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Smart offices: passing fad or necessary evolution?

8 October, 2019

smart offices counterest

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 […]

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 […]

Digitally Native Vertical Brands: what are they and how are they revolutionizing Retail?

29 April, 2019

retail millennial

Retail’s new paradigm Digitally Native Vertical Brands, Millenial Brands o “Direct to Consumer” business model. There are many names about this new generation of startups that are breaking into the Retail sector. They are characterized by co-creating products with their clients and having an impeccable social media feed. Since the e-commerce boom the main challenge […]

How will the municipal markets survive in the Smart Cities?

4 February, 2019

automatic visitor counter market

The municipal markets are not only the place to find fresh products of proximity and high quality, but also one of the reference sites of the neighborhood. They represent the traditional identity and culture, offer a personal treatment (thanks to establishing a seller-client relationship) and promotore healthy eating habits. In addition, they facilitate the reduction […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

In-Store Customer Data Analytics: Less Noise and More Insights

19 April, 2017

In-store analytics to understand visitors

  Since 2013, analysing consumer behaviour with In-Store Analytics’ technology has rapidly become more sophisticated in brick-and-mortar. According to CB Insights, from the second term of 2013 to the second term of 2015, a huge number of operations to fund companies that develop and sell software for retailers were executed. The biggest investments were done […]

Counterest’s new passenger counter

4 April, 2017

  Counterest‘s passenger counter It’s already available, and has been designed specially for vehicles, being more precise and robust. Moreover, we’ve just equipped the first buses, and we’ve the new counters prepared for the next installations. 3D Time-of-Flight Passenger Counter Passenger counter installed in a bus door Other news Retail New dashboard functionalities… We’re going to London […]