Passengers in focus: how video and connected technology are transforming public transport

    When Deutsche Bahn presented its S-Bahn train of the future, it delivered a 22.5 meter prototype vehicle that could be individually adapted to meet the real-time needs of travelers. This included adjustable standing and seating that can be changed to meet capacity requirements, free up extra space for bicycles and scooters, and provide additional wheelchair […]

      “What is a smart city?”

      Despite the global smart city hype, with daily headlines about new smart city projects, cities competing to be the smartest and governments around the world investing billions in smart cities, I frequently hear someone say “But what is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and when googling […]

        Surveillance solutions for efficient parking management

        First impressions matter. For many businesses, schools, shopping centres, airports, and hospitals, this means that parking will play an important role in shaping the overall visitor experience. However, parking areas represent not only a secure space for visitors’ vehicles, but also an opportunity for revenue, and a key component of the flow of traffic around […]

          Driving toward the future of intelligent traffic with network surveillance technology

          Congested roadways. Bumper-to-bumper traffic. Beeping horns. Rush hour that actually felt like rush hour. About a year ago much of this disappeared—at least temporarily—as the nation went into lockdown and many people worked remotely. While less traffic was refreshing, signs of congestion are starting to reappear. Not to be an alarmist, but the traffic problems […]

            Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

            Over the 2019/20 financial year, there were a staggering 283 suicides on the British rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and private lives. In addition to its […]

              No touch, no problem: the role of QR codes in access control solutions

              2020 has become the comeback year for QR codes, not least because the global pandemic has put contactless technology in the spotlight. Everyone wants to keep contact with surfaces to a minimum (and let’s be honest, even before the pandemic nobody really wanted to touch the doorknob). As a result, QR codes have enjoyed a […]