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Posted in: Nuts and Volts (December 2015)

Sensor to Avoid Crowds

By Jeff Eckert

For example, a company team is installing them in UC Berkeley gyms and other workspaces, and a Sacramento-based outfit called Requested ( uses the system to generate restaurant discounts during off-peak periods. It doesn’t appear that a significant number of locations have Density installed at present, but who knows? It could catch on — especially given that hardware and installation are free. There is a monthly fee of $25, however, to use Density, but if it generates even a few extra customers, it seems well woth it.  NV