares as an intrusion on their personal privacy. On the other hand, clearer regulatory frameworks and procedures for managing video material and camera surveillance are sought. This is shown by a survey conducted in […]

      Cut the storage. Not the quality.

      Over the past 10 years we have seen surveillance camera technology steadily advance offering better and better image quality. Today’s cameras can feature videos with amazingly detailed resolutions in high frame rates. Wide Dynamic Range technology enables today’s cameras to capture detailed images even in scenes with complex light and advanced image sensors allow for […]

        Rain as data in Smart Cities

        In many ways, we’ve only scratched the surface of the potential for network cameras as intelligent sensors. And while IP cameras have traditionally been seen as primarily supporting safety and security, some of the most interesting new applications – particularly within Smart Cities – are coming from areas beyond surveillance. A great example comes from […]

          Smart cities: The correlation of cause and effect

          The concept of a ‘smart city’ can be seen as a cluster of city improvement plans that address multiple challenges. These can relate to transport, mobility, air quality, noise levels, water management, architectonic barriers, maintenance optimization, street and outdoor lighting, urban development, and other areas. These aspects are ultimately all related to each other – […]