This project aims to create an electronic people-counting solution for large, indoor ASU events. Initially, the project will target the ASU Career Fair, which must maintain accurate counts of the number of people in each Memorial Union room to make sure that no room exceeds the fire occupancy limit. Currently, ASU employs student volunteers to manually track the number of people in a given room with hand counters. While this helps ASU’s student organizations acquire Dean’s Funding Points for club activities and helps ASU’s safety officials run a safe event, this manual method of counting individuals in a room can be error prone and inefficient. Hence, this project seeks to increase people-counting accuracy at ASU events such as the Career Fair, increase the availability of the room data to ASU safety officials, and provide a mobile system that can be easily deployed on a per-need basis.
Thomas Duke, Computer Systems Engineering
Nick Ingram, Junior, Computer Science
Nicholas Iwanski, Sophomore, Electrical Engineering
Community Partner: Jonathan Klane
Others Involved: Jeffrey Rensel