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Guide to efficient workspace management with GDPR-compliant people counting

Accurate, anonymous people counting data is a valuable tool to efficiently manage modern office space and allocate resources where they are most needed. This article looks at the benefits of people flow counting and occupancy sensors.
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Redefining modern workspaces

The dynamics of work environments have shifted significantly in recent years, prompting a need for innovative solutions that go beyond the traditional office and workplace setup. Building owners and managers face the challenge to optimize office spaces, maximize energy savings and ensure a positive return on investment (ROI).

Occupancy data: a cornerstone of efficient building management

Understanding and managing occupancy levels have become crucial elements in achieving sustainability goals and cost-effectiveness. Efficient space utilization, safety compliance, and energy conservation are top priorities, and cutting-edge technology, such as Terabee’s people counting sensors which measure both occupancy and people flow, play a pivotal role in addressing these challenges.

Terabee Time-of-Flight People Flow Counting: precision in analytics

Terabee’s Time-of-Flight people flow counting sensors offer a sophisticated solution for monitoring foot traffic within office spaces. Through advanced depth-sensing technology, these sensors accurately track the movement of individuals in real-time, providing valuable insights into peak hours, high-traffic zones, and overall space utilization.

Terabee’s Time-of-Flight sensors emit infrared light pulses and measure the time it takes for the light to travel to objects and back. This precise distance calculation creates a detailed map of the surroundings. By continuously scanning the environment, these sensors generate accurate people flow data without compromising privacy.

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People Flow Counting L-XL key product features

  • GDPR compliant by design
  • Uses 3D depth people counting sensor (non-camera technology)
  • Multi-device support for wide door counting
  • Easy to install and configure via Web GUI
  • Effective in low light conditions
  • Two status LEDs for easy troubleshooting
  • Remote or local firmware updates
  • Remote device configuration via MQTT commands, via LoRa downlink commands or via Terabee Device management services (PoE model only)
  • Data transmission via Ethernet or LoRaWAN
  • Powerful people counting algorithm with 98% accuracy

People Flow Counting M 2.0 key product features

  • GDPR compliant by design
  • Uses 3D depth people counting sensor (non-camera technology)
  • Easy to install and configure via Web GUI
  • Effective in low light conditions
  • Adaptable power supply (10-30 V)
  • Remote device configuration is via MQTT commands, via LoRa downlink commands or via Terabee Device management services (PoE model only)
  • Direct analog output signal (0-10 V) proportional to room occupancy
  • Data transmission via LoRaWAN or MQTTS/HTTPS
  • Powerful people counting algorithm
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Terabee People Occupancy Counting: privacy and efficiency

Terabee thermal infrared people occupancy counting sensors provide an alternative perspective on space utilization. These sensors detect heat signatures, offering valuable occupancy data while maintaining individual privacy. This approach is particularly relevant for environments where privacy is a top priority. The People Occupancy Counter detect infrared radiation emitted by objects and individuals. Human bodies emit distinct heat signatures, allowing the sensors to accurately count the number of occupants in a given space. This non-intrusive approach ensures privacy while delivering valuable occupancy insights.

By integrating Terabee’s advanced people counting sensors into commercial real estate management strategies, building owners and managers can make data-driven decisions to optimize space utilization, reduce energy consumption, and enhance the overall workplace experience. The result is a more sustainable, cost-effective, and adaptive workspace that aligns with the evolving needs of the modern workforce.

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People Occupancy Counting key product features

  • Large floor coverage (i.e. 64 m2 coverage from 2.4 m installation height)
  • Multiple regions of interest (up to 8) to monitor/exclude specific areas
  • GDPR compliance by design, unlike RGB cameras
  • High human recognition rate via thermal signatures, reaching 98%+ accuracy
  • Platform agnostic, send data to any third-party server. No recurring fee
  • Direct analog output signal (0-10 V) proportional to room occupancy
  • No battery ensures less maintenance, improved reliability and more uptime
  • Low-light and full darkness operation
  • Passive sensing = low power consumption, less interference

Terabee GDPR compliant people counting devices provide valuable tools for efficiently managing modern workspaces. Contact us today to discuss your project.

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Terabee People Flow Counting L-XL

GDPR compliant people counting device. Optimize value and reduce costs from your retail operation, smart building or office space
Using advanced Time-of-Flight technology, Terabee People Flow Counting L-XL is GDPR compliant and provides accurate people counting data (98% accuracy or more) by monitoring the number of people entering and exiting doorways or corridors.

Easy to configure and install on high ceilings, the Terabee People Flow Counting L-XL fits any kind of wide indoor entrance, up to 15 meters in a multi-device setup. Our people counting algorithm is capable of filtering out static objects and counting multiple people passing in both directions below the device as they enter or leave a space.

The solution consists of an IoT people counting device and an optional IoT platform. Two product variations allow transmission of the data via Power over Ethernet or LoRaWAN. Interested? Contact us.

Terabee People Flow Counting M 2.0

Get real-time people counting data for single doorways and narrow corridors
Real-time data is the backbone of our modern, fast-paced world especially when it comes to monitoring space usage, occupancy, energy efficiency, security, building performance or tailored services. The Terabee People Flow Counting M 2.0 device is GDPR compliant by design, with a real-time data capability, providing seamless, accurate, and highly effective footfall measurement, at a competitive price.

Using Time-of-Flight technology, the People Flow Counting M 2.0 solution guarantees anonymity in its operations, prioritizing data privacy protection while offering robust, reliable occupancy monitoring.

People Flow Counting M 2.0 is the perfect addition to your Building Management System. The “smaller sibling” of People Flow Counting L-XL, People Flow Counting M 2.0 is designed for smaller doorways and narrow corridors. It comes in both Power over Ethernet (PoE) and LoRa models to best suit your needs.

Terabee People Occupancy Counting

Get accurate occupancy data to maximize the management of meeting rooms and large spaces
Introducing state-of-the-art thermal GDPR-by-design People Occupancy Counting solution, designed to accurately detect and count individuals in any environment, from meeting rooms to large open-plan areas.

Leveraging advanced thermal imaging technology, the Terabee People Occupancy Counting ensures precise occupancy tracking in all light conditions. Ideal for fine-tuning energy management, optimizing space utilization, and automating building operations, it's the next-generation solution for modern space management.
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