It’s a sign of the times that one of the UK’s best-known supermarkets is trying to attract police patrols to its stores with the offer of free hot drinks.
Retail theft is a significant problem in the United States that has a substantial impact on retailers, consumers, and society as a whole. Shoplifting is the most common cause of retail shrinkage in the U.S., accounting for 37% of total losses in 2021. Retailers cited external theft, including organized retail crime, followed by employee internal theft and inventory process failures.
For systems integrators that don’t yet have NDAA-compliant video manufacturer partners, now is the time to make that connection. There are growing opportunities for integrators who do work with compliant vendors, and growing risks for those who don’t.
K-12 schools in recent years have experienced a disturbing uptick in violence and other serious security threats. They’re also feeling the press from stakeholders to find new and better ways to improve security.
We are seeing hotel operators putting video surveillance to increasingly good use – finding ways to deliver better guest experiences, improve security, protect themselves from spurious insurance claims, and reduce costs by driving efficiency.
As deep learning video analytics become more powerful, we are seeing many new applications beyond security.
We at IDIS are super excited to be returning to the show floor once again post-pandemic. We look forward to meeting old friends and new, and bringing you all up to speed on our latest end-to-end solutions with deep learning innovations.
AI video is not just getting smarter and more accurate, the list of applications and benefits is also growing. And, as economic pressures bite, those benefits are needed now more than ever.
While the global economic outlook remains uncertain, as advanced economies grapple with inflation, labour shortages and financial market disruption, prospects across the Middle East are much more encouraging.
GCC countries in particular remain insulated by increased oil revenues, protecting many from the inflationary pressures challenging the West and parts of Asia. According to the IMF inflation in the Gulf will reach just 3.1% this year – compared to the price increases closer to double digits seen elsewhere.
After a year of rebounding from the pandemic and despite the economic headwinds swirling around us, the outlook decidedly does remain optimistic for 2023.
The cannabis sector across North America is going through a period of significant transformation. Powered by a huge spike in sales at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and a swell of public support for the legalization of the drug, cannabis operators are currently enjoying impressive levels of growth.
This month Pete Dowsett shares his thoughts about CCTV pitfalls to avoid – Pete, who has many years of experience in the industry, is the Installation Manager for Bristol-based KIS Fire & Security in the UK
US small- to mid-businesses are feeling the effects of labor shortages according to the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
For hotels, positive customer reviews online have become crucial. Where business travel is concerned, most organizations now operate without travel departments, leaving staff to choose and book hotels themselves. Leisure travelers continue to shift away from package holidays with many preferring to design their perfect trip by searching out hotels and flights separately.
End users everywhere are catching on to the many benefits to be had from AI Boxes. Accurate deep-learning technology comes complete with a host of new capabilities that extend well beyond the traditional security applications of surveillance cameras. Sure, cameras are still relied upon for safety, risk management and loss prevention, but their intelligent deep-learning abilities allow for even wider uses, and AI Boxes are now enabling those same cameras to deliver a whole lot more value.