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Debunking The Myths Of Time Of Flight People Counting

Posted by Tom Bell on Dec 16, 2021 9:56:45 AM

Time of Flight technology in people counting –– What is it, and how does it work? For someone who may not be too familiar with the concept, it may sound like the futuristic pursuit of a Tesla-esque organization. As pioneers in the development and application of Time of Flight sensors, Irisys can confirm that no member of our team bears the surname Musk. We are, however, a group of PhD-level innovators eager to share the benefits and many use-cases of this technology. This article will help you understand what Time of Flight people counting is and dispel some common myths around this subject. 


Leveraging People Counting Analytics For The New Workplace

Posted by Tom Bell on Nov 22, 2021 2:38:03 PM

Where companies were once reluctant or slow to adopt innovative building technologies, the past couple of years have accelerated the demand for deep insights and a better understanding of the built environment – particularly spaces where large groups of individuals gather to work, collaborate or study.


BACnet/IP Now Available on Vector 4D People Counter

Posted by Tom Bell on Jul 21, 2021 10:01:29 AM

Is Vector 4D the worlds first smart people counter with BACnet/IP support? Maybe. We certainly couldn’t find any as advanced when we looked!


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.


How occupancy monitoring systems are helping employees return to the workplace

Posted by Tom Bell on Sep 2, 2020 11:15:00 AM

After months of employees working from home where possible, organisations across a number of industries and sectors are having to plan for people returning to the office. This reopening strategy will need to consist of making social distancing guidelines easy to follow, especially in high-traffic areas, as well as put in place measures to increase hygiene to prevent the spread of germs.


How National Grid & Irisys Rolled Out Innovative Smart Building Solution

Posted by Mike Slevin on Apr 28, 2016 1:00:09 PM

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In 2013 Irisys was approached by National Grid to help monitor its building utilisation as part of its wider Smart Work Space initiative. National Grid were looking for an unobtrusive way of automatically determining building and floorplate occupancy that wouldn’t require any active involvement from its staff and would respect their privacy. After evaluating a few different technology solutions they approached Irisys, aware of our long history of accurately counting people in retail and transportation.


The State of Smart Buildings in 2016: It's all about people

Posted by Jeff Riordan on Mar 10, 2016 10:55:36 AM

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In an era of smart phones, the smart grid, and even smart cars is it any wonder that the buildings which house businesses, government offices, and institutions may actually be leading the way when it comes to built-in intelligence?  But what is it that defines what could be called a smart building, an Intelligent Building, an Automated Building or a High Performance Building?


Smart Sensors can Help Optimize HVAC Systems in Automated Buildings

Posted by Allen Haynes on Feb 23, 2016 1:59:33 PM

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About one-third of all commercial HVAC units are too big for the spaces they serve – often resulting in excessive energy costs that seriously impact a building’s financial performance.


Using Occupancy Data to Re-engage Employees With the Workplace

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