The demand for higher-level security has been the driving force for the populated installations of surveillance cameras in mission-critical environments, such as airports, banks, public transits, and state-owned institutions, and IP cameras are the preferred choice over conventional CCTV types due to ease of deployments. However, when there are saturated amount of IP cameras, there are perhaps billions of video data captured by these surveillance devices on a daily basis. This will definitely cause latency for video analytics, when IP cameras transfer the captured videos through Internet protocols.
Digital retailing, which aims to influence all in-store patrons’ buying behavior by connecting and appealing to human emotions and impulses, is the by-product of today’s always-connected economy. The use of various IoT applications such as VoIP, digital signage, interactive kiosk, DVR and in-store entertainment are instrumental in enhancing sales; and network applications such private cloud vpn, firewall and other network security features are required for public/private/guest network access and secure payment processing.
Successful procurement management encompasses identifying corporate needs, finding/qualifying goods/services suppliers, requesting proposals, negotiating terms/condition, contracting, delivery and analyzing results. At their most fundamental level such systematic approaches require the use of physical asset management software, robust SFF hardware appliances and services in order to add values, save time/money and streamline business practices that not only meet business goals but also live up to stakeholders’ expectations.
IoT is conventionally associated with consumer electronics and application scenarios. One of such application scenarios is a smart thermostat device used as the connected gateway for connecting you to your air conditioning system at home so that you can switch on/off and/or control interior temperature from a distance, before you arrive at your house. And if a downtime does occur, the connection can be re-established by resetting the said device.
It is estimated that by the year 2030, the number of people living in urban areas will have reached 60 percent of the global population. In other words, more than 4.9 billion people will be dwelling in all corners of predominately urbanized areas in some of the largest city metropolises in the world.