UITP report reveals digitalization giving rise to latest trends of video surveillance in public transport

    Over the past few years, the implementation of video surveillance across public transport has rapidly increased; as a result, the level of security within cities has become more stringent. In other words, it is becoming safer and more secure for passengers to use and for businesses to operate. Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP), together […]

      Main Trends of IP Intercoms – 2018

      IP Intercoms have gained immense traction over the past few years mainly owing to the flexibility and security offered to businesses. In 2017, IP-based intercom systems accounted for over 60% share of the global intercom devices market. Due to the diverse functionality of IP door intercoms, they are used in security systems across various commercial, and […]

        School safety experts weigh-in on lockdown solutions

        Increasingly, schools world-wide are “locking down” in response to personal safety threats. Threats ranging from medical emergencies, irate parents, and gangs in the community, to more serious active assailant threats. Threats from individuals who use weapons – guns, knives, explosives, acids, and even vehicles – to inflict deadly physical force on others. Sadly, their targets […]

          Retaining forensic detail in challenging light conditions

          Light is all-important when it comes to the effectiveness of video surveillance. Being able to see the full detail of a scene whatever the lighting conditions is essential. But this can be challenging in those environments which feature both very bright and very dark areas, such as entrance doors with bright sunshine outside and dim […]

            Top 5 things to consider when specifying an integrated security and surveillance system

            Business owners looking to implement an integrated security and surveillance solution can find the range of options available confusing. The large choice of hardware and software products offer a seemingly endless array of specifications. For instance, a business may benefit from an integrated solution that includes a video management system (VMS) linking various disparate networked […]

              Benefits of using video surveillance in small businesses

              Small business owners work hard. Arriving first and leaving last, they often take their work home with them to make their business as successful as possible. Because of this, many business owners don’t take vacations and, when they do, they spend a lot of time worrying about how things are running in their absence. A […]