Many of the world's major businesses are increasingly looking to IoT infrastructure to empower their workplaces and venues and take the next technological step. Initiatives such as the ability to check desk occupancy live and book a desk in an office, to tracking the location of a particular piece of medical technology within a hospital, to helping shoppers find exactly what they're looking for are all at the vanguard of the future of business.
Outdoor map services such as Google Maps and Waze do a fantastic job of providing maps for outdoor locations. However, indoor maps are an entirely different proposition.
If you want to learn more about this topic, we have a detailed post on using Google Maps indoors and the alternative options.
Several areas set Pointr apart from other indoor mapping companies.
And all of this only applies for mapping a single building. Many businesses have dozens, hundreds of even thousands of separate buildings, all of which require unique indoor maps to be created and kept up to date. Before Pointr, this process was laborious, cost- and time-intensive and often meant maps would be left without updates for months at a time. That's why we developed MapScale®, a revolutionary, AI-powered mapping system capable of transforming basic CAD files into detailed indoor maps in seconds.
The main steps for creating an indoor map involve:
Read more about this process in the guide, available to download further up the page!