SceneTap Sets Up Shop In Austin

SceneTap, a developer of technology to help nightlife operators analyze their foot traffic and demographics, as well as connect consumers with info on the local bar scene, said yesterday afternoon that it is moving its headquarters to Austin. The firm was founded in Chicago, where it continues to have operations. SceneTap develops iPhone and Android apps which use facial detection technology to gain insight into the local bar scene, including information about what kinds of crowds are at a location, what the male to female ratio is, and more. SceneTap's CEO is Cole Harper. As part of the move, the firm said it will be launching its service into the Austin market on December 9th.