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 […]

      Shopping as entertainment: retail outlets challenge their digital counterparts

      We attended this year’s EuroCIS, a leading fair for retailers held in Düsseldorf, to see what trends and developments the 12,000 visitors from Europe and abroad are seeing in the area of retail technology. At the show we presented our newest solutions for security and store optimization. But we weren’t only showcasing network cameras in […]

        Security for an anonymous service: protecting Bitcoin ATMs

        The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, also known as altcoins, has been impossible to avoid. The market has hit the mainstream and broad public consciousness, with cryptocurrencies now available to buy on the high street via ATMs. Known as “Bitcoin ATMs”, these allow users to easily purchase cryptocurrencies from a machine, anonymously. One of […]

          Quality: more than meets the eye

          Why do people install surveillance cameras? It sounds like a silly question, but it’s not uncommon that the discussion deviates from the desired end-result and circles more around image resolution and other technical specifications. In the end the purpose of surveillance cameras is to ensure that the images can be used in a constructive way, […]

            Top 5 strategies for reliable fall detection

            According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. And a staggering 37.3 million falls are severe enough to require medical attention each year. A wide range of factors contribute to fall risk, such as environmental hazards, illness, neurological and mental conditions, muscle weakness, poor […]

              Using video analytics to charm the reluctant shopper

              I’m not an enthusiastic shopper. I prefer online  shopping; it’s easier, quicker and more comfortable from my sofa. But sometimes I do have to reluctantly venture in-store – so how can I be tempted into the many retail outlets available on the high street? In this post I will explain how retailers can use video […]