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Navizon - Full presentation

Navizon - Accurate Positioning Everywhere

daniele sala

on 6 May 2013

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Compact Tag Specifics & Details Wi-Fi Tags Specifics & Details Watch the video! Image Gallery Image Gallery Waterproof ! Wrist wrap broken alarm:
When the wrist wrap is not connected
to form a loop,
the tag sends signals with special bit on. What is a
Wi-Fi tag? A wi-fi tag is a device that can be used for locating and tracking persons and assets.
It works with the Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 protocol.

Each wi-fi tag is identified by a unique 48-bit MAC address.

The tag transmits its signal over IEEE 802.11b signal periodically, usually with a frequency of 2 seconds.

When a Wi-Fi tag is attached to a person or an object,
Wi-Fi Access Points under monitoring mode scan tag signals, and send each tag’s signal strength and tag MAC address to a locating server. Navizon carries two models: compact and bracelet-tag.

Compact tags have a push-button that, when pressed, sends a special signal that the server may interpret as an alert. These tags are fitted with vibration sensors that indicate when the tag is in motion.

Wristband tags are very rugged and waterproof, and have the ability to issue an alert if the wristband loop is broken.

Both tags automatically send out low-battery alerts. Compact tags may be carried by people or attached to objects, enabling their real-time locating and tracking.
Wristband tags are designed to track people, though they can also be set up to track animals.
The push-button in compact tags can be used to trigger actions when pressed. For example, for a patient to request help, an emergency room technician to summon assistance, or an operator to initiate a maintenance work order for mobile equipment that malfunctions. Navizon Indoor solutions Navizon Indoors Navizon ITS Navizon Proximity Engine Navizon Global Solution Navizon Analytics Navizon Global Positioning System enables mobile device users to determine their geographic position by using the location of cell phone towers (cell-id) and Wi-Fi access points in addition to GPS. This is crucial indoors and in urban environments, where GPS signals are blocked. Navizon's global cell-id and Wi-Fi locations database was created though crowdsourcing by a community of more than 1.2 million registered users from around the world. Crowdsourcing enables gathering millions of data points every day, making the Navizon Wi-Fi and cell-id database truly dynamic and global. Navizon Proximity Engine enables location-based actions, such as delivering media to registered users when they are at a specific location.
Retailers send promotions to users' smart phones when they walk by their store.
An electronic billboard delivers a personalized message as the user walks by.
Department-specific or even aisle-specific promotions are delivered to loyalty customers. Launch proximity-based events for registered users Navizon Proximity Engine triggers these actions activated by the users' physical presence at the location of interest. Navizon detects Wi-Fi enabled smart phones and tablets throughout a target area, enabling unobtrusive people counting without compromising individuals' privacy.
Monitoring pedestrian traffic in a private or public environment, indoor and outdoor, can provide important insights for business. Measure pedestrian traffic in real-time and historically Hospital staff and administrators face many challenges delivering care while managing costs. Location-aware technologies can help by augmenting hospital information systems in key areas: patient care and safety, asset management, regulatory compliance and workflow optimization. The ability to track the location of people and assets in real time and over time gives hospital staff the ability to manage assets effectively, tackling safety problems and increasing efficiency, thereby reducing costs while improving patient outcomes. Navizon's Global Positioning System combined with Navizon Indoor Triangulation System (I.T.S.) provide a comprehensive platform for accurate people tracking everywhere. In addition, Navizon partners with vendors of Wi-Fi tags, ideal for tracking assets and for enabling users to issue alerts or summon help while simultaneously reporting their location. Navizon Indoors was designed for mobile apps to obtain their device's current location by taking a snapshot of ambient radio signals and querying a server that estimates their location. An initial site survey ("training") is needed to build the database of signal "fingerprints" in the area of interest. A cloud-based server estimates device locations by looking up snapshots in that database. Location data is available through an API. Navizon I.T.S. (Indoor Triangulation System) is a real-time locating system (RTLS), designed to unobtrusively locate active Wi-Fi devices throughout an area of interest (a "site"). Nodes (hardware) deployed throughout the site detect the mobile devices, and a cloud-based server estimates the devices' locations. Device location data is accessible via a REST API. Healthcare Solution Navizon Analytics lets you measure foot traffic both in near real-time and historically over time. Navizon detects Wi-Fi enabled smart phones and tablets throughout a target area, enabling unobtrusive surveillance of people traffic volume without compromising privacy.
Monitoring foot traffic in a private or public environment, both indoor and outdoor, can provide important insights about the number of and movement of people:

