How India is using technology to create smarter, safer cities

    According to the UN, by 2030 one in every three people globally will be living in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. While the increase in urban populations will not be without its challenges, technology presents the opportunity to create smart, safe environments. With the right systems in place, governments will be able […]

      Delivering security for the IJsedal social enterprise

      At Axis, we’re always proud to support organizations set up to provide opportunities to members of society who might otherwise struggle. Once such organization is IJsedal, based in the beautiful Belgian town of Overijse. Founded in 1969, IJsedal is focused on social employment, providing work opportunities for members of the local community – many with […]

        Staying safe and secure during business growth

        In broad terms, ‘growth’ is the goal for almost every business. Though often defined in different ways – more customers, more revenue, increased profit – all these factors point towards organizations getting bigger. And for the majority of businesses, financial growth results in physical growth: more employees, a bigger office, larger warehouses, and an increase […]

          Safe hospitals are smart hospitals

          The brutal attack on a Lehigh Valley nurse by a former patient captured on video surveillance. A privacy breach of over 18,500 Anthem medicare beneficiaries reported to the US Department of Health and Human Services. Hospitals from New Mexico and Florida in the US to London, England forced to lockdown in response to high risk […]

            Top 5 considerations when specifying an integrated security and surveillance solution

            Businesses looking to implement an integrated security and surveillance system can find it confusing. There is a wide range of hardware and software products out there, which offers 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 […]

              Fighting fire with cameras

              Thousands of deliberate fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. Arsonists set fire not just to forests, but also to landfills, bins and parked cars, causing critical damage to the environment and putting the safety of citizens at risk. During 2007-2011 alone, an estimated 282,600 intentional fires per year were reported to […]