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Placemeter uses public video feeds and computer vision algorithms to create a real time data layer about places, streets, and neighborhoods.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 12
  • Website

Company Summary

Imagine never again wondering how busy your favorite restaurant or grocery store is before visiting them. Imagine your city using real-time analytics to gauge the effectiveness of their urban design changes. Imagine local businesses using hard data rather than anecdotal observations to understand their neighborhoods. Placemeter is building that future now, working hard to make cities better.


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    Co-Founder and CEO

    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.

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    Co-founder and COO

    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.