Education & Public Institutions

Education & Public Institutions

Universities, schools, libraries, and other public institutions are facing the increasingly costly and challenging times of the digital era, where meeting the ever-changing demands is crucial for their survival. This is where we help.

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Keep track of people flow and ensure that your facility is functioning at optimal efficiency

Throughout the day, crowds of students and personnel members move around places between classes. With a flow of visitors that is continually fluctuating, it isn't easy to keep track of your audience. Without knowing how many people there are, it is impossible to know how many resources are needed to accommodate them.

Sensors for footfall counting

Vemcount functions enable a sensor to track carefully the number of people coming in and out of a specific entrance – or even all entries – and quickly provide up-to-the-minute data.

These sensors send back those data to Vemcount consolidated into an insightful report with the exact number of people visiting a determined area in a given period.

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Suppose there is a situation where the students need to evacuate the school. In that case, the administrators can rely on the video surveillance system's data to tell the firemen how many students entered the school that morning and how many exited the building during the evacuation.

Advanced analytics can further support people counting efforts by keeping track of how many people are supposed to be in a given location and sending an alert when, for example, the school auditorium is approaching maximum capacity, or there is a violation of the fire code.

Data-insights in a library

Benefits of Vemcount System in the educational campuses

▶︎ Space Management ­– Measure which areas students use the most

Identifying the most-traveled doors and hallways in the building is advantageous when placing informational fliers, kiosks, or help desks for new students. Also, distinguishing which areas of the student union receive the most trafficking tells you where to concentrate the money.

It may be the cafeteria; it may be the library. Whichever the area, if it is heavily-traveled, it is likely to return the money spent on it.

Student classroom staff management

 ▶︎ Staff Management – Optimize employee placement for peak and non-peak times

Managers can calculate building hours and personnel needs based on actual data reports from Vemcount, rather than making estimations. Many student centers can't afford to pay several employees on the same shift, and even if they can, they shouldn't have to. With Vemcount, educational services can estimate the correct number of employees for peak and non-peak times on an average day – and on the not-so-average days, too. When hosting well-attended events – sometimes several at once – the building may need more staffing. The data generated by Vemcount helps you predict and prepare for special occasions.

School library occupancy

▶︎ Budget Allocation ­– Justify requests for additional resources

With an increased volume of students using a fixed amount of resources, a school's budget is always tight. Employing the Vemcount system and its sensors placed in strategic areas, you will pick up on the increase in trafficking. This data ensures you will not cut the wrong resources when making budget reallocation.

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“As the new Country Manager, I will help Vemco grow in Sweden, hopefully gaining more customers, partners, and employees in the area,” he says and continues: “The Swedish market is huge and very exciting. There is a definite need for the products Vemco Group offers”.

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2021 has come to an end, and Vemco Group is ready for a 2022, which hopefully brings exciting new partnerships, innovative launches, and continued customer satisfaction. Along with the rest of the world, Vemco Group is hoping to enter a 2022 less affected by the ongoing pandemic, allowing new opportunities to rise on the market.

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Vemco Group is a company in constant growth. Since its founding in 2005, the company has spread across the globe and is now represented in 85 countries, such as the United Arabic Emirates, Brazil, Russia, Australia, and Switzerland, to name a few. With headquarters in Fredericia, Denmark, Vemco Group is one of the leading European players in people counting and data analytics. Now, the company prepares to seize Norway and Sweden, while also welcoming a familiar face.

"We use Vemcount to measure the traffic at our entrances, so we get an idea of where the customers come from and when the number of visitors peaks during a day, week, month or year. This gives us, among other things, a tool for planning our marketing and activity calendar and subsequently evaluating on these activities."

Janni Baslund Dam - Mall Manager, BROEN Shopping
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