Favendo connects with Airbus

| Thomas |

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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Six Essentials on planning indoor navigation

| Thomas |

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

| Thomas |

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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Positioning is everything

| Thomas |

Summer time, swimming pool time. What exactly does this have to do with 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 ten-meter diving platform of the pool of your […]

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Bluetooth or UWB? Or both?

| Thomas |
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iBeacon use cases – mounting beacons and pushing offers was yesterday

| Thomas |

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

| Thomas |

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

| Thomas |

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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DDoS-Attacken via IoT: Beacon-Anbieter in der Verantwortung

| Fabian Biberger |

Mit der technischen Weiterentwicklung von iBeacons geht auch ihre Netzwerkfähigkeit einher. Alle führenden Hersteller arbeiten daran bzw. haben netzwerkfähige Sender im Programm. In dieser Weiterentwicklung liegt eine Gefahr, die erst jüngst durch Ausfälle von Diensten wie Twitter oder Netflix ins Bewusstsein der Öffentlichkeit rückte: DDoS-Attacken. Der aktuellen Diskussion um die aktuelle Anfälligkeit von IoT-Geräten müssen […]

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