SenSource Hosts Developer Internship Program

The need for software developers is growing in Youngstown, Ohio. As a technology company, we take pride in growing the interest and skills of those studying to become developers through our internship program. This summer, we were pleased to host two software development interns: Harsh Shah, a sophomore at Youngstown State University and Joshua...

Top 4 Uses for Vehicle Counters

When people think of vehicle traffic counters, they often think of the road traffic studies that they see as they drive through town, however, there are many other ways to measure vehicle traffic patterns. Locations that can see usage 24 hours a day with nonstop commuter and visitor traffic have the most to gain. This blog outlines some of the most...

Why Furniture Retailers Measure Store Traffic

While it may seem like a basic concept, monitoring how many people enter your furniture store is the foundation for key metrics that can improve store performance. The competition between online and physical furniture retailers is growing and store traffic is one metric that will help close the gap. Physical store retailers need to start...

To Successfully Implement IoT Devices in Retail, You Need A Project Leader

Joe Varacalli, President of SenSource, recently published an article on Forbes titled, "To Successfully Implement IoT Devices in Retail, You Need A Project Leader". A quick excerpt - Joe shares his experience on how crucial the role of a Project Leader is for a retailer to get a new IoT initiative off the ground.   Read the entire...

SenSource an Official Member of the Forbes Technology Council

We’re very excited to announce that we are an Official Member of the Forbes Technology Council. View Joe Varacalli's profile on Forbes! To become an official member the Forbes Technology Council selects and invites potential members based on their depth and diversity of experience. These potential members are invited to share insights on...

Member’s Only – Exploring the Access Control Capabilities of a People Counter

Updated 5/5/2022 You’ve been a member at your local gym now for almost 10 years. Your loyalty to the gym runs deep. Your spouse who you begged to join is now signed up and does cardio with his pals four days a week, and your two kids take martial arts and gymnastics lessons while you relieve stress during a yoga session. Yes, when it...

People Counting – A Pre-Implementation Checklist

Updated 5/5/2022 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...

Low-Cost People Counter

Updated 5/4/2022 Are you searching for a low-cost people counter - a sensor that’s a few hundred dollars and easy to use? In the early 2000’s our bread-and-butter technology was a photoelectric thru-beam sensor we called the TB12 series. It’s comprised of two units, a transmitter and receiver, that are mounted to the sides of a...

The Most Accurate People Counter Technology

Updated 4/21/2022 Once you begin the search for a people counting system, certain questions always surface, such as “What is the most accurate people counter technology?” To understand the improvements to people counter accuracy, think about computer technologies as a whole, you can see the leaps and bounds made in the last decade...