Blip Systems together with NPC have installed Blip Systems' BlipTrack solution at Groningen central station for an eight-week study which aims to learn more about passengers movement patterns.

BlipTrack uses 22 sensors which registers passengers carrying phones and tablets with integrated WiFi and Bluetooth and tracks their movements. A cloud server calculates the speed and travel time of these individuals which makes it possible to improve the flow of passengers while optimising the use of resources. Blip Systems says that the collected data is encrypted, making it impossible to relate the Bluetooth and WiFi address of a device to an individual.

"We hope that stations will be another area where data gathered by BlipTrack, and analysed by experts, can help solve passenger flow-related problems and generate a higher level of comfort and more efficient use of resources," says Mr Peter Knudsen, Blip Systems CEO.