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Indoor Positioning and the Office of the Future

Indoor Positioning and the Office of the Future

“Smart Workspace“, “Free Seating“ and Industry 4.0 are terms that signalize that work environments are changing, common office concepts have to transform and the vision of the office of the future has become quite real. Many companies already react to those new trends and work on the modern workplace for knowledge workers. Lufthansa, Adidas, BMW, Deutsche Bank, Siemens and ADAC already have put their concepts into practice. The latest office of the future has been created by Microsoft.

Internet of Things and Indoor Positioning – this is how you can profit from combining them

Internet of Things and Indoor Positioning – this is how you can profit from combining them

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the major technology trends of the past years. The main difference between IoT and “the Internet” which we have known for 25 years now is that devices, not people, communicate with each other.

Digital Technologies Improve Travels by Air – what Passengers Wish for

Digital Technologies Improve Travels by Air – what Passengers Wish for

The travel chain is becoming more and more digital. A recent study by Bitkom focuses on the question, which digital services passengers desire. Read more about it and learn about the features which the Frankfurt Airport App already offers.

Mobile shopping solutions at airports and railway stations – two use cases from our clients

Mobile shopping solutions at airports and railway stations – two use cases from our clients

Digitalization is a major topic for stationary trading at the moment. There are constantly new developments and trends in this field. If city centers and shopping malls cross your mind when thinking about retail, you might not be wrong. But you forget about some big players: Meanwhile, airports and railway stations are among the largest shopping centers.

The Role of Hardware in Indoor Positioning Projects

The Role of Hardware in Indoor Positioning Projects

Indoor positioning and indoor navigation are strongly marked by software products: For example in order to create a digital map, to calibrate routes, to evaluate results and to give users access via app. But as soon as it comes to choosing the suitable positioning technology, hardware plays an important role.

Whitepaper on indoor positioning and indoor navigation basics

Whitepaper on indoor positioning and indoor navigation basics

We have published a whitepaper featuring our latest blog posts about indoor positioning and indoor navigation technologies and use cases. We want to give you an overview and help you start your project. Indoor navigation projects can be realized in multiple industries, for example railway stations, airports, trade fairs, shopping centers (retail), office, industry areas and tourism. Have a look at the slides - we hope you can profit from it.

Indoor positioning and indoor navigation: 7 use cases

Indoor positioning and indoor navigation: 7 use cases

We show you 7 use cases for indoor positioning and indoor navigation projects. The use cases include hospitals, trade fairs, office, industry, parking, retail and transport.

Beacons and positioning technology in tourism

Beacons and positioning technology in tourism

The tourism industry has to find new ways to acquire customers, to bind them and to increase margins. There is high competitive pressure and price transparency – holiday destinations seem to be interchangeable. Mobile apps connected with positioning technologies are one possibility to stand out from competitors, increase additional sales, occupy new niches and bind customers.

Indoor navigation and location based services for office and industry

Indoor navigation and location based services for office and industry

Indoor positioning and indoor navigation can make the management of large offices and industry buildings a lot easier and employees can also benefit from it. For example, you can track assets or people, support the security service and offer your staff an employee app.

FRA App of Frankfurt Airport has a new feature: The sign translator!

FRA App of Frankfurt Airport has a new feature: The sign translator!

The FRA App of Frankfurt Airport, created by infsoft got an update these days.The new version 2.4 now has an integrated sign translator. Travelers can scan the signage, which is in English and German, and their smartphone app will translate it into Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean or Spanish.