QR codes for smart, cost-effective access control

    Have you ever thought of sending QR codes to manage the visitors and suppliers permitted to access your facility? If not, there are many good reasons to consider using QR codes as virtual credentials instead of traditional plastic cards. Cost-effective and sustainable There are a range of QR code-based access control solutions from Axis to […]

      Reducing the costs of video surveillance

      It’s an obvious thing to say, but there isn’t a business anywhere which doesn’t have an interest in reducing costs wherever possible, without negatively impacting performance. When it comes to security, of course, any efforts to control costs must be balanced finely against the potential effect on the organisation’s exposure to risk. Video surveillance – […]

        Delivering predictability in total cost of ownership

        In a recent total cost of ownership (TCO) study, we showed that about a third of the total cost for the referenced video surveillance system incurred during the operational stages. In fact, studies from other IT industries show that the operating costs can be as much as 80% of the total lifecycle cost. While it […]