Indoor Mapping Blog

Indoor Intelligence and Emergency Preparedness - How Indoor Maps Save Lives

by Jibestream on 5/21/19 11:01 AM

Most people don’t spend much time thinking about emergencies - many even go so far as to actively avoid thinking about them - but when the worst happens, the effects of one’s emergency preparedness efforts (or lack thereof) will be felt to their fullest. It is at these times that the importance of indoor maps for large, complex buildings is felt significantly. Indeed, there are many instances in which indoor maps can make all the difference to personal safety, and potentially save lives.

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3 Examples of Real-World Indoor Asset Tracking

by Jibestream on 5/7/19 11:08 AM

If you think of all of the movie plots that have relied on a hero placing a GPS tracking chip on a person or a car to follow them, how frequently are their plans foiled when the target goes underground or into a building? Even on our own personal devices, there are endless comical tales and memes featuring screenshots of asset tracking gone ‘not quite right'.

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IoT in Healthcare - Mobile Technology and the Continuum of Care

by Jibestream on 4/30/19 8:58 AM

The healthcare industry has been going through a lot of change in the past decade as it moves towards more meaningful interoperability and wider IoT adoption. As we stand on the precipice of change, many hospital CIOs and facility managers are pondering what successful IoT in healthcare really looks like?

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What You Need to Know About Indoor Maps

by Jibestream on 4/16/19 12:41 PM

The post "What You Need to Know About Indoor Maps" appeared first on the Senion blog

"When we think about IoT technology as it relates to large complex buildings, especially in the context of connected offices and corporate campuses, it’s easy to focus on the ‘things’ that make up the Internet of Things. While important, beacons and sensors are only part of the equation. Location-awareness is key to making a space ‘smart,’ which means having a digital representation of the location to provide meaningful geospatial context. Put simply, without digitized indoor maps, you can have an indoor positioning system, but your end users will only see a blue dot floating on a blank screen. Context is the key here."

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Enterprise Technology Implementation Project Management Tips from the Experts

by Jibestream on 3/20/19 9:04 AM

Implementing new technologies can be difficult at the best of times, but in enterprise organizations, there is an escalated level of risk, challenge, and ultimately, reward. We’ve compiled enterprise implementation tips from leading project and change management experts around the world to help you ensure that your projects run smoothly from discovery to post mortem.

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