Lumeo Announces Partnership with Grip Places to Offer Turnkey Analytics for Retail

OAKLAND, CA March 23, 2023.

Lumeo, a designer of computer vision solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with Grip Places, a cutting-edge analytics provider for the retail and restaurant industries. Grip’s solution provides access to data analysis software and tools through the Cloud, rather than requiring a business to invest in on-premise software. Many small to mid-size businesses cannot justify the costs of in-house development and large data analysis teams. With Grip, these businesses can access powerful data analysis tools that can help to grow business and the bottom line.


Grip Places’ flagship product, Video Analytics as a Service (VaaaS), employs AI-driven cameras and advanced AI analytics to transform video data into actionable insights, all while maintaining customer privacy. VaaaS captures valuable customer demographic data such as Age & Gender Analysis, New vs Repeat customers, and mood analysis, among other features. Our goal is to assist retail operators in making informed decisions about their product offerings, enhancing their services, and creating fresh and meaningful insights by integrating their existing tech stack with Grip Places’ premium data nodes. These innovative AI and Machine Vision tools, combined with an intuitive analytics dashboard, enable businesses to gain a better understanding of their data, attract new customers, and increase sales. One of Grip Places’ powerful analytics is the New vs. Repeat algorithm, which distinguishes between a repeat visitor and a unique or new visitor. This data, combined with Demographic Analysis and Age & Gender analysis, enables retail operators to determine the effectiveness of a promotion or marketing change in attracting new customers, including the number of new visitors, their visit times, and other exciting new insights.


Lumeo offers a true turnkey platform, complete with predefined models, that bring intelligence and automation to market through vision AI. Lumeo is an open and flexible video analytics platform that addresses the specific business challenge of bridging the latest AI models and techniques with a growing audience attempting to bring intelligence and automation to market through vision AI.

Grip Places recognized the potential of the Lumeo platform and leveraged Lumeo’s library of ready-to-use AI models to make data analytics typically limited to large corporations, accessible to retail stores and restaurants.

Lumeo’s ability to deliver advanced AI analytics with low-code, no-code building blocks, sets it apart from other Cloud-based analytic vendors we’ve used, said Jon Fairband, Founder and CEO of Grip Places. “Using Lumeo we were able to quickly leverage Lumeo’s platform as one of our preferred tech stacks to build from in order to launch our first custom solution”, continued Fairband.

Beyond offering a turnkey solution built on Lumeo, Grip Places is also joining the Lumeo marketplace by offering their Analytics Dashboard as a Service.  This new Grip Product Suite enables any Lumeo customer to collect and summarize their data in easy-to-use charts and graphs. Grip will also be releasing their additional premium nodes, such as Demographics, New vs Repeat and more in the coming weeks. Furthermore Grip’s, analytics dashboards will give Lumeo’s customers the capability to view any data generated in real-time. By incorporating Grip’s Demographics nodes into their analytic pipelines, users can add advanced demographic information while also safeguarding privacy.


“We are pleased to partner with Grip Places. This partnership shows the flexibility of the Lumeo Platform” said Devarshi Shah, CEO and Co-Founder of Lumeo. “Lumeo is not just a ‘security’ analytic platform, our building-blocks go beyond intrusion detection or license plate detection. Lumeo’s Marketplace of AI models allowed Grip Places to produce an intuitive marketing dashboard that offers actionable insights that small to mid-size businesses were usually shut out from and bring big data analytics to locally owned businesses,” observed Mr. Shah.


The combination of innovative forward-looking integrators and the powerful, but easy-to-use Lumeo platform is transforming the way businesses gather, analyze, and act on video data. The partnership between Grip Places and Lumeo brings insightful Analytics as a Service to retailers, restaurants, and the corner Mom-and-Pop shop – companies that are typically priced-out of advanced AI analytics.


For more information about Lumeo and Grip Places partnerships stop by our booth during ISC West #29075

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About Lumeo Lumeo is headquartered out of Oakland, CA, and fueled by a vision to transform how the world sees video. Lumeo is the first and only ‘no-code’ video analytic platform that empowers solution providers with the ability to create and deliver custom analytics in minutes–with no technical skills needed. Using drag-and-drop tools, pre-built analytic building blocks, ready-to-use AI models, and APIs, Lumeo lets providers instantly add AI-powered analytics to their own solution or extend existing VMS and camera installations to increase revenue and bottom line. Lumeo’s cloud-managed analytics can run in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid model so you can optimize for convenience or cost. Learn more at

At Grip Places, we harness the power of machine vision, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to gather and analyze location-based data across any industry. Our innovative approach makes us a leading integrator that provides onsite analytics to your existing tech infrastructure.

We take pride in giving businesses complete visibility into their customer base, including demographic information, emotional sentiment, and new versus repeat customers, among other key insights with the ability to develop custom modeling. By understanding the whole customer profile, you’ll be able to gain fresh and valuable insights that can inform your business strategy.

At Grip Places, we place the utmost importance on privacy. All our technology is anonymized within our algorithms to ensure GDPR and CCPA compliance, meaning that we never identify any individual.

If you’re struggling with custom machine vision models, data ingestion via API or webhooks, data aggregation dashboards, or integration with additional tech stacks like POS systems, we would love to chat with you. We even have capabilities to customize models and solutions for your specific needs.

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