How are cities using surveillance technologies to improve public safety and public image?
Lagos, Nigeria has installed 10,000 cameras and a centralized network for public safety and emergency response.
Now Chicago is in the middle of perfecting their recently deployed system in time for a 2016 Olympic bid. Stephen Russell has a great post covering Chicago’s installation, challenges and improvements.
- Covers the challenges in building an integrated municipal network
- Emergency response can be improved with real time footage
- Verifying all systems are functioning as expected is a full time job