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    Indoor navigation

    Support productivity with wayfinding and location-based services

    Your lighting infrastructure can provide real-time data to put employees in control of their environment and create an amazing workplace experience. Employees can user the Interact Workspace app or Indoor navigation kiosk to find a free meeting room or an available desk, or book one from home via the app before they even get to the office. Reduce the risk of overcrowding and encourage physical distancing by guiding people to uncrowded areas of the office.

    Benefits for employees

    Save time and energy

    Now more than ever you want to ensure the health and well-being of your employees,. The Workspace app helps them quickly and easily locate and book available meeting rooms, then shows them the least crowded way to get there.

    Find a free desk

    The Workspace app helps employees find the nearest available workspace, even from home. Using real-time occupancy data, the app displays all available workspaces in a floorplan format to help combat overcrowding and ensure physical distancing. Employees can even reserve a desk from home via the app.

    Guide the way

    Where is the nearest printer, coffee machine or disinfection station? Let the app guide the way. Either via the static kiosk in the office or the personal Workspace app, help employees maintain safe distance while in the office.

    Benefits for business

    Support productivity

    Get the best out of your most valuable resource: your people. Reduce the amount of time employees spend looking for a free desk or meeting room. Enable people to find what they need quickly and efficiently, reducing wasted time and frustration.

    Understand your employees

    Use the anonymized location data generated by the Indoor navigation software to understand employee movement and behavior better so you can optimize the office layout, as well as your facility operations.

    Safety and privacy guaranteed

    Interact Office Indoor navigation is designed to ensure privacy; the system will not request nor store user-related data, such as name, IP address or OS-generated IDs or any other back-traceable item, unless you opt-in to do so.

    Keep your employees safe

    As employees return to the workplace, Interact Office can help keep them safe. With occupancy sensors and real-time data, employees can find available desks in less crowded areas of the building or reserve a desk from home before they even get to the office.

    How Indoor navigation works

    Interact Indoor navigation enables a mobile application to access the real-time and accurate indoor geo-location of a mobile device via lighting. The software can use several technologies such as Visible Light Communication (VLC) and Bluetooth-Low-Energy (BLE) as well as phone sensors to determine the location and direction of travel of the device. VLC allows the software to locate the phone within 30cm/1ft accuracy.

    No additional hardware to install


    With Interact Office Indoor navigation, there’s no need for any additional installations – the only requirement is to use luminaires with VLC and/or BLE.

    Integration with other systems


    Integrate the Indoor navigation Interact Office Workspace app with meeting room booking systems or employee directory management solutions to add additional use cases such as booking a meeting room, finding a free desk or locating a colleague.

    Data-based insights


    Information gathered from the Indoor navigation system is stored in the cloud. Facility managers can use the anonymized data on employee movement flows and behavior to further optimize and improve their employee services and building operations.

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    Workspace App and Kiosk

    Ensure your employees can find an empty desk and help guide them to uncrowded areas of the office. The Workspace app and Kiosk puts the power in the hands of your employees, helping to keep them safe and engaged.

    Partnering with Interact

    YellowDot program

    YellowDot program

    The YellowDot program is a luminaire certification program that allows lighting manufacturers to test and certify that their LED luminaires are interoperable with Interact Office Indoor navigation software.

    Indoor navigation SDK and APIs

    The Interact software development kits (SDK) for indoor positioning and indoor maps are available for both Android and iOS and can be used by in-house developers or 3rd party developers to add navigation capabilities and digital maps to existing or new mobile apps.

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