Navigating Healthcare: The Transformative Impact of Digital Mapping in Hospitals and Medical Facilities

Smart technology and AI are set to revolutionise healthcare, yet the focus remains on people. Efficient navigation within complex hospital environments is crucial for medical professionals, visitors, and patients. About 30% of appointments are missed due to navigational issues. Living Map’s wayfinding solution offers an intuitive, accessible digital platform to assist users in navigating these spaces.

Celebrate Culture, Music & Community at the In It Together Festival with Living Map’s Digital Wayfinding Platform

Living Map, integrated into the In It Together mobile app, is set out to guide this year's festival attendees around the event grounds. The attendees will be able to seamlessly navigate the festival areas, whether heading to the main stage or discovering hidden gems around the festival. With real-time routing, accessibility features and sustainability initiatives, this year Living Map will enhance everyone's festival experience by making it a stress-free and unforgettable event.

Transforming Visitor Journeys in Cultural Spaces: Living Map and Axiell Shine at the AAM Event

At the recent American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, Living Map, a digital wayfinding and mapping platform, teamed up with Axiell, the provider of the CultureConnect app. Together, they showcased the seamless integration of their platforms, highlighting how this dynamic partnership elevates visitor experiences through immersive multimedia storytelling and effortless navigation.

Navigating Inclusivity: The Role of Digital Wayfinding in Universities

In today’s diverse and dynamic university landscape, fostering inclusivity is a key priority for universities worldwide. Creating an environment where all students, faculty, and visitors feel welcome and supported is essential for academic success and overall well-being. One often-overlooked aspect of inclusivity is wayfinding, the process of navigating physical spaces. Traditional signage and maps can present barriers for individuals with disabilities or those simply unfamiliar with the campus layout. However, with the advent of digital wayfinding technology, universities have a powerful tool at their disposal to enhance inclusivity and improve the overall campus experience.

Navigating the Museum Landscape: The Power of Digital Wayfinding

Digital wayfinding has transformed how visitors navigate the complex layouts of museums, offering intuitive tools and interactive maps to guide them through exhibitions, galleries, and amenities. Gone are the days of paper maps and confusing signage; digital wayfinding provides real-time guidance, personalised recommendations, and accessibility features to ensure that every visitor can fully immerse themselves in the museum's offerings.

Enhancing Accessibility with Living Map's Digital Wayfinding Platform

Navigating the world should be effortless for everyone, irrespective of their abilities. However, the reality often falls short of this ideal. In today’s society, ensuring accessibility is not just a goal; it's a necessity. At Living Map, we recognise the urgency of addressing these challenges and are committed to providing solutions that enhance accessibility and inclusivity for all.

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Tech is playing an increasingly significant role in enhancing how we navigate spaces and interact with our surroundings and there is increasing research which suggests that smart technology has a positive effect on the visitor experience.

Celebrating International Women's Day with Living Map

Tune in to the Living Map conversations on what International Women's Day is all about, as well as our thoughts on gender equality, women in leadership, supporting women within the workplace and this year's theme #InspireInclusion.

Press Release | Enriching Cultural Discovery with Advanced Wayfinding: Living Map and Axiell Announce Partnership

Living Map, a leader in digital wayfinding and mapping technology, proudly announces its partnership with Axiell, a leading software and services provider for the arts and culture sector. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the companies' longstanding relationship, solidifying their commitment to enhancing visitor experiences in cultural institutions globally.

Navigating Towards Sustainability: Green Practices in Digital Wayfinding

In an era where environmental consciousness is paramount, industries are increasingly embracing sustainable practices to reduce their ecological footprint. One such sector making strides in sustainability is digital wayfinding, where innovative technologies are transforming navigation while minimising environmental impact.

Introducing Living Map's New COFO: Nick Jeffery

We are delighted to introduce the newest member of the Living Map team: Nick Jeffery, our Chief Operating & Financial Officer (COFO). With a wealth of experience and expertise in finance and operations, Nick brings a fresh perspective and a proven track record of success to our organisation. In this Q&A, Nick shares insights into his professional background, his vision for Living Map, and his plans for driving the company forward in his new role. Join us as we get to know Nick and learn more about the exciting journey ahead for Living Map.

Discover the Future of Hospital Navigation with Living Map

Living Map is revolutionising hospital navigation and management with its digital wayfinding platform tailored for healthcare institutions. It's more than just a navigation tool, Living Map enhances patient experience and hospital efficiency.

Unlocking Digital Wayfinding Technology in Healthcare: Living Map's debut at Arab Health 2024!

Last week marked a significant milestone for Living Map as the company’s dedicated team members travelled to Dubai, showcasing the Living Map digital wayfinding and mapping platform at the prestigious Arab Health Exhibition. Their participation at the event provided a golden opportunity to introduce the Living Map product suite to the healthcare industry, highlighting their commitment to innovation and the critical role of wayfinding and navigation within complex healthcare facilities.

