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Managing the large numbers of people that congregate at any major event is a challenge that has consistently stretched the resources of organizers, law enforcement agencies, and the emergency services.


  • The widespread availability of low-cost and ubiquitous video cameras, coupled with virtually unlimited digital recording capability, now allows unprecedented crowd-monitoring capabilities.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the challenges of crowd management and the solutions presented by IoT.
  • Learn how leading venues are partnering with infrastructure providers to overcome the unique challenges of stadium communication.

Key questions answered

  • What are the challenges involved in modern crowd management?
  • How are event organizers, law enforcement agencies, and the emergency services addressing these challenges?

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  • Summary
  • Sensors everywhere bring data overload
  • Networks lose capacity – just when they need it most
  • It's about the interaction of technology and human behavior


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