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Dayta AI Raises $1.8M for R&D and Overseas Expansion; Smart Retail Solution Cyclops Collects Data

Dayta AI Raises $1.8M for R&D and Overseas Expansion; Smart Retail Solution Cyclops Collects Data

Keeping growth curves in check and offering value to your customers is challenging, but retail analytics makes it happen in one go. Budget and resources are always limited, and creating the right mix of tactics for success is always a problem, but smart retail solutions make it possible.

But to get their business off the ground, Dayta AI successfully raised $1.8M for Grosvenor, XCEL NEXT Ventures, EC healthcare (2138. HK), and Abacus PropTech for their pre-A round funding. The proceeds will be poured into optimizing overseas expansion but most importantly, to fuel research and development to further help you ace your business decisions.

Today, Dayta AI provides retail data analytics through Cyclops to help you transform data into actionable insights. In return, allowing you to strategize your data and use it to gain enticing returns. We couldn't stress enough how important retail analytics is for your business. So here is a brief run-through of its basics.

Why Is Analytics Important in Retail?

How Is Data Analytics Used in Retail?

Retail analytics is a critical aspect of managing a retail business as it helps to condense large volumes of complex data into meaningful insights. By using retail analytics, you can gain a deeper understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of your business, which can then be used to make informed decisions and develop effective strategies.

Retail analytics goes beyond just simplifying data, it also provides forecasting capabilities that allow you to anticipate outcomes based on the data provided. This enables you to take proactive measures and implement actions to achieve your goals and succeed in the competitive retail industry.

In conclusion, retail analytics is not just an added advantage, but an essential tool for running a successful retail business. With its ability to analyze, interpret, and predict outcomes, retail analytics provides retailers with the necessary information to make informed decisions, improve operations, and ultimately achieve their goals.

Best Retail Analytics Software Tools

Besides collecting relevant data, smart retail solutions let you understand customer habits and find ways to attract new customers. You will need retail analytics software to collect data effectively and to guide you. Dayta AI's Cyclops is one of the best options to date.

Dayta AI's Cyclops

Dayta AI dedicates itself to being the all-in-one smart retail solution for operators to collect, analyze, and interpret big data. So far, it has attracted a large amount of support from renowned Hong Kong investors and organizations, indicating their credibility in the field.

As your trusted partner, Dayta AI made Cyclops and offers insightful retail analytics using only your camera. Cyclops is a cloud-based SaaS solution that connects to almost all video cameras to gather, analyze, and shed light on newfound in-store data.

In addition, Cyclops analyzes more than thousands of videos every day, collecting store visitor data in real-time to evaluate and interpret later on through retail analytics. This smart retail solution works by transmitting video footage via the internet throughout the day, providing valuable data and insights about store visitors.

Dayta AI's Cyclops

Cyclops is also a single tool applicable to a range of sectors, such as marketing, operations, strategy, leasing, and more. The actionable insights acquired by Cyclops can benefit others within your organization.


  • Supports over 95% of cameras: Cyclops supports any RTSP-compatible camera, so you can use your existing video cameras without replacing any equipment or incurring any upfront costs. Cyclops is a plug-and-play solution that can be deployed remotely without the need for additional expenses in setup.

  • Guarantees privacy; no facial recognition: Cyclops does not store faceprints to ensure privacy in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Cyclops only capture the demographics and behavior and the in-store visitors but never their identities.

  • Traffic data: With this retail analytics software, you can monitor people who are only passing by, entering specific locations, or entering a zone defined by the user. It also tracks the number of people engaged in a user-defined zone.

  • Behavioral data: Cyclops can gather data on a visitor's average time spent browsing and staying at a store and the average time spent at the queueing area. Additionally, the retail analytics software can monitor a customer's engagement stint and behavior when entering your store.

  • Demographic: Cyclops determines the average percentage of females and males and the average percentage of different age groups.

  • KPI analysis: Cyclops' smart retail solution allows you to examine and compare your sales, traffic, and engagements using applicable metrics widely adopted in your industry.

  • Heatmap analysis: An in-store heatmap plots the number of times customers spend at each store section. Warmer colors indicate areas where customers spend the most time, and cooler ones are where they spend the least time.

  • Executive report: Along with detailed retail analytics, you can also produce executive reports in just a click to summarize your data every month. This will let you evaluate your performance easily.

All in all, Cyclops is a comprehensive retail software solution that prioritizes consumer privacy and offers a smooth user experience. The software is built on cutting-edge cloud technology, making it easy to scale to meet the unique needs of your business. Cyclops offers advanced predictive analytics in the retail industry, providing valuable insights into consumer behavior and engagement. With its state-of-the-art in-house algorithm, you can accurately evaluate the shopping experience of your customers.

In addition to its privacy and operational features, Cyclops is also IP-camera compatible, adding an extra layer of intelligence to your existing surveillance infrastructure. The proprietary AI algorithm is trained using real-world retail data, ensuring the highest level of accuracy and performance. Whether you are a large retail chain or a small business, Cyclops has the tools you need to optimize your retail operations and achieve your goals.


  • Easy to operate SaaS solution for your retail needs

  • 100% cloud-based

  • Supports most cameras most retail stores already have

  • GDPR compliant to ensure data privacy and security

  • Collects every data that you will need

  • Generates report so you can summarize, compare, and evaluate


  • No freemium version

Using Dayta AI's Cyclops, you can quickly and easily gain better insights about your retail store using the cameras you already have. Now equipped with the data you've collected, you can develop more effective business strategies and use the information efficiently to make better decisions.

Make sure to upgrade your business strategies now and generate the best business decisions ever with smart retail solutions like Dayta AI's Cyclops! Enjoy a FREE 14-day trial here.

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