Imagine being able to grant employees access to your building – and the rooms and resources relevant to their role – with something as easy and fast as facial recognition. That means no risk of lost access cards and no admin time spent replacing them. The same technology can be used to give your building visitors a smoother experience – it could initiate a wayfinding application and direct them to the right meeting room, then automatically grant access, while securing areas that are for employees only.
From lighting to air-conditioning, printers to coffee machines – everything in the office of the future will be connected and automated. That means more intuitive, seamless experiences as your employees go about their daily roles. And it’s not a distant reality – much of the technology is already being trialled.
Smarter building insights
As your buildings and systems become more connected, you’ll have access to increasingly vast amounts of data. Artificial intelligence (AI) can help you make sense of this and extract powerful insights to improve your facilities management. For example, you’ll be able to manage your energy use better – you can see exactly how it’s being consumed in every room of your building. With this data, you can implement solutions that could significantly reduce your energy bill and improve your buildings’ green credentials.
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