Smart cities are, as a concept, safer cities. Elitery utilising this same network of connected devices, or Internet of Things (IOT), to afford governments new tools to improve public services
The world’s cities are bursting at the seams, civic resources are under pressure and crime is harder than ever to police. As it stands, most video surveillance technology is inefficient. Police investigations are often hampered by blind spots in video networks and low-quality imagery.
Issues with data storage and retrieval mean incident data can be slow to reach command staff, and data loss can derail investigations altogether. However, new technology is starting to become available to help police combat crime more effectively.