We’re talking about companies that provide products or services Read Knack’s article on European technologies to make society safer (in Dutch). products or services Read Knack’s article on European technologies to make society safer (in Dutch). intended to make our society safer. Things like:
- video cameras to monitor public places and roads, and software to recognize people or identify suspicious situations;
- drones the police can use to monitor groups of people, and birds trained to take down drones;
- security services for office buildings, events, shops, and other venues;
- systems combining multiple data flows to enable criminal investigative units, security agencies, and private parties to swiftly assess dangerous situations; and
- body scanners, less-than-lethal weapons, consulting services, hacking software, surveillance equipment, fencing, communications equipment, and much more.
We aren’t talking about the market for military products and services like fighter jets, tanks, satellites, and radar systems.