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How to maximize the performance of Smart Buildings?

11 December, 2018

automated visitor counter

  In an era of smart cities, it is not surprising that managers of spaces such as shops, museums or offices want to incorporate new technology to make the most of their building. Also architects and engineers are beginning to incorporate IoT solutions to obtain empirical data in order to decide the redistribution of spaces. […]

Where are museum visitors?

6 April, 2018

Automatic people counters in museums, iconic buildings and heritage centres help them to provide visitors a better experience

  People go less and less to museums: a NEA¹ study and this article from The Guardian analyse the  decline of visitors in countries such as the United States or the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, visitors’ rhythm to museums and heritage centres hasn’t stopped growing during the last years in Barcelona: from 2010 to 2016, visits have […]

We’re attending IT-TRANS 2018

8 February, 2018

  We’re happy to announce that we’ll be attending the IT-TRANS – International Conference and Exhibition 2018, this March in Karlsruher, Germany.   We’ll be at stand # J3, presenting our Passenger Analytics Solution for public transport operators and authorities.   Counterest provides advanced passenger counting and Origin-Destination modelling so operators and authorities can understand real demand […]

Bank branches and innovative technology: a new reality

30 January, 2018

Bank branches restructuring and new technologies

  In previous posts, we’ve talked about omnichannel operations in the retail sector and how physical stores will survive taking advantage of new technologies, and why having a complete and integrated vision of operations both in the points of sale and the online platforms is key.   Banks are no different: branches‘ image and functions are changing, […]

Technological innovation to reduce waiting time in lines

23 October, 2017

Waiting time in line before being attended can be crucial for the client when choosing one retailer or another.

  Waiting time in a line before being attended can be crucial for the client when choosing one retailer or another. This aspect is accentuated where we shop more often, on working days, when we’ve less time and our impatience grows. It’s the case of supermarkets. For this reason, there are already many retailers that […]

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 […]