Location Based Services

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...

Comtech Launches Cloud-Based Hybrid Positioning Engine - 05/12/2016

Comtech, which recently acquired Telecommunication Systems (TCS), announced today at Internet of Things World in Santa Clara the launch of a cloud-based hybrid positioning engine. This cloud platform, using the technology developed by Loctronix - a...

Wistiki Bluetooth Tracker CEO: “We Raised €1M in Crowdfunding“ - 05/03/2016

France-based Wistiki, a startup manufacturing Bluetooth trackers, has launched today their latest product called Wistiki by Starck. As the name implies the small tracker has been designed by famous French designer Philippe Starck. The premium...

Estimote “Beaconizes“ EXPO 2016 with 5,000 Beacons - 05/03/2016

EXPO World Fair has just launched in the Turkish city of Antalya with over 8 million people expected to visit until October. For the first time ever The World Fair is also using microlocation technology based on Bluetooth beacons. The EXPO 2016 app...

European GNSS Agency & InLocation Alliance Sponsor Geo IoT World Awards - 05/02/2016

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the InLocation Alliance have joined the Geo IoT World Awards as sponsors. The awards ceremony will take place on May 25, 2016 at Geo IoT World in Brussels in front of an audience of more than 200 LBS industry...

BlooLoc, Eliko, HERE, indoo.rs, Nextome & SenionLab Join Indoor Location Testbed - 04/28/2016

BlooLoc, Eliko, HERE, indoo.rs, Nextome and SenionLab are the first companies registered to the Indoor Location Testbed to be held during Geo IoT World on May 25-26, 2016 in Brussels. The Geo IoT World Indoor Location Testbed is a unique, real life...

JLR Gets Tile Bluetooth Tracker App into Infotainment System - 04/28/2016

Jaguar Land Rover announced that the new Land Rover Discovery Sport will integrate the Bluetooth tracker app Tile into its dashboard. Once the app is initiated using the central touchscreen, customers are alerted if specified items tracked with Tile...

NavAds Hires COO Johan Van Vulpen, Partners with Advice Local - 04/26/2016

Amsterdam-based NavAds, a global provider of business POI data to navigation and local search companies, has hired Johan Van Vulpen as the company's new chief operating officer. Van Vulpen will further develop and structure NavAds' rapidly growing...

Bluvision Ranked Top BLE Beacon Vendor by ABI Research - 04/20/2016

ABI Research, has ranked Florida-based Bluvision as the leader among 24 BLE beacon vendors considered in its latest competitive analysis. “Bluvision’s strong market share, technology innovation, and willingness to aggressively move into new...

Google Takes Over Beacon Industry Adding Security to Eddystone - 04/20/2016

iBeacon was initially introduced by Apple in September 2013. The technology uses low cost (starts at $5) and low power Bluetooth Smart devices that broadcast data to smartphones to trigger actions in a mobile application. The system was initially...
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