Indoor Mapping Blog

How Railway Stations are Digitally Transforming to Face the Future

by Vinay Iyer on 1/29/19 8:56 AM

Following a decline in usage after World War II, rail transport has seen a revival in popularity in recent decades thanks to an increase in congestion on roads, rising fuel prices, and government investment in rail as a means of reducing CO2 emissions. In much of the world, railway stations and passenger train transportation is ingrained in the infrastructure of cities, and account for a significant portion of public space. Railway stations are a fixture in our cityscapes and are in the process of a digital transformation in the face of centuries of legacy systems and technology.

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Mapping the Year Ahead: IoT and IPIN Predictions for 2019

by Chris Wiegand on 1/23/19 10:27 AM

The post "Mapping the Year Ahead: IoT and IPIN Predictions for 2019" appeared first on DirectionsMag.

"Over the past few years, the stage has been set for greater implementation of IoT projects across various industries and use cases. In 2019, we can expect that the availability and access to location services will expand beyond individual sites to a larger scale as we look forward to wider enterprise adoption. I also anticipate that in the coming year buildings will get smarter, both by initial design and through retrofitting and adaptation, and that there will be some prescient changes in the indoor mapping and positioning technology provider landscape."

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How Airports Are Fighting Congestion Using Indoor Mapping and Navigation

by Jibestream on 1/22/19 8:57 AM

In airports today, the congestion struggle is real. As these complex transportation hubs become more and more congested with passengers, cargo, and aircraft in transit, the effects are felt by everyone. Many of these ramifications can’t simply be fixed by implementing congestion pricing.

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The Benefits of Indoor Mapping for Corporate Campuses

by Jody Shaffer on 1/15/19 9:26 AM

 

In a corporate campus environment, indoor mapping and location technologies can help to streamline a variety of everyday processes and eliminate many common frustrations. From checking the status of a given meeting room or workspace and reserving it to checking the status and location of equipment or resources in a building, having visual context of a space and its assets significantly enhances one's ability to use this information.

So, what value does visual context provide?

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How Indoor mapping is going to change lives in 2019

by Chris Wiegand on 1/14/19 7:58 PM

The post How Indoor mapping is going to change lives in 2019 appeared first on GeoAwesomeness.

Take a moment to think about everything that we’ve come to expect from our experiences outdoors. Our base expectations include things like efficient, intelligent navigation to our destinations and real-time location information about those journeys using apps like Waze. We expect to be able to order food at any time of day or night, then watch it travel from the restaurant to our house on our phones using various delivery apps with asset tracking.

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