Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Visitance digital contact tracing solution proves popular at aquatic, fitness and recreation centres

Visitance digital contact tracing solution proves popular at aquatic, fitness and recreation centres
May 27, 2020

Leading leisure industry software provider, Jonas Leisure have reported that their recently launched Visitance app, is proving popular with aquatic, fitness and recreation centres. Following its launch last week, the contactless system is helping these centres comply with government COVID-19 contact tracing requirements and occupancy limits.

Visitance simplifies the process of checking people in and out of a facility by using a QR code which members and other visitors scan using just the camera app on their phones.  Scanning the code loads a branded web page where visitors enter contact details including their name, phone number and email address. This information is then securely held, allowing managers to easily contact people or export data for local government if a case of COVID-19 is discovered among facility users.

Jonas Leisure Chief Executive, Mike Henton said he was thrilled with how many operators had registered to use Visitance at their facilities within a week of launching the product.

“It’s great to see Visitance being widely adopted, including by some sectors we hadn’t originally anticipated. It’s now being harnessed by the likes of libraries, scout halls and churches, as well as our target audience of leisure centres, aquatic facilities and gyms”.

Henton advised that a feature that had proven particularly popular was Visitance’s occupancy count display, which allows a facility to show a real-time count of how many people are currently inside by displaying it on digital signage, a spare monitor, or an iPad at their front door. This made it easy for staff and visitors to view the current occupancy count and the permitted capacity at a glance.

Henton noted that feedback from users was now being used to refine the system to meet the needs of the industry. Among these enhancements was the addition of an “auto-admit” feature that allows facilities to immediately include registrations in their occupancy count without having to manually admit visitors at the front desk. This opens up Visitance to a broader range of businesses, clubs and spaces that don’t typically require visitors to be admitted on entry – as well as allowing operators to use Visitance for staff tracking.

Other recent changes include new reporting functionality to show group sizes, as well as added support for older web browsers (including Internet Explorer 11) to ensure Visitance can be used by any local authorities that are still using legacy browsers at their facilities.

Henton added that while most people had smartphones, some did not. Visitance catered for this through an easy to use dashboard that allowed staff to manually register visitor details quickly in instances where a visitor did not have a phone or required assistance.

More information about Visitance is available at visitance.net

Image: Visitance can display real-time occupancy numbers on a screen at a facility entrance or front desk.

Related Articles

19th May 2020 - Jonas Leisure release Visitance app

16th April 2020 - Jonas Leisure introduces Group Move live-streamed fitness to Australia and New Zealand

1st April 2020 - Jonas Leisure runs virtual meetings to aid professionals during Coronavirus crisis

31st July 2019 - Jonas Leisure confirms long term industry commitment

26th February 2019 - Jonas Leisure recognises Australian fitness providers for delivering exceptional customer experiences

17th October 2018 - Jonas Leisure named as leading communicator among leisure businesses in Australia and New Zealand

11th July 2018 - Jonas Leisure supports new ActiveXchange industry insights

29th September 2017 - Jonas Leisure backs ARI’s new Mentor Program

17th August 2017 - Jonas Leisure to launch fitness industry sales tool

26th May 2017 - Jonas Leisure introduces new customer service portal

8th November 2016 - Jonas Leisure offers masterclasses in health and fitness software


Support our industry news service
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

As an independent publisher, we need reader support for our industry news gathering so ask that - if you don't already do so - you back us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine and/or our online news.

Click here to view our subscription options.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

Aussie Strength

We are Aussie Strength. The ultimate supplier for Commercial Gym Equipment that's built to deliver in the toughest environments. From USA-Built hardcore weight training equipment from Arsenal…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

ICP

ICP is an Australian-based company focused on indoor climbing. ICP will manage your project from initial design to completion and beyond, whether you're building an international-level climbing…

read more

Attractions / Fitness / Recreation

 
 

Pricemark Pty Ltd

Pricemark supplies a wide range of custom branded membership & RFID access products for the Health & Leisure Industry. 

read more

Access

 
 

Yellowbox Lockers

Yellowbox is an Australian technology company that has developed smart locker technology operated through an app with a focus on experience for users and facility managers. Found at Beaches, Aquatic…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Security

 
 

SWIMPLEX AQUATICS

Swimplex Aquatics are a world-class company dedicated to the commercial pool, waterslide industry. We are Australian market leaders servicing all states Australia wide. Swimplex provide a full…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Design / Play / Waterparks

 
 

BioLab Australia Pty Ltd

BioGuard is Australia and New Zealand’s most trusted supplier of premium, innovative and affordable commercial water treatment systems and chemicals. BioGuard offers a comprehensive range of…

read more

Aquatics / Technology / Waterparks

 
 

Myzone

Email for trade enquiries: Enquiriesapac@myzone.org  Customer support desk - Click Myzone support or go to ‘help’ on myzone app to access live support. Myzone® is the leading…

read more

Fitness / Sport / Technology / Wellness

 
 

SeatGeek Asia Pacific

SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…

read more

Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business