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Location Sharing

Indoor positioning with powerful real-time indoor location sharing features

Mapsted’s patented location positioning technology offers flexible, dynamic information sharing and location tagging features to help visitors to your property easily meet up with family, friends and colleagues

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Seamless outdoor-indoor navigation that works anywhere!

No beacons, Wi-Fi, or additional external hardware required.


Location Sharing

Our Mapsted Maps framework offers several location-sharing options to help users interact with family, friends or colleagues. With location sharing, users can:

  • Share their real-time location with others on their contact list
  • Tag their car by creating a pin and using it to navigate back to its location
  • Create a pin and share it to meet up with friends at a specific location
  • Set a duration for how long location sharing will be available

Location Tags

Using location tags users can easily create a pin for a specific location and share that location with their friends for easy coordination. Users also have the abilityto send messages along with their location. For example, visitors can:

  • Tag the food court on level 3 of a shopping centre, and share that location pin with several friends, along with a message that reads, "Meet me at 1pm for lunch."
  • Visit different places in a large venue, while still being aware of each other's location, by displaying each other’s locations on their maps.

Frequently Asked Questions

Location sharing enables a user to send their current location to another person through the navigation app. The receiver can easily use the sent location to navigate to it. This makes it easier for people to navigate to other people, instead of endlessly searching on a large property.

GPS can’t locate people when they are inside a building. This is because GPS technology uses the signals of satellites in orbit. These signals are seriously weakened when there is no direct visibility, which makes indoor location finding difficult.

Due to our commitment to security and privacy, our Location Positioning Technology does not support the tracking of a user’s indoor location. Admin can monitor analytics such as footfall, traffic flow, and heats maps, however, visitors/guests can’t be tracked.

Flexible Solutions Serving Any Industry

Location-based marketing adds tremendous value to many different industries including (but not limited to):

Higher Education

Keep students, visitors and staff engaged and up-to-date with the latest campus news and events.

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Mall Retail

Keep shoppers in the “know” with the latest news, events, and deals happening around them.

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Trade Shows & Exhibitions

Send personalized welcome messages to your visitors, suggest upcoming live events, and help them connect with other attendees.

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Big Box Retail

Let shoppers know where they can find deals, send messages about events, and latest product news.

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Hospitals & Healthcare

Personalize and send relevant notifications to patients, visitors, and staff.

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Transportation Hubs

Share live travel updates with passengers along their journey, ensuring they’re up-to-date.

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Resorts & Parks

Upsell in-house specials or excursions, ensure guests know about all events taking place around your park or resort.

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Museums & Art Galleries

Send personalized welcome messages and upsell related products in your gift shop.

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