We love to share what we know.

At Mapiq, we’re more than just software. Led by a multidisciplinary team of experts, we love to share our insights and knowledge on how to create the offices of the future. Below you will find our growing collection of white papers, blogs and other content about the smart building ecosystem. So dive in, enjoy, get involved and become a part of the smart building conversation.

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The science behind concentration areas

Viewpoints / Oct 08, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

The science behind concentration areas

The new way of work and innovations in technology are requiring people to multitask more and more often. By having multiple sources of information available, we are constantly challenging our mental capacity.

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How to deal with the endless workplace options?

Viewpoints / Oct 02, 2018 / Philip Fels

How to deal with the endless workplace options?

Agile working equals more freedom in making your own choices regarding workplaces. However, we are now at the crossroads where we can ask ourselves to which extent everyone benefits from the endless workplace options.

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Locker control

Product / Sep 25, 2018 / Philip Fels

Locker control

Smart storage is an aspect with a growing importance in office buildings. People’s needs are changing, in response we co-created the product feature ‘locker control’ with our partner Vecos.

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From Smart to Responsive

Whitepapers / Sep 23, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

From Smart to Responsive

To reinstate the office at the centre of working life, we need to review our understanding of the office spaces and the role that technology plays in providing an optimal-, responsive workplace. In this paper, we outline the challenges we observed in the office and illustrate how technology can b...

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Key insights when switching to ABW

Viewpoints / Sep 20, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Key insights when switching to ABW

The switch to activity-based working often largely consists of technological and office modifications. Employees, however, must be capable of effectively adapting their behavior. Only once their behavior changes, the innovative buildings, and technological developments can be optimally utilized.

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The rise of the smart building

Viewpoints / Sep 18, 2018 / Philip Fels

The rise of the smart building

Through the course of the centuries, various components of buildings have been developed and embellished. These days, buildings are a complex combination of structures, systems and technology. We call them ‘smart buildings’.

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Mapiq is one of the 50 fastest growing Dutch tech scale-ups

News / Sep 04, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Mapiq is one of the 50 fastest growing Dutch tech scale-ups

Mapiq has already brought a lot of offices to great heights and now is one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands. The Technology Fast 50 is a prestigious event which is hosted annually by global financial services firm Deloitte. 

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Mapiq in the renovated HQ of Unilever,  New Jersey

News / May 16, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Mapiq in the renovated HQ of Unilever, New Jersey

Last week, our team was present at the opening of the renovated HQ of Unilever, New Jersey. A building with lots of open and shared spaces, concrete floors, industrial-style open ceilings and.. of course, Mapiq!

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Milestone: we are now officially ISO certified!

News / Apr 20, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Milestone: we are now officially ISO certified!

Every day we are trying to work a little bit better at Mapiq. This has led to another professional milestone for our organization. As from March 2018 we are ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certified!

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The science behind concentration areas

Viewpoints / Oct 08, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

The science behind concentration areas

The new way of work and innovations in technology are requiring people to multitask more and more often. By having multiple sources of information available, we are constantly challenging our mental capacity.

Read more
How to deal with the endless workplace options?

Viewpoints / Oct 02, 2018 / Philip Fels

How to deal with the endless workplace options?

Agile working equals more freedom in making your own choices regarding workplaces. However, we are now at the crossroads where we can ask ourselves to which extent everyone benefits from the endless workplace options.

Read more
Key insights when switching to ABW

Viewpoints / Sep 20, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Key insights when switching to ABW

The switch to activity-based working often largely consists of technological and office modifications. Employees, however, must be capable of effectively adapting their behavior. Only once their behavior changes, the innovative buildings, and technological developments can be optimally utilized.

Read more
The rise of the smart building

Viewpoints / Sep 18, 2018 / Philip Fels

The rise of the smart building

Through the course of the centuries, various components of buildings have been developed and embellished. These days, buildings are a complex combination of structures, systems and technology. We call them ‘smart buildings’.

Read more
What are your biggest privacy concerns?

Viewpoints / Sep 14, 2018 / Philip Fels

What are your biggest privacy concerns?

Systems like Mapiq can provide employees with a more comfort. However, they also spark the privacy debate. Employees have doubts and fears when it comes to ‘tracking systems’ on the work floor.

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Well-being at the office, more than you might imagine...

Viewpoints / Sep 05, 2018 / Philip Fels

Well-being at the office, more than you might imagine...

What do you think affects your well-being at work the most? When I started my graduation project at Mapiq, I thought well-being was all about moving more, eating healthy, and seeking good air and light. It didn’t take long for me to realize that there’s actually much more to well-being than that.

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Locker control

Product / Sep 25, 2018 / Philip Fels

Locker control

Smart storage is an aspect with a growing importance in office buildings. People’s needs are changing, in response we co-created the product feature ‘locker control’ with our partner Vecos.

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Heatmaps: visualize your office occupancy

Product / Sep 06, 2018 / Philip Fels

Heatmaps: visualize your office occupancy

Noise and crowded office spaces are common frustrations for many employees and can decrease productivity. The occupancy heatmap is a new feature that visualizes all busy points within the office space. This information can be used to make the necessary adjustments.

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Localization technology

Product / Aug 24, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Localization technology

Positioning and localization are two terms that often get misused; localization is used where positioning is meant, or the other way around. This is understandable, because in a lot of contexts the difference between these terms doesn't matter, but that doesn't there is no distinct difference bet...

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Why three is better than two

Product / Aug 24, 2018 / Philip Fels

Why three is better than two

Whether 3D rendering should be used in the visualization of structured data is the topic of an ongoing debate in the field of information visualization and human-computer interaction. With the web technology for hardware-accelerated 3D graphics WebGL now becoming increasingly mainstream in web br...

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Brand new booking integrations

Product / Aug 23, 2018 / Philip Fels

Brand new booking integrations

Today, we're announcing a number of new integrations for our Meeting solution. These systems remain fully functional and serve as a data source to ensure optimal building efficiency. With the Mapiq Meeting solutions room booking - in any office - becomes easier, more efficient and simpler.

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From Smart to Responsive

Whitepapers / Sep 23, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

From Smart to Responsive

To reinstate the office at the centre of working life, we need to review our understanding of the office spaces and the role that technology plays in providing an optimal-, responsive workplace. In this paper, we outline the challenges we observed in the office and illustrate how technology can b...

Read more
Smart Building Ecosystems

Whitepapers / Jul 02, 2018 / Jip Eilbracht

Smart Building Ecosystems

In a smart building, traditionally separated domains like parking, access management, facility management, WiFi, lighting and audio-video should work seamlessly together. In this white paper, we take a look under the hood and delve into the relationships, interactions and roles that comprises the...

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