COVID-19 Social Distancing Queue Management Solution

Social Distancing Solutions using Portable VMS for Queue Management & Crowd Control

Our Social Distancing Queue Management Solution has been developed in response to COVID-19 and the social distancing measures that have had to be taken by the UK. Whilst developed with the struggles the retail industry are facing in mind, this solution can be applied to anywhere there may be need for queues under emergency or social distancing conditions. 

Key Benefits

  • Estimated wait times have been proven successful in traffic management and the events industry as a queue calming measure
  • Communicate important information to customers fast and remotely in unprecedented times
  • Our team will work with you to assist with strategic deployment, producing and uploading content and 24/7 support

Sign saying please obey 2m social distance HD Compact Sign saying STOP as a social distancing queuing system

HD Compact Variable Message Signs

Highly portable HD Compact VMS are strategically deployed alongside the queue to inform customers of estimated queue wait times and the store’s social distancing policy.

HD Compact for social distancing queue management HD Compact for queue management 


A solar powered VMS-A is placed near the car park or the car park entrance, alerting drivers and customers of new opening times and other important information.

 Portable VMS-A for queue management Portable VMS-A for social distancing vehicle and queue management

Alert waiting customers when it is their turn to avoid issues with Click & Collect, offering social distancing solutions for high risk retail applications using our VMS-A, VMS-C or HD Compact. 

Click and collect social distancing solutions for retail

See this social distancing solution in action with our case study at New Leaf Plant Centre in Dronfield. 

We offer a range of COVID-19 solutions using our portable variable message signs, CCTV and ANPR. These products bring a variety of benefits to all industries, helping businesses inform visitors, customers and employees of the building’s COVID-19 and social distancing polices before they even enter.  

For more information about our solutions or if you would like to know more about how you can use our products to help with communicating information to the general public, please contact us via our contact form.

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Variable Message Signs offer COVID Solutions to Retail

MVIS VMS makes Impact for COVID-19 Safety

Key Features

  • Non-glare, UV resistant polycarbonate screen
  • Security features – GPS tracked and padlock covers
  • Highest quality LEDs
  • Solar powered / environmentally friendly


HD Compact VMS
  • Compact 680 x 780mm sign case
  • Red and white LEDs for text and pictograms
  • 28 x 28 pixel
  • Mounted on a portable base box
  • Up to four week run time using just three 100 AH batteries

Technical Specifications

VMS-A Trailer

Overall length: 2420mm (1620mm with towing tongue removed)
Width (travel position): 1620mm – 1595mm
Width (operating position): 1620mm
Height (travel position): 2045mm
Height (max operating position): 3200mm
Weight: 580kg
Coupling: 40mm towing eye / quick release, 50mm ball


Display Type: LED full matrix Display Size: 1610mm x 1040mm
Communication: SMS, web-based, serial and App
Matrix: 48 x 28
Screen: Non-glare, UV resistant polycarbonate
Brightness Control: Automatic or manual


Voltage: 12V
Solar Panels: 2 x solar panels
Operation on batteries / solar: Indefinite under recommended conditions