openPR Logo
Press release

Favendo’s new Software Interface based on IMDF: Standards as an Advance for the International RTLS Market

12-21-2020 03:21 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Favendo GmbH

Favendo GmbH, the German provider of mobile solutions for indoor positioning, tracking and navigation solutions, is in the final stages of releasing a new interface for its Location Engine. Favendo’s new interface has been redesigned from the ground up to simplify its integration into third-party infrastructures, to queue data in the event of temporary connectivity losses, and to be as interoperable with other systems as possible.

Furthermore, Favendo, noting that the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is in the process of adopting IMDF as an OGC Community Standard in an attempt to unify the processes involved in creating apps and services that offer indoor positioning, has based its new interface on Apple’s Indoor Mapping Data Format (IMDF). It is hoped that the implementation of standardized formats for use with indoor positioning systems will be a significant development in future-proofing Favendo’s RTLS ecosystem by making favendo’s products even more compact and mobile-compatible and more user-friendly.

What is IMDF?

Apple’s IMDF provides a model for indoor mapping and helps users of Apple Maps find their way in venues, such as train stations, shopping malls and airports, all around the world. The IMDF is a highly extensible data model that is both generalized and comprehensive. Once IMDF is adopted as the gold standard for indoor mapping, it will simplify the creation and development of apps and services with the same map data on any app or operating system.

Favendo Indoor Location with IMDF

Favendo is prepared for IMDF to become an industry standard. favendo’s newly designed API is currently being rolled out for a large scale project in the German healthcare sector. Favendo’s new API is on track to available to existing customers in the next few weeks. This is another significant step forward in the development of indoor positioning and yet another example of Favendo demonstrating its professional expertise and its role as a market leader in the RTLS industry.

Standards benefit everyone

Favendo is committed to playing a leading role in establishing benchmark standards in the real-time location-based services market. Favendo’s goal is to reduce the cost if integration while building viable solutions. Favendo hopes to transform real time location-based services from an optional capability into a basic utility, such as electricity, tap water and Wi-Fi.

As such, Favendo is participating in the omlox Initiative. omlox aims to enable unified access to location data across all geospatial and positioning technologies, especially for industrial applications where hardware and software from a diverse array of different manufacturers is currently used. Favendo’s contribution to this initiative is their Indoor Location Application Platform Commander, which allows for the integration of location data into existing CRM and ERP systems by using an open JSON/REST Push/Pull API.

Favendo GmbH
An der Spinnerei 15
96047 Bamberg, Germany

Press contact: marketing@favendo.com
Telephone: 095170057559

About Favendo:
Since 2014, Favendo has been a market leader in the development of mobile tracking and navigation solutions for customers across a large variety of industries. Favendo’s solutions provide seamless user-friendly wayfinding and asset tracking on cruise ships, in international airports, in professional sports stadiums and in healthcare facilities in Europe. Together with Ströer, Favendo developed the first nationwide BLE beacon infrastructure and solution rollout in Germany. Favendo’s partner network includes, but is not limited to, several reputable partners such as Phoenix Contact, Actility, Quuppa and the lighting service provider Trilux. Furthermore, Favendo has recently developed an international partnerships with DeCurtis Corporation, the premier provider of location and proximity enabled solutions in complex indoor environment. Favendo is also a partner of the ArubaEdge program. For more information on Favendo, please visit http://www.favendo.com.

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Favendo’s new Software Interface based on IMDF: Standards as an Advance for the International RTLS Market here

News-ID: 2214088 • Views:

More Releases from Favendo GmbH

Favendo Redefines Location Solutions with the Launch of a Cutting-Edge Modular RTLS Suite
Favendo Redefines Location Solutions with the Launch of a Cutting-Edge Modular R …
The Favendo Modular RTLS Suite enables organizations to transform their operations, enhance security protocols, streamline processes and improve customer experiences like never before. Favendo, a provider of innovative location-based solutions, is excited to announce the launch of their Modular RTLS Suite. This Software Suite incorporates state-of-the-art technology that revolutionizes industries by providing unparalleled scalability and flexibility in location-based services. The Suite's modular design and interoperable software components allow companies of every
Customer Interview with Paulo Mery: Favendo’s Tracking Technology at Minera Antucoya in Chile
Customer Interview with Paulo Mery: Favendo’s Tracking Technology at Minera An …
In 2020, Favendo established an asset tracking solution at Minera Antucoya in Chile with its partner iGO SpA, which optimizes processes with its technical solutions, in order to digitize and optimize data in the “last mile” of the production process. After almost a year of using Favendo’s hardware & software at the Open Pit Mine in Chile and integrating it with iGO’s platform “igat” to measure productivity & utilization and track
Favendo partners with the German AutoID and RFID Specialist Kathrein Solutions
Kathrein Solutions GmbH, one of the German market leaders in the AutoID sector, and Favendo, a leading German real-time location based services (RTLS) provider, have partnered to provide customers with the most appropriate technology to achieve their goals and benefit from resource optimization. Scalable RFID Solutions to Solve Operational Problems in Industry 4.0 Favendo specializes in large-scale Bluetooth-based RTLS implementations in the European market and has extended its services to the South
Favendo Signs Ten-year Agreement for Asset Tracking in the Healthcare Sector
Favendo GmbH, the German provider of asset and people tracking, indoor and outdoor navigation and several other location-based services and solutions, proudly announces a ten-year agreement with a leading global provider of medical technology. The project, a large-scale RTLS implementation on a large regional hospital campus, will be Favendo’s third installation of its real time asset tracking and location-based services solution in medical environment. After a thorough assessment of several

All 5 Releases


More Releases for IMDF

Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation Market by Global Demand and Latest Tech …
The Global Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation Market size was valued at USD 1.28 billion in 2019 and is predicted to reach USD 30.20 billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 33.1% from 2020-2030. Indoor positioning and indoor navigation (IPIN) is an integrated system of software, hardware and services networking to navigate geographical location of personnel and assets within the circumference of a premise. This is achieved by deployment of wireless