Indoor Mapping Blog

New Release - 4.11 Feature Roundup

by Jibestream on 6/20/19 9:20 AM

We’ve been busy building out some of our users’ favorite features to give users more mapping power. From map management to new styling capabilities, the latest release of our indoor mapping and location platform - version 4.11 - means an even more robust and intuitive Content Management System (CMS) for Jibestream clients with new features and increased functionality.

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Webinar: Who is Gen Z and Why Do They Matter?

by Jibestream on 6/13/19 1:38 PM

Generation Z, also known for being the first demographic cohort to come of age after the digital revolution, are quickly driving change in spending behaviors. As the first truly digital generation and with $143 billion in buying power, what does this mean for the future of retail, hospitality, and other experiential industries? 

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What to Expect From 5G and IoT for Smart Spaces

by Chris Wiegand on 5/23/19 2:19 PM

The post "What to Expect from 5G and IoT for Smart Spaces" appeared first on the IBM Internet of Things blog.

"It’s impossible to avoid the buzz around 5G networks as governments, telecommunications providers and vendors vie over who will lead the next generation of mobile internet connectivity. 5G promises to offer significantly faster speeds and more reliable connection to mobile devices than any network before it. That said, 5G is about more than fast internet. The exponential growth in the capacity to carry more data faster will push unparalleled growth in Internet of Things (IoT) technology projects."

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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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