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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…

Top 7 Facilities Management Trends to Watch in 2024Top 7 Facilities Management Trends to Watch in 2024January 07, 2024

Running a facility can be a challenging task demanding a range of responsibilities, including upholding standards, maintaining the building and managing costs. As a facility manager, you can count on not having to go it alone in keeping your facility running smoothly. Whether you’re dealing with issues related to energy costs, compliance, hybrid workplace utilization,…

Top 8 Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch in 2024Top 8 Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch in 2024January 07, 2024

The world of healthcare has changed by leaps and bounds over the last few decades. Not only has the 21st century thrust the medical field into an advancing technological age, but it has also changed how healthcare providers care for patients. At this point, it seems the sky’s the limit when we ponder future trends…

How to Optimize Your Office Space in 2024 with Indoor MapsHow to Optimize Your Office Space in 2024 with Indoor MapsJanuary 06, 2024

The lack of autonomy in buildings causes frustration for employees and visitors alike. Getting lost is common and frustrating, especially in time-sensitive situations. In addition, trying to navigate to a conference room without any direction can slow down employee productivity and reduce employee satisfaction. Plus, large office spaces have multiple departments and floors. So, interactive indoor…

7 Ways to Create an Immersive Trade Show Experience in 20247 Ways to Create an Immersive Trade Show Experience in 2024January 06, 2024

Creating an immersive trade show display can set you apart from the crowd. A booth that is not interactive or appealing to the senses will remain unnoticed and is a missed opportunity. The solution? Planning ahead and brainstorming ideas with your team will help in designing and hitting your goals. Here’s How to Create a…

Top 10 Emerging Retail Industry Trends To Watch Out for in 2024Top 10 Emerging Retail Industry Trends To Watch Out for in 2024January 06, 2024

In the context of location intelligence, the retail industry trends refers to businesses that sell products or services directly to consumers, whether through physical or digital channels. This includes physical stores, online retailers, and other businesses that engage in direct-to-consumer sales. Location intelligence is highly important in the retail industry because it allows businesses to…

Engaging Future Generations: Technologies to Attract Youths to MuseumsEngaging Future Generations: Technologies to Attract Youths to MuseumsJanuary 06, 2024

Museums and galleries are fantastic ways to enrich our cultural understanding and education. By engaging with younger audiences, these institutions can help promote cultural appreciation and understanding, which is key to creating a diverse and inclusive society. Museums and galleries also need more youth visitors for their long-term success and sustainability. After all, these places…

How to Create the Ultimate Fan Experience in StadiumsHow to Create the Ultimate Fan Experience in StadiumsJanuary 05, 2024

Sporting events are one of the most popular ways to engage large audiences. Even though sporting events have been around for centuries, changes in technology have transformed the stadium fan experience remarkably. To keep up with the current trends and remain relevant in the future, one must focus on improving the fan experience constantly. Let’s…

10 Key Elements of Successful  Trade Show Planning in 202410 Key Elements of Successful Trade Show Planning in 2024January 05, 2024

As an exhibitor, trade show planning requires goals backed by a plan. An exhibit booth should have a wow factor while also providing attendees with useful information that leaves them wanting more. Looking for ways to make your booth stand out? Here are some tips to keep in mind when planning your next trade show:…

Facility Management Technology Trends in 2024Facility Management Technology Trends in 2024January 05, 2024

Innovations in indoor navigation and smart facility management technology are paving the way for new experiences in smart location marketing. According to the IDC, there will be more than 55.7 billion connected IoT devices worldwide by 2025. The market for indoor positioning and indoor navigation is estimated at $43.51 billion globally. In such a huge…

Where do You Begin Your Search for the Ideal Wayfinding Partner in 2024?Where do You Begin Your Search for the Ideal Wayfinding Partner in 2024?January 05, 2024

You don’t always have to go around in circles looking for wayfinding partner for your mapping needs. There are many to choose from, but how do you choose the best to work with? Speaking of indoor navigation, there are things to consider when choosing a wayfinding solution partner. But first, a few facts to show…

How to Persuade Customers with Data-Driven StorytellingHow to Persuade Customers with Data-Driven StorytellingJanuary 04, 2024

Whether you’re trying to persuade a customer into buying a product, close a deal with a prospective decision-maker, or influence a group of company executives, one of the most powerful tools you can use is data driven storytelling. There have been many studies that show how executives and managers use data in their decision-making process,…

The 3 Essentials of Location-Based AnalyticsThe 3 Essentials of Location-Based AnalyticsJanuary 04, 2024

Mapsted’s cutting-edge location-based analytics melds geographic data with operational insights, unveiling potent solutions to your business challenges. By seamlessly integrating Mapsted’s hardware-free technology into your existing systems, you can enhance traditional business analytics tools like BI, CRM, ERP, EAM, and productivity platforms such as Microsoft Office and Google Sheets. Many businesses overlook the depth of…

The Future of Aviation with Indoor WayfindingThe Future of Aviation with Indoor WayfindingJanuary 04, 2024

We all have experienced the way technology has developed over the years. This digital era that we are currently living in has worked to make simple tasks much easier and well managed. Ever since the world has turned its eyes towards mobile and computer screens, digital applications have grown more and more popular and important.…

Next Generation Airports: Adapting to MillennialsNext Generation Airports: Adapting to MillennialsJanuary 04, 2024

Millennials form the core group of current travelers. Ranging from 23-38 years old, they have come of age and now form a powerful group of consumers and travelers. Since the world’s largest generation is now ready to spend money and travel, airports must be able to serve the millennial need.

The Future of Indoor Mapping in HospitalsThe Future of Indoor Mapping in HospitalsJanuary 03, 2024

We know about the benefits indoor mapping has in universities, airports, museums, resorts, big-box retailers, and trade shows, but the future of indoor mapping stretches far beyond these six verticals. Indoor mapping is rapidly evolving. The need for this technology is increasing in more and more verticals every day.  Today, we will explore how indoor mapping…

Indoor Navigation Technology for Campuses: An A+ SolutionIndoor Navigation Technology for Campuses: An A+ SolutionJanuary 03, 2024

College is a major life milestone for students. Those years aren’t only a crucial academic experience, but for many it’s the first time they’re away from home and navigating life on their own.