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Smart Wireless Services And Software

Location-Based Services Solution

 

Location-Based Services Solution

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Take advantage of WiFi beyond basic connectivity to improve operational efficiency and engage customers like never before. The Ruckus Location-Based Services (LBS) Solution enables retailers, stadiums, and transportation hubs to enhance the way they interact with customers based on precise location. Deployed on top of Ruckus Smart WiFi, the Ruckus LBS Solution does not require any additional hardware and has unlimited scalability in the cloud. Send real-time travel updates, targeted promotions, and even classroom notes through footfall traffic and proximity analytics to enrich customer relationships.

Ruckus Location Based Services Solution

Hitting the SPoT

Ruckus Smart Positioning Technology (SPoT™) LBS provides key data, such as footfall traffic visualization via heat-map by zone, floor, and venue. Ruckus SPoT LBS can be deployed as a cloud-subscription service, or as Virtual SPoT, a virtualized instance of SPoT deployed on-premises or in a customer’s data center for a without any reoccurring costs.

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Onsite Ruckus Infrastructure

Raw RF strength and timing data is collected from Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi Infrastructure.

Cloud SPoT Engine

Cloud SPoT Engine

SPoT Location Engine synthesizes data into usable location information.

SPoT Analytics and Ecosystem

SPoT Analytics and Ecosystem

The SPoT Engagement API delivers easy to use, customizable location data as needed for either the Ruckus SPoT Dashboard or a 3rd party location application.

Level of Service
SPoT PointSPoT Presence
Detects client locations in real-time through drop-pin analytics, within a range of 5-8m at 80% confidence. Ideal for high-density deployments. Utilizes proximity analytics to detect overall number of devices present to the nearest AP. Well suited for smaller venues with fewer deployed APs who need less precise location analytics.

Integrated Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacon Technology

BLE Beacons enhance WiFi location analytics by enriching proximity-based interactions, one to fifty meters from a specific location. Ruckus ZoneFlex APs will be capable of serving as two-way distributed management and asset and security monitoring platforms for BLE beacons. Ruckus is partnered with Gimbal, a leader in location and proximity-based mobile engagement, to leverage Gimbal Beacons through Ruckus APs. The Ruckus ZoneFlex R710 indoor access point (AP) and ZoneFlex H500 wall switch now support Gimbal as well as iBeacon technology with Ruckus SmartZone and ZoneDirector Controllers.

LBS Ecosystem Program

Ruckus LBS offers engagement APIs that key ecosystem partners can leverage to develop mobile applications with location intelligent features. Several key ecosystem partners include AisleLabs, RaGaPa, SkyFii, and Purple WiFi.