A look back at Seatrade

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For the first time, Favendo was attending Seatrade, the world’s largest get-together for the cruise industry. CEO Arnaud Becuwe shares his impressions.

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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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Next navigation for new partner

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For the recently founded Pinestack GmbH, our newest partner in the real estate business, Favendo is equipping the next office building with a Beacon infrastructure. In addition, Favendo provides the latest versions of its Mobile SDK for the iOS and Android operating systems as well as its CMS system “Commander” for integration into the partner’s […]

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Indoor navigation for Volkswagen IT City from Favendo

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A few kilometres north of the VW main factory in Wolfsburg, the Volkswagen Group has set up its own office city for its IT specialists. This reduced the number of IT locations from 43 to three, explained Martin Hofmann, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of VW, at the opening. For the computer experts, travel times of […]

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Favendo takes passengers to their destination at Germany’s largest international airport

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Location-based services specialist Favendo has implemented a BLE sensor infrastructure in terminals one and two at Frankfurt Airport for FRAPORT AG. In addition, the company developed and provided the positioning and navigation software  for the Frankfurt Airport App.

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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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Six Essentials on planning indoor navigation

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Indoor navigation or wayfinding has indisputable advantages. From improving the visitor experience in sports venues, airports and train stations, to supporting an omnichannel approach in large shopping malls, indoor navigation provides a competitive advantage in many industries. However, the process of project planning and selecting the right technology is an intensive one, and it is […]

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Part 5: Thinking about User Experience in Buildings

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Perhaps some of you have stumbled across the term “user experience” in the previous part. That just shows how important it is to address this aspect of Smart Buildings and PropTech.

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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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Part 3: It’s even easier

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Just like retail customers, sports fans also have clearly defined wishes for location-based services. Some of these are extremely banal. This is the result of a survey carried out in April 2016 in which 5,000 people were interviewed who had taken part in a live event in a large stadium the previous year and who […]

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