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...

Times Are Changing and So Are Consumer Shopping Habits [Infographic]

Shopping online is increasingly popular with busy consumers who find it difficult to get to a physical store. Digital shopping trends are increasing but where does that leave brick-and-mortar stores? Shopping online offers the convenience consumers need, however, when you stop and look at the numbers brick-and-mortar stores are still on top of the...

Why Use People Counters in Retail?

  Using sales and POS data can only tell you what happened in a day, but not how it happened. Accurate store traffic data explains the store’s opportunity. Retail people counters give answers to the question, “How effective is your store at capitalizing on the opportunity presented?”  Traffic data determines the following statistics,...

People Counting – A Pre-Implementation Checklist

I am now forever cursed as I enter or walk near a retail store as I am forced to gaze up to the ceiling to see what kind of technology is possibly counting me.  I’ve been doing this since I was 22 years old, I am now 34 and I mastered the art of spotting sensors without store managers asking me if I am ok or if I need help.  I used to try to...

BLE Retail Analytics [Infographic]

Choosing a technology to monitor your stores retail analytics can be a complicated task to complete. There are many options available and they all have unique characteristics. Two technologies that may appear to be at opposite ends of the spectrum actually work very well together; they are traditional people counting technology and Bluetooth Low...

Evolution of Library Technology

Throughout the years libraries have had to try and stay two steps ahead in order to keep up with ever changing technology and the needs that technology creates for people. Years ago the main focus of libraries was on print books however, as times have changed libraries find themselves offering a plethora of other options and a handful of...

Big Data Revealed

The term big data has been tossed around for the past couple of years and seems to be gaining momentum but do people truly understand what it is and how to benefit from it? Big data is so vast and encompassing that it starts to become cloudy when an untrained eye starts to look at it. Jeff Roster, research vice president with Gartner Research had...

How to Select a People Counting System

We take pride in helping our clients select the best people counting system for their unique applications. Below are common scenarios for our popular series. To discuss your application or upgrade your existing system, please contact our sales department. If you... Have a single or double door entrance and you are looking for a general tally of...

Managing Traffic Counts at All Levels of Retail

With SenSource retail intelligence solutions, personnel at all corporate levels have access to actionable information to answer operational questions. The chart below depicts an overview of how to incorporate traffic data at every level. In our experience, implementing a traffic monitoring system needs to be adopted from corporate officers down to...

SenSource Joins NRF’s Associate Member Advisory Council

We are honored to be selected to serve on National Retail Federation’s Associate Member Advisory Council (AMAC). SenSource has been a member of NRF since 2006 and exhibits annually at the NRF Convention and Expo. By majority vote of the AMAC, SenSource was invited to serve on the Council. “It’s important for the NRF to have insight on the...