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    Who Will Win at Indoor Location?

    Janice Partyka Where are bets on new technology being placed? Prominent venture capital (VC) firms are investing in companies with indoor location solutions. But with more than 50 companies to choose from and at least ten unique technologies, it is hard to judge who will make it into the winner’s circle. There is no early leader to put money on, and unlike other location-based markets like mapping, I expect this market to support...

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    Indoor Positioning Gaining Retail, Advertising Agency Notice

    Kevin Dennehy Proximity and indoor positioning will grow as technology gets better — and consumers value its benefits. Attendees at the recent Place conference in New York had the opportunity to hear from companies who advocated Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and even magnetic positioning technology. In addition, several advertising agencies and retailers attended, showing that the nascent proximity/indoor location niche could be a major market in the next few years. NEW YORK — The potential for...

Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine

VerySpatial

  • A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 471