World Leaders In Foot Traffic Analytics

We provide the most comprehensive end-to-end analytics on the market

About The Indoor Lab

The Indoor Lab was created by two of the industry leaders for indoor location services and analytics.

We are the leading provider for monitoring real-time foot traffic using lidar sensors. The Safe Placeā„¢ platform is the newest product within their portfolio of foot traffic analytic solutions and is shaping the safe return and re-opening for all businesses in the future.

Beyond COVID-19, The Indoor Lab offers the most extensive combined experience in designing, developing, and deploying real-time location services for some of the most heavily trafficked retailers, monuments, airports, and stadiums worldwide. The founders were the first to introduce 3D lidar for public space tracking and have since become the market leaders delivering the most accurate privacy compliant tracking solutions in the world.

About the Founders

Over the past decade Patrick Blattner has been heavily involved with indoor location analytics for some of the largest retailers, stadiums, airports, and monuments throughout the world. He was directly responsible for the TSA wait time solutions that are currently deployed in Orlando, Denver, Phoenix, and Austin International airports.

As a leader for indoor positioning Mr. Blattner’s innovations include the first real-time sanitization technology combined with 3D LiDAR. Most recently, his innovations were introduced to the economic revival task force to support plans for reopening America.

Before co-founding The Indoor Lab, Mr. Blattner held key positions with some of the most recognizable brands worldwide including Disney, AOL and Napster. He holds 19 patents and has authored four bestselling Microsoft Excel books sold worldwide across 27 languages.

Patrick Mooney is a hands-on, forward-thinking innovator. Mentored by some of our Nation's greatest engineers responsible for our Lunar Landings, the first GPS Satellites and the Space Shuttle Program, Mr. Mooney has vast experiences working on prototype development and the conversion of those concepts into high performance/high availability enterprise solutions as an expert in Systems Architecture, Database Design and Software Development.

As an indoor positioning pioneer, Mr. Mooney was instrumental in the development of early stage Bluetooth sensors and beacons for the positioning and messaging of mobile devices dating back to 2004. Mr. Mooney is known for introducing and implementing next-generation positioning technologies into the retail, transportation and public safety industries, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Optical and Infrared Cameras and 3D LiDAR.

Mr. Mooney has managed an Intellectual Property portfolio of 57 pending and granted patents worldwide and holds 17 patents relating to the position, messaging and control of mobile devices in 2&3-dimensional environments, mapping, defining and configuring 2&3 dimensional zones, queue management and public safety/Enhanced 911.

Sr. Advisor

Tim Heffernan is an accomplished senior executive with more than two decades of driving sales, market access, product development, government relations and marcoms results across technology, retail, financial services, telecommunications, consumer products, and corporate affairs. He is a valuable asset for companies that are seeking expert assistance with creating, marketing, and positioning their solution to federal and/or international governments. His broad areas of expertise include consumer experience, marketing, communications, product development, lobbying, and business development.

Throughout his executive career, Tim has held leadership positions at Shandwick (now Weber-Shandwick), the NPD Group, Nexgenix, KCSA, Symbol Technologies (now Zebra), Motorola, NCR Corporation, and Cable & Wireless Communications. Currently, Tim is Managing Partner at Aperio Strategy where he advises government, corporate affairs, marcoms and market development executives in the areas of healthcare, financial services, retail, entertainment, supply chain, consumer behavior, environment, technology, and enterprise policy.

Heffernan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Rhode Island. While there, he received numerous academic awards in the area of political science. He also holds the distinction of becoming one of the first civilian student representatives at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

About the Team

The Indoor Lab has a world class team of designers, developers, quality assurance and industry professionals that continue to build upon our real-time location based analytics suite. If you are interested in joining our team we would like to hear from you at