The Most-Read MapsIndoors Blogs of 2021

It’s the end of the year which for many of us means Christmas holidays and some well-deserved time off with family and loved ones. To add to the coziness of the season, we’ve prepared a list of the most-read MapsIndoors blogs of 2021 - so grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy the read. 

#1 3 Characteristics of Great Universities

Studies show that college students prefer a tech-savvy institution, but what can universities do to achieve such a title? In the most-read blog of the year, we've looked into some of the characteristics of great, modern, and technology-forward universities of the world. 

#2 Indoor Positioning Systems [Complete 2021 Guide]

You're most likely familiar with the idea of Indoor Positioning Systems, but are you familiar with the technology behind it? In this blog, we aim to provide you with an overview of the possibilities with IPS's and outline the different technologies available.

#3 3 Easy Ways for Airport Management to Prepare for Post-COVID Traveling

With COVID-19 still being on top of everyone’s minds and social distancing still being a priority, places like airports have had to prepare for a whole new “normal”. Thus, in this blog we offer you three ways that our MapsIndoors solution can prepare airport management for safe post-COVID traveling. 


#4 The 5 Most Significant Trends in the Retail Industry [2021 Version]

In order to keep up with the global market, retailers must adjust to their customers’ needs. This includes staying up to date with trends and news in the industry. To inspire you, we’ve compiled five of the most significant trends in the retail industry and you can find them in this blog post.

#5 Top 4 Advantages and Disadvantages of Indoor Positioning Systems

An indoor wayfinding solution is often combined with an indoor position system (IPS) as it opens up a whole new world of possibilities. However, there are a few things to consider when choosing your IPS provider. That’s why we’ve made a list of the main advantages and disadvantages of IPS, so it’s easier for you to make the right decision.

#6 The Smart Office 2021: Emerging Trends and Technologies 

In 2020 even the less tech-savvy companies had to adapt to new technologies in order to stay in the game, as video conferences and home offices became the new norm. These new and unexpected challenges forced companies to look towards new and more creative methods of problem solving in the new year. 

In 2021, companies had to employ even more technical advances in order to achieve an office space that was not only smart, but also able to cope with the sometimes instant changes in rules and regulations, in order to maintain a productive and safe work environment.

#7 3 Reasons Why Indoor Navigation Doesn’t Need a Blue Dot

When we think of navigation, we often think of the familiar blue dot that shows us where we are on the map. But when talking about indoor navigation, is the blue dot as essential as it is outdoors? In this blog post, we give you three reasons why indoor navigation doesn’t need a blue dot.

#8 How the Pandemic Has Changed the Corporate Office: From Productivity Hubs to Collaboration Centers

After almost two years since the first lockdown, it is now clear that the traditional office has changed forever. Many of us still work from home and studies now show that some prefer to continue doing so even after the end of the pandemic.

In this blog, we dive into how the pandemic has changed to corporate office and how it’s shifting from being a productivity hub to a collaboration center

#9 How Much Does An Indoor Navigation Solution Cost? 

You’ve heard about indoor navigation and you realize it is exactly what you need. The next step? Knowing how much it will cost. At MapsPeople we don’t have fixed prices because our solutions are always customized to your needs, so what exactly determines the price of a MapsIndoors solution? 

#10 What Does Indoor-Outdoor Mean? 

You might have noticed us saying that we make the world more accessible by guiding you anywhere anytime. And you might wonder how that’s connected with indoor navigation - how can an indoor navigation provider guide someone anywhere?

We can, because our MapsIndoors solution is built with Google Maps, which allows us to offer seamless indoor-outdoor navigation.


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Happy Holidays and stay safe.