Tag Archives: Edge AI

Boosting passenger safety and security on public transportation

passenger safety

The provision of clean, affordable and efficient public transportation is fundamental to the success of all major cities. As we aspire towards the green, safe and agile smart cities of tomorrow, a more holistic approach to transportation that demands radical improvement in passenger safety and security is required.

All of which raises significant questions. What of existing transport infrastructure? How can it be adapted and improved to raise safety standards both inside and outside the vehicle? These are just two of the issues that we address when helping clients to formulate their plans to reach smart city status. Let’s examine them more closely. Continue reading Boosting passenger safety and security on public transportation

Embedded World 2019: making final preparations

final preparations

No signs of 5G at Embedded World. Not a single poster heralding the impending arrival of the next big connectivity revolution. Not even a single dodgy benchmark showing amazing performance speeds.

This comes as no big surprise given that the technology will be rolled out in consumer smart phones first. But I’m sure it will make an appearance at next year’s event as the main applications for 5G will be found in large-scale industrial and smart city deployments in which the embedded industry’s experience and expertise in implementing complex, large-scale projects requiring the integration of diverse communications and computing technologies will come into play. Continue reading Embedded World 2019: making final preparations

Taking buildings into the 21st century

Taking buildings into the 21st century

Taking buildings into the 21st century is  easier than ever before as a result of a new generation of IoT and Edge AI systems that bring sensors, cameras and control mechanisms together in a truly intelligent management ecosystem. This technology is not exclusive to the latest hyper-modern new builds; it’s just as applicable to any commercial, industrial or residential building because of the many advantages it affords, including reduced energy consumption, predictive maintenance alerts, increased security, greater occupant comfort and safety, and the more efficient utilization of building assets and services. All these drive costs done and less systems downtime (fewer complaints from building residents), thus an excellent ROI.

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VIA Smart Retail Engagement System at Embedded World 2019

smart retail engagement

If you’re considering adding personalized services to your stores that leverage the latest Edge AI technologies to increase customer loyalty and enhance staff efficiency, take a look at the VIA Smart Retail Engagement System at the VIA booth at Embedded World 2019. Continue reading VIA Smart Retail Engagement System at Embedded World 2019