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Counting mobile library users in the Arctic Circle

In the far north of Finland, within the Arctic Circle, travels the mobile library of the Inari region. This library bus brings books and magazines to the small villages of the largest municipality in the country. The library wanted to record how many people got on and off the bus at each stop. To achieve … Continue reading Counting mobile library users in the Arctic Circle

Solved: The 5 Challenges of Human Sensing

Researchers have identified five technology challenges in human sensing systems, all of which have been solved by Retail Sensing systems. Thiago Teixeira, Gershon Dublon and Andreas Savvide of Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology addressed the increasingly common requirement of computer systems to extract information about the people present in an environment. They pin-pointed … Continue reading Solved: The 5 Challenges of Human Sensing

Eight things to consider when choosing a person counting system

You’ve decided you want to count people: perhaps to┬ámonitor occupancy or calculate sales conversion. But which type of person counting system to choose? There are several options, the most common being: video person counting, thermal sensors, infra-red beams, hand-held tally counters. Which you choose depends on your priorities, which will probaby include: Accuracy Verifiability Flexibility … Continue reading Eight things to consider when choosing a person counting system