Indoor Positioning is everything

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Indoor Positioning is the beginning of everything. Summer time, swimming pool time. What exactly does this have to do with indoor positioning? Apart from the fact that the position at the front of the queue of the snack bar is much better than one further behind, simply imagine yourself standing on the five-meter or even […]

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Favendo connects with Airbus

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It is big names who work together with Favendo on the Depot research and development project funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy: Airbus Operations GmbH, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, SAP SE, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Technische Universität Hamburg, Diehl Aviation Gilching GmbH and DAKO GmbH.

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Favendo does the next cruise!

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A deck area of 450,000 square metres, larger than 63 football fields. 65 metres high and 365 metres long, 19 decks, 2217 cabins. She is an impressive beauty with outstanding inner values: the MSC Bellissima, the youngest ship in the Meraviglia class.

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Five ships, 11,000 beacons and unique expert knowledge

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In spring 2017, the world’s largest private cruise company, MSC Cruises, presented the digital innovation program #MSCforMe at the ITB Berlin. For three years, MSC Cruises had been working with behavioral researchers, digital and technology experts to further focus on the needs of its guests using the latest consumer technology. Favendo is proud to be […]

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Part 4: LBS and Smart Buildings

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In the first part of this series I wrote: “Wherever possible, decision-makers will vote with their feet and go where their needs are met”. In the future many people will benefit from location-based services without even having made a conscious decision. Simply by going to work. To the office or to the plant hall.

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Bluetooth or UWB? Or both?

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iBeacon use cases – mounting beacons and pushing offers was yesterday

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In the awareness of many decision makers, iBeacon use cases are still limited to the retail sector and in particular to triggering location-relevant content on the customer’s mobile phone via iBeacon. This is understandable, because this easy-to-implement basic function was strongly promoted in the early years of technology. Also because it is easy to explain.

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Location based services: more than just retail

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Ze Germans are coming: And they will continue to expand their technological leadership in location based services. The decisive factor will be to what extent location based service providers can meet the requirements of an innovative German Industry 4.0.

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NB-IoT – the tracking technology that causes euphoria

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It is the technology that is currently causes euphoria for everyone involved in tracking: Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT). The Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technology attracts with low energy consumption as well as high building and solid penetration and range. Narrowband IoT is a technology in the starting blocks that offers undeniable advantages in the area […]

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What are location based services and what are they good for

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Location-based services are mobile services that provide relevant content to the user on the smart phone with the aid of position-dependent data. Doesn’t sound that exciting. That’s what it’s like to get ads on your smart phone, isn’t it? Who could want that? Apart from the fact that 79 percent of all consumers use their […]

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