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Location Tracking Market – $24B by 2027: What To Expect?Location Tracking Market – $24B by 2027: What To Expect?July 15, 2024

Indoor location tracking is now one of the most promising technologies that is revolutionizing the world. Consider that it is as simple to get around large buildings as if they were streets and use Google Maps for that purpose. This is what indoor location technology holds for the future, and the market is expected to…

What is Facilities Management and What is its Importance?What is Facilities Management and What is its Importance?July 15, 2024

Effective facilities management can decrease a company’s energy costs by up to 30% annually. And according to a study, smart buildings with integrated systems can result in 30 to 50% savings. So, instead of following a traditional road opt for effective facilities management (FM). It is more than just maintaining buildings- it is a strategic…

From Barcodes to RFID & Beyond: The Evolution of Asset TrackingFrom Barcodes to RFID & Beyond: The Evolution of Asset TrackingJuly 12, 2024

Asset tracking technology has evolved dramatically from simple barcodes to sophisticated RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems and the IoT (Internet of Things) world. This evolution barcode to rfid has changed how businesses handle assets, improving efficiency, reducing expenses and offering unparalleled real-time insight. In this article, we will explore this trajectory,  with an emphasis on…

The Role of RFID Technology in Modern Asset TrackingThe Role of RFID Technology in Modern Asset TrackingJuly 11, 2024

RFID technology, though not new, has been around for decades and is now experiencing a surge in popularity because of its ability to optimize modern asset management. RFID technology in Asset Tracking uses RFID tags and readers. They are embedded into different items to achieve supply chain visibility, automate inventory management and support asset tracking…

Enhancing Customer Engagement with Digital Signage AdvertisingEnhancing Customer Engagement with Digital Signage AdvertisingJuly 10, 2024

Digital signage advertising involves using electronic displays that showcase dynamic content through images, videos, text and interactive elements. Compared to traditional advertising tools like radio or print, digital signage is so easy and quick to update with the latest content, without spending a fortune on redesigns and campaigns.  You will find these displays placed in…

UWB vs BLE: Which Offers More Accuracy?UWB vs BLE: Which Offers More Accuracy?July 09, 2024

When it comes to real-time location systems (RTLS), several technologies are widely used, two of the most prominent being Ultra-Wideband (UWB) and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Both technologies are linked with the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling real-time tracking of people and objects. However, key differences in accuracy and implementation make each technology suitable for…

Where AI Meets Indoor Mapping: Discover the Next Frontier of NavigationWhere AI Meets Indoor Mapping: Discover the Next Frontier of NavigationJuly 09, 2024

Get lost in the right direction.” This old and well-known saying takes on a whole new meaning as artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes the foundation of indoor mapping. We’re not just talking about digital floor plans; we’re talking about dynamic, use of intelligent artificial intelligence mapping technology, personalized notifications that are shaping our experience of how…

Upgrading Warehouse Safety Management with Indoor Tracking SystemsUpgrading Warehouse Safety Management with Indoor Tracking SystemsJuly 05, 2024

Warehouse environments tend to be hotspots for accidents. In fact, the warehousing and storage sector has a higher rate of nonfatal injuries and illnesses compared to the nation’s average. This study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics underscores the importance of creating a safe work environment, improving product and equipment safety, and emphasizes the…

Top 5 Benefits of Implementing Asset Tracking in Your OrganizationTop 5 Benefits of Implementing Asset Tracking in Your OrganizationJuly 04, 2024

Organizations across various industries are aiming to optimize their operations, cut down on costs and enhance efficiency. The powerful solution has been gaining traction is asset tracking. But what is asset tracking and how can it benefit your organization? Asset tracking benefits offer a mechanism that helps businesses monitor, manage and maintain up to date information…

Choosing Location Technology for Your Businesses: 6 Key FactorsChoosing Location Technology for Your Businesses: 6 Key FactorsJuly 03, 2024

Location technology isn’t just about occupants finding their way in your facility, it is much more than that. This fascinating technology is evolving to include everything from location data analytics, occupancy flow analysis and powerful asset tracking and personnel monitoring, to game-changing marketing notifications and revenue generating strategies that help you boost sales and elevate…

Why Use Indoor Navigation Technology in Emergency Response?Why Use Indoor Navigation Technology in Emergency Response?July 02, 2024

Emergencies come unannounced. And whether it is a fire, medical emergency or natural disaster, the ability to navigate indoor spaces seamlessly can mean the difference between life and death. Traditional signage can provide guidance to exits and indicate meeting areas, but in times of stress and panic, indoor navigation technology means that instructions can be…

Top 7 Campus Design Trends Revolutionizing HigherEd in 2024Top 7 Campus Design Trends Revolutionizing HigherEd in 2024June 20, 2024

Campus design trends in 2024 are transforming higher education environments, driven by evolving student demographics, technology advancements and a strong emphasis on creating inclusive and engaging campuses. These trends go beyond mere aesthetics, but rather focus on technology-driven, smart, sustainable and student-centric campus environments.   This trend is even more crucial given the latest data by…

5 Emerging Tech Trends in Asset Tracking: What to Expect in 20245 Emerging Tech Trends in Asset Tracking: What to Expect in 2024June 19, 2024

In 2024, say goodbye to misplaced inventory hassles and unexpected equipment breakdowns. The future of asset management is here and it is smarter than ever. These cutting edge tech trends in Asset Tracking are transforming how businesses function, predicting maintenance needs, preventing theft and even optimizing workflows. From AI powered analytics to blockchain technology, these…

7 Emerging Trends Transforming the Location-Based Services Market7 Emerging Trends Transforming the Location-Based Services MarketJune 19, 2024

Indoor location-based services are essential tools for both businesses and consumers. In fact, the indoor location-based services market is booming globally and is projected to reach approximately USD 29.8 billion by 2028, according to MarketsandMarkets. No doubt, this rise is due to advancements made in technology, the rise in smartphone usage and the growing demand…

10 Tips to Improve Patient Flow That Will Impact Efficiency in Healthcare10 Tips to Improve Patient Flow That Will Impact Efficiency in HealthcareJune 04, 2024

In healthcare, every second counts. When a patient walks in, their experience not only depends on the medical care they receive but the service efficiency of their whole journey from getting the appointments, to waiting in the line or any chaotic handoffs. All of this can really cause frustration, and even sabotage patient safety. Fortunately,…

6 Transformative Indoor Navigation Solutions for Different Industries6 Transformative Indoor Navigation Solutions for Different IndustriesMay 30, 2024

Whether you run a bustling airport, a cutting-edge hospital, a multi-event facility, university campus or a popular stadium, prioritizing the visitor experience is crucial for maximizing profitability and success. Creating a space that is user-friendly and easy to navigate can go a long way towards attaining that goal. A building that is a nightmare to…

Service Excellence in Healthcare: The Role of Customer Service in HospitalsService Excellence in Healthcare: The Role of Customer Service in HospitalsMay 20, 2024

When patients arrive at a hospital, they do not only bring their diseases and injuries, but also their worries, stress and longing for care. Service excellence in healthcare is more than just medical care, it includes every aspect of the patient experience such that they feel supported and valued. Customer service in hospitals plays a…

10 Cutting-Edge Navigation Technology Trends for Business in 202410 Cutting-Edge Navigation Technology Trends for Business in 2024May 07, 2024

Navigating the world has become remarkably simpler over the past two decades, thanks to rapid advancements in technology. In this blog, we’ll explore the top navigation technology trends shaping businesses in 2024. Recent statistics show a significant reliance on smartphones for maps and GPS navigation across various age groups, highlighting the increasing comfort with technology-driven…