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How Cartogram’s Indoor Maps Will Make Life Easier at PRO Sports Club: Part Two

A few weeks ago we had a chance to talk with PRO Sports Club’s CIO,  Steve Buxton. We talked a little shop with him and asked why he chose Cartogram’s indoor maps for his 272,000-square-foot facility.

Steve had plenty to say, so we split into two posts our interview with him. Click here to read the first part.

PRO Sports Club & Cartogram Indoor Maps: Part Two

So Why Did Steve Go With Cartogram When He Already Has a Mobile Site?

We were curious to know why Steve went with our indoor maps app if PRO Sports Club already has a decent mobile app. Can’t members just go to the site to find out where things are and what’s happening?

“Websites are static and I’ve got  widest, broadest demographic spectrum you could possibly have. What we found was that you can’t be something to everybody with all the diversity of members we have,” Steve said. “You only have about a 25% success rate in directing people to where they need to go.”

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How Cartogram’s Indoor Maps Will Make Life Easier At PRO Sports Club: Part One

Let’s play some trivia.

Private gym PRO Sports Club’s Bellevue (Wash.) location is one of the biggest gym facilities in the state. How many square feet does it house?

If you answered 10,000 square feet, you’re waaaaay off.

50,000? Try again.

100,000? Not even close.

272,000?

Yep; 272,000 square feet of offices, cafes, meeting rooms, workout rooms, equipment rooms, sports rooms and just about any fitness-related room you could think of. That’s a crazy amount of space.

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Steve Buxton, head of information services at PRO Sports club, remembers the first time he walked into the facility.

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Finding the Best Beacon for Your Indoor Maps: The Kontakt

The Kontakt Beacon: Customizable and Cool

Kontakt, a Poland-based beacon/software company, is the second beacon we’re reviewing so you can be more informed about the types of beacons you can use with your Cartogram indoor maps app.

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We reviewed Estimote beacons this past week…they’re pretty great because they have a unique design and solid software. But this week it’s all about the Kontakt.

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