3 Ways to Increase WiFi Usage

WiFi is just another point of engagement for the modern business. Managing a physical space means you are now challenged to blend the digital and physical world and create an experience that people remember, and then tell their friends about. Whether you manage a rural library or a 5-star hotel, you are expected to please guests and reach back out to them. Communicating the advantages guests gain by connecting to the WiFi can be difficult. We’ll teach you a few basic strategies to improve…


Name Change

Who's On My WiFi officially changed it's name to WhoFi today. There were several reasons for the name change, but one of the most important is that WhoFi is now more representative of what we actually do. Although we started in wireless security about 6 years ago, we migrated to Visitor Intelligence and Analysis about 4 years ago, and our old name was starting to cause confusion. Our beloved owl logo is staying the same, however, over the next 30 days, you'll see the name WhoFi being used…


Cloud Managed vs Cloud Analytics

When discussing wifi hardware options with customers, sometimes they become confused about whether or not they need a Cloud Managed access point solution to use a cloud based WiFi Analytics access point solution. There are also customers with security concerns about their “local network data being in the cloud” when it comes to WiFi Analytics. So let's start at the beginning. Cloud Managed vs On-Premise Solutions Cloud Managed hardware shouldn’t be confused with a Cloud based WiFi Analytics…


A Brief History of Location Analytics [Infographic]

A Brief History of Location Analytics Location Analytics is using data from a physical location to learn something.  This article goes through a brief history of how this technology has changed over time.  Like any other analytics, its power grows exponentially with each source of data added. At it’s most basic level, location analytics is just counting what happens is a space. In that case, it’s as old as mathematics. The inventor of Location Analytics would be a Sumerian shop-keeper counting…


Why You Need Location Analytics

Location Analytics will be as familiar as cell phones within the next 10 years. The technology is not a quantum leap. Your cars won’t fly, and your merchandise won’t teleport to front doorsteps. The reason Location Analytics is so important is not that the technology is so advanced; it’s because it’s so simple. You already have the hardware You already have all of the information that Location Analytics can tell you, but you probably don’t know how to get it. Think about the Access Points that…


Aerohive plugin now available

Who’s On My WiFi is happy to announce the release of our new Aerohive Plugin. Now anyone with Aerohive access points can connect directly to Who’s On My WiFi Analytics.  Who's On My WiFi Analytics offers additional insights and analysis with no additional hardware.  All that is required is a Hive Manager Select account as well as a Who's On My WiFi Analytics account.  The integration is seamless and can handle both single and multi-location systems. The trend towards WiFi data being used to…


Aruba Plugin Now Available

Who’s On My WiFi is happy to announce the completion of our Aruba integration and the release of our new Aruba Plugin. The East Meadow Public Library in East Meadow, New York became the first customer to use the new plugin.  They booted up their server last Wednesday morning and began receiving Who’s On My WiFi statistics without the use of an additional agent. Now anyone with an Aruba network can plug in directly to Who’s On My WiFi Analytics with no additional hardware.  All that is required…


New Demo Video

We've released a new demo video today. The demo shows some of our Analytics system features and also how it is used to analyze physical spaces providing statistics on dwell time, return visitation rates, and more. The Pivot Who's On My WiFi has dramatically changed and improved since it's founding. Originally starting off in the security space, we made the transition to Location Intelligence and WiFi Analytics back in 2015. We've been so busy helping customers and improving the product since…


Privacy in the era of Big Data

Your identity is your most precious asset. This includes the decisions, emotions, and thoughts that make you unique, ground your perspectives and connect you with like-minded people. It has also become the hottest commodity in the world.  How to maintain the privacy of your identity while still providing useful services to you as a customer has become a heated debate. Big data creates stories we couldn’t see before; subtle patterns formed from trillions of gigabytes of data sifting through…


5 Reasons WiFi is the Champion of Presence Analytics

  For years a battle has been raging over the field of presence analytics. Businesses want in-store metrics to track visitors like they do website traffic, and several new technologies have risen to the task. Only 1 method is supreme, and we’ll break down how each technology works to show you the winner. The 6 Methods of Automated Detection There are 6 ways to track foot traffic: Beam Counters Video cameras Floor Sensors Beacons Thermal Images WiFi Each method has its strengths and…