Data Privacy

Security

The Rise and Fall and Rise of PSIM

February 9th, 2024
Security

Security Applications Drive Growth for Indoor Mapping Market

January 24th, 2024
Police Facial Recognition
Security

UK Policing & Immigration Trials Set Stage for Facial Recognition Market

The full capabilities of facial recognition technology are well-known, primarily through its use by the Chinese government, but its use in The West has so far been limited by regulation and public opinion. This winter, however, an operation by the UK’s London Metropolitan Police Force (MET) has implemented facial recognition to make a number of […]

Smart Cities

Hybrid Work Needs Hybrid Regulation

Over the past century, regulation of businesses and employment has gradually developed to protect workers, support societal goals, and drive economic growth. While the level of regulation varies by region, industry, and type of company, general rules are applied in relation to working conditions, hours and pay, diversity and inclusion, privacy, and other important aspects. […]

Security

The Legislative Balancing Act For Facial Recognition Technology

Is facial recognition good? It provides a reliable form of digital identification that does not require every user to have a smartphone or other authentication device. It removes the need for physical contact with shared biometric devices, such as fingerprint scanners, supporting virus mitigation efforts during the pandemic. By flooding our buildings and cities with facial […]

Smart Cities

The Role of Tech Giants in the Smart City

In 2003, a 5-year-old Google began the gradual process of leasing 46-acres of land and buildings in Mountain View, California to create their headquarters. In 2013, the tech giant then leased a further 42-acres of adjoining land to develop the Bay View section of a now sprawling campus. Over this 88-acre estate, the firm has installed and developed […]

Smart Cities

Transforming Sin City with a Digital Twin

The US city of Las Vegas has become the second urban area to join Cityzenith’s Clean Cities – Clean Future initiative – a campaign aimed at helping most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral, by donating the company’s Digital Twin platform SmartWorldPro2 to targeted cities, one at a time. The announcement last week outlined a significant […]

Smart Buildings

Hybrid Work Models Challenge Offices to Compete with Homes

Office occupancy has reached its highest levels since March 2020 over the past month. Driven by high vaccination rates and the return of children to school in major markets, September has recorded an 18-month high of 87% occupancy compared to pre-lockdown levels, according to data from Metrikus. We may still have turbulence ahead but this is […]

Smart Buildings

Funding Boom in a Maturing Occupancy Analytics Market

There is strong competition for both funding and projects as many startups and established players consolidate their position and vie for business in the occupancy analytics sector for commercial office space. With over 220 companies vying for business, the market for technology platforms that locate and map people and workspaces is crowded.  Three startups, Density, Locatee and Mapiq have taken the […]

Security

Megvii Announces $935M IPO as China’s AI Dragons Prepare to Fly

“As a society, we have experienced three distinct industrial revolutions: steam power, electricity, and information technology. I believe artificial intelligence (AI) is the engine fueling the fourth industrial revolution globally, digitizing and automating everywhere,” says Kai-Fu Lee, chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and author of ‘AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future’. “China is at the […]

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