Have a Safe, Smart, and Happy New Year!

It’s that time of the year again. Time for self-reflection, determination, and resolution. A time to celebrate the triumphs of this year, and the aspirations of the year to come. Whether you’re preparing for a party at Times Square, the town park, or a local bar, we wish you a safe, happy, and healthy new… Read More

LegoLand Malaysia Leads with Comprehensive Crowd Control Policies

It’s refreshing to see theme parks paying special attention to their crowd control policies. We know Disney World’s doing it, and Legoland Malaysia is now following suit. On Saturday, the monstrous park with more than 40 rides, shows, and attractions, announced that they would be limiting the number of new entries into the park from… Read More

Hello Gorgeous Uses Posts & Ropes for Visit from Santa

Hello Gorgeous is the largest Salon & Spa in New Jersey, and it’s more than just a place to get your hair and nails done. Whether it’s runway shows, food drives, or visits from Santa, the staff at Hello Gorgeous is always busy with a special event. Last month, Natalie Foxhill, the Marketing & Promotions… Read More

5 Things People Hate About Waiting in Line

1.) Long Lines This may seem obvious, but when we say “long lines” we mean physical length, not wait time. While wait time is important, studies show that waiting customers will overwhelmingly choose a short, slow line over a fast, long line. Unified queues are the only certain solution for this complaint. 2.) Being Unoccupied… Read More

Time Lapse Video: A Queueing Lesson from Comiket

Comic Market, or “Comiket,” is the world’s largest self-published comic book fair that takes place semiannually at the Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center in Japan. There are over 500,000 people in attendance each year, and attendees usually line up days in advance in order to enter first and grab the highly coveted comic books. In… Read More

Prep for the Holidays with Unbeatable Deals on Crowd Control

It’s that time of year again. The weather’s getting colder (where we are at least), the decorations are up, and people are out shopping. We survived Black Friday, but we’ve still got the holidays to get through. Day-after Christmas sales, returns, and last minute shoppers will soon be flooding retail outlets across the country. Do… Read More

The Science of Lines – Wall Street Journal

Last year during the holidays, the Wall Street Journal published a wonderful Infographic called “The Science of Lines: What’s Really Happening at Checkout.” It deals with queueing theory, and people’s perceptions about waiting in line. It’s loaded with useful information, and since we missed it last year, we thought we’d share it with you now…. Read More