Location Based Services

Podcast with eeGeo, a Realistic 3D View of the World - 03/02/2016

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, GPS Business News met with eeGeo, a Scottish company that offers 3D maps rendering to customers worldwide. What makes eeGeo stand apart is their capacity to render 3D maps of cities with seamless outdoor to...

Clear Channel Uses Geo Data to Measure ROI of Billboards - 03/01/2016

Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) has announced the launch of ‘Clear Channel Outdoor RADAR’, a suite of research, data and analytics tools to help advertisers plan and buy CCOA media and measure the impact of their Out-Of-Home (OOH) campaigns....

Sigfox: “GPS is the Type of Application We See the Most“ - 03/01/2016

Low Power Wide Area networks were a significant topic of discussion last week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Among these new networks for the Internet of Things is Sigfox that now covers more than 10 countries. Most recently the French...

IndoorAtlas Signs Up Yahoo Japan (Podcast with CEO) - 02/25/2016

Geomagnetic indoor positioning vendor IndoorAtlas announced this week an agreement with Yahoo! Japan to deliver indoor positioning services within venues across Japan. Yahoo! Japan is the leading internet portal in Japan and generates 63 billion...

TCS at MWC: Focus on LBS for Enterprise, Indoor & IoT Networks (Video) - 02/23/2016

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week GPS Business News met with Jay Whitehurst, President of the commercial software group at Telecommunications Systems (TCS) a leading provider of location infrastructure for wireless operators. 2015...

MOCA & Pole Star Provide Indoor Loc & Proximity Tech at MWC 2016 - 02/17/2016

Indoor location provider Pole Star location-based mobile engagement platform MOCA have been selected again by Fira Barcelona to be official providers for the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016. The joint solution is combining 3 services. First visitors...

Yelp Revenue Increased 40% in Q4 2015 - 02/11/2016

Local search company Yelp has announced their financial earnings for the fourth quarter of 2015, posting a net revenue of $153.7 million, showing 40 percent growth over the same quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP net income, which consists of net income...

TCS & Intersec Expand their Common LBS Offerings Worldwide - 02/04/2016

LBS vendors to wireless operators TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) and Intersec have announced they are working together to expand their location-based service (LBS) solutions to worldwide markets. In the last 12 months, the companies have signed...

SIGNUL: When BLE Beacons Provide Personal Geofencing - 02/03/2016

Bluetooth Low Energy “beacons“ are used in connection with smartphones by shops, transport and many other vetical markets for proximity sensing and micro location. But there could be a more “personal“ use to this low cost technology. IOT Design...

Factual Claims 85 Million POIs in Database - 02/01/2016

Factual, a US startup which provides worldwide POIs data, has announced in an infographics to have reached 85 million points of interest in their database that covers 50 countries. In 2015 30.4 million of these have been updated and 30.2 million...

Indoo.rs Launches SLAM Engine to Accelerate Indoor Loc Deployments - 01/21/2016

Austria-based Indoo.rs, a specialist in indoor location-based services, has announced this week the availability of their SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping) technology that simplifies the mapping of radio signals in an indoor location....

Sigfox Launches Foundation, Starts GPS Tracking Polar Scientists - 01/19/2016

Ludovic Le Moan and Christophe Fourtet, co-founder of low power wide area IoT network Sigfox, have announced today in a press conference the launch the SIGFOX Foundation, a not-for-profit entity based in Paris that will offer its network...
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