SAN JOSE, Calif. – March 31, 2015 – RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in retail analytics for brick-and-mortar stores, today announced it has expanded its software platform to add support for Xovis stereo traffic counting sensors.
“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.”
“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.”
Through its hardware-agnostic Software as a Service (SaaS) big data platform, RetailNext provides physical retailers with solutions that help optimize the in-store experience, learn more about shoppers while they’re in the store, and better personalize promotion opportunities. The RetailNext platform integrates data streams from a sensor layer that includes video, Wi-Fi, BLE beacons and other technologies and data sources.
“RetailNext is excited to introduce Xovis and its world-class sensors into its centralized platform,” said Marc Dietz, Chief Marketing Officer at RetailNext. “As the industry standard in the in-store retail analytics space, RetailNext is committed to entrenching its leadership position by integrating value-added sensors and solutions to its platform to better serve our clients and their shoppers.”
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, California, RetailNext is a growing global brand operating in 40 countries. For more information, please visit www.retailnext.net.
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.
RetailNext Inc. and RetailNext are trademarks of RetailNext Inc. in the United States.