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Category: WiFi Technology

6 ways businesses can benefit from indoor location services

Indoor location services have long yielded considerable value for large venues, offering their visitors and WiFi users more in-premise safety, easier navigation, and more. Such technologies are not exclusively valuable for large venues alone, however. From businesses in the hospitality industry to healthcare facilities, indoor location services have ample applications and equally plentiful potential benefits….

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Indoor location services allow for the tracking of people and objects within a set space through the combination of hardware and software technologies. This is often done to understand the movement of people and reduce the loss of revenue from lost or stolen assets. The Indoor Location Services market as defined by Gartner – “……

purple wifi advertising

Many businesses are looking for new ways to reach their target audience, and year after year are continually using the same techniques such as PPC and social media advertising. These options, while sometimes effective, are getting more expensive as businesses compete for the attention of their desired audience. For example, 64% of brands are looking…

Between traditional healthcare challenges and ones the pandemic entailed, the healthcare industry strives to contain operational costs. In the midst of accelerating digitization, patients no longer evaluate providers based on medical outcomes alone, instead seeking a pleasant overall patient experience. As they become more engaged across channels and more involved in the process, healthcare marketing…

The Featured Customers Summer 2021 report has been released, and surprise surprise, Purple’s on the list. Featured Customers is a customer reference platform for B2B business software and services. Each Featured Customers report looks at the very best companies within the highly competitive Enterprise WiFi industry and have 3 structured awards including, ‘Market Leader’, ‘Top…

There are many different ways that businesses try to test out new website designs, marketing campaigns and with the use of WiFi Analytics, even store layouts and window displays. But to ensure that these campaign resources and efforts aren’t wasted, it’s important to ensure that companies have clear outcomes and can record their data accordingly….

The first commercial satnav was released in 1990 as a revolutionary built-in feature for the Mazda Eunos Cosmo, and yet in 2021 we can order an Uber through a mobile application, see how far away the driver is, get to our destination on the quickest route possible all while sharing our location or eta with…

Business,analytics

Whether you are an online business or brick and mortar store, you more than likely use analytics to understand how customers and visitors are engaging with your brand/business.  It’s important not to underestimate the power of this valuable data, for online businesses they can help you understand poor-performing vs high performing content or the journey…

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…

Hospitals

A report produced by Deloitte on the value of patient experience highlighted that Hospitals with a “low” HCAHPS rating (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) saw a net margin of 1.8%. Whereas, Hospitals with an “excellent” HCAHPS rating saw a net margin of 4.7% on average, indicating the importance of patient and visitor…

When is a MAC address not a MAC address? When it’s been randomised! But before we begin it’s important to have a good understanding of what a MAC address is and why it is used. What is a MAC address? A media access control address or “MAC” address is a unique identifier for the network/wifi…

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…

Here’s a summary of the features and updates we have been working on and showcasing throughout January. Post Authentication MicroSurveys Post Authentication MicroSurveys allow users to ‘delay’ and send a MicroSurvey to visitors via email, rather than presenting a MicroSurvey in the access journey when they are connecting to WiFi. Presenting a MicroSurvey to a…

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