June 28, 2019 in tech

WiFi or Beacons for indoor location?

We weigh the pros and cons of WiFi & Beacon technology for location-based services, proximity marketing & location analytics The benefits of installing Bluetooth® Beacons in your venue...

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June 18, 2019 in augmented reality, tech

Why Your Business Needs an Augmented Reality Strategy

Create a great customer experience and boost sales with AR Practical ways AR can be used in businesses today What makes for a successful AR experience? Two years after the phenomenal...

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June 11, 2019 in retail, tech

How In-store Analytics Provides Effective Guidelines to Optimize Staff Allocation and Scheduling

Indoor navigation technologies bring significant operations use cases for the retailing industry. It is known that e-commerce companies such as ASOS and Amazon have the channels that collect and...

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June 11, 2019 in tech

The movement that will disrupt the rail industry.

Last Friday (4th March 2016) was the launch of the HackTrain Accelerator – a programme dedicated to driving innovation within the railway industry through the introduction of new technologies.

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June 11, 2019 in tech

Pointr named as the ‘Best Technology Company’ at the DMCC Awards in Dubai

We are thrilled to announce that we have been named “The Best Technology Company” by the DMCC awards in Dubai!

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June 11, 2019 in tech

Paving the way for indoor location, and the benefits of being agile

Indoor location is not a new problem. It has been around (unsolved) for years now and it is by no means news for us that Google and Apple are working on a solution. In fact, in our first months of...

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June 11, 2019 in tech

Do iBeacons require an app?

Summary: For installations with regular beacons (an ibeacon is a type of beacon) then you cannot do much without an app, as you cannot interact with users (even after the additions from Eddystone...

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June 11, 2019 in tech

Indoor Tracking – All You Need to Know

People and assets are tracked in many areas of life to serve a number of purposes, some with good intentions and some bad. These processes range from high tech applications to very manual pen and...

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June 10, 2019 in tech, MWC

Pointr picks the best tech trends of MWC2018

We love mobile. And we really love getting together with other mobile innovators. We've been watching the technologies at MWC2018 that will be most relevant to our industry. This year, the focus...

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June 10, 2019 in tech

Location Based Technologies at Festivals

With the sun shining in London (for now), festival season is here! From Glastonbury to Bestival, we believe location technologies can help make festivals more engaging, enjoyable and even more...

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