Crowd Control is Top Concern for Summer Olympics 2012

We’ve been blogging a lot lately about the strategies and equipment necessary for improving crowd control within stadiums. Recently, we’ve looked into the EURO 2012 Soccer Championships, the scientific theories behind crowd control, and lessons from Ancient Rome and the Pompeii Ampitheatre. Now we’re turning our attention to the upcoming London Olympics. In mid June,… Read More

The Science of Crowd Movement, Mentality, and Control

While large crowds tend to move in an innately disordered, unreasonable manner, there are methods for determining the actions of large groups of people, and we mustn’t look too far to see why this problem demands attention. In various countries, no matter the sporting event, there are riots, crowd crushes, and stampedes that occur every… Read More

LineLogic Celebrates the Running of the Bulls

The “Running of the Bulls,” or encierro, is an event celebrated in Spain on July 6 of every year. We give you our contribution to the celebration – pure crowd control with only a little bit of Photoshop bull…

Lessons from Ancient Rome: Stadium Structure at its Finest

G. Keith Still is a championed expert in crowd control and line management strategies whose resume includes crowd consulting work for events like the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. 11 years ago, Still took a walk through Pompeii stadium, the oldest surviving Roman Amphitheater, and he was amazed by… Read More

Boston’s Logan Airport is Enhancing Public Guidance with Customer Service Avatars

Meet Carla, everyone’s favorite customer service avatar. She’s pleasant, she’s Plexiglas, and she will gladly help you find your connecting flight. Carla is a bilingual virtual greeter, who is tasked with helping passengers navigate through the airport. She costs $26,000 and is being funded out of the airport’s operating funds. She’s actually a projection of… Read More

Screenflex Portable Room Dividers

Typically we equate the term “spatial limitations” with not enough space. Too frequently, however, businesses are bogged down by their inability to control the space they do have. With portable room dividers by Screenflex, this should never be a problem. These heavy-duty room dividers are constructed using fabric covered, sound absorbing, tackable panels that are… Read More

Congratulations and Good Luck to the Oklahoma City Thunder

After sweeping the Mavericks in 4 games, taking the Lakers in 5, and fighting it out with the Spurs for 6 games, the Oklahoma City Thunder are now taking on LeBron James and the Miami Heat. This is it. The big one, the NBA Finals – winner takes all. The series began on Tuesday, with… Read More

QueueMaster – Assembled in the USA

The QueueMaster stanchion by Queue Solutions is one of the best economy stanchions out there right now. This product comes with all of the standard safety features that other leading  brands boast, including braking technology, locking belts, stainless steel construction, dent and scratch resistant materials, nylon belts, and rubber floor protectors. The QueueMaster, however, sets… Read More

Crowd Control is Top Concern for Euro 2012

It’s truly a shame that sporting events across the globe have now become associated with senseless violence and destruction. We’ve seen it happen in countless countries in almost every major sport, and chances are, it will be the same old story in Poland and the Ukraine at the Euro 2012 Soccer Championships. With recent terrorist… Read More