Crowded spaces set cities under pressure
Quality of life in cities heavily depends on the capacities of public spaces. As the volume of traffic is limited by nature, the value of these spaces can be negatively influenced by crowd-related issues. In particular, comfort and safety of active mobility modes, such as walking or cycling, is reduced in busy areas. For urban sites where large crowds meet frequently, such as event settings, tourist spaces and transfer hubs, cities need the tools to efficiently monitor the situation to take better decisions.
Data gathering in smart cities mustn´t be a challenge anymore
With the ongoing digitisation new technologies for gathering real-time data become increasingly available. Sensors, such as CCTV cameras, WiFi or traffic loops, are already all around which can deliver valuable information to manage crowd movements. The challenge for city and traffic planners remains to bridge data gaps and bring data of different formats together to take better, data-driven decisions.
City scale crowd monitoring platforms are key to drive better decisions
City Analytics provides its unique platform (“Crowd Analytics”) that empowers professionals to monitor and manage crowd movements in multi-modal networks efficiently in order to avoid negative impacts on urban life quality due to crowded spaces.
Compared to its main competitors, the City AnalyticsMonitoring Platform is hardware-independent, cloud-based, highly scalable, GDPR-proof and above all, highly customizable to the user’s needs. When applied, the City Analytics Monitoring Platform provides a quantitative analysis of the state of the mobility system. Moreover, it allows professionals to link their scenario-based plans. The ability to analyse and evaluate provides crowd management professionals with the time to react in a field where a few additional minutes to act can make a large difference in the outcome of crowd incidents.