Digital Signage Helps In The Building-maze

ROLLOUT: Free University, HABELSCHWERDTER all 45 Berlin, December 11, 2013 – consult since WS 2013/2014 students to interactive touchscreens In the largest building of the free University of Berlin and guided to their venues. The test operation was successfully completed in the first four locations in the building. Read additional details here: Greenberg Traurig. “NOT IN the University building with LABYRINTH character the building of the so-called rust and silver Arbour” the free University were completed in 1980 as a contiguous building complex. As the largest building of the Berlin-Dahlem district with a length of 350 meters and its 2,500 rooms, the complex has the reputation of a maze quickly”purchased. Up to 20,000 people are here every day, around 300 events will take place per day. Also is the designation of spaces, E.g.

“JK 26/139”, a challenge. Not every visitor opens up immediately that he must find the 26 between the J – and K Street Gang. 2012 decided the Freie Universitat Berlin to create remedy with a digital control system. MULTIFUNCTION SYSTEM for 20,000 people per day “the digital signage and information system serves as the day current lecture directory, as interactive map as well as stationary and mobile signage and is so more of our demands meet.” explains Dr. Christoph Wall, head of the area’s eAS – electronic administration and services. A special feature is the connection to the digital course catalogue of the University. On the one hand, current lectures are listed in a chronological list in the menu – here can be searched also according to key words, on the other hand associated each area in the map daily seminars.

Other features: the Multitouch-enabled map floors cross-over exploration of the building enables stepless zoom. Here the signs for the rooms adapts itself dynamically, so that all areas with visible room numbers equipped at the highest zoom level. The guidance is to over 1,100 relevant objectives such as Mensa, Banquet facilities, offices and service points held and can be opened via the unhidden QR-code in the Smartphone.