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Library People Counters

Real-time Patron Counting
for Libraries

Make data-driven decisions to efficiently operate and grow your library.

library patron counter report
library people counter report
people counters for libraries

Collect definitive patron counting data to make strategic decisions for your library

With everything libraries have to offer, circulation stats can no longer be your only data point.


SenSource people counting sensors boast 97%+ accuracy.


Consecutive years awarded Platinum Distinction in LibraryWorks’ Modern Library Awards


Number of libraries across the US and Canada that trust SenSource.

474 million

Library patrons counted by SenSource…and counting! 

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SenSource's people counting brochures

Patron counting

Monitor peak and non-peak foot traffic times by hour, days, weeks, and more. Report facility usage for government funding. Optimize staff and scheduled events based on traffic forecasting.

Watch: Patron Counting 101

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Patron Counting by SenSource
this week's patron count

Interior Analytics

Determine the most and least used areas within your library. Justify the need for expansion or renovation. Know your patrons better by realizing most and least used services and departments. 

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library patron counter report of children's department draw rate
library counter report for how long patrons visit

Occupancy Monitoring

Real-time occupancy calculation to monitor library capacity restrictions. Inform staff of current occupancy levels to optimally allocate resources. Report historical compliance of occupancy regulations.

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library counter report for how many patrons are inside
library counter report for exceeding number of people allowed inside

The most accurate way to count people

Our sensors measure foot traffic with precision, while our analytics software gives you accessible data to make cost-saving decisions.

patron counter collecting valuable data for libraries

Accurate Sensors

Our VIDX sensor uses 3D advanced stereo vision tracking sensors and machine learning to make it the most accurate system available.

Visual mockup of SenSource's people counting dashboard

Detailed Analytics

Our state-of-the-art software, Vea, translates raw traffic data into meaningful patterns and profitable insights.

“We’re being asked quite often these days to express the impact we’re having on our campus … traffic data is something we can capture very accurately and use that to tell our stories.”

Jeremiah Johnson Director of the Hill Student Center at UAB
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