Marketing research as continuous practice in Retail

    If the pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus sat in front of a notebook today to analyze customer flow data from a department store dashboard, he would certainly say “I told you so”. According to him, nothing is permanent except change. This ancient perspective, which highlights the ever-changing nature of things, can be verified by any retail manager […]

      Spotting illegal parking with video analytics

      Vehicles parked in the red zone are a pain in the best-case scenario, and a serious danger to other road users in the worst, but Smart Cities have the potential to identify and tackle the issue quickly, preventing accidents and traffic jams. We have seen a growing trend of cities becoming “smarter”, solving everyday problems […]

        6 questions you may have forgotten to ask when developing your perimeter protection plan

        It takes more to protect a perimeter than simply building a tall fence topped with barbed wire. A well-secured perimeter contains myriad layers of defenses reinforced with robust security solutions. More than ever before, organizations are realizing the value of stopping criminals well before they can damage property, or hurt customers or employees. In fact, […]

          What is your store showing you? Understand it with retail analytics

          Video surveillance has historically been used to monitor for loss prevention, recording footage to later be reviewed. Of course, that is a basic and prevalent function that is still necessary; thorough coverage of your store is crucial. But what if a surveillance solution could do more—to not only prevent losses but increase efficiency and ultimately […]

            Beneath the buzzwords: AI, video analytics, edge computing and more

            This post is written by Albert Unterberger, owner at Unterberger Consult with extensive experience in the security industry. Read more about Albert at the bottom of this page. As the dictionary definition puts it, a buzzword is: “A word or expression from a particular subject area that has become fashionable by being used a lot.” […]

              Boosting mall performance through analytics

              The way in which people shop has been slowly changing. With the rise in popularity of online shopping, people can get anything they like delivered to their door, so the reasons they attend malls is for the whole experience. More than just shopping,   malls now and in the future are about giving visitors unique experiences, […]