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  1. 1. Blacksheep and NFC technology Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  2. 2. What is NFC ? <ul><li>The next big thing in mobile...... </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  3. 3. NFC in a nutshell <ul><li>= Touch it !! </li></ul><ul><li>Near Field Communication is a wireless technology </li></ul><ul><li>Think of it as ”Bluetooth’s kid brother” </li></ul><ul><li>Communication distance of 0-5 cm instead of 10 metres </li></ul><ul><li>NFC device can talk to another NFC device </li></ul><ul><li>NFC device can read RFID tag (13.56mhz) </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  4. 4. What is NFC for ? <ul><li>MOBILE PAYMENTS – the holy grail ! </li></ul><ul><li>Touch your phone to the till </li></ul><ul><li>Enter PIN number on phone </li></ul><ul><li>Paid from your bank or credit card account </li></ul>SMART ADVERTISING <ul><li>Poster: touch James Bond and instantly sends a clip of latest movie to your phone </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday Magazine: touch Dior’s latest ad and takes you to their website for special offers </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  5. 5. What is NFC for ? <ul><li>CONSUMER INFORMATION </li></ul>DEVICE COUPLING <ul><li>Put your camera on or near your laptop and download pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Bus Stop: touch to find out buses due there. </li></ul><ul><li>Stores: touch info tags to get details of special offers there </li></ul><ul><li>Events: touch info tags to find out what happening next, location of nearest First Aid, Restaurant, Toilet, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Gas Meter: touch to send reading </li></ul><ul><li>Cars: touch tag to see service history </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  6. 6. <ul><li>Sounds fantastic, but.... </li></ul>What does it mean to you as a company? Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  7. 7. What does NFC give you? <ul><li>Extends the benefits of your solution to a greater number of employees. </li></ul><ul><li>Targets a different kind of client base - mobile workers such as construction, cleaners, security guards, homecare, holiday reps, and many others who need to be “tracked” or “Protected”. </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  8. 8. How does the solution work? <ul><li>Tags are pre-placed at known locations (office, warehouse, customer, in vehicle, check points etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Worker touches tag with phone </li></ul><ul><li>= instant proof-of-attendance at that location </li></ul><ul><li>Phone can also display a list of location-sensitive options relevant to that user – choose work status, enter job number, mileage, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>= simple job-related data capture with their phone </li></ul><ul><li>Phone can also display question/answer options – get todays job list, what holidays do I have left.... </li></ul><ul><li>= 2-way integration to back-office system </li></ul><ul><li>Lone Worker Protection available by touching “Alert tags”, such as their ID badge </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  9. 9. Case study – Tara Support <ul><li>Cleaning Contractor of London buses </li></ul><ul><li>Location-based mobile data capture for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees clocking In / Out of bus depot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work employees perform on each bus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General cleaning work in depot </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needed to be simple to use, real-time, and auto-identify locations (buses) being cleaned </li></ul><ul><li>Solution – NFC phones with the software (solution supplied by our reseller Expolink) </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  10. 10. Case study – Tara Support <ul><li>General concept: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleaner has NFC phone with software solution on-board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logs into app at start of shift with own username/password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whilst working, touches pre-placed RFID tags at known locations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone asks simple menu-driven questions, depending on type of tag touched (context-sensitivity) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data instantly transmitted to back-office systems via GPRS </li></ul></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  11. 11. Case study – Tara Support <ul><li>CLOCKING-context Tags </li></ul><ul><li>At depot entrances to identify that depot. </li></ul><ul><li>When touched, asks employee if going IN or OUT </li></ul><ul><li>Answer sent to database, along with date, time, where (tag location) and who (employee id) </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions ___ Clocking ____ IN OUT Options Select Back
  12. 12. Case study – Tara Support <ul><li>PREMISES-context Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Inside depot at places to be cleaned. </li></ul><ul><li>Is a ”touch&go” context – meaning employee simply touches to prove been there – no input is needed. </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions ___ Premises ____ CLEANED Options Select Back Touch & Go
