People Counting Blog

    How to Use Social Distancing Sensors on Your Premise

    Posted by Tom Bell on Oct 29, 2020 4:17:02 PM

    2020 has made social distancing a new and crucial behaviour that all individuals must adopt in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, commercial and public sector building managers are looking for ways to control occupancy on site. 


    Create Unique Occupancy Monitoring Solutions with IAdea Digital Signage and Irisys SafeCount™

    Posted by Tom Bell on Oct 1, 2020 10:38:52 AM

    As stores, restaurants, and public venues around the world reopen, raising and maintaining people's awareness of personal health practices like wearing masks, washing hands, minding social distancing, avoiding overcrowded spaces, and more, becomes vital in promoting a safe environment. Remotely manageable digital signage is perfect for businesses to share the latest health and store information in creative and informative ways.


    What is a social distancing capacity calculator?

    Posted by Tom Bell on Sep 10, 2020 12:06:32 PM

    The Covid-19 pandemic and the social distancing guidelines that followed have caused a problem for place and facilities managers of office buildings and public spaces. You might know the total capacity of your building in normal times, but what about when you need to ensure the health and safety of staff and customers?


    Benefits of People Counter Technology in Manufacturing

    Posted by Tom Bell on Aug 28, 2020 1:32:00 PM

    The manufacturing sector, like many others, has been affected by the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the industry already adheres to stringent regulations and has largely been able to continue operating throughout the crisis, few have managed to keep functioning at full capacity. Industry leaders and employees have welcomed the easing of lockdowns and the prospect of a return to regular activity, but not without concern for the challenges that a post-pandemic world presents. Both employers and workers are now prioritising the following issues even more:


    Using a customer counting system to meet post-COVID-19 regulations affecting retail, cafes, and restaurants

    Posted by Tom Bell on Aug 26, 2020 5:08:36 PM

    With coronavirus restrictions in place, a number of countries re-opened the retail and hospitality sector following the COVID lockdown. In order to meet these regulations, businesses have put in place measures to maintain social distancing, increase hygiene standards and mitigate the spread of the virus to keep employees and customers safe. These measures vary from country to country, but many include face masks, sanitiser stations and occupancy limits to control capacity.


    Benefits of People Counting in a Post COVID-19 World

    Posted by Tom Bell on Aug 3, 2020 11:15:00 AM

    Maintaining occupancy limits for social distancing in a commercial setting is a crucial benefit that people counting solutions are providing in the current climate. However, the adoption of this measure not only serves as a crisis plan for a future pandemic or epidemic, but also provides a range of benefits that your business can take advantage of in the long term.


    Managing a Franchise: How to Ensure all Locations Manage Occupancy for Social Distancing

    Posted by Tom Bell on Jul 9, 2020 4:36:30 PM

    Franchises have proved to be amongst the most successful business models within the restaurant, supermarket, and salon industries. They provide investors with tried and tested methods to become profitable by offering the support and reassurance that comes with being affiliated with an established brand. 


    Moving from a Tally Counter to an Automated People Counting System

    Posted by Tom Bell on Jul 3, 2020 9:18:45 AM

    While manual tally counters may have been helpful in the past, there's no denying that this method of monitoring footfall in a busy space is often inaccurate and subject to human error. With the increasing importance of measuring occupancy and ensuring that commercial, industrial, and office spaces aren't overcrowded for health and safety reasons, simply pressing a button to account for someone's entry into an area that welcomes a high volume of visitors every day becomes unreliable and expensive, – especially if used over a long period of time. 


    How to Maximise the Value of Occupancy Data

    Posted by Tom Bell on Apr 30, 2020 4:28:00 PM

    Measuring occupancy has quickly become the go to method for supermarkets, stores and buildings to meet social distancing requirements and ensure that both customers and employees are kept as safe as possible. But this data has value beyond keeping people safe, how do you maximise this?


    6 Mobile Apps to Count People and Measure Occupancy

    Posted by Tom Bell on Apr 30, 2020 4:27:55 PM

    Social distancing, occupancy monitoring and how to count the number of people entering and exiting a building are all hot topics due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We recently published a blog post about how to measure occupancy for social distancing and in it we discussed how mobile apps can help.

    In this blog, we decided to dive deeper in to this topic and take a look at 6 mobile apps that can help you count people and measure occupancy.


    Using Occupancy Data to Re-engage Employees With the Workplace

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