!Waytag – different concept of location

What else can be done with location? There are hundreds of GPS navigation brands and location-based services that are adding value to users based...

Google LBS strategy – pushing forward the industry.

Google is pushing forward it's location-based features. Two days ago with the latest Google Maps update on Android market (v 5.12.0) it added live nearby...

Pokémon Go launching in Japan with first sponsored locations

The Nintendo-owned Pokémon, which exploded in popularity in the late 1990s, is again taking the world by storm. The game is currently available in over 30 countries,...

TomTom enters “Indoor”

Last week TomTom revealed its partnership with Micello - one of the largest global providers of indoor map data. TomTom will resell Micello's data and...

Chinese GPS Alternative – Beidou – Mandated For Use In Commercial Vehicles

Beidou, China's own competitor to GPS, has been officially available for civilian and commercial use since December 2012. It had previously been restricted to the...

Microsoft launches traffic predictions in Bing Maps across the globe

There are a couple of approaches to calculate road traffic on a map. The best option would be to actually have someone being stuck...

Fatmap app brings skiing maps to the next level

I've got two passions in life: maps and backcountry skiing. There is an app that combines these two... Fatmap is a mountain resort skiing map...

Apple launches new Indoor positioning app: Indoor Survey

Apple has been interested in the indoor positioning industry for a while now. Back in 2013, it acquired WiFiSlam, an indoor positioning startup and...

The future of Indoor Navigation is here: interview with the CEO of SNS, a...

The future of Indoor Navigation IS here: this is especially true for the person who leads a successful start-up, is a reliable partner and...

Talkbits – Location-Aware Voice Messaging App

New interesting idea, that connects the traditional sense of a cell phone with smartphone location-awareness. Zurich-based startup Talkbits is combining elements of a walkie-talkie...

Drone Guesser: The drone footage based Geography Game

Love looking at drone footage and guessing where it was taken? Drone Guesser is the game for you! The game is similar to the popular...

PathSense – new location API without GPS and battery drain

Recently I come around an interesting start-up called PathSense. It promises a precise positioning for location-based apps with 90% less battery drain compared to GPS...

Hands-on with HERE beta for Android: Should you get it?

HERE released their beta version of the "HERE app" for Android which can be downloaded from their website. Interestingly, the app is not available...

Foursquare Shows Completely Fresh Approach And It Directly Competes With Yelp

Last week Foursquare launched some new features making a better use of billions of checkins collected over the years. It shows you a list...

Alike App – Location-Based Recommends Of Nearby Venues That Are Just Like Your Favorites

There are plenty of local discovery apps that let's you find what you need in unfamiliar neighbourhood. But the problem is that you are...

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