eBook: Indoor Location Technologies Compared

Whether your goal is stronger customer engagement, improved productivity or risk mitigation, cleaning and security businesses need accurate indoor location-tracking technology information. You also need the location-tracking technology to be accessible and cost-effective. Which tracking technology should you invest in?

Because trust is at the heart of cleaning and security services, your guard touring and location tracking software should enable real-time visibility of your entire workforce and provide assurance that all tours, loops and tasks are completed. Whether you’re a security contractor tracking guard tours and patrols, or you’re a cleaning contractor who monitors loop times and rotations, touring and tracking software helps you improve performance, reduce costs, prove service and mitigate risk.

To help you navigate the indoor location tracking landscape, we’re
comparing the five most talked-about location tracking technologies: BLE beacons, Wi-Fi, RFID, NFC and GPS. Because this is a complex topic, it’s hard to draw exact apples-to-apples comparisons.

In a perfect world, we want a universally accessible location system that’s highly accurate, secure and cost-effective. We’re using the following attributes to assess each technology:

  1. Accessibility
  2. Range
  3. Accuracy
  4. Security
  5. Cost

So, which tracking technology should your business use? Unfortunately, no single solution is the perfect answer to all problems. Usually, the right answer depends on what you’re trying to achieve, your environment and your budget.

Weighing the pros and cons of indoor location technologies can be a massive endeavor. These systems are constantly evolving with new capabilities, features and price points coming out every day. This eBook attempted to represent facts and considerations for the average cleaning or security contractor, but you need to consult with other stakeholders to determine the best options for your business.

And, we explore how you can select one indoor location technology over the other to meet your needs. Just fill out the form below to access our theBook.