For cities that want to support their Smart City projects, Placemeter provides granular insights about pedestrians and vehicles movements.
Placemeter is an urban intelligence platform. We quantify the movement of modern cities, at scale.Placemeter ingests any kind of video to analyze pedestrian and vehicular movement, revealing hidden patterns and strategic opportunities. Our platform leverages proprietary computer vision technology to gather data from live video streams in real-time.Our mission is to help build stronger businesses, efficient cities, and innovative neighborhoods worldwide.
Placemeter was founded in 2012 in New York City. Placemeter today has 20 full time employees, 16 in NYC and 4 in Paris, France. Placemeter has raised a total of $7.8M in three rounds, including a $6m series A led by NEA and Qualcomm Ventures, with participation from Collaborative Fund, Kima Ventures and Triplepoint Capital.
Placemeter is a robust, scalable and automated Computer Vision based solution to measure movement in cities. We detect, count and analyze people, bicycles and vehicles behaviors, revealing hidden patterns and strategic opportunities.
To quantify activity in the world, Placemeter is using any kind of existing video cameras in streets and public spaces.
Placemeter also developed an inexpensive and very easy to install embedded sensor that processes videos on the edge of the network.