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How Location-Based Technology Elevates Elite VIP Stadium Experiences in 2024How Location-Based Technology Elevates Elite VIP Stadium Experiences in 2024January 10, 2024

Many stadium administrators and managers are keeping in step with burgeoning technology and are continually looking for ways to elevate guests’ experiences. Over the last two decades or so fans have been expecting more bang for their bucks when attending sporting events and other performances at stadiums – especially VIP guests, so stadiums have had…

Location Data Privacy: Balancing Privacy and Convenience in 2024Location Data Privacy: Balancing Privacy and Convenience in 2024January 10, 2024

In these times of social media, advanced technology and instant gratification, the topic of privacy is top of mind for many. It’s a rather tricky situation since most consumers thrive on getting personalized content when they want it and where they want it, but at the same time are also seeking a higher amount of…

10 Location Marketing Strategies To Promote Your Grocery Store in 202410 Location Marketing Strategies To Promote Your Grocery Store in 2024January 10, 2024

Location marketing has come a long way from being exclusive to big malls and community buildings. Nine in 10 marketers said location-based marketing had led to higher sales, with 86% saying it had helped them grow their customer base and 84% saying it had increased customer engagement. Nowadays, even small grocery stores can leverage the…

How Can Location Intelligence Help Sustainability?How Can Location Intelligence Help Sustainability?January 10, 2024

The word “sustainability” has been tossed around a lot lately, but it’s not just a buzzword anymore. Scientists have definitive evidence the earth is suffering from extremes in weather which has an effect on people’s livelihoods, the supply chain and business operations. The technological world in which we live might be able to offer some…

How to Prevent Nurse Burnout in 2024 With the Help of Digital TechnologyHow to Prevent Nurse Burnout in 2024 With the Help of Digital TechnologyJanuary 09, 2024

There is a myriad of reasons why nursing is one of the most rewarding, yet stressful professions in the world. Nurses carry a lot on their shoulders and in doing so, often neglect their own physical and mental health which can result in problems like severe burnout, depression, anxiety, and other ailments. As healthcare administrators…

Beyond the Walls: Improving Outdoor Museum Experiences with Location-Based Technology in 2024Beyond the Walls: Improving Outdoor Museum Experiences with Location-Based Technology in 2024January 09, 2024

Museums are undoubtedly some of the coolest places to visit. When they also “tear down the walls” and feature outdoor exhibits, the cool factor doubles. Whether it’s wandering through mazes, trekking to find art installations or just spending time outdoors chilling amongst the artifacts, you won’t want your visitors to miss a thing – and…

IoT Asset Tracking Benefits for Hospitals in 2024IoT Asset Tracking Benefits for Hospitals in 2024January 09, 2024

Anything hospital administrators can do to make life better for patients and staff in hospitals bears looking into. In this age of burgeoning technology, there are digital solutions available – one of which includes indoor asset tracking using Internet of Things (IoT) asset tracking software. For those who aren’t familiar with IoT, let’s explain it…

What Is Blue-Dot Navigation and How Can It Benefit Your Business in 2024?What Is Blue-Dot Navigation and How Can It Benefit Your Business in 2024?January 09, 2024

In the last decade alone, the world has grown by leaps and bounds technologically. Although it can be overwhelming at times, this smart technology allows us to do things we wouldn’t have been able to do without it. Such is the case with blue-dot navigation. In fact, Dr. Simon Banville, senior geodetic engineer, in an…

Hospitality Technology Trends Transforming Resorts and Hotels in 2024Hospitality Technology Trends Transforming Resorts and Hotels in 2024January 09, 2024

Hospitality establishments like resorts and hotels are no longer just places where people lay their heads on fancy pillows when they’re travelling or on vacation. Over the past few years, the hospitality sector has been continually changing and technology is playing a large part in its evolution. With hospitality technology trends growing as they are,…

5 Ways Technology Increases Student Engagement in Higher Education in 20245 Ways Technology Increases Student Engagement in Higher Education in 2024January 08, 2024

During COVID-19, the use of technology in learning leapt to new heights. Virtual education was born out of necessity. The pandemic brought a new reality to higher education and changed what students expect from their professors as well as how both students and faculty approach learning and teaching. Decisions administrators in higher learning institutions make…

How Can Technology Help You Organize a Successful Trade Show Event?How Can Technology Help You Organize a Successful Trade Show Event?January 08, 2024

Organize a successful trade show event can be a daunting task. There’s so much to think about. Trade show planning doesn’t have to be an exercise in exhaustion, however, thanks to a host of tech tools that can relieve some of the stress. Systems, apps, and software exist to help organizers plan, execute and measure…

How to Create the Perfect Hybrid Working Environment in 2024How to Create the Perfect Hybrid Working Environment in 2024January 08, 2024

In an effort to find the perfect balance between pandemic mandatory work-from-home policies and post-pandemic in-office work protocols, companies worldwide are testing and refining hybrid working models. Some have even made it a permanent strategy.  Nike, for instance, formally  announced that its employees can work in a 3/2 hybrid approach, and Klarna unveiled its Flexible…

Using University Wayfinding to Create an Inclusive Campus EnvironmentUsing University Wayfinding to Create an Inclusive Campus EnvironmentJanuary 08, 2024

Getting lost on a large campus is stressful, whether you’re a new student, staff member, guest lecturer, or maintenance worker. Traditionally, physical signage has helped freshmen integrate into the campus ecosystem and save time when orienting with facilities and public spaces. In more recent times, adopting a university wayfinding software solution has become an affordable…

In-Store Marketing Strategies to Drive Sales in 2024In-Store Marketing Strategies to Drive Sales in 2024January 08, 2024

There’s a widespread belief that traditional brick-and-mortar shopping is on the decline. While many people do prefer the ease and convenience of shopping online, some argue that it lacks the personal touch and human connection of in-person shopping. Typically, older generations tend to shop in physical stores more often than Millennials and Gen Z, who…

Top 7 Airport Technology Trends to Watch in 2024Top 7 Airport Technology Trends to Watch in 2024January 08, 2024

The latest airport technology trends will undoubtedly transform the future of air travel like never before. Innovations from AI and Metaverse to sustainable development will not only enhance the passenger experience but also drive business growth within airports. Here are seven exciting technological possibilities that await the pioneers in the aviation industry that choose to…

The Top 3 Reasons Your Train Station Needs a Digital Mapping Solution in 2024The Top 3 Reasons Your Train Station Needs a Digital Mapping Solution in 2024January 07, 2024

Are you familiar with the digital transformation that’s currently taking place in transportation facilities? It’s a significant development, and we have some compelling statistics to support it. In the train category specifically, digital mapping solution for train stations, increasing numbers of train passengers are turning to mobile apps for ticketing and real-time information with. According…

Top 4 Higher Education Technology Trends to Watch in 2024Top 4 Higher Education Technology Trends to Watch in 2024January 07, 2024

The pandemic impacted higher education technology trends more than any event in the last decade. With the sudden shift to remote learning, universities, and colleges were forced to adopt new technologies at an unprecedented pace. Now, as we enter a new era of higher education, there is one question that lingers: which trends will stick,…

Location-Based Technology Can Help Fix Hospital Staffing ShortagesLocation-Based Technology Can Help Fix Hospital Staffing ShortagesJanuary 07, 2024

Emergencies blare over the intercom. Physicians, nurses, and other staff members hurry through packed corridors. Visitors try to find their loved ones among dozens of rooms – such is life in a large hospital, especially teaching hospitals. Large hospitals are like little villages. People make bonds there, they laugh there, and they cry there. People…