Kloudspot Announces New AI Powered KloudBot for Microsoft Teams to Help Organizations Create Safe Environments as Employees Return to Work

Access Real-Time Analytics including footfall, dwell time, contact-tracing and status of network operations to ensure workplace safety

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kloudspot, Inc., makers of the first network-enabled and cloud-based Situational Awareness and Analytics platform, today released KloudBot for Microsoft Teams, the first in a planned series of bots that integrate with and fuel today’s most popular business productivity tools. The AI-powered KloudBot for Microsoft Teams delivers real-time resource track and trace capabilities and analytics on the movements of people and devices from within the active Teams Collaboration space.

“Today, 91% of enterprise organizations use Microsoft Teams to collaborate,” said Uday Pyda, Director of Engineering, Kloudspot, Inc. “We are excited to enhance the experience users have within the Teams collaboration environment with our situational awareness and AI capabilities. It’s a great way to help organizations ensure a safe work environment as employees return to the office, and to deliver a great user experience.” 

Benefits of this integration include ‘one-click’ contact tracing of people and devices to maintain employee and visitor health, and for instant location information.  Additionally, with this new integration, you can broadcast important updates such as outages to multiple channels, including digital signage’s across the company, and share real-time video feeds of guests checking in at reception, which enables compliance with 6 ft social distancing requirements.

Here’s how it works—see figure 1

From within Teams, simply chat your query, in this case, locating Ravi. When Ravi is located, click ‘Contact Tracing’ to locate other users who came in contact with Ravi in the specified time interval and at a specific location.

This is how it works—See figure 2

With only recognized devices showing, privacy is maintained through appropriate entitlement rules to ensure health and safety if, for example, Ravi tests positive for COVID-19.

Other key features of the new KloudBot for Microsoft Teams include access to real-time heatmaps, footfall analysis, traffic movement in the office environment, status of access points and sensors, and live video feeds.

The Kloudspot Situational Awareness and Analytics platform ingests data from connected sensors. including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, radio frequency, video, image, audio processors, IR sensors and more. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is then applied to help analyze the data and deliver valuable business insights that trigger customer-defined actions.

About Kloudspot:
Founded in 2016, the Kloudspot Situational Awareness and Analytics Platform enables the creation of intelligence systems and engagement systems using Wi-Fi and sensor networks. Organizations can leverage actionable insights to deliver compelling digital experiences and ensure safety measures for employees and customers.  Kloudspot partners develop solutions that enhance health and safety, lifestyle, and workspace/education experiences.

For more information, or to request a demo or find a partner, please visit https://kloudspot.com/ Follow Kloudspot on Twitter, or connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.

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