Press Release | Living Map and Morgans Consult Forge Exciting Partnership to Transform Wayfinding Experience

Living Map, a global leader in digital wayfinding and mapping technology, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Morgans Consult, a leading expert in wayfinding systems. This collaboration brings together Living Map's expertise in interactive mapping technology with Morgans Consult's innovative solutions, aiming to enhance the visitor experience in various spaces.

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The digital map is part of the customer experience strategy at King’s Cross in London The digital map of King’s Cross by Living Map provides real-time and customisable step-by-step directions, highlighting the mix of facilities on offer.

Press Release | Living Map Embarks on a Transformative Partnership with Enjin

Living Map is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Enjin, bringing together Living Map's expertise in interactive digital wayfinding and mapping technology and Enjin's prowess in data platforms, and application development. This collaboration aims to introduce innovative navigation solutions, revolutionising customer experiences in both private and public sectors.

Navigating Success: Living Map's Year in Review

What an extraordinary year it has been for Living Map! Beyond the successful establishment of an entirely new sales and marketing team, we've propelled ourselves forward with the introduction of a cutting-edge user interface. This innovative interface doesn't just make navigating complex spaces easier; it represents a pioneering leap in the digital wayfinding market. As we bid farewell to the remarkable year that was 2023, we invite you to join us in a thoughtful walk through the numerous milestones, ground-breaking innovations, and resilient responses to challenges that have defined our transformative journey.

Exploring the Evolution of Maps: Navigating the journey through time

As market experts in mapping, Living Map takes the reins to explore the captivating journey of map evolution. With a rich history spanning thousands of years, maps have played a pivotal role in shaping human navigation and exploration. In this blog, we delve into the evolution of maps, tracing their transformative path through the ages.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Navigating the Historic and Inspirational Maze

Explore The Met, a global artistic haven supported by digital wayfinding and navigation software, Living Map. Overcoming challenges of navigating its vast expanse, Living Map offers optimised routes via mobile devices, easing visitor exploration. More than a navigational tool, it aids leaders with data analytics, as highlighted by Jessica Cardona, Product Manager at The Met. Discover how Living Map streamlines the journey, enhances visitor experience, and contributes to reducing The Met's carbon footprint.

Digital wayfinding for healthcare webinar

Explore the future of healthcare navigation with our recent webinar featuring Mat Taylor, and Aengus Kuehne discussing Living Map's digital wayfinding in the healthcare sector.

Podcast | Digital Navigation Odyssey Unveiled

Tune into the Rhine & Shine Podcast by our partners, Blue Rhine Industries, with Nita Odedra, and our CRO, Peter Asman, to discover what the future of navigation and digital wayfinding looks like.

Press Release | Enhancing Middle East digital navigation: Living Map and Blue Rhine Industries announce partnership

Living Map, a leader in digital wayfinding and mapping technology, is pleased to announce its partnership with Blue Rhine Industries, LLC, a prominent player in the digital signage industry with a strong presence in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and the broader Middle East region. This collaboration signifies an important step for both companies, with the potential to bring innovation to digital navigation and wayfinding. Living Map's expertise in digital interactive wayfinding technology, combined with Blue Rhine Industries LLC's experience, creates a promising partnership.

Press Release | Living Map selected as supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud Framework

We are delighted to announce that Living Map has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud Framework. This means that we have been approved to supply digital mapping and wayfinding solutions from our SaaS Living Map Platform™ to public sector organisations, such as the NHS, councils, and schools. Our relationship with GovData was key to being awarded onto this framework, and we are looking forward to continuing to work with them throughout our Public Sector journey.

Living Map: Guiding the way at the World Aviation Festival

Last month, our dedicated team members, Paul Thorpe, Nicola Keating-Bell and Angie Janik, proudly represented Living Map at the World Aviation Festival in Lisbon. This event showcased over 100 exhibitors and featured thought-provoking keynote presentations and workshops, all centred on the ever-evolving landscape of aviation innovation. It proved to be an indispensable experience. Read more to find out more.

Transforming navigation: Living Map's Digital Wayfinding in Action

Experience seamless and exceptional customer journeys with Living Map's digital mapping and wayfinding solutions. Whether it's a hospital, shopping centre, or university campus, our products redefine navigation in today's fast-paced world. Hit play to see our digital wayfinding in action.

