Friend and colleague, George Stefanick is will known in Wi-Fi circles. George has provided us with a pretty concise list of a lot of the gotchas in Wi-Fi design - have a read of the full blog for an interesting walk through George's Top 30 Technical Wi-Fi thoughts.
Retail has always been a difficult business, with customers quick to vote with their feet. Retailers are always looking for innovation to help improve their business outlook and customer experience. In this blog, I'll provide a summary of some of the top challenges that retailers face - and how technology can assist in delivering better outcomes.
There is no doubt that for the average CIO of a University that there are some major challenges to take a look at. Concentrating your time and effort to where its most needed is of course sensible and brings the most reward. The question is – what are those challenges?
Finding your way around a hospital can be challenging for patients, hospital visitors and employees. While there is always directional signage, it is a static resource. MazeMap provides a solution to this challenge with their easy-to-use indoor maps, allowing visitors to receive graphical turn-by-turn directions on any mobile device.
In the wireless industry, price is a large factor of the vendor you choose. Rightly so, of course - if you are spending on a product, you want the best value! However, a Wi-Fi design, survey and heatmaps are not an off the shelf product.
We've been building Wi-Fi networks to meet Real Time Location Grade (RTLS) for quite a while now. Depending on how the APs are laid out, and the network tuned, typical accuracy achieved can be sub 5m in location accuracy. Any location solution based upon Wi-Fi has some variance in accuracy between areas though. Some RTLS vendors support the use of[…]
As a CIO you’ll need to decide not only the technology direction your organisation will take, but more importantly when you will decide to deploy. Wi-Fi is a fundamental networking technology for any business. If you haven't yet upgraded to Wi-Fi 6, here's our CIOs guide for when you should do this.