Using surveillance to help improve operations in hazardous environments

    When hazardous environments are part of your organization, it is vital that safety and security are one of your main priorities. Often in these settings, there will be few to no workers regularly on the ground, so it is of paramount importance that there is a way to observe what is going on on-site, from […]

      NIS – do your security systems comply with the latest directive?

      Hands up if you’re aware of the Network and Information (NIS) Directive and what it means for your business. Unsure of the details? You’re not alone. The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation designed to boost the overall level of cybersecurity across member states and was launched just a few weeks before […]

        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 […]

          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 – […]