- How many people walk by a given location each day?
- What are the busiest hours throughout the day? Throughout the week?
- What volume of people traffic pass by a given location each day?
- What are the peak traffic hours during the day? Throughout the week?
- How does weekday traffic compare with weekend traffic?
- How does traffic change between sunny and rainy days? Navizon Analytics These are just some of the many questions that Navizon Analytics can help answer.
Navizon Analytics can provide useful insight for key business decisions. Watch the video! Navizon ITS Navizon ITS is a Wi-Fi based real-time locating system, which provides accurate location and tracking of Wi-Fi devices, such as smart-phones, tablets, laptops and Wi-Fi tags, inside a building. Navizon ITS requires "nodes" (hardware parts) deployed throughout the site, in order to detect the mobile devices.
Using Wi-Fi tags you will be able to track not only people, but also assets and machinery.
This solution works in the background, quietly and unobtrusively locating Wi-Fi enabled devices. These devices are tracked within the coverage area (site) which is determined by a network of nodes.
Even though no application is needed on the devices to be tracked, using the APIs you can develop a customized app that runs on your devices and provides to users their real time location, and also "navigation" and "way-finding" to your customers.

The only requirement for devices to be tracked is that their Wi-Fi radios is turned on, which is default in most smart phones, tablets and laptops. The accuracy, depending on the deployment of the nodes, could be up to 2-3 meters. Watch our videos! How to set up and run a site Navizon ITS
@ the Cleveland Museum Of Art!
Discover the Wi-Fi tags! Navizon is a pioneer in location-based services (LBS) for accurate geo-location of wireless devices anywhere, including indoors and in urban areas where GPS falls short.
By combining Wi-Fi and cell-id positioning with satellite-based GPS, individuals can navigate and find their friends. Businesses which deploy location-aware mobile apps can use our global Wi-Fi and Cell-ID location databases and SDKs. Moreover they can can also track Wi-Fi devices' location with our indoor triangulation system, and develop apps providing users with their real-time position inside buildings.
In 2011, Navizon unveiled Indoor Triangulation System (I.T.S.), a location based service for businesses that tracks Wi-Fi enabled smart phones, tablets and notebooks, and gives a view of people traffic inside a building or throughout a campus with room-and floor-level accuracy. Navizon now offers different indoor positioning solutions that fulfill several requirements. Discover all our solutions! Watch the video! Navizon Proximity Engine How it works in real life Navizon Indoors is a service which allows you to develop a mobile app giving to the users their current indoor location, even on different levels, with an accuracy of about 2-3 meters (up to 1-2 meters, depending on the density of existing Wi-Fi access points around), using a floor-plan as well.
Navizon Indoors requires the presence of enough WiFi Access Points already deployed around the area.
Custom apps may run on smart phones, tablets or custom devices: we already have our Android and iOS app, that you can use to "train" the site, and you can use it to locate yourself inside the building in real time.
This is the "basic" app, and you can develop your own app using the API and SDK of Navizon Indoors. Navizon Indoors does not need "detection hardware":
all you should do is a site survey to “train” the system beforehand, creating a database of radio signal “fingerprints” throughout the site.

Once the training is performed, you can start using your app and get your location in real time.

Moreover, using our dashboard, you will be able to see on the floor-plan where are located all the devices running your app in real-time, and you can allow users to see where other users are directly from the app. Navizon Indoors Navizon Indoors
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