Smart Campus Features
Under the Hood
Cytilife connects every aspect of a student’s campus life, from studying, to fitness ,to campus engagement, through a network of local sensors and an intelligent digital assistant. As students use Cytilife’s smart assistant based services, it continually learns about the student’s schedule, preferences, habits, and receives more and more tailored services across all aspects of campus to make their daily routine more efficient and more rewarding.
Cytilife makes ‘visible’ the entire student facing physical infrastructure and services to the administrators. Our network of sensors and advanced analytics provide help you make informed cost reduction, resource planning and investment decisions. More importantly, aggregated data from our smart assistant helps you baseline, benchmark, intervene or incent students with invaluable insights on actual student choices and behaviors across all non academic aspects of campus life, outside the classroom.
The same connected, IoT sensors that track equipment availability in the Recreation Center can supercharge a student’s day. Our intelligent assistant uses a students’ daily routine to suggest new ways to enhance their campus life.
Our patent-pending AI engine constantly learns to bring to a student personalized, localized services. The student just sets their interests & preferences, and Cytilife’s smart assistant grows along with their needs.
Cytilife’s smart assistant integrates directly with a students’ device calendar and multiple data sources to amplify their scheduling power across all aspects of campus life . It’s their individual life, all in one place.
Our Engagement and Delivery Model
We believe that becoming a Smart Campus is a journey, and we support you
through that journey through a 3 step approach:
Step 1: Our Upfront Advisory Service Helps Map That Journey.
This typically includes the following: An overall assessment, solution and use case prioritization roadmap, integration with existing systems or other requirements, data analytics and insights mapping, cost benefit analysis, timeline, stakeholder engagement plan including students, roles and responsibilities, deployment and project plan, plan to drive adoption by users, collaborate and support you for internal presentations for decision making and budget approval.
Step 2: 10 Week Delivery and Deployment Mapping.
Our Smart Campus solutions are built on and delivered from our cloud based platform, hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
● We provide an end to end deployment service which typically includes:
- Solution configuration and branding for your campus.
- Hardware selection and sourcing, ongoing support and maintenance for your campus.
- Our team will come on site to deploy and test the IoT sensor network.
- Configuration of the data analytics dashboards and reports, and training of users.
● We require minimal support or effort from your team.
● A typical base level deployment takes about 10 weeks from configuration and procurement to user testing.
Step 3: 24/7 Support of the Solutions and Analytics.
Since a Smart Campus touches the lives of students and administrators everyday, and at all times, we provide
● 24/7 ongoing support services to minimize interruptions to that transformative experience.
● We ensure that all data analytics dashboards are live and ready for use at all times by the campus stakeholders
Advanced Data Analytics Service
This is where magic happens! Our data scientists dive deep into your data to provide unique insights, trends and recommendations for your stakeholders, delivered end of every semester or quarter:
● Baseline and benchmark non academic success factors.
● Insights to better understand student behavior and choices, that can help transform student life, better target programs and services, early intervention alerts, or incentives.
● Real time alerts on resource planning and utilization of services and facilities.
● Opportunities to improve utilization or repurpose or close, various services and facilities, unlock millions of dollars of costs and improve operational efficiencies.
● Recommendations for future investments based on predictive patterns of utilization.
User Adoption Success Service
The ultimate success is in how much the end users, students and administrators use the Smart Campus services. This is also a journey that requires ongoing awareness and incentive campaigns, till it becomes a part of the lifestyle of their daily lives. In our experience this takes about 3 working semesters.
Cytilife provides an additional service to work with the campus stakeholders to develop, execute and drive user adoption strategies, outreach and adoption plan including campaigns, promotions, student and staff ambassador programs etc.