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~ Project Delivery & Deployment

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Each Venue is unique.  To provide you with accurate project delivery & deployment information, it's recommended to request a demo.

The demo will allow us to have a much better understanding of your Venue and give us the opportunity to discuss and identify the best solution(s) with options to include in your solution.  During the demo, we'll be able to provide you with accurate timelines to complete your project and address any other questions you may have.  

We can say that most projects are completed within 4-6 weeks if project loads are light.

During the demo we can discuss our simple and easy process to deliver and deploy our solutions, and specifically discuss items, such as:

- Impacting timeline

- Timeline events & schedule

- Floor plan details

- Branding

- Website integration

- Optimal Window Size

- Training

- Data Integration

- CMS Editing

- Usability

- Photography - Onsite

As a follow up to the demo, we can provide you with further documentation if required.  

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~ Technical Specifications

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While there is nothing technically required by our Clients to run iMap’s applications, solutions provided by iMap are hosted, web-based and data driven applications utilizing these hardware, software, and security specifications.

 

Hosting

Latest versions of PHP, MVC framework CodeIgniter, MySql Database or Microsoft Sql server database and Apache Http Server running on Linux OS, Debian on top of Ubuntu 2.

 

Front-end Development 

JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, Json, HTML, CSS, Adobe Animate 2020, HTML5 Canvas, ActionScript, Photoshop 2020, Autodesk 3ds Max, Specialized 3D camera producing 18 mega pixel panorama images, 360 virtual tour studio and production software. 

 

Backup

Data and applications are backed up on an off-site server and on external hard drives.

 

Security

Highest-level security using SSL 4,098-bit encryption matched at the server by SHA-256 4,098-bit encryption

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~ Solution Benefits

These are some the benefits received when using iMap's solutions.  If you wish to review the advantages of working with iMap see the iMap advantage .

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Win New Event Business

Visually and interactively presenting details about your Venue to provide clients with a better comprehension and understanding of your facility, improves event planning and collaboration, creates successful events, and wins new event business.

Shorten Sales Cycles and Reduce Marketing Costs

Visually and interactively presenting details about your Venue provides the information essential to the Event Planner.  Being well-informed, Event Planners are more inclined to make quicker decisions to host their events in your facility - reducing sales & marketing efforts and costs.  

Enhance Client Experience

Visually and interactively presenting details about your Venue to provide the information essential to the Event Planner is simply making Clients happier and is much better than providing the status quo.  

ROI

Visually and interactively presenting details about your Venue to provide the information essential to the Event Planner, shortens sales cycles, reducing costs, improves planning, helps create successful events and over-all wins new event business.  As a capital investment, iMap's solutions provide continuous dividends year after year.  As one of the wisest investments a Venue can make, iMap's solutions are typically used for many years -

no matter the web team or web services turn-over a Venue may experience over that time.  

Industry Leading Support & Maintenance

iMap's longevity in the Meeting & Events industry (18 years), with many of our Clients staying with us over a decade, is a testament to the quality and level of our service & support.  Our Clients are taken care of.  Our history ensures that we are capable of continuing this same level of superior support and maintenance for the long-run. In addition, because iMap's focus is to deliver industry leading and innovated solutions to facilities in the Meetings & Events industry, our Clients benefit from new technologies relating specifically to this industry.

Unique Array of Solutions & Options:

Over the many years, our solutions remain unique - listed here. 

 

     Interactive Floor Plan: 

                            - Designed specifically with the Event Planner in mind

                            - Truly interactive with intuitive navigation  

                            - Meeting space partitioning into any configuration

                            - Link to open Meeting Space Library - showing meeting room content

  

     Meeting Space Library:

                            - Display virtually any file type (Movies, jpg, zip, pdf, AutoCAD etc..)

                            - Share any file - download planning documents - Unrestricted file types

                            - Dynamically controlled content by Client using CMS

 

     Virtual Tour:

                            - Unique Floor Plan add-on

                            - Display meeting room details - quick navigation to Meeting Space Library 

                            - Enhanced walk-through navigation

                            - Link to open Meeting Space Library - showing meeting room content

     Venue Planner:

                            - First of its kind to generate Client Event Plans

                            - No data in the cloud - managed by local Excel files

With iMap you receive industry leading solutions that can be deployed independently or they may be seamlessly combined to work together.  Our solutions are scalable to give Clients maximum flexibility to benefit from any one of our applications to meet immediate needs, with options to add in any other application when budgets allow or requirements change.   

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~ The iMap Advantage

These are some of the advantages when working with iMap.  If you wish to review our solution benefits see solution benefits.  

History:

Since 2002 iMap pioneered Interactive Floor Plans for facilities servicing the meeting & events industry.  Today, iMap remains the industry leader in providing our clients with world-leading innovated interactive and visual applications that can be used independently or seamless integrated together, such as the Meeting Space Library CMS, iMap's Virtual Tours and our latest application - iMap's Venue Planner.  A number of clients have remained with us for over a decade.

Solution Array: 

With iMap you receive industry leading solutions that can be deployed independently or they may be seamlessly combined to work together.  Our solutions are scalable to give Clients maximum flexibility to benefit from any one of our applications to meet immediate needs, with options to add in any other application when budgets allow or requirements change.        

Accurate Quotes & Timelines:

Due to our history, our project quotes are accurate and we always deliver before deadlines.  There will never be surprises such as cost over-runs, false expectations or project failures. 

Minimize Risk:

Our track record minimizes your facility’s exposure to many risks, such as cost over-runs, false expectations, project failures and copyright infringement.  iMap owns 100% of its intellectual property (IP) rights relating to interactive floor plan concepts, procedures, techniques, presentations & programming.  iMap contractually indemnifies your organization against any copyright infringement or 3rd party claims.  Vendors who have not invented their applications do not have IP rights.  

Cost Effective:

Already having designed and built our base engine and modules, and successfully implementing our solutions with many Clients, from an economic feasibility or commercial viability standpoint, it is not possible for in-house or external web development teams or vendors to re-create anything similar to iMap's solutions at our price point.  

Capital Investment:

Investing in iMap's solutions is considered a capital investment. iMap's solutions provide continuous dividends year after year.  Many Clients have been with us for over a decade.  During this period our Clients have updated websites, changed internal website staff or external web development vendors, non of which affects the online operations of iMap's solutions.

             

Industry Specific Development:

iMap's focus is to provide visual and interactive solutions to facilities servicing the meeting & events industry.  It’s our goal to remain the leaders in our field and to anticipate and exceed the future needs of our Clients.  This allows our Clients to leverage from their existing iMap solutions by incorporating new cutting edge technologies as they are developed and needed.