Saturday, April 16, 2016

BLIP Systems Recruits’ Award-winning Data Expert

In order to be able to keep up with the constantly increasing demand for the tracking technology, BlipTrack, BLIP Systems has employed Benjamin Bjerre Krogh as a new software developer as from 1 April 2016. 

BLIP Systems is experiencing high demand for its products and, as a result, has recruited 30-year old Benjamin Bjerre Krogh. Data expert Benjamin, who specializes in traffic data, has recently completed a PhD at the Department of Computer Science at Aalborg University. He has been the recipient of several awards, including "Best Paper Award" and "Best Poster Award" at the international conference ACM Sigspatial in 2014. 

Benjamin has undertaken research into the processing, indexing and analyzing of large volumes of data from thousands of vehicles in Denmark. The objective of his work was to study essential parameters in relation to the traffic infrastructure, including travel times, congestion, driving patterns and the impact of traffic lights.
We at BLIP Systems are delighted with the addition of new talents in order to meet the many new challenges and projects that lie ahead. Lars Tørholm, BLIP Systems´ CTO, explains: "We are on the cusp of launching numerous new projects and expansions on the product front. With Benjamin's extensive experience and expertise, BLIP Systems is getting a technically skilled software developer who matches the profile we are seeking exactly and who will strengthen our data analysis team. We look forward to a great partnership."

"BLIP Systems is facing a vast number of enormously exciting challenges which, in many ways, remind me of the challenges I studied in relation to GPS data. Therefore, I see great potential in transferring technology from the world of research to Blip Systems. Firstly, to conduct analyses more quickly and, secondly, to deliver better results. At the same time, BLIP Systems is tackling a crucial social issue, namely the fact that congestion on roads and in airports is a colossal drain on resources every year. In my view, being at the forefront of solving this problem and, at the same time, benefiting from my PhD studies, is therefore a great privilege," concludes Benjamin Bjerre Krogh.


About BLIP Systems:
BLIP Systems is a privately-held information technology company with headquarters in Vester Hassing near Aalborg, Denmark. The company was founded in 2003 as a management buy-out of the Bluetooth activities within L. M. Ericsson Denmark. BLIP Systems is one of the leading providers of data analytic tools to transform traveler flow into value, and creating easy-to interpret decision-making tools of end-users. The in-house designed BlipTrack solution measures and predicts movements of people and vehicles. It allow stakeholders in various verticals, including airports, road traffic, train stations, ports, ski resorts, amusement parks and more, to reduce queue and commuting times, optimize staff resources and planning, and improve the traveler experience and retail.

BlipTrack is successfully employed in optimization efforts in more than 25 international airports, including New York, Amsterdam, Dublin, Copenhagen, Genève, Cincinnati, Dubai, Toronto, Milano, Barcelona, Auckland, Brussels, Oslo, Manchester, Bristol, Reykjavik and Helsinki. The solution is also implemented in road traffic in Switzerland, New Zealand, USA, UK, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Canada and Ireland. In recent years, the solution has also been rolled out in ports in Denmark and UK, train stations in Holland, ski resorts in USA, amusement parks, and at events all over the world.


Media Contact:
Christian Bugislaus Carstens
Marketing Manager
+45 51 16 85 86
Christian.Carstens@blipsystems.com

BLIP Systems A/S - Haekken 2 - DK-9310 Vodskov 
+45 98 25 82 00 -  www.blipsystems.com

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