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...

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 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...

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...

Bing Venue Maps gets update 1370 shopping malls mapped all over the world.

Redmond's Venue Maps goes International and adds thousands of shopping malls all over the world. Whether you live in England or Spain, Russia or Belgium,...

US Indoor Mapping Start-up Micello Annouced To Have Over 15,000 Venues Mapped

Indoor mapping startup Micello has announced what it claims is the industry's largest collection of indoor maps, with more than 15,000 venues worldwide including...

Indoor positioning using Earth’s magnetic field… possible in Finland.

Indoor positioning technologies are one of the most hot topics around Location-Based Services. We are already good at utilizing location outside, but micro-scale indoor...

Startup Navisens Promises Indoor Navigation Using Just Motion Sensors And Math

Everyone in the industry says the indoor location is the next big thing... Imagine location-based marketing inside shopping malls, supermarkets... imagine never searching for...

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...

IndoorGML standard for positioning inside buildings is finally out there

Positioning with satellite-based navigation systems is one of the most important developments of the last 50 years. The theory is there. The practice is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Locata (GPS 2.0): A new Ground Based Positioning System within 5cm Accuracy, Indoor-Outdoor

Games are changing! Locata is a very promising indoor and outdoor positioning system that uses ground-based sensors instead of satellites to project radio signals...

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