Location Based Services

Call for Speakers - Geo IoT World - June 11-13 Brussels - 02/13/2018

Next June 11-13 in Brussels, the 3rd edition of Geo IoT World will explore further the power of location at the intersection of IoT and analytics. The prospects for Geo IoT innovation are very exciting: by the end of 2020, approximately 5 billion...

Indoor Mapping: HERE Acquires Micello - 01/24/2018

HERE Technologies today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a privately held software company based in California that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Founded in 2007 by Ankit...

Location Technology Finds Growth at CES - 01/19/2018

LAS VEGAS—While connected and autonomous vehicles seemed to be the rage at this year’s CES, a growing number of location companies exhibited new products.  Not all of the technology, much of it exhibited in IoT sections at the Westgate and...

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

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 Microsoft Azure Cloud platform. As part of the partnership Azure LBS, customers...

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...
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