Indoor Mapping Blog

Building Smart from the Start: Technology Shouldn't Be an Afterthought for New Developments

by Jibestream on 10/29/19 10:37 AM

By now, we have reached the point in the adoption curve where the benefits of smart building technologies are generally understood, if not widely implemented. At a high level, organizations operating smart buildings benefit from increased energy efficiency, facility optimization, and occupant health and productivity. To date, when we’ve spoken about the process of making buildings smarter, largely through the lens of retrofitting projects. However, as the market expands and Proof of Concept (POC) projects further indicate the ROI of smarter buildings, we are starting to see more buildings that are built smart from the start, incorporating location technology from the outset.

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How to Use an Indoor Mapping Platform to Drive Tenant Revenue

by Jibestream on 10/16/19 10:35 AM

When we talk with organizations exploring indoor mapping solutions, the initial use case they’re typically investigating is indoor navigation. The exciting thing is that once an organization has their maps digitized for a wayfinding solution, there are many opportunities to drive additional ROI from that same initial set of indoor maps. In this sense, wayfinding can actually be considered a ‘gateway use case’ for indoor maps. 

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How Indoor Maps Facilitate Facilities Management

by Jibestream on 9/24/19 11:21 AM

Autumn is an exciting time in the world of property technology. In October, CoreNet Global’s North American summit will bring together thousands of corporate real estate industry professionals. The aim of the summit is to connect and explore the latest technology and trends in corporate real estate, and the ways in which people live and work. This year, the summit’s theme is “Experience Matters, It's Not Just Business, It's Personal,” and we couldn’t agree more.

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Wayfinding and Blue Dot: What's the difference?

by Jibestream on 9/10/19 8:33 AM

When you’re starting your digital wayfinding journey, it’s helpful to know the distinctions in terminology as you begin conversations with various vendors. One of the most common misconceptions we see is around the distinction between ‘wayfinding’ and ‘Blue Dot,’ and it’s important to differentiate as it can impact the type of technology you actually need.

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3 Indoor Location Sharing Use Cases That Users Will Love

by Jibestream on 8/7/19 9:58 AM

Location sharing on personal devices can be a contentious topic and organizations planning on deploying location-aware apps with indoor location sharing capabilities must be cognisant of the landscape they’re entering. For example, when one searches for ‘location sharing’ on Google, amidst the first page results are frequent user queries for instructions on how to disable location sharing on their various smartphones. 

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