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Purple, the intelligent spaces company has announced its partnership with Allied Telesis, a leading provider of hardware and software products that allow customers to build secure, feature-rich, and scalable data exchange solutions, supporting their TQ5403 Series of wireless Access Points. Data analytics are imperative when it comes to optimizing venue operating costs and public safety…

If the majority of your business wasn’t conducted online prior to the pandemic, I can almost guarantee that now, in some form or another a key part of your business can be found online and that’s why it’s important to protect it.   Unsurprisingly the need for correct cybersecurity personnel and practices has only increased during…

The queue, or line if you are over the pond, has a long history. The first format of it was from the 19th century with the industrial revolution as more people gravitated to cities in the UK. Unsurprisingly, having invented it, Britain is world-famous for our orderly queues. There is however a misconception that Brits…

I’ve written quite a lot recently about how consumer sentiment towards safety and risk has changed more in the past 9 months than it has for the majority of my life. Until recently safety was a given. If you visited a shop or a restaurant you expected to be safe. No one was banging on…

Manually counting people in and out is an inefficient way to collect numbers of visitors, in addition to this, many venues are having to hire additional members of staff to assist with this.  Venues globally, such as supermarkets and high street retailers have opted to implement a one-in-one-out strategy, where a member of staff stands…

Many businesses have existing infrastructure that can be repurposed to meet the needs of the COVID world and beyond 2020 has changed the way we interact with physical spaces forever. Whether that be changes in the workplace such as employees only visiting the office once or twice a week as opposed to the traditional 9…

Universities have been in the news recently for multiple reasons, specifically how they keep their students safe while delivering on the tuition and learning that those students are paying for.  The uniqueness of the university business model means that those institutions are under acute pressure to deliver, from their students (both current and future) and…

Imagine we’re sat having a beer together and I’m chatting to you about my amazing eCommerce business, you’re naturally curious of course, and ask about how many visitors I have, how often they come, what the conversion rate is, all logical questions given the topic we’re discussing, to which however I look blankly back at…

You don’t know what you don’t know and the world we live in is full of unknowns and there are many people scratching their head and trying to predict what the new normal might be on many fronts. For most physical spaces and most definitely office spaces we do know it won’t be the same…

Visitors and staff are put off by going into venues and offices due to coronavirus. To ensure business survival, companies and brands need to look to technology to improve the safety and attractiveness of their venues and offices. Visitors and staff wish to feel safe when going into a store or entering the office, especially…

Coronavirus has caused a number of restrictions across various industries that include guidelines and regulations on how many people can be in a building, how many can meet, social distancing, face coverings etc.  Ensuring that a business has no more than the correct number of occupants in a venue at any given time has never…

COVID-19 has highlighted the delicate balance between protecting staff, visitors, and guests by minimizing risk and ensuring operations remain efficient. Companies that fail to prioritize visitor safety may be sued for alleged failure to protect workers and visitors from coronavirus. A report by Bloomberg markets states;  “Hospitals, restaurants, stores, nursing homes, and hotels may face…

Purple has been named a Top Performer in the Enterprise WiFi Solution category for the Summer 2020 Customer Success Report published by FeaturedCustomers.  FeaturedCustomers is the leading customer success content marketing platform for B2B business software & services helping potential B2B buyers make informed purchasing decisions through vendor validated customer success content such as customer…

Understanding how Wayfinding came to be

Wayfinding, albeit in its primitive form, has been around for centuries. For thousands of years, humankind has needed to be directed to where they need to go, whether it was to a safe shelter or to notify a particular hunting ground, those that lived long before we did, needed signs and directions just as much…

Many businesses make decisions on the fly from their gut, but there’s a point where a company has to use big data to drive their decision making.  You can spend a great deal of your time making decisions and often they will affect the company, the team, and even yourself in significant ways. That is…

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