Mobile Doorman is the concierge your apartment building doesn't have; it's the 24-hour receptionist you notify when your faucet breaks; and it's the idea that your apartment life can be managed like your social media. It's all just one swipe away. Sample notifications sent by management to residents Mobile Doorman was started by Bob Matteson, who stumbled upon the idea when he was working for a tech company in the Bay Area. "Here I am at the epicenter of the tech world, and the technology in my building is crazy," Matteson said. "Why isn't there an app for my building?" Thus, Mobile Doorman. A beta version was launched in the fall of 2013, mostly in student housing communities, and the app saw more than 20,000 user interactions in the first year. "If this is something you tell your residents they need it to, say, add visitors, they will use it," he said. This approach also makes it less about simply downloading the app because it's available, but that it serves a sp...
- Mobile Doorman allows for instant communication between management and residents.
- Each app is designed specific to each apartment community/building.
- Gather valuable resident data in real-time with beacon technology.