Indoor Mapping Blog

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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Maps for Enterprises: The Building Blocks for Smarter Spaces

by Trish Sissons on 4/25/19 11:11 AM

The way we experience indoor spaces is about to change dramatically, and it is today’s enterprises that are leading the charge. While it is certainly a bold claim to say that technological innovation is going to completely revolutionize our experience of place in the next few years, it is a substantiated one when we observe the shifts already happening. When it comes to smart spaces and a new experience of place, the wheels of change are already well and truly in motion, and we are well on our way to creating a more connected world.

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