4 April Indoor Navigation and Tracking of Changing Workplaces April 4, 2018 By Gina Wurms office |Bluetooth Low Energy|, |WiFi|, |server based|, |client based| 0 An employee app for companies provides an overview of the current occupancy of workstations and meeting rooms. With their help, the app user can be navigated to the free change workstations, which also simplifies workflows. The detection of recorded workstations and surfaces is based on infsoft Locator Nodes. At a glance server-based solution: overview of office space utilization client-based solution (trade fair app): real-time information on office utilization indoor navigation within the office building guidance to office space with sufficient seating capacity Meeting Room Finder with interface to booking system Problem Definition There are more and more interchangeable workplaces in large office buildings. As a result, employees are busy finding jobs and communication zones. Solution infsoft Locator Nodes measure the utilization of individual areas and make the data available to the infsoft LocAware platform®. An employee app gets access to the workload data, which gives employees an overview of available workstations and meeting rooms at all levels. Available meeting rooms for ad hoc meetings that are not managed via a central room booking tool can be identified by the application, as can regular meeting rooms. Should a booked room become available prematurely, the LocAware platform® can restore the status change to the room booking tool. Technical Implementation infsoft Locator Nodes will be installed throughout the office building and mobile devices such as laptops will be equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy beacons. The BLE beacons send signals which are received by the infsoft Locator Nodes and forwarded to the infsoft LocAware platform®. The utilization data of the respective areas can be determined on the server. A browser application gives the company access to the data. In addition, historical data can be called up, evaluated and compared with the real-time data at any time using the infsoft Analytics Tool. Alternatively, the capacity measurement can also use Wi-Fi. All you need to do is connect your mobile devices to the Wi-Fi. If these are connected, the latency times are significantly lower as long as traffic is generated via the network. In addition, MAC randomization does not take place, which means that the number of devices on the individual office spaces can be clearly recorded. The recorded workload data can then be prepared in an app for the employees. The employee receives real-time information about the utilization of the previously selected office rooms with an indication of which areas are currently least frequented and where free conference rooms can be found. Use Case PDF for Download Get the white paper for free Great introduction to the topic of indoor positioning Download Related Articles Indoor Navigation and Asset Tracking in Hospitals In healthcare facilities, the use of an intelligent tracking system allows for asset localization as well as wayfinding throughout the hospital building. Read More Indoor Navigation and Staff Tracking at a Trade Fair This use case describes the implementation of an indoor navigation and tracking solution at a trade fair. Read More Indoor Navigation and Tracking of Tugger Trains Indoor navigation for tugger trains for warehouse optimization. In addition, an asset tracking solution enables the retrieval of the location, service life and movement history of goods. Read More Indoor Navigation and Persons Tracking in the Shopping Mall Visitors of a shopping centre can navigate to certain shops, restaurants etc. by Indoor Navigation and parents can locate their children with a bracelet so that they cannot get lost. Read More Asset Tracking and Indoor Navigation in a Clinic A large clinical complex with several hundreds of thousands square meters has a lot of departments. Those departments on the one hand share certain medical equipment, for example a mobile X-ray machine. Indoor positioning services help to locate that medical equipment. Read More Indoor Navigation and Tracking on Campus Areas A campus app for universities offers intelligent functions for finding lecture halls, offices and bicycles. Read More Comments are closed.