Posted on April 11, 2018

You’ve done this yourself a thousand times.

Driving past your neighbor’s house on a weekend, you see a bunch of cars parked outside and think: “Oh, they have a lot of guests. They must be having a party.”

Or when the opposite is true — when there are no cars parked outside on a holiday and you think: “Poor people, they are all alone.”

Counting cars. That’s what a Midtown Manhattan company called RS Metrics does for a living. Only it doesn’t drive by shopping malls or office complexes — or your neighbor’s house — to see how many cars are parked outside.

RS Metrics uses satellite technology to see how a particular business is doing versus its forecast.

Read the full article here by NY Post.