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The 5 Essentials for Smart City Safety and Security

New technologies enable urban areas to deploy smarter applications for crime detection and prevention. These applications are crucial to helping the police make the best decision possible when dealing with emergency situations. However, where do you need to begin when figuring out your smart city initiative?

The coexistence of broadband and narrowband in smart cities

With the rise of smart cities, more smart devices are being deployed across cities worldwide. Typically initiated by installing advanced cameras for public safety and traffic monitoring, smart city projects usually end up with a range of deployed Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors.

You can’t call it SMART yet!

Over the years we have witnessed great progress as governmental authorities and their leaders aspire to establish a safe environment that will positively impact economic growth and make their city a preferred hub for tourists, investors and residents.

It doesn’t have to be laborious or expensive to make cities safer

As urban populations grow, public safety and security are becoming key concerns for governments and municipalities, who are proactively seeking more effective ways to prevent crime, deter anti-social behavior and enhance safety.

The smart way to reduce CCTV site costs

Municipalities worldwide are launching smart city initiatives to reduce crime levels and improve public safety by deploying citywide video surveillance systems. Smart-Node makes video surveillance deployments a whole lot easier, while significantly reducing surveillance site costs.

South African Smart Cities

When one thinks of smart cities, one might be forgiven for overlooking Africa, but not for much longer as the technology is in play and expanding rapidly.