HERE adds indoor maps to its Android app

Few months ago we've reported that HERE launched its beta version of the Android app. Two months later it had been downloaded 3 million times, which...

Google unveils The Cartographer – its backpack for mapping indoors

We've all heard about Google Trekker - the backpack that creates Street View of locations which are not accessible by car. Today, Google unvealed a...

With iPhone 6 and iOS8 Apple starts to be serious about indoor location.

Last week Apple unveiled its new smartphone models: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. They're both exceptionally well designed pieces of hardware. But what's...

Indoor Positioning Using Camera And Image Recognition

Positioning technologies for outdoor location-based services are pretty straight forward. Cell-ID, WiFI, GPS. But this is not that easy when it comes to finding...

Online course of IndoorGML – the standard for navigation inside buildings

Recently we've reported that in mid December 2014 Open Geospatial Consortium published IndoorGML a new standard for modelling a spatial data of indoor spaces....

Google Maps has already almost 10,000 indoor venues mapped

In 2011 the end of November 2011 Google launched their latest mapping baby - Indoor Maps.  It was really cool project and it made...

Google Maps Brings 10 000 Indoor Floor Plans To The Desktop Version

Google announced in a tweet today that its Indoor Maps are now available from the desktop version of Google Maps. It may not be...

Apple Maps Will Go Indoor?

Is Apple planning to launch indoor navigation? It will most likely happen in a couple of months as the Wall Street Journal reports that Apple...

Is Nokia Building Competitive Advantage Over Google And Apple With Indoor LBS?

Last week Nokia announced to be offering indoor maps of 49,000 buildings in 45 countries. Is it much? Well... yes... Google features 10,000 buildings...

iBeacon from Apple Inc: Will it change the Indoor Positioning market?

A few weeks back, Aleks did an interview with the CEO of Estimote, where we got a glimpse of what we can expect from iBeacon...

Google is testing indoor positioning technology through Tango devices

Google’s I/O developer’s conference always packs in a lot of punch and this year was no exception. The company made a host of announcements...

FCC adopts rules forcing wireless carriers to provide accurate indoor positioning of E911 calls

Introducing E-calls system was a painful project for wireless carrier all around US and European Union. The project aims to automatically provide a position...

Google Brings Indoor Maps To Germany And Will Soon Expand In Europe

Google announced that its indoor Maps are now available in Germany, giving people there the ability to easily find their way around airports, shopping...
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Google and Lenovo showcasing Project Tango at MWC in Barcelona

Project Tango, unveiled nearly two years ago by Google, allows devices to map the 3D space around them in real-time using a combination of...

Google Maps adding indoor plans of the Rio Olympic venues

The biggest sporting event on the planet is coming to Rio de Janeiro in August. 10.000 athletes and over half a million travellers are excepted...

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