RetailNext Adds Support for Xovis Stereo Sensors

Xovis AG, a high-tech sensor manufacturing company from Switzerland, today announced that RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in retail analytics for brick-and-mortar stores has expanded its software platform to add support for Xovis stereo traffic counting sensors.

Xovis gains RetailNext as customer for its next-generation PC stereo sensor portfolio

ca“We are excited about RetailNext integrating our sensors into their world-class technology platform and taking advantage of the full sensor capabilities for its retailing customers,” said David Studer, Xovis’ co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.

“We are convinced that the PC series sensor portfolio is perfectly designed to become the leading next generation sensors for the retail industry, and our partnership with RetailNext accelerates our further expansion into the global retail market.”

“Stereo sensors continue to improve as new technologies and manufacturing processes come online,” said Arun Nair, RetailNext’s co-founder and Chief Technology Officer.

“The innovative product offering from Xovis breaks away from a crowded field of competitors with superior performance and build quality, while maintaining a sleek, small design and best-in-class installation flexibility. Xovis sensors provide up to 70% more area coverage than competitive solutions, and thus provide significant savings in capital and installation costs. In addition to traffic, the sensors also power advanced analytics functionality in RetailNext, such as dwells, kinetic maps and multi-sensor Full Path Analysis.”

The PC series of 3D people counting sensors are designed for retail customers to count people and for a variety of other applications that require accurate person tracking. The base functionality of people counting can be extended using a comprehensive range of software plug-ins running on the sensor itself. The PC series comes with different models supporting different area coverages and mounting heights from 2 up to 20 meters to fit every counting and tracking application. The Swiss quality product delivers highest counting precision and robustness and guarantees privacy protection.

Xovis is a Swiss high-tech company incorporated in 2008. Xovis develops and commercializes systems and sensors for people counting and tracking and similar applications . Xovis is the worldwide technology leader in passenger flow analysis and waiting time measurements in airports. More than 20 of the major airports worldwide trust in the Xovis 3D technology today.

Xovis’ mission is to constantly improve its vision-based person tracking technology to be able to reach outstanding tracking results close to perfection, enabling install customers to solve the future challenges in flow analysis and steering, from displaying of predictive waiting times to the seamless tracking of traffic in various environments.

The first technology platform to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and-mortar stores and malls, RetailNext enables retailers to collect and correlate data from the broadest available set of data sources. More than 160 retailers and brands worldwide have adopted RetailNext solutions to glean the insights necessary to improve customer experience, increase same-store sales, reduce theft and eliminate unnecessary costs.

RetailNext measures the behavior of more than one billion shoppers per year by collecting data from tens of thousands of sensors in retail stores and analyzing trillions of data points annually. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, RetailNext is a growing global brand operating in 40 countries. For more information, please visit www.retailnext.net.