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Question: What are the benefits of the IoT for building occupants today?
Answer: Veristream’s visitor management products offer benefits such as online Building Emergency Evacuation Lists, accessible from any Internet device with browser capability, extremely secure with simple integration. Offers Maximum flexibility and visitor awareness and offers robust reporting online with no software to manage.
Barred visitor lists, email and text notifications, customer printed visitor badges, secured personal information, contractor certificate of insurance verification, temporary employee badging, flexible and scalable system without the need for additional on-site servers, hardware and software.
Question: What advantages does IoT technology provide for facility professionals today?
Answer: In addition to the above, Paperless (green) badging using hand held devices such as tablets, iPads, and mobile devices.
For multi-location facilities and Enterprise businesses with multi access control cards, iSiteAccess (option) works as a middleware allowing controlled and verified access for employees for traveling employees.
Quick and easy deployment, Scalability, customized badging, data privacy, real-time do not admit lists, and evacuation lists, all accessible online as a Software-as-a-Solution!
Question: Are the benefits and advantages of IoT technology being realized today, and can you provide a specific example?
Answer: As a SaaS model, solutions are online in real-time to IoT connected devices with browser capability and iPhone app. I have included an example for the Willis Tower in Chicago (a case Study) that details how Veristream manages 1.6 million visitors and growing every year in one multi-tenant building.
Source: Tom Fischer, Manager, Veristream.
For more insights on the products, technology, benefits and challenges of the Building Internet of Things, visit www.FacilitiesNet.com/IoT