Don’t Let Technology Trends Leave Your Library In the Dark

Technology trends change quick and at times it seems like everyone is jumping on the bandwagon besides you. As technology changes peoples wants and needs also change causing industries such as libraries to try and stay ahead of the trends. Anticipating what patrons will want in the near future and preparing your library accordingly can often be a...

Library Technology That Stays Within Budget

Change is inevitable in the library industry, being able to foresee the changes and adapt is integral to their success and growth. Most libraries rely on patron traffic data in order to efficiently run their libraries. This data helps to optimize library staffing, as well as, preserve government funding. A people counting sensor such as the...

SenSource Recognized as Third Year Platinum Honoree in MLA’s

For the third year in a row SenSource has been recognized as a platinum distinction honoree for their intelligent imaging line by the LibraryWorks, Inc. inaugural Modern Library Awards (MLA’s). The MLA’s were created to recognize the top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products were submitted in the fall using a...

Public Library Trends, High Expectations

Libraries have seen traffic fluctuate over the years but it seems to be steadying. Most Americans view libraries as important parts of their communities however, according to Pew Research, only a percentage (53%) of people interacted with their library over the past year. Many Americans say public libraries provide them with the resources they...

People Counting Sensor for the Cost-conscious

More advanced people counter technology is now available! Visit our People Counter page for the latest solutions. (updated 2018) The recently launched C-cam* 2D people counting sensor is the perfect solution for customers who are a little more cost-conscious. It offers the core features of high-end people counters toting reliable, accurate...

How to: Increase Library Traffic with Data Analytics

A library is a collection of information and resources, made accessible to a community for reference or borrowing. Over time libraries have slowly evolved into digital hubs. These digital hubs give a new avenue of information to people. As people migrate towards the digital world traffic at some libraries have slowly decreased. Many facilities have...

Simple Tricks to Increase Revenue

Many businesses have implemented some type of tracking or software device into their facility to learn more about their customers and many of those businesses have also installed software to analyze the data that they’re collecting but many of those same businesses don’t know how to take that next step to actually increase revenue. Running...

Big Data: People Counting, How It Works

You hear the term big data everywhere you turn but once you have it what do you do with it? Big data can be very beneficial if you know how to analyze it in order to understand and utilize what it is telling you. Obtaining and processing big data People counting is often the first step to obtaining big data for many facilities but this merely...

Patron Counting Technology for Your Library System

Libraries need to have the ability to thrive and be able to grow with the evolving technology, in order to do this it’s crucial to get your government funding in order. Data collection and analysis is a key way to understand the metrics of a library system but gathering the needed information can often be a daunting task. SenSource Patron...

4 Ways Library Data Helps the Growth of Your Library

The nature of libraries has always been to be a gathering space of minds, to house information and to allow learning to thrive. Over the years technology has creeped its way into libraries and has become a new tool for learning and a new avenue to obtain information. Libraries and librarians know their community better than most people and are...