Location Based Services

Location Industry in 2017: Indoor, IoT and Fleet Leading the Way - 12/14/2017

Location industry markets appeared to grow in 2017, with internet of things (IoT) and enterprise markets leading the efforts.    The biggest technology story for indoor positioning, the location submarket that folks always say is a...

TomTom's Location Partnership with Microsoft Broadens Market - 12/12/2017

Partnership enables developers to have quick updates to location information. Building on a partnership announced last year, TomTom said that Microsoft customers now have direct access to TomTom’s location services natively integrated into the...

Location Tracking Startup CROWDLOC Received Innovation Award at Geo IoT World - 06/09/2017

French-German location tracking startup CROWDLOC received the “IoT Solutions empowered by GNSS“ Award at the Geo IoT World conference in Brussels on June 8th, 2017. The award was presented by the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency...

HERE & Pioneer Enter into Strategic Map Partnership - 02/13/2017

Digital map maker HERE and car electronics global vendor Pioneer Corporation have entered into a strategic partnership to enable global mapping solutions and next generation location-based services for the automotive and other industries. The...

Indoor location Panel discussion (Video) with Connexient, Schneider Electric, Unibail Rodamco, SNCF & Pole Star - 01/23/2017

Last November Pole Star held in Paris a corporate event where it invited their clients and partners. The event hosted a panel discussion featuring a large number of use cases: hospital, shopping mall, train station, corporate campus. Speakers were:...

SNCF, Schneider Electric, Unibail Rodamco & Connexient Speaking on Indoor Location - 11/23/2016

Indoor location vendor Pole Star is organizing on November 29th in Paris the Pole Star Connect Day, a unique event gathering experts of different key "Verticals" of the Indoor Location market. GPS Business News founder Ludovic Privat will be...

Ubiscale: Lowering by 10x the Power Consumption of GPS in IoT - 05/26/2016

Created one year ago, France-based startup UBISCALE is coming up with a technology that mitigate the power consumption of GPS chipset when used as location trackers in association with Low Power wide area networks. UBISCALE moved the computing to...

Anagog, GiPStech, Ubiscale and Silver Spring Networks Win Geo IoT Awards - 05/26/2016

Yesterday in Brussels four innovative companies in the geo-location and IoT markets received awards as part of the Geo IoT World conference. The Geo IoT Award for IoT Solutions Empowered by GNSS was presented to UbiGNSS by UBISCALE. The company...

Apple Opens Map Office in India - 05/19/2016

Apple today announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for Apple products. “This investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs,“ the company said today. “The talent here in...

The Who’s Who of Indoor Location Meets at Geo IoT World - 05/19/2016

Indoor location is HOT. This is clearly what comes out of the program of Geo IoT World, the international conference, exhibition and testbed that will take place next week in Brussels (May 25-26). The conference is hosting the indoor location...

Pets: a New GPS Tracking Eldorado? - 05/18/2016

The number of pets monitored with GPS trackers in Europe and North America was about 300,000 at the end of 2015. It is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45 percent to reach 2.8 million by 2021, according to a new research...

Podcast with Navigine: Indoor Location Made in Russia - 05/13/2016

At the Internet of Things World in Santa Clara GPS Business News met with Navigine, a Russian company providing indoor positioning, navigation and tracking. Navigine offers indoor navigation with Bluetooth beacons and mobile apps, but also indoor...
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