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The role of artificial intelligence in public transport

22 July, 2019

artificial intelligence in public transport

Smart Mobility is already a reality and artificial intelligence is leading the transformation The demand for public transport is growing but there is still a lack of information. In a previous post we talked about improving the quality of public transport, so today we’ll focus on the use of Artificial Intelligence in Public Transport. Although this […]

Ibiza is changing

16 May, 2019

crowd control ibiza

The most relevant week on the agenda of electronic music is approaching: Ibiza’s Openings. It is the beginning of the summer season with the opening of the top nightclubs of the white island. With such unique names as Richie Hawtin, Paul Kalkbrenner or Adam Beyer. They will star in the most incredible parties that will […]

How to avoid saturation of public transport?

20 March, 2019

saturation public transportation counterest

The importance of knowing and managing the increase in demand The large metropolises are in a key situation because they must ensure an efficient and sustainable public transport to its inhabitants. 53% of the world population already lives in urban areas and it is expected that this figure will rise to 67% by 2050. That […]

How to improve the customer experience in your restaurant?

11 October, 2018

Automated people counting horeca

  Long waiting times are the main reason for abandoning bars and restaurants. An important fact is that, from 5 minutes of waiting, the customer’s time perception is the double. Moreover, for a few months Google has also shown this information in its applications Maps and Search. That is why, in addition to offering good food, […]

Europe promotes multimodal transport

14 September, 2018

Multimodal Transportation European Mobility Week

  European Mobility Week 2018 will take place on 16-22th September. Organized by the European Commission, the campaign promotes more sustainable, safe and healthy mobility habits such as walking, biking, public transportation and electric vehicles, to improve the quality of air and reduce pollution. This year, the theme is multimodal transport, in which we’ll deepen […]

Counterest has won the Innovation in Mobility Prize

18 July, 2018

MobiliCat 2018 awards

Last Wednesday 6th June, Counterest received the Innovation in Mobility Prize for its Passenger Analytics‘s solution. The software developed to track passengers and Origin-Destination journeys already allows public transport operators and authorities to understand real passenger demand and to plan and provide the adequate public transport services.   The magazine MobiliCat edited by the Association of Municipalities for Mobility and Urban Transport (AMTU) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Innovating to create a sustainable public transport network

21 June, 2017

  Today we share with you how public transport operators and authorities can experiment an increase in revenues by using our Passenger Analytics solution, with people counters for buses, trains, stations and WiFi Tracking.   Nowadays, public transport services are being planned according to past information collected during short-specific periods, while actual demand is in […]