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Smart Stadiums are Keeping Fans Filling Seats and Purchasing ProductsSmart Stadiums are Keeping Fans Filling Seats and Purchasing ProductsMarch 12, 2023

People attend events at stadiums for all kinds of reasons. They could have tickets to a favorite sports game, to see a concert or any type of special performance. So, it’s vital that the thousands of fans attending these performances and games have the most memorable experiences possible. Providing them with a high-tech stadium experience…

Engaging Future Generations: Technologies to Attract Youths to MuseumsEngaging Future Generations: Technologies to Attract Youths to MuseumsMarch 07, 2023

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…

8 Applicable Industries for Indoor Location Tracking Technology in 20238 Applicable Industries for Indoor Location Tracking Technology in 2023February 28, 2023

There are various indoor location tracking services that have been introduced to the world in the past year. These technologies have created a lot of change in the way a lot of important tasks are being carried out in various organizations. Location-based services have played a huge part in changing the world. The digital era…

Keeping Visitors Engaged Using Gamification in Museums & Art GalleriesKeeping Visitors Engaged Using Gamification in Museums & Art GalleriesFebruary 28, 2023

The term museum fatigue was coined back in the 1930s when research revealed that museum visitors’ interest in exhibits decreased as the duration of their visit increased. While the reason for this fatigue has been studied, no definitive reason has been found, and each person seems to have a unique threshold for taking in new…

How Smart Building Technology Makes Smart Buildings Even SmarterHow Smart Building Technology Makes Smart Buildings Even SmarterFebruary 28, 2023

The absence of smart building technology can result in a cluttered and challenging office environment, making it difficult to navigate, locate items, and access meeting rooms for guests. This leads to wasted time and increased frustration. However, intelligent technology can offer a quick solution to these issues. Nowadays, the term “smart building” suggests a connected…

Assistive Technology is Smart Workplace TechnologyAssistive Technology is Smart Workplace TechnologyFebruary 24, 2023

There are so many benefits of upgrading technology in the workplace. Using assistive technology (AT) in a work environment can support employees with disabilities to achieve their full potential. One of the most important things to employees is knowing they are doing their best. Giving them the technological tools to succeed is paramount. Using AT…

Are Wi-Fi Positioning Systems Still Worth Implementing in 2023?Are Wi-Fi Positioning Systems Still Worth Implementing in 2023?February 22, 2023

Wi-Fi has become readily available in just about every indoor space, so it may seem like a logical default choice for indoor positioning systems, but it has security and accuracy setbacks. Nonetheless, despite Wi-Fi’s downsides, with fingerprinting, sensor fusion, and security hardening, a Wi-Fi positioning system is a good option for connecting indoor positioning systems. …

Characteristics of an Ideal University With an IPSCharacteristics of an Ideal University With an IPSFebruary 22, 2023

Universities and colleges around the world work hard to get the message out to potential students that their campus is superior to the rest. Students, on the other hand, are searching for the best campus; one where they feel comfortable and can thrive and achieve their education goals. So what are the characteristics of an…

The Benefits of Accessibility Technology in the WorkplaceThe Benefits of Accessibility Technology in the WorkplaceFebruary 22, 2023

We live in a world of inclusivity, where people of all abilities are a part of the working realm, able to shine using their individual talents. But, it’s not always easy for employees with accessibility needs. Employers want to do everything possible to meet employees’ needs and accessibility technology today can certainly help to make…

The Perks of Using Geotargeting TechnologyThe Perks of Using Geotargeting TechnologyFebruary 19, 2023

Within the next year, it’s predicted there will be at least 5 billion mobile phone users around the globe. As businesses and marketers try to reach this growing audience, location-based approaches like geotargeting have come into their own. This guide will explain what geotargeting is and how to geotarget to get more attention from your…

Working from the Office vs. Working from Home or Both?Working from the Office vs. Working from Home or Both?February 15, 2023

A New Work Model Is Changing How Businesses Think About the Office COVID-19 drastically changed how we work, from communicating with colleagues to collaborating on projects. These effects have had a definite impact on the way businesses are currently functioning. From remote working to increased automation, companies have had to adapt quickly to survive and…

Trade Show Marketing Tips: 5 Ways to Attract and Retain the Best ExhibitorsTrade Show Marketing Tips: 5 Ways to Attract and Retain the Best ExhibitorsFebruary 12, 2023

Trade shows and exhibitions are often considered a necessary obligation in the business world. They are expensive to attend for both attendees and exhibitors. Many debates whether they are even useful in today’s digital world. But, especially post-pandemic, few can deny the value of face-to-face interactions. The energy a good trade show can create to…

The Indoor Map: How to Create Indoor Navigation MapsThe Indoor Map: How to Create Indoor Navigation MapsFebruary 09, 2023

How Do Indoor Maps Work? Companies use indoor navigation technology to map large buildings, such as shopping malls, universities, airports, and hospitals. An indoor map provides visitors with important information about the venue as well as indoor map navigation. For places that offer an indoor map application, visitors can easily download the application or open…

The Future of Indoor Mapping in HospitalsThe Future of Indoor Mapping in HospitalsFebruary 03, 2023

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…

What You Must Know About Bluetooth Beacons Before Purchasing in 2023What You Must Know About Bluetooth Beacons Before Purchasing in 2023February 02, 2023

For the majority, our first experience with Bluetooth technology probably involved some sort of wireless headset or hands-free device. However, a new wave of Bluetooth beacon devices is now emerging. These new Bluetooth beacon devices are lower in cost and they consume less power.  From a non-technical, user perspective, the name Bluetooth covers any form…

Retail Product Placement: How to Use Analytics Technology to Optimize Displays and Increase SalesRetail Product Placement: How to Use Analytics Technology to Optimize Displays and Increase SalesFebruary 01, 2023

In-store product placement is crucial to the success of any retail store. With hundreds of different brands out there competing for attention and recognition, shelf space is at a premium.

How to Leverage Location-Based Data to Improve Conversion RatesHow to Leverage Location-Based Data to Improve Conversion RatesJanuary 19, 2023

Leveraging location data is critical for any business. It doesn’t matter what the aim is- it could be to gain more newsletter subscribers, more advertising impressions, increased sales, or anything else. Everything you do with your business in this ever-increasing digital world will have a massive impact on your business.  Looking at business optimization means…

Technology is at the Forefront of Ways to Modernize MuseumsTechnology is at the Forefront of Ways to Modernize MuseumsJanuary 17, 2023

COVID-19 affected the museum landscape in a myriad of ways. The pandemic forced museums to close their doors to the public for years, which had a quantifiable impact economically and emotionally. But as the old adage goes, “when one door closes, another door of opportunity opens.” And for museums, that opportunity has included digitalization, offering…