Navigine became one of the first residents of biggest proximity hub in Europe
22.05.16 – Navigine obtained a membership in The Proximity Studio (Berlin), a platform and the largest proximity playground, that connects beacon Solution Prospects with Solution Provider – both offline and online. The Studio was founded by Kontakt.io, which is the world’s leading beacon technology provider with the highest hardware market share globally (2015, ABI Research) .
At mid of July Proximity Studio opened its doors to host software developer partners who provide various types of indoor positioning solutions for multiple verticals including retail, transportation, entertainment, etc. All these leading solutions were showcasing in a beautiful 1.250m2 indoor-outdoor complex in the heart of Berlin’s bustling Kreuzberg district. More than 100 guests, young professionals, partners and technologocal startups in proximity took part in opening ceremony and party. This event is a part of Tech Open Air festival in Berlin (toa.berlin), Europe’s leading interdisciplinary technology festival. (photos of ProximityStudio)
Navigine has become one of the first software companies presented in the Studio with the demo booth and presentation of location solutions for retail segment. These solutions are based on the years of research focused on a proper combination of well-known technologies like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE and mobile hardware sensors with proprietary mathematical models and algorithms.
«Now its time to expand our presence and be closer to our retail customers in Europe» – says Siegfried Huber, Sales Director at Navigine Europe, who took part in opening ceremony of the Studio on the 14th of July 2016. «Kontakt.io is the top company in beacon solutions, so it was a great step to join The Proximity Studio and to showcase our products with a qualified support. We have already established our representative offices in Germany and the U.S., working actively with retailers, so this step will strengthen our positions on these markets»
Visitors of the Proximity Studio will get a full overview of technology, use-cases and will be able to explore Navigine solutions through a mobile app and a real-time simulation of location services on the playground located in Kreuzberg district of Berlin, Germany.
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Company & Product Description
Navigine is a New York based software company that provides positioning solutions for indoor and hard-to-reach areas. As a result of over 5 years of R&D Navigine has managed to develop a mobile platform, that allows public-facing enterprise venues – retailers, airports, transport hubs, hospitals, stadiums and expo centers – to create and improve mobile apps that engage visitors through their mobile devices.
Among venues where Navigine platform has been implemented are Hamleys retail chain, RIO shopping mall, Vegas shopping mall, Dubai Airports, Sheremetyevo International Airport, Expocentre Moscow, Russian Railway stations, Moscow Subway stations and others, who have already leveraged the advantages of Navigine platform to implement precise indoor navigation, marketing, analytics and tracking features.
Since company started active sales in 2014, over 100 installations were implemented in 7 different countries. Navigine has also obtained a network of over 50 partners all over the world and established key partnerships with major technology companies such as: Google, Microsoft, SAP, IBM. This year the company was included as 1 of 6 companies in Gartner’s 2016 Cool Vendor in Emerging Markets Report.