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Adoption of Indoor Location Technologies Accelerated by COVID-19

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. Indoor location-based platforms using digital mapping, indoor positioning and analytics are showing signs of entering the mainstream across a range of use cases in commercial and industrial buildings. As businesses try to find ways of safely reopening offices, factories and campuses, indoor location technologies are helping to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic through applications such as social distancing, contact tracing, wayfinding and real-time analytics on building occupancy and space utilization. A recent Inpixon State of Indoor Intelligence 2021 survey of 143 leaders from organizations largely based in North America concluded that timelines for adoption of indoor location technologies have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The top use cases deployed in 2020 and prior were job site worker safety, building energy efficiency, asset tracking, and indoor navigation / wayfinding. * 83% of respondents indicated they have deployed or will in 2021 […]

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