Retail Sensing manufacture the Video Turnstile people counting, vehicle counting and smart city sensing equipment. We provide business intelligence for companies around the world.

"Another commercial system is the Video Turnstile, which is a very advanced and accurate tool for counting people."

in Real-time bi-directional people counting using video blob analysis
Accessed from IEEE Xplore, 9 February 2022

Video Turnstile systems were originally produced by Biodata Ltd, data acquisition and control specialists since 1973. Then, in 2012, Biodata decided to form a new company dedicated to counting people and related specialisms. Biodata's people counting R & D and software teams moved to the new company. Our head office, design and production facilities are in Manchester in the UK.

Retail Sensing Ltd is now a global organisation providing data to major clients across the world. As leading innovators within the market, we are constantly developing and designing our technology to keep ahead of market demand and provide the highest quality products and services. Our extensive experience in manufacturing products, coupled with hardware and software experts and a dynamic R & D team, allows us to provide accurate information to clients worldwide.

Retail intelligence map from Retail Sensing
Our smart city and people counting systems are being used around the globe

We've helped transform and pioneered the way companies around the world receive quality data and make strategic decisions. We believe in developing strong relationships with our network of industry experts and partners so we can bring the right expertise to every situation and provide a tailored solution to all clients. Our combined systems comprise intelligent hardware, software, analytical and reporting interfaces to enhance business performance.

The data you get from our systems will propel your business forward, be it by testing marketing initiatives, improving staff scheduling, reducing queues, getting more people through the door, creating more effective displays, identifying ticket fraud, complying with capacity regulations or opening different hours. Identify and compare strategies to improve profits and visitor experience.

Why buy from Retail Sensing?

Maximise space utilisation, comply with regulations and gain actionable insights with our real-time occupancy counting systems. Monitor different areas within the building, as well as the overall occupancy, using existing CCTV together with our AI-powered detection software. Cloud-based reporting with alerts to warn staff when capacity limits are approaching.

  • Market leader in retail technology development with over 50 years experience of designing and developing data logging systems
  • Our systems work. We are confident that our people counters are amongst the most accurate (over 98%) and reliable on the market.
  • This confidence lets us provide technical support for life.
  • We offer a money-back guarantee. If you don't like our systems simply notify us within 10 days and return your purchase for a full refund.
  • All people counting products are designed and manufactured on our premises in Manchester, UK: we can customise systems to your specifications.
  • All counts are immediately available for analysis and can be sent every five minutes to your database or dashboard.
  • Gain retail intelligence to understand shopper behaviour
  • You own all the data and can analyse it in whatever software you wish.
  • We sell both small and large systems: from one doorway up to a chain of shopping centres around the world. There is no limit to the size of the counting application.
  • Internet of things (IoT) connectivity
  • 24 Hour data monitoring and reporting system
  • Multi-functional, modular systems makes it easy to expand and incorporate new features
  • Our systems are in use in over 40 countries. Based in the UK, we have resellers around the world. Contact us for your nearest.
  • Experience in retail, transport, leisure, finance, business and education sectors.
  • In terms of accuracy, sophistication and features, we know of no other people counting system that competes.

Systems in over 40 Countries

Retail Sensing Systems are providing data in...

Countries where our people or vehicle counting systems are being used include:

Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Myanmar Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA.

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Experience and Expertise

Retail Sensing have nearly 50 years experience in measurement and control. We have 15000 video counting systems installed in over 40 countries.



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