From general proximity to high-accuracy positioning, Bluetooth® technology powers a range of reliable location services that enhance the visitor experience. According to the 2019 Bluetooth Market Update, location services is the fastest-growing Bluetooth solution area. Analysts forecast that by 2023, more than 431 billion locations services devices will ship annually.

As illustrated in this newly released infographic, a big push behind this surge in location services adoption has to do with the proliferation of Bluetooth technology in the smartphone. Whether it’s for indoor navigation, point of interest information, personal item finding, or keyless entry, smartphones have become the go-to engagement tool for popular location services that are playing a significant role in enhancing the visitor experience in smart buildings and smart cities.

Indoor Navigation

From shopping malls to sports stadiums to airports, Bluetooth location services help customers easily find their way around major facilities while seeing if a favorite restaurant or store is nearby. Giving visitors the fastest route to their destination also helps improve traffic flow and eliminates congestion in the building.

Point of Interest Information

Customer interaction and engagement is key to ensuring overall satisfaction. By creating interactive points of entertainment in venues like airports, museums, and tourist attractions, facilities can enhance the overall visitor experience. Using apps on their smartphones, visitors can learn about pieces of art, historical monuments, and other points of interest.

Personal Item Finding

With Bluetooth technology, there’s no need to worry over lost or misplaced items. While many use cases for Bluetooth trackers often revolve around the home, the applications are truly widespread. For example, by tagging personal valuables, travelers in an airport can quickly find their suitcase in baggage claim without needing to rely on staff for assistance. No more wondering which black suitcase is yours.

 

Keyless Entry

The days of fumbling for car keys while juggling bags of groceries, coffee, and smart devices are coming to an end. Thanks to Bluetooth technology, the smartphone can provide a secure phone-to-auto connection, unlocking a car on approach, whether it’s yours or a rental.

Download this new infographic and see how Bluetooth location services can boost staff productivity, enhance visitor experiences, and improve building operational efficiencies.

FEATURED INFOGRAPHIC

Bluetooth Location Services

See 8 use cases for enhancing building efficiencies and creating a better visitor experience, discover new data that supports the latest trends and forecasts, and find out what’s driving the rapid adoption of location services solutions.

INSTANT DOWNLOAD

7 Ways Houwa System Design Uses Bluetooth Location Services for Real-World Applications

For years, Bluetooth® technology has enabled a wide range of location services use cases,…

How To Design a Wireless Social Distancing and Contact Tracing Solution With Bluetooth Low Energy

With its low-cost and low-power features, Bluetooth® Low Energy technology has become the foundation for a…

Why Bluetooth Sensors are a Popular Choice for Helping Businesses Meet Reopening Regulations

Rigado’s wireless edge technologies and secure large-scale networks power more than 6 million connected devices for…

Bluetooth SIG works to include wearable in COVID-19 exposure notification systems

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is working to create a new specification that…

Bluetooth Wearables Will Expand COVID-19 Exposure Notification

Since lockdown was first initiated in our state in early 2020, I’ve taken the…

How Quuppa is Using Bluetooth Location Positioning to Support the Reopening of Businesses

Quuppa, a long-standing member company of the Bluetooth® Special Interest Group (SIG), is committed…

Bluetooth Technology Provides a Unique Solution for Helping Businesses Reopen During COVID-19

A global innovator of indoor location services, Kontakt.io leverages Bluetooth® beacon technology to help…

Extending an ENS to Support Wearable Devices

See how an ENS can better address population groups critical to managing a pandemic…

How Low Power Wearables Will Supplement Smartphone Exposure Notification Systems

As managed environments turn to wearables to help keep people safe, extended battery life…

Workplace Distancing and Contact Tracing

The recent COVID-19 outbreak has put pressure on businesses with partial and full office…

Chicago office building constructed with coronavirus-fighting features

When it opens later this summer, a $26 million Chicago office building will be…

POM Tracer Ensures Workplace Safety with Contact Tracing Solutions from Laird Connectivity

POM Tracer was looking to create an easy-to-implement product that would allow businesses and…

“Back to Work” Solutions - Explained

In this report, we share a detailed technical analysis of technologies available to enable…

Bluetooth Technology for Long-range Wireless IoT Enablement

Use of Bluetooth technology in wireless applications for industrial, commercial, and medical industries has…

Bluetooth Deployment in Hospital Settings

This white paper focuses on Bluetooth technology. The reason for this focus is to…

Location Services and Direction Finding with Bluetooth Technology

In 2019, Bluetooth technology acquired a new capability which allows the direction of a…

Dyer Engineering Installs Location Tracking to Manage Workflows at Sites

Dyer Engineering is an innovative group of fabrication and machining businesses with wide-ranging capabilities…

RTLS in the Healthcare Sector

Healthcare is a key pillar of modern societies. We place a high value on…

Asset Tracking in the Morita Fire Truck Factory

Kokusai Kogyo Co. Ltd. (KKC), part of the Japan Asia Group, has introduced new…

Billions of Bluetooth devices to serve diverse range of industries by 2024

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the findings from the annual Bluetooth…

2020 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

Bluetooth Location Services

See 8 use cases for enhancing building efficiencies and creating a better visitor experience, discover new data that supports the latest trends and forecasts, and find out what’s driving the rapid adoption of location services solutions.

2019 Bluetooth Market Update

Supported by updated forecasts from ABI Research and insights from several other analyst firms, the Bluetooth Market Update highlights the latest Bluetooth trends and forecasts.

Lighting as a Platform

See how connected lighting systems are being used as a platform to enable advanced building services like wayfinding, asset tracking, and space utilization to improve the ROI of smart building investments.

An Introduction to Bluetooth Beacons

Learn how to build your own Bluetooth beacon or integrate beacon technology into your existing products and apps.