Posts by: Alexander Saftschuk

Published: 04.05.2021

Data Privacy. Choosing an indoor positioning technology

This post is part of the “Choosing an indoor positioning technology” series. The series aims to help anybody evaluating and buying Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) to ask the right questions and make better informed decisions. This post focuses on Data Privacy. If you are only after the core message and evaluation criteria, you can skip ahead and simply focus on […]


Published: 15.04.2021

Scalability. Choosing an indoor positioning technology

This post is part of the “Choosing an indoor positioning technology” series. The series aims to help anybody evaluating and buying Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) to ask the right questions and make better informed decisions. This post focuses on Scalability. If you are only after the core message and evaluation criteria, you can skip ahead and simply focus on the […]


Published: 06.04.2021

Reliability. Choosing an indoor positioning technology

This post is part of the “Choosing an indoor positioning technology” series. The series aims to help anybody evaluating and buying Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) to ask the right questions and make better informed decisions. This post focuses on Reliability. If you are only after the core message and evaluation criteria, you can skip ahead […]


Published: 23.03.2021

Accuracy. Choosing an indoor positioning technology

This post is part of the “Choosing an indoor positioning technology” series. The series aims to help anybody evaluating and buying Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) to ask the right questions and make better informed decisions. This post focuses on Accuracy. If you are only after the core message and evaluation criteria, you can skip ahead […]


Published: 16.03.2021

Leveraging social distancing tech to reopen Delft University

Covid-19 having a severe negative impact on the travel and hospitality industry is no surprise. However, an industry which might not come directly to one’s mind is education. We have previously written about universities, their need to reopen and their different pandemic response measures. If you have missed that post, you can find it here.  The mental well-being of students and the universities financial pressures are main drivers to […]


Published: 09.03.2021

Elevator Pitch: Forkbeard’s Digital Twin Solution

Last month we have dedicated most of our posts/analysis to Apple’s new product: the AirTag. More specifically, we have discussed the underlying concept of the Digital Twin, the use cases beyond lost & found and the limitations of current technologies. If you are unfamiliar with the Digital Twin concept and technology those articles are definitely worth a read. Forkbeard’s expertise in Indoor Positioning Systems using ultrasonic and Bluetooth Low Energy signals gives the company an edge when […]


Published: 25.02.2021

Forkbeard. The name & its meaning

“Forkbeard” does not fall into the modern trend of descriptive company names like “Shopify” or “Deliveroo”. We are used to getting a lot of questions about what the name means. Hence, we wanted to spend a few minutes giving you the context to our company name. As you will see, it is rich in meaning […]


Published: 23.02.2021

AirTags (3/3). Limitations

Underlying Apple’s upcoming AirTag product is the powerful concept of the Digital Twin. The concept unlocks many powerful B2B use cases beyond the original one which is retrieving lost items. We have written about this in our two previous posts on the AirTag series which you can find here (Digital Twin concept) and here (Digital Twin use cases). To conclude our series on AirTags, we would like to point […]


Published: 18.02.2021

Fighting Covid-19 on Campus with Forkbeard’s Technology

We have written previously about the necessity of bringing students back on campus, as well as the most common measures used by universities (here, if you missed it). This time we would like to outline how Forkbeard’s technology can be used to aid the process. To do that we first explain Forkbeard’s technology, more specifically the Proximity Monitor app. Afterwards, we dive into […]


Published: 16.02.2021

AirTags (2/3). 5 Use Cases Beyond Lost & Found

In the last blog post we discussed how the concept underlying Apple’s upcoming AirTag is much more powerful than the actual product itself. This is why we believe that the AirTag’s initial use case of retrieving consumer items is only the tip of the iceberg. The true value creation will take place in the B2B […]