Indoor Mapping Blog

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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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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