Optimising the museum visitor experience by counting people

More and more museums are installing people counting systems to track their visitors and learn… Current occupancy levels: which rooms are busiest at the moment? Which exhibits captured people’s attention, and which were neglected? Where visitors lost interest and left? How many people visited in total, how many of these went to every floor and … Continue reading Optimising the museum visitor experience by counting people

Optimising staff levels to increase profits

The pressures on retailers to cut costs are huge. One way of doing this is to reduce staff numbers. But is this cost-effective? Retail profits depend on attracting people into the store and converting them into customers. When people visit the shop, there are many factors to converting the traffic into sales, not least the … Continue reading Optimising staff levels to increase profits

Counting “Hot Air” Balloon Passengers

Some months back we had an enquiry from an unusual source – a “hot air” balloon manufacturer. They wanted to automatically count the people who were taken up in the balloon. This wasn’t a hot air balloon that travels across the countryside. It wasn’t even filled with hot air. Helium provides the lift and the … Continue reading Counting “Hot Air” Balloon Passengers

Glossary of People Counting

Dictionary of terms used to describe people counting, queue management, passenger counting and footfall systems. Any questions get in touch. Accuracy How closely the measured people counts match the actual number of people entering and leaving. The best performing systems achieve 98% accuracy. APC APC stands for automatic passenger counting. Average Shopping Time Average Shopping … Continue reading Glossary of People Counting

Eight things to consider when choosing a person counting system

You’ve decided you want to count people: perhaps to┬ámonitor occupancy or calculate sales conversion. But which type of person counting system to choose? There are several options, the most common being: video person counting, thermal sensors, infra-red beams, hand-held tally counters. Which you choose depends on your priorities, which will probaby include: Accuracy Verifiability Flexibility … Continue reading Eight things to consider when choosing a person counting system

People Counting and Footfall Systems