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OGC Announces Geospatial/BIM/Indoor Location Workshop

May 18, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a Geospatial/BIM/Indoor Location (“GIS BIM”) Workshop to be held at the UCAR/NCAR Center Green in Boulder, Colorado on Tuesday, 2 June 2015. This event is part of the June 2015 OGC Technical…

GISi Indoors Announces the Release of GeoMetri Point

GISi Indoors, a division of GISi, is announcing the release of their new analytics product, GeoMetri Point. The newest addition to the GeoMetri product…

Apple’s Core Location Feature Gets an Upgrade in iOS 8, Enabling Indoor Positioning

June 8, 2014 - in Facility Management, Sensors

In iOS 8, Apple is adding some new Core Location features that let app developers get precise indoor positioning data from an iOS device’s sensors and…

Fira Barcelona Selects Pole Star To Bring Geolocation Services to Tradeshow Visitors in Gran Via Barcelona

February 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Facility Management, Sensors

Pole Star, the pioneer and world leader of indoor location solutions, is proud to announce that Fira Barcelona – one of Europe’s most important trade fair institution – selected its NAO Campus solution to provide real-time indoor and outdoor location…

The OGC Invites Comments on the Candidate IndoorGML Navigation Standard

February 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Facility Management

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) IndoorGML Standards Working Group seeks public comments on the candidate OGC IndoorGML Encoding Standard. The candidate OGC IndoorGML Encoding Standard has been developed to provide a common schema framework for interoperability…

How Micro-Location, Geofencing and Indoor Location Are Driving The Retail Revolution

December 18, 2013 - in Column, Sensors

Indoor Location has become the holy grail of location based-marketing, bringing consumers from their home to the closest shopping mall or retailer, greeting them with a message as they enter the mall or the store, helping them navigate indoors, send product…

Prima Research LLC Granted Fundamental Patents in Location Services

November 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

Prima Research LLC announced today that it has been granted two patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for technology related to the burgeoning location services (LS) business sector. The patents are for an invention that locates and tracks any…

Apple Introduces iBeacon Indoor Location Initiative

October 10, 2013 - in Facility Management, Sensors

Apple cryptically introduced the iBeacons initiative at its developers conference in June, identifying the new technology as a feature of the iOS software developers kit (SDK). In fact, iBeacons is a Bluetooth-based micro-locations system (think very accurate…

aisle411 Announces $6.3M Series A Funding Led by Cultivation Capital

September 4, 2013 - in Corporate

Retail-focused indoor location platform aisle411 – currently used across the U.S. by customers of Walgreen’s, Home Depot, Hy-Vee, and other major retailers – today announced a $6.3 million Series A round of financing led by St. Louis-based early stage…

Pole Star Adds Crowdsourcing Technology to Indoor Location Market

June 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

Pole Star, the pioneer and world leader in indoor location technology, unveiled today ‘automatic crowdsourcing’, the next generation of its indoor location solution NAO Campus, capable to crowdsource and reference RF access point data to quickly and remotely…