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Smart Cities Technology Markets Grow by 15.8% Annually to 2023

With the number of smart cities increasing from about two dozen to more than 100 in just a few years, the market for smart city information and communication technology is anticipating steady growth, according to a report by BCC Research. These early cities are just the tip of the iceberg. The overarching landscape is one … Continue reading Smart Cities Technology Markets Grow by 15.8% Annually to 2023

Why counting pedestrians is at the heart of a smart city

A city’s vitality depends upon pedestrians. There is a direct link between economic prosperity and the safety and ease of being a pedestrian. The more we who live in cities walk, the better the city in almost all respects: health, retail spending and emissions pollution. Find out more about smart cities, or read on to … Continue reading Why counting pedestrians is at the heart of a smart city

Manchester chooses Retail Sensing to help deliver its Smart City Vision

Retail Sensing is one of three businesses chosen to run projects which will shape Manchester’s infrastructure and environment. The company was selected for the CityVerve project which aims to develop pioneering technologies for Manchester in the UK. Richard Elliott, head of policy, partnerships and research at Manchester City Council said: “I’d like to congratulate the … Continue reading Manchester chooses Retail Sensing to help deliver its Smart City Vision

Automated Passenger Counting Market to Grow by 18% a Year

According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the automated passenger counting (APC) market will grow by over 18% per year. Driving the growth is the increasing demand for real-time transit information, APC’s ability to reduce costs, government regulations requiring data on a regular basis, increasing adoption of APC in developing countries and the easy integration of … Continue reading Automated Passenger Counting Market to Grow by 18% a Year

How important is footfall data?

Acting on footfall trends can maintain profitability even in harsh trading conditions. The key is to analyse the fine details rather than just looking at the big picture. Zooming into various indicators lets retailers identify badly performing areas and act to improve matters. For example by: – Comparing footfall and sales conversion at different hours … Continue reading How important is footfall data?