The recent outbreak of COVID-19 is forcing business owners to change the way they go about their day-to-day operations to not only remain operational but protect the health and wellbeing of their employees. Even as the number of new cases slows in many countries across the world, globally, it has become every person’s duty to help limit the spread.
IoT.nxt is helping businesses to drive efficiency and their competitive edge by offering real-time data insights and the tools to rapidly implement change.
With a rising urgency for social distancing to curb the spread of COVID-19, our latest solution, CoVision, has been developed to help manage and visualise the number of people in any given area, we utilise existing hardware such as the cameras in your local network to monitor footfall traffic. If there is not existing hardware or additional hardware is required CoVision gateway and camera combination will also enable two different solutions namely:
Enable monitoring of single or multi-location ecosystems using our CoVision web based interface or Commander Platform.
Access real-time data insights by visualising how many people or vehicles are within an area or building. This enables easy remote monitoring and alerting.
Monitor customers within a specific space to manage the flow within any given area. Minimising the risk of overcrowding, and restoring customer confidence.
Allow the customer to make shopping decisions based on current store occupancy or advertise quieter times during the day through promotions.
Screen individuals or groups as they access your premises to identify people with high temperatures. Our solution can also offer PPE scanning and detection to ensure health and safety requirements are adhered to.
It’s no doubt that the retail industry is constantly changing. With rapidly evolving ecommerce stores, consumers and retailers alike have been using digital mediums to buy and sell goods. Ecommerce stores, however, are not putting retailers out of business, instead they are simply changing the way consumers connect with brands.
We are living in an era of personalised experiences, carefully curated by each brand. Retail stores can only succeed when they map out experiences and strategies that address individual customer needs. After all, customers spend 40% more when they have great shopping experiences.
Retail footfall sees a 15% decline each year. With COVID-19, these numbers will see a further decline. Moreover, there’s now more attention drawn to health and safety - ensuring social distancing and decreasing the number of customers in high concentration areas.Download our retail whitepaper
Retailers have to be cautious and attentive to highly concentrated areas. This has now become one of the biggest challenges in the retail industry. Concerns over health and safety have now been given a high priority.
With immeasurable changes in the retail industry, it’s no doubt that labour needs are constantly changing. Retailers need to keep a close eye on staffing needs. To facilitate great customer experiences, staff numbers and locations in retail landscapes need to be closely measured.
With COVID-19, consumers have been purchasing products due to proximity, ease of use, safety considerations, etc. Inventory needs have to be closely monitored to ensure enough stock is available for each customer.
With the application of our system, you can facilitate great customer experiences by making data-driven decisions on staffing and inventory needs. Create personalised experiences by analysing how your retail space is being used and optimise highly concentrated areas to convert customers. In these uncertain times, our solution can help to not only drive your competitive edge but prioritise the health and safety of your staff and customers.
On Instagram #food is one of the most popular hashtags. The restaurant experience in the 21st century has transcended space, time and place while existing in the social media landscape. Restaurants are no longer a space or a brand, but a personality with an individual voice.
78% of millennials would rather spend money on an experience than purchasing a product. Over 95% of restaurateurs agree that restaurant technology improves their business efficiency. Outdoor spaces, licensing, evening trade as well as good design and planned ambience all contribute to this.
While technology cannot replace the experience of a restaurant, it is seen as a driving force to its success. It can be used to tailor customer experiences and provide the ambience that will keep them coming back.
Secondly, as venues open up after COVID-19, safety and hygiene have been given number one priority. Many food service businesses have had to temporarily close while many are still thriving through the pandemic.Download our hospitality whitepaper
Many venues now require bookings and safety measures to be put in place before they are able to accept patrons. Customers need to be kept at a safe distance from each other and only a limited number may be allowed in certain spaces. This has also impacted how hospitality businesses staff their operations, with some countries requiring single servers to service-specific tables.
Increased hand washing has been hard to ingrain into the minds of the public, including food workers. It’s often one of the most difficult food safety tasks to enforce with food workers not having enough time to do so regularly.
CoVision can help you effectively manage queues, facilitate smooth, seamless and “clickable” experiences while enforcing safety measures due to COVID-19.