Feature Smart Offices, Smart Businesses

The next wave of technological advancement will undoubtedly be based on wireless solutions, with more and more business functions taking place in wireless spheres, such as the cloud. Wireless charging belongs in this modern environment, and can play a key role in smart buildings as a whole. Smart buildings are generating huge amounts of excitement as they have the potential to significantly improve systems management, reduce energy consumption and much more. This is underpinned by the growing network of connectivity between wireless enabled devices – otherwise known as IoT. A wireless charging solution supported

many people now use wireless charging than did in 2016. The same survey also showed that familiarity with wireless charging is rapidly increasing and now stands at 84%. The growing prevalence of wireless

charging in consumer society means that offices will soon be expected to reflect this shift. Tenants will always be attracted to an office which is up-to-date with the latest technology. That is not to say that all minor trends and impractical applications must be heeded, but incorporating advancements that improve the user experience and

provide genuine value for businesses, goes a long way to swaying potential renters. So, in addition to catering to changing

consumer expectations, wireless charging also provides a tangible benefit for the physical workspace in terms of connectivity and space optimisation. This two-fold benefit demonstrates its value to workspaces and that its inclusion could be something that helps employees to thrive. A nod to the future is always appreciated, and wireless charging is becoming a cornerstone in smart buildings.

by a cloud-based IoT platform, can play a pivotal role in this context by allowing facilities managers to monitor and control elements of the workspace remotely – for example room usage, and to offer the possibility for integrated services like user authentication, or mapping space usage and user location in a venue to create an intelligent and responsive working environment. When used to its fullest potential, wireless charging can be a huge step forward for modern offices. As well as creating a better user experience and streamlining the physical appearance of offices, its inclusion can increase the capabilities of facilities managers, allowing them to offer greater efficiency and smarter office management for tenants.

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