The vital role of data analytics and AI in digital wayfinding

In a world bustling with activity, finding our way through complex spaces can be both challenging and time-consuming. This is where digital wayfinding steps in, revolutionising navigation by harnessing the power of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI)

Guiding the future: A recap of our webinar on digital wayfinding for universities

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern universities, efficient navigation has become a crucial aspect of enhancing the student experience. As an industry leader in digital mapping and wayfinding, Living Map recently hosted an engaging and insightful webinar that delved into the challenges faced by universities and how our innovative technology, the Living Map Platform™, can transform the way campuses tackle wayfinding hurdles.

Navigating the Future: How Digital Wayfinding is Transforming User Experience

Finding your way in complex environments such as shopping malls, airports, hospitals, and campuses can be a daunting task. Gone are the days of relying on traditional paper maps and static signage. Today, digital wayfinding solutions are revolutionising navigation, providing seamless efficiency, and enhancing the overall end-user experience.

Navigating Success: The Operator's Edge with Digital Wayfinding

The concept of digital wayfinding has revolutionised the way operators manage and navigate spaces. As technology continues to evolve, operators across various industries are reaping the benefits of incorporating digital wayfinding systems into their operations. Digital wayfinding is empowering operators to enhance efficiency, improve customer experiences, and streamline their processes

Navigating the Digital Wayfinding Frontier and the impact AI is having

Discover how AI is revolutionising digital wayfinding and transforming the navigation experience in complex environments. Explore real-time data analysis, personalised recommendations, natural language processing, and more in this insightful blog. Stay ahead of the digital wayfinding frontier with Living Map, a market leader in bringing maps to life through innovative technologies like AI.

Finding your way in the medical maze: How digital wayfinding ensures seamless navigation in healthcare

Healthcare is something everybody needs to be smart about, and I do believe it is arguable that they do have the smartest places with the smartest people. So, I’m not going to write about how we can make the health sector smarter; I’m going to talk about navigating through these huge, complex buildings to either find your appointment or an asset that may be critical to your daily work. All healthcare centres are filled with very expensive assets that most of the time require effort to find. Also, patients congregating in huge, built-up spaces is daunting from the outset and their needs are to be routed to their appointments.

Unlocking the potential of smart places: why investing in infrastructure matters

Learn why smart infrastructure is a crucial element in successful smart place design in Peter Asman's latest "Unlocking the potential of smart places" blog post. Discover how investing in infrastructure allows you to collect data, enhance accessibility and reduce user stress while growing your smart place. Catch up on the third instalment of this informative blog series now.

The rise of smart places: Enhancing user experience and connectivity indoors

In the second instalment of our four part series, 'The Rise of Smart Places', explore the advantages of a smart building, including better connectivity, access, route planning, and control. Learn how Living Map's platform can improve the user experience in various industries, from museums and universities to shopping malls and airports.

Revolutionising our world through smart technology

Join us on our journey through the world of smart technology. This blog series explores the evolution of smart technology and its impact on our lives. In the first of our four part series, discover how smart places such as cities and towns are leveraging technology to become more sustainable and efficient. With a passion for technology and a deep understanding of the subject, this blog series is a must-read for all tech enthusiasts

Getting the most out of the golden hour

The majority of departing & connecting passengers have discretionary time between clearing security and boarding. This time is often referred to as the “Golden Hour,” which presents a retail opportunity for the airport and its passengers. This period offers more than just the bargains of Duty Free; it also provides experiential opportunity of food and beverage.

Singapore Airlines launches Digital Connection Service

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has become the launch airline for the digital version of the Star Alliance Connection Service. The Star Alliance Connection Service was introduced in 2017 to facilitate time critical flight connections between Star Alliance member airlines and, until now, has required dedicated staff support to assist affected passengers in transferring between flights

Inclusive Journeys for All

Following on from their successful collaboration on the ADAPT project, Living Map and Open Inclusion were commissioned by SBRI, Innovate UK and SEStran to undertake research into how people with vision, hearing, mobility, cognitive and complex needs plan journeys on public transport, and whether digital solutions could be developed that would improve the solutions available to them in achieving their goals. The commissioning group wanted to develop a door to door planning tool that would help users with disabilities retrieve routing information in a clear way, with alternative travel options and the ability to communicate with staff and other users in case of difficulty.

Assistance for Disabled Air Passenger Travel (ADAPT)

As the various stories of our global pandemic emerge, be they heart-rending, inspiring, touching, fascinating, demoralizing or uplifting; one common observation is that of a newfound reluctance for physical proximity to other people. This reluctance may be especially profound for those with mobility, visual, or cognitive impairments. Living Map, Grid Smarter Cities, and Open Inclusion have undertaken research to directly address this challenge.

The Internet of everything: IoT use cases

Hardware providers answer the question about IoT use cases with: Imagine you had superpowers… It’s a mindset that illustrates just how many opportunities IoT technologies can create. As the technology can be applied to almost every vertical, possible use cases are only limited by our imagination.