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Nevotek and CMX—Help Hotels Connect with Guests

A CMX Partner Ecosystem Blog

Ecosystem partners are an important adjunct to Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX). They augment the analytic and customer engagement capabilities of the solution with innovative business outcomes. This blog is one in a series that highlights our CMX Ecosystem Partners. Today—Nevotek.

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Nevotek integrates IP voice, data, and video into a robust suite of solutions that help companies make the most of their IP assets. Nevotek’s V/IP Connect hospitality solution is focused on enhancing guest experience and has been compatible with Cisco IP phones and Unified Communications Manager for more than fifteen years. Over the last year, this partnership has extended to Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX). Working with CMX, Nevotek’s V/IP Connect Solution provides the opportunity to offer more personalized location based services to hotel guests.

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CMX 10.2 Analytics – The Path Analysis Widget

gmcgarryWritten by Ian Mc Garry, CMX Software Engineer

The release of CMX 10.2 is just around the corner and brings with it the new Path Analysis Widget. Path Analysis provides a new way of investigating your data. Not only can you view the amount of visitors to an area, now you can see how they got there and where they went afterwards. To help introduce you, we’ve put together some simple but beneficial use cases outlining its utility and power.

Path Analysis Use Case – Quantifying Instant Customer Attraction

Certain areas within a location, such as casinos, will hold an expected or sometimes unexpected instant attraction (visitation from when people enter the location) to visitors. This can be deliberate or natural depending on the circumstances and nature of the location. For example a casino desires to maximize the time visitors spend in the gambling section of their location and so the layout of the building as well as signage, advertising etc. will aim to increase the instant attraction. From when people enter the reception of the Casino it hopes that they will immediately visit the Gambling Area. Using CMX Analytics Path Analysis we can easily quantify the instant allure of an area from when people enter the building. Read More »

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Going global with CMX Connect

In the connected world we live in, constant access to communications with family, friends, and even work, have become imperative. It is no wonder that with such exigency to stay connected, the demand to provide this connectivity lies heavily on the venues in which we frequent. Restaurants, malls, hotels, grocery stores, sports stadium, and airports are a small sample of the many venues that often offer Wi-Fi access. CMX Connect is a guest portal solution which provides these venues with the opportunity to engage with users before Wi-Fi access is granted.

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CMX 10.2 Analytics – The Correlation Widget

gmcgarryWritten by Ian Mc Garry, CMX Software Engineer

The release of CMX 10.2 is coming soon and with introduces the improved Correlation Widget. Allowing you to view the relationship between areas, Correlation is a powerful tool. To help introduce you to the widget we’ve put together some simple but beneficial use cases outlining its utility and power.

Correlation Use Case – Identifying the Relationship Between Areas

Certain areas within a location, such as shops, should have a natural interaction or correlation with each other. This can be due to their related nature, ease of accessibility or even close proximity with one another. For example in a mall we may have a flower shop and a card shop. A strong correlation between these shops is expected due to the well-known fact that flowers and gift cards go hand-in-hand. Using the Correlation Widget we can quantify this relationship and prove or even disprove our theory.

We set up a simple correlation widget that looks at the data for shops last week. Setting our Card Shop as the focus allows us to then see the Correlation between it and the other shops in the building.

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It’s All About Simplicity: Join Cisco at Wireless Field Day on October 1

We are excited to announce that Cisco will be WFD8participating in Wireless Field Day 8 this year! Cisco is bringing together independent bloggers, speakers, and podcasters to share best practices and opinions in a two-hour interactive discussion format. All presentations will be live streamed from the Tech Field Day website October 1, 2015 beginning at 9:30 am PT.

Cisco is focusing on operational simplicity, and will cover the following topics at #WFD8:

802.11ac Wave 2 and Mobility Express: We will be discussing how 802.11ac Wave 2 provides customers new capabilities found in the Cisco Aironet 1830 and 1850 Access Points such as Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) and their advantages. We will also demonstrate how Mobility Express can be deployed in less than 10 minutes, ideal for smaller businesses who want an uncompromised enterprise-class solution without the big IT staff to manage it. Learn more about 802.11ac and Cisco Mobility Express. Read More »

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