  13. 13. Case study – Tara Support <ul><li>BUS-context Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Every bus has an RFID tag that identifies it </li></ul><ul><li>When touched, asks employee bus -type questions </li></ul><ul><li>Menus lead down to sub-options that can be selected (e.g. Start/End) or data entry fields (e.g. Fuel amount) </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  14. 14. Case study – Tara Support Employee Statistics Example – what Mariusz did during last shift Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  15. 15. Case study – Tara Support Location Statistics Example – 3 month history of a selected location (bus) Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  16. 16. Every worker needs their own phone ? Not always, as phones can be shared (site phones) – example: guard 1 logs onto phone and patrols site for 8 hours, logs off and hands to guard 2. Some clients won’t want to give every cleaner a phone yet, and what about non-employees who must clock in/out, like sub-contractors? That’s where ”Phone-In-Box” comes in handy... XYZ, a software client, is using it to record the attendance of construction site workers: Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  17. 17. Case study – Construction <ul><li>Structural engineers, working on construction site projects </li></ul><ul><li>Mix of own employees plus sub-contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Needed clocking machines at sites, remote and temporary locations </li></ul><ul><li>Phone-In-Box solution – actually is not in a box - is sat on Site Managers desk, with Reslink application running and logged in as, eg, ”Acme site”. </li></ul><ul><li>Workers have keyfob tags that identify them. </li></ul><ul><li>They touch phone on desk (or in managers hand if he is walking about) to clock in and out the site. </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time integration to XYZ Construction’s back-office system - clocking and staff transfers (from site to site) </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  18. 18. One NFC solution, three uses The same product can be used in 3 different ways. <ul><li>Full-functionality (phone to tag) mobile phone application </li></ul><ul><li>User has own phone, touches tags placed in many different locations, can send and receive data, proof-of-attendance, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>2. ”Touch&Go” (phone to tag) mobile phone application </li></ul><ul><li>User has own phone and simply touches tags for proof-of-attendance. Easy to add extra functionality later. </li></ul><ul><li>Phone-In-Box (tags to phone) </li></ul><ul><li>User has a tag and touches site phone to record being there, just like a clocking machine. </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  19. 19. Product – Phone Menu Builder <ul><li>Patented menu designer to create whatever NFC features each type of phone user needs. Different types of users can touch the same tag and get different options on their phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Application is sent and installed once to the phone. If new functionality is later added, it is invisibly downloaded to the phone the next time the user starts their application. </li></ul><ul><li>Application can be branded with own icon and name – ”XYZ Mobile” </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  20. 20. Tara Support phone menu Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions ___ Clocking ____ IN OUT Options Select Back ___ Premises ____ CLEANED Options Select Back ___ Bus Tasks ____ SWEEPING CLEANING FFD CLEAN FRONT SHUNT BACK SHUNT REPORTING ENGINE Options Select Back
  21. 21. Attendance Alerts module <ul><li>Alerts notifications can be defined for individual Tags </li></ul><ul><li>One-off or recurring events (daily, weekly, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Who should attend: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A specific person (June Smith) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A type of person (Cleaner) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just anyone! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How Alert is notified: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SMS message to one or more people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email to one or more people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-service transaction sent to any other system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A combination of the above </li></ul></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions New Message Attendance Alert 7653 Acme Ltd CLEANER @ 11:00 06-05-09
  22. 22. When Customer asks about ROI.... <ul><li>Can you improve your bottom line by any of the following? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company phone = happier staff = less staff turnover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only need one device, a phone = less equipment costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exact info on who is where, doing what = less staff ”fiddles” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less manual report filing = lower admin costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-time info = faster response to problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More data captured that can potentially be ”sold” to customer – i.e. used to justify price rise or ”premium” service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Better customer service = more clients and increased client retention </li></ul></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  23. 23. Why choose our solution ? <ul><li>PROOF-OF-ATTENDANCE and simple DATA CAPTURE using MOBILE PHONES is what we do. </li></ul><ul><li>We have a unique product that has been designed specifically for companies such as yours - easy to configure to individual client needs and easy to integrate into your back-end system. </li></ul>Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions
  24. 24. Questions ? Thank you for reading Sales and general questions ? Technical questions? Give us a call on 0800 092 5439 for more information Blacksheep Business Communications Ltd- Mobile-Proof-of-attendance & Data Capture solutions

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