Reflections on a visit to Intertraffic

    A couple of weeks ago my colleagues and I visited Intertraffic, one of the world’s leading exhibitions for traffic and mobility professionals. With the increasing demand we hear from our customers, not only those specifically engaged in traffic management and mobility, but also those with responsibility for smart city infrastructure, we left the show feeling […]

      Unlock the possibilities of QR codes in access control

      In the last year and a half, QR codes* have become increasingly prominent for usage across different industries where low-touch solutions are even more sought after. Within access control systems, QR codes are often used as a credential for temporary and time-limited access to manage entry for visitors, employees, or deliveries. While traditional plastic cards […]

        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 […]