Phunware Tech-Enables a Safer Return to Higher Education Institutions with Smart Campus Solution
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN) (the “Company”), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, announced today Phunware’s Smart Campus Solution to provide administrators with a mobile tool to address the rapid change and disruption impacting higher education institutions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Company’s mobile solution to help enable a safer return to school provides administrators access to all of the features and capabilities of Phunware’s Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform, allowing them to identify, locate and engage with students, visitors, faculty and staff by leveraging Phunware’s patented Location Based Services and Mobile Engagement software.
“With a majority of higher education institutions planning for either a return to in-person classes or a hybrid model, we saw a need to provide a mobile solution that tech-enables this transition,” said Alan S. Knitowski, President, CEO and Co-Founder of Phunware. “Our Smart Campus Solution allows administrators to quickly provide their students, faculty and staff with important and up-to-date information about on-campus safety protocol, emergency alerts, possible exposure and available testing sites.”
Phunware’s platform allows for seamless integrations with existing campus services and platforms via any available application program interface (API), which drives awareness and utilization of other key resources such as parking management, maintenance requests and campus security broadcasts.
Capabilities of Phunware’s Smart Campus Solution on mobile include, but are not limited to:
- Notify and route users to on-campus or local healthcare facilities and testing locations by engaging users with contextual triggers, including location, mapping, navigation and time.
- Decrease congestion by safely routing users to designated points of interest.
- Track and prevent potentially harmful exposure by contact tracing and monitoring device locations, including both real-time and historical lookbacks.
- Manage and enforce social distancing and quarantine policies, including proactive and reactive messaging, reminders and notifications.
- Coordinate the sharing of information to ensure messaging is specific to each segment and their individual needs.
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Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), is the pioneer of Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS), an award-winning, fully integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides companies the products, solutions, data and services necessary to engage, manage and monetize their mobile application portfolios and audiences globally at scale. Phunware’s Software Development Kits (SDKs) include location-based services, mobile engagement, content management, messaging, advertising, loyalty (PhunCoin & Phun) and analytics, as well as a mobile application framework of pre-integrated iOS and Android software modules for building in-house or channel-based mobile application and vertical solutions. Phunware helps the world’s most respected brands create category-defining mobile experiences, with more than one billion active devices touching its platform each month. For more information about how Phunware is transforming the way consumers and brands interact with mobile in the virtual and physical worlds, visit https://www.phunware.com, https://www.phuncoin.com, https://www.phuntoken.com, and follow @phunware, @phuncoin and @phuntoken on all social media platforms.
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Released June 19, 2020