social distancing apps

These location-based mobile tools will help you maintain social distancing

With both the movement of people and COVID-19 cases increasing rapidly in several countries around the world, it has become more crucial than ever...
Google Plus Codes

Google’s open-source digital addressing system Plus Codes now in Places Autocomplete

Google has integrated its digital addressing system Plus Codes into Place Autocomplete across Places API, Places Library in Maps JavaScript API, and Places SDK...

How Galileo is enabling the efficient transit of critical goods in EU

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced several EU Member States to either outright close their border with neighboring countries or perform health screening...

Foursquare location data shows how foot traffic is increasing across US

Foursquare has spent the last few months studying how COVID-19 is affecting foot traffic across the United States. On April 30, the location intelligence...

Enel X and HERE join hands to support COVID-19 emergency

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, wrote about the connection between health and location in about 400 BC. Taking a geographic view of health has...
Waze coronavirus covid19 driving features

Waze releases global driving data; adds COVID-19 tools to navigation map

A few days ago, Google released COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports – derived from the location data of Google Maps users – to help government...
Google Earth Carmen Sandiego game

This Google Earth game will give serious déjà vu to all ’90s kids

If you’re looking to help your kids learn new things and explore the world around them, even as they shelter-in-place due to COVID-19, it...
anti corona app

This crowdsourcing app uses heatmaps to predict coronavirus outbreaks

A new anti-corona app, ‘STOP Corona!’ is inviting people from all across the world to report their medical symptoms online in order to create...
moovit AR navigation

After Google Maps, urban mobility app Moovit is offering AR-based navigation

After Google Maps released augmented reality-powered walking directions to rave reviews last year, another navigation player is ready to display digital directions on top...

Top offline GPS navigation apps to download before your next road-trip

If there’s anything all those out-of-town road trips have taught explorers is that you cannot take GPS navigation for granted. Sure, Google Maps works...

How TomTom might just help me buy my first electric car

You know the nagging feeling you get when the battery icon on your smartphone turns red and you are nowhere near a power source?...

The Problem with GIS Standards

In today’s world, there is a lack of efficiency in how people interact with and navigate the indoors as well as how companies manage their...

The evolution of indoor navigation technologies

All big companies such as manufacturers, retailers, and commercial property owners have looked for sophisticated indoor positioning technology for recent decades. They were focusing...

Location intelligence to scale new heights with Near receiving funds worth $100M

Marketing has gained new grounds with location intelligence. Companies, today, are in a far better position to target the right audience and design their...
Jibestream acquisition

Inpixon builds indoor mapping muscle by scooping up Jibestream

Indoor mapping and location technology provider Jibestream – one of Geoawesomeness’ 2019 Top Geospatial Companies and Startups – is being acquired by indoor positioning...


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