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OGC Adopts IndoorGML Standard for Encoding Indoor Navigation Data

January 20, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Jan. 20, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) membership has approved the OGC IndoorGML Encoding Standard. This OGC standard specifies an open abstract data model and XML schema for indoor spatial information. The driving requirement for IndoorGML is…

mCube Creates New “Ten Degrees” Subsidiary to Focus on Indoor Navigation Business

August 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Facility Management, Sensors

mCube, provider of the world’s smallest MEMS motion sensors, today announced the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary, Ten Degrees, Inc., representing…

MEMS Sensors Lead Smartphones to the Internet of Things

October 15, 2013 - in Sensors

Various sensing technologies will enable handsets to match the future trend for interconnected smart systems. The single most prominent trend in the mobile…

Mapping From Wi-Fi “Fingerprints” Could Improve Indoor Navigation

December 24, 2012 - in Uncategorized

With outdoor mapping tools widely available and generally successful (Apple’s recent mapping debacle being the exception that proves the rule), technologists are pushing forward the state-of-the-art in indoor navigation, likely to be a hot area for advances…

Mapping From Wi-Fi "Fingerprints" Could Improve Indoor Navigation

December 24, 2012 - in Uncategorized

With outdoor mapping tools widely available and generally successful (Apple’s recent mapping debacle being the exception that proves the rule), technologists are pushing forward the state-of-the-art in indoor navigation, likely to be a hot area for advances…

Indoor Navigation System for Smartphones Wins European Satellite Navigation Competition 2012

October 25, 2012 - in Corporate, Facility Management

With the successful launch of two additional Galileo satellites on 12 October, the next step towards the operative phase of Europe's navigation system has begun. The applications rewarded at the Munich Residenz this evening will soon be able to build on the…

Indoor Sensor Allows Navigation Inside Buildings

May 10, 2012 - in Facility Management, Sensors

You may not have any problems finding a building in a busy city via the GPS receiver in your handset, but it won’t be helpful once you step inside one. How will you find the elevator or the bathroom or the fire exit? This problem could soon be a thing of…