Optimizing the in-store experience for the connected customer

    Data. Increasingly at the heart of every business, the ability to collect, analyze and derive actionable insights from multiple sources of data in real-time can be the difference between winning a customer or seeing them captured by the competition. For retailers, providing an exemplary customer experience both online and offline is critical in attracting new […]

      Opening new doors with IP access control

      The access control market is changing. It’s recently been reported that in 2017, for the second consecutive year, access control technology was the fastest growing sector in the global physical security industry, now accounting for 24% of the entire market[1]. This upwards trend, which is expected to continue in 2018, has been attributed to the […]

        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 […]

          Reflections on retail’s big show: NRF 2018

          A big show in the Big Apple: NRF ’18, the National Retail Federation’s annual event in New York City, is one of those industry events that reaches beyond the borders of the country where it is located. For the global physical retail sector, NRF defines the trends and issues that we will be talking about throughout […]

            Retaining forensic detail in challenging light conditions

            Light is all-important when it comes to the effectiveness of video surveillance. Being able to see the full detail of a scene whatever the lighting conditions is essential. But this can be challenging in those environments which feature both very bright and very dark areas, such as entrance doors with bright sunshine outside and dim […]

              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. […]