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Barcelona is a city to fall for and event planners know it

21 June, 2019

automatic crowd control

According to ICCA, Barcelona has been in the worldwide top 5 cities in the organization of trade shows and congresses for more than 7 years, being the city with the most events in 2017. Why choose Barcelona? The city of Barcelona offers thousands of possibilities and is perfectly prepared to host large events thanks to […]

The festival Arenal Sound uses Counterest’s automated people counters

8 August, 2018

Arenal Sound 2018 controls crowds with automated people counters

  Arenal Sound 2018, which has taken place between 31st July and 5th August in Burriana (Castellón), has used Counterest’s automated people counting system. The festival has recieved 300.000 attendees in 6 days and has become one of the most massive in Spain.   Counterest has experience in automated people counting in festivals as it […]

We’re official crowd control providers

4 April, 2017

    Counterest becomes an official crowd control provider   We’ve won the tender opened by B:SM for crowd control technology providers. We’ll provide our crowd control solution in events and open spaces managed by B:SM. Moreover, the WiFi Tracking solution will be at their disposal for events when analyzing itineraries, measuring waiting times in each zone and […]

Automatic capacity control at “La Festa dels Súpers” once again

21 October, 2016

For the second year in a row, Barcelona’s City Council will automatically control capacity in one of the biggest events for children in the world, called “La Festa dels Súpers”. It takes place in “The Olympic Ring” this week-end, and it’s estimated to gather about 370.000 visitors.   The laws that regulate capacity control in […]

Why isn’t a 95% accuracy good enough?

18 July, 2016

Capacity control for events with proven accuracy of 98%

It’s not rare to use automatic people counters with low accuracy when performing capacity control, and thats due to the incorrect estimation of the margin of error.   It’s believed that using a 95% accuracy counter in an event where 50.000 attendees are expected generates a maximum error of +/-2.500 people counted (5% * 50.000 people), […]

Automated capacity control and security met in a nightclub

15 March, 2016

Security is assured with automatic people counters and its capacity control.

Why is fundamental having a precise capacity control system in nightclubs and mega-events? Nowadays, is it mandatory to have an automated capacity control system in leisure venues? It is clear that for security reasons, a venues’ public never has to exceed its allowed maximum capacity; so why is this rule not always followed?   In […]

Festival season kicks off

28 April, 2015

capacity control at festivals with Counterest people counters

Finally, nice weather is here and music festivals seem to proliferate. Good music, warm weather, good company,…but also crowds!