3 Ways Libraries Are Increasing Patron Traffic

Libraries have become a digital hub for community members, families, students, and professionals. As the digital age develops libraries have found new ways to attract patrons and thus increasing patron traffic. Patron traffic is important for libraries to monitor for a couple of reasons. Maintaining government funding is one of the main...

SenSource Receives Platinum Distinction in MLA’s for the Sixth Year

It is always an honor to receive a platinum distinction award in the Modern Library Awards (MLA’s) and SenSource is excited to have received it for the sixth year in a row. SenSource was recognized by LibraryWorks, Inc. in the MLA’s for their intelligent imaging people counter series. The MLAs were created to recognize the top products...

Are You Monitoring Your Library Facility Usage? [Infographic]

Libraries find themselves studying patrons and trying to figure out their interests in order to provide the proper services. Many libraries look at foot traffic data to help them obtain the information on library usage. Foot traffic data helps librarians to determine the building use. However, door counts only measures a patron’s entrance and...

How Library Usage Data Can Benefit Your Facility

Community members visit libraries for a number of different reasons. Do you know how your library is servicing its community members best? Libraries offer multiple resources, work spaces and events to community members, understanding their core needs is critical to the state of your library. Analyzing library usage data gives you the...

Technology: Libraries of the Future [Infographic]

As technology advances so do the needs of library patrons. People of all ages now have computers, cell phones and/or tablets within arm’s reach at any given moment. They have become use to the idea of having information at their fingertips, many people get deterred if the information they are looking for isn’t readily available. There are...

Why Monitoring Library Usage Is So Important

Library traffic fluctuates year-to-year but libraries continue to be an important part of the community. Patrons continue to find a way to fit libraries into their lives, according to Pew Research, only 48% of people interacted with their library over the past year. However, the usage of library websites has increased over the past 4 years by...

How It Works – People Counting for Wide Entrances

Stores and indoor facilities across the country are utilizing large open areas at their main entrances. These spaces are very inviting and create a wow appeal as people enter however, from an operation stand point you have to stop and wonder how do you measure traffic in such large spaces? That's where people counting for wide entrances and high...

Top 5 Industries Counting People, Besides Retail

When you stop to think about counting people your mind probably goes to retailers and department stores, however, they are not the only ones interested in this information. Many businesses benefit from the information that a people counter and its analytics software offer. Here is a list of the top 5 industries currently using people counters to...

Answering The Big Question – How Accurate Are People Counting Systems?

The numbers that most business owners are concerned with usually include dollar signs. However, the numbers and data provided from a people counting system allow business owners to take a deeper look at elements of the business that affect the size of the bottom line numbers. Accurate information, such as the data provided by people counting...

4 Benefits of People Counting In Business

Starting and managing a retail business can be a mix of excitement, stress and creativity. There is always room for improvement in any business, and depending on the industry you work in, there are numerous ways to strengthen your company. While many  types of organizations and corporations can benefit from people counting devices, their use is...