Unnecessary costs at a later stage can be avoided if security implications, with an emphasis on social security, are considered from the early stages (start phase, design phase, or contracting phase) as an important factor alongside other design parameters such as privacy, architecture, aesthetics or business models. Safe and attractive events have also proven to have a demonstrable economic impact on their environments. Numerous trials have now shown that innovative technologies like Sensing can make a significant contribution to safe and attractive events. However, marketing social innovations is a slow process.
There is a strong need for system integrators to combine sub-solutions into comprehensive innovative solutions and business models. One requirement for the latter is that governmental agencies from the local level on up provide room for innovation and harmonize their regulations and permitting policies.