The companies will help organizations by
delivering space utilization intelligence
Integrated into Serraview’s workplace management and optimization software, PointGrab’s CogniPoint smart sensor platform provides building-intelligence data in real-time
NEW YORK and HOD HASHARON, Israel, March 30, 2017 – PointGrab, developer of the CogniPoint(TM) edge-analytics smart sensing solution, today announced a partnership with Serraview, a leading provider of workplace management and optimization software. By integrating CogniPoint into Serraview’s cloud-based space planning software, the companies will help organizations transform their workplaces by delivering real-time space utilization intelligence, resulting in less wasted space, increased employee productivity and better talent attraction.
The integration of CogniPoint into Serraview’s smart office environments solution allows organizations to collect data crucial to tracking and understanding how their employees work best, such as occupants’ presence, count and position in the workspace. By utilizing advanced deep learning neural networks technology, CogniPoint delivers the actionable analytics necessary to optimize space management, energy savings and business intelligence.
“With the growth of mobile workforces, physical office spaces are frequently going unused. Organizations need to better understand how occupants are using work spaces so they can optimize space utilization and improve occupants’ overall productivity,” said Itamar Roth, Chief Business Officer, PointGrab. “Integrating our CogniPoint sensing technology with Serraview’s space management software expands PointGrab’s footprint in facility management and enables customers to access a complete space utilization solution.”
Serraview’s smart office environment solution fosters a collaborative environment in a connected workplace. Timely and accurate utilization analysis aggregated from multiple data sources helps organizations make the best use of smart office environments and their entire workplace portfolio. Serraview’s intelligent wayfinding services remove the anxiety around non-assigned seating, helping employees easily find the right workspace and each other.
“Tracking and understanding space utilization allows organizations to create the most effective and efficient flexible workplace designs that meet the needs of each business team,” said Stephen Macnee, CEO, Serraview. “Adding PointGrab’s CogniPoint technology to Serraview’s space management solution will give our customers the actionable utilization data needed to create agile work environments that enable collaboration and support business goals.”
According to research published by analysts at MarketsandMarkets, the smart-office / smart-workplace market “holds a great potential across the building automation industry,” and is expected to be worth $43.31 Billion by 2020, with compound annual growth of 10.70%. MarketsandMarkets says, “Smart office products help in promoting efficient use of available resources and also ensure sustainability through use of ecofriendly processes.”
Serraview, a leading provider of workplace management software, works with some of the largest and most progressive companies in the world to deliver the workplace of the future. Serraview provides cloud-based tools that drive optimized corporate real estate portfolio utilization, more efficient relocations, and enable smarter, more productive agile work environments. Serraview clients get reliable data and reporting that supports accountability, better strategic decisions and huge bottom line savings. For more information about Serraview and the best way to optimize your company’s workspace, visit www.serraview.com.
PointGrab is a leading machine learning and computer vision company that provides smart sensing solution to the building automation industry. The company applies its superior deep-learning technology to the building automation ecosystem, where opportunities to gather data are abundant, but efficient, real-time analytics are lacking. The company is fast growing and supported by world leading engineering company ABB, the global leader in lighting, Philips Lighting, and sector expert EcoMachines Ventures of London, and applies a joint development and market approach with global leading lighting and engineering companies. http://www.pointgrab.com.
Jenna Beaucage, PointGrab
Ian Morley, Serraview
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