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Placemeter

Placemeter uses video streams and computer vision to quantify activity in the physical world and offer real time data to people, businesses and municipalities.

News and Press

Smart Cities Council Awards Innovative Start-Ups for Commitment to Connectivity and Climate During Smart Cities Week

Mass Transit • Oct. 20, 2016

Placemeter won the Innovation Alley Connectivity Award, while StratIS and OperaSoft were both awarded the Environmental Impact Award.

How cities use data to plan bike routes

GCN • Aug. 5, 2016

Placemeter -- a video tracking system that analyzes existing video feeds and applies computer vision algorithms to them to count cars, pedestrians and bicycles -- is doing its best to track traffic and still appease those who might be a little camera shy by only recording shapes, not faces.

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Founders / Key Team

Alexandre Winter
Alexandre Winter
CEO & Co-Founder

Before starting Placemeter, Alex was the Co-Founder and CEO of LTU Technologies. He has a PhD in Image Recognition from Telecom Paris, holds 7 patents in the field, and has over 20 years of computer vision expertise in applications ranging from satellite reconnaissance to augmented reality.

Florent Peyre
Florent Peyre
COO & Co-Founder

Florent’s experience includes founding Casahop, a venture-backed social travel company, and leading Business Development and Sales for Gilt City as it grew from 0 to over 150 employees. Before that, Florent lead Corporate Development for Hachette Filipacchi Media, managing mobile applications for its various brands.