Point Inside Announces Upgrades to Airport Maps

Up-to-date and freshly designed collection of indoor airport maps is now available through any travel-focused app via Point Inside’s Software Development Kit, assisting travelers with point-to-point wayfinding

BELLEVUE, Wash.–Point Inside, the leading provider of digital mapping and indoor location-based solutions for major airports across the United States, today announced upgrades to its collection of indoor airport maps. With the world’s largest catalog of indoor airport maps, all 171 maps have been updated, redesigned and are now ready to integrate into any website or mobile app via the Point Inside Software Developer’s Kit. TripCase, a travel itinerary management app, is already leveraging Point Inside’s extensive database, integrating the map collection to empower mobile-first travelers worldwide.

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“Traveling can be an overwhelming and stressful experience, but navigating the airport doesn’t have to be,” said Jon Croy, co-founder and CMO of Point Inside. “Whether you are trying to find your gate, somewhere to eat before you depart, or the rideshare pick-up area, Point Inside’s airport maps help you know where you’re going every time.”

Point Inside’s updated map collection allows passengers to leverage point to point wayfinding with estimated travel times for their desired destination within the airport. Additionally, they can easily locate and determine routes to shops, restaurants and in-airport stores they are looking for during their time at the airport. The updated version of the map collection has a new, updated look and feel. All maps contain the latest information including current airport layouts, shops, restaurants and services. Furthermore, application developers are easily able to integrate third party data services such as: TSA wait times, flight information, rideshare services and parking availability providers.

“TripCase users find airport maps highly valuable as part of their trip experience,” said Vance Weintraub, Senior Product Manager at Sabre/TripCase. “Point Inside’s new airport maps make it even easier for travelers to search and find what they need while in the airport: the maps display shops and restaurants, plus departure gates, baggage claim carousels, ticketing desks, lounges, and other services. As a product manager, I’m most excited about Point Inside’s hosted maps. The initial integration only took a few hours and we’re done. Point Inside makes sure our map features are always state-of-the art without further integration work from our team.”

Point Inside’s new Flyer app featuring the maps is also available on iTunes, Google and Web. Developers looking to incorporate Point Inside’s already-existing map collection into their website or applications can request access to the Point Inside SDK. For more information about Point Inside, please visit www.pointinside.com.

About Point Inside

Point Inside delivers a complete digital layer on top of physical airports, putting the power of digital information in the hands of connected travelers. Point Inside’s catalog of the world’s largest collection of indoor airport maps allows a traveler to know up to date information, be able to estimate travel times, and provides information regarding restrooms, restaurants, gates, terminals and more. Point Inside combines the digital and physical aspects of an airport to help travelers deliver a truly unified travel experience that results in a more seamless experience.

About Sabre/TripCase

Sabre Corporation is the leading technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than US$120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.