Location Based Services

SenionLab, MySeat & SystemicsCode Partner with Micello for Indoor Maps - 03/31/2016

Micello, the worldwide provider of indoor maps has announced three new partnerships in the last few weeks. Indoor location technology vendor SenionLab, workspace management startup MySeat and private ad-exchange and analytics platform SystemicsCode...

PoLTE: LTE-Based Precise Indoor/Outdoor Positioning - 03/29/2016

A U.S. startup called PoLTE has got out of stealth mode last week to unveil a technology that brings precise positioning (2 to 6 meters) to LTE with a software addition to wireless base stations. PoLTE Macro, achieves a high level of precision by...

40 Speakers Announced for Geo IoT World - 03/23/2016

Geo IoT World, taking place on May 25-26, 2016 in Brussels, has announced its preliminary program that already include 40 speakers along with 15 thematic sessions. Among the speakers are representatives from ABI Research, CartoDB, ESRI, HERE,...

eeGeo Raised $5M from Netsol Technologies & Others - 03/16/2016

Scotland-based 3D Map Platform eeGeo has announced they have received $5 million in strategic financing from Netsol Technologies, Inc. and a group of investors. The startup offers a highly detailed 3D mapping platform, including building-level...

German Connected Car Startup High Mobility Raised 7-Digit Seed Round - 03/16/2016

Berlin-based connected car start-up High Mobility has closed today its seed funding round with a 7-digit investment. High Mobility founders Kevin Valdek and Risto Vahtra attracted as principal investors a consortium of business angels headed by...

Talking Wearables and Location-Based Advertising with Skyhook Wireless (Podcast) - 03/16/2016

Worldwide Wi-Fi location vendor Skyhook Wireless recently announced a partnership with Narrative, the maker of the smallest wearable camera to enable geotagging of pictures on the newly launched Narrative 2 device. This partnership is the first...

PathSense: “We Are Solving Geo-Fencing, Activity Recognition & Location Accuracy for iOS and Android“ - 03/15/2016

California-based startup PathSense was initially set up to drastically lower the power consumption of precise background location on smartphones. While the initial goal proved to be harder than expected, the company is however solving significant...

Unacast: Aggregating Offline Consumer Behavioral Data from Beacons (Podcast) - 03/14/2016

The mobile advertising industry is relying more and more on location data, however these are often inaccurate and unavailable indoor. This is where proximity data from beacons kicks in to offer consumer behavior down to a precise aisle, shelf or...

Daniel Rieber, Adsquare: “One Step Ahead than Geofencing“ - 03/08/2016

At the Mobile World Congress two weeks ago, Daniel Rieber, Director of Marketing at Adsquare, a European Audience Management Platform, spoke with GPS Business News about the latest trends in location-based advertising. Rieber explained us the market...

HALO Smart Bracelet: SOS Alert from Sleek Danish-Designed Bracelet - 03/03/2016

Bluetooth Low Energy is getting everywhere these days and slowly but surely getting to a piece of jewelry near you. The well known Danish design house Jacob Jensen was presenting last week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the HALO smart...

Mapillary Raised $8M in Series A Funding - 03/03/2016

Mapillary, the Swedish startup that crowdsources geo-located street-level images has announced today an $8 million Series A investment. “With this investment, we are in a great position to go all the way and realize our vision of visually mapping...

RAC Acquires Vehicle Diagnostics Startup Nebula Systems - 03/03/2016

UK motoring organisation RAC has announced the acquisition of British startup Nebula Systems, a provider of vehicle diagnostic data. “The new venture gives the RAC full ownership of its vehicle diagnostic information and the ability to read a...
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