From trust to population dynamics: the broader trends affecting the security sector in 2020

    As a technology company, it’s obvious to say that we need to be highly aware of advancements and trends in technology in order to apply them in our solutions. For the past few years we have published a blog post which looks at the technology trends that will affect the security and surveillance industry over […]

      Building smart cities for real: Reflections on Smart City Expo World Congress 2019

      I have been speaking about smart cities for several years now and, as part of this, I was often asked to define, “What is meant by a smart city?” However, now that smart cities are no longer just concepts, the conversation has started to shift.  Technological developments have led to a rapid rise of smart […]

        5 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2020

        I always start the forward-looking technology trends blog post with a glance back at what was written last year. Not only is it borne from a curiosity about the accuracy of my future-gazing (which is always a risky activity!), but it’s interesting to see if any new trends have emerged during the year that we […]

          Top 3 technologies that can “see” in the dark

          When securing a location, it’s not uncommon to face challenging light conditions, especially if you don’t have easy access to artificial light sources. However, there are technologies that allow you to easily guard your perimeter, even in the dark. Say you need to surveil a remote critical infrastructure, such as an oil and gas facility […]

            Beneath the buzzwords: AI, video analytics, edge computing and more

            This post is written by Albert Unterberger, owner at Unterberger Consult with extensive experience in the security industry. Read more about Albert at the bottom of this page. As the dictionary definition puts it, a buzzword is: “A word or expression from a particular subject area that has become fashionable by being used a lot.” […]

              Surveillance technology that’s as blind as a bat

              It’s actually a myth that bats have very poor eyesight. In fact, some species have very good eyesight. But what really allows a bat to be so highly attuned to its surroundings, able to safely navigate their way through forests, and be aware of other objects and animals in their immediate environment is highly sophisticated […]