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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!