The Evolution of Wayfinding: From Static Signage to Blue Dots and Beyond

by Trish Sissons on 11/6/18 4:01 PM

When wayfinding works, we don’t even notice it. However, when it fails, our lives are derailed. We miss flights and connections, we’re late for important appointments, and we generally get really, really frustrated. While we can rarely identify the times wayfinding has explicitly helped us, most of us can certainly pinpoint the times wayfinding has failed us - like that highway exit sign that appears way too late in the game to help you make the turn.

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9 Things to Consider When Embarking on An Indoor Wayfinding Project

by Jibestream on 11/1/18 10:45 AM

The benefits of digital wayfinding are undeniable. From improving patient experiences in hospitals to supporting the omnichannel retail experience in shopping malls, indoor wayfinding brings a competitive advantage across multiple industries. However, while the benefits are clear, the process of planning a project and selecting the appropriate wayfinding technologies can be a daunting task.

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Path Planning Principles - Do You Know The Way?

by Dan Titov on 7/25/18 3:11 PM

For just over a decade, outdoor navigation has been dominated by Google Maps and other similar mapping applications. The indoor space, however, does not have a similar universal standard for navigation, making it much more difficult to create an algorithm that will work for every building and every user. The intricacies of indoor spaces, such as malls, hospitals, corporate offices, hotels and other complex buildings, can make navigating within them very difficult. Each building is unique and should be treated as such.

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The Future of Hospitality: Leveraging Location to Drive Revenue

by Jody Shaffer on 6/19/18 9:00 AM

The hospitality industry is ripe for innovation, and location-aware IoT technologies will be a driving force in helping hotels, resorts, and cruise lines to deliver exceptional guest experiences that increase revenue.

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The Product: Our Indoor Mapping Engine [JibeTalks]

by Jeannie on 1/26/16 9:00 AM

In this edition of #JibeTalks, we're talking to the people behind the Product. Louise and Akshay lead the Jibestream Product development team; responsible for taking ideas – from customers, partners, and Jibestreamers – and transforming them into one of the world's leading indoor mapping and navigation engines.

We asked them to tell us about their favorite Product features, and how they play a role in making spaces instantly familiar for shoppers, patients, and employees. Here's what they had to say...

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