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Smart offices: passing fad or necessary evolution?

8 October, 2019

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More and more technology hubs, co-workings and offices are opting for the smart trend In a  previous post we talked about smart buildings, but we have detected a growth in the trend of smart offices so in this post we will be focusing on how technology can transform our workspace. Although it may seem that […]

The ABC of the organization of nightlife events

14 August, 2019

counterest nightlife events

In addition to automatic capacity control, what other elements should we consider for nightlife events? In today’s post, Pablo Carrillo from Discocil explains what factors we should have under control when organizing nightlife events: The first question that every organizer should ask is: What could go wrong? As the old Roman proverb says: “amat victoria […]

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 […]

The Brick-and-Mortar Ultimatum

14 July, 2017

Omni-channel experience, new technologies and integration of IT architecture are must have for retailers

In the past we’ve seen a lot of articles talking about why brick-and-mortar stores will disappear and why they will not. We clearly believe that physical stores still play a big role in the purchasing process and they will survive into the future thanks to technologies like automatic people counters and other solutions will see […]

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 […]

7 benefits of using People Counters and Passenger Analytics in public transport

11 January, 2017

Understanding passengers through people counters and WiFi tracking

  Thanks to people counters and innovative technological solutions like WiFi tracking, urban areas will ensure efficient and sustainable public transport systems. In this post we will see 7 outcomes of using our Passenger Analytics tool.   The world’s population is increasingly city-based: 53% of it currently lives in urban areas and by 2050 this […]

What is the best way to know passengers behavior?

10 November, 2016

mobility studies to understand passengers and optimize public transportation

Maybe you use public transportation to go to work every morning or go to the city center on the weekends. Have you ever been stopped by a ticket collector? Have you ever filled in a questionnaire of a public transport operator? Have you noticed a small sensor above a door in a public transport vehicle? […]

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 […]

Shopping mall owners: it’s time to get immersed on visitor analytics

14 October, 2016

Dashboard of a visitor analytics tool for a shopping mall

On today’s post, we’re sharing with you how useful are visitor analytics tools for shopping mall owners and 5 key points to know how they use them to implement changes in their operations. These solutions provide huge amounts of data about visitors and retailers, and it is key to take them into account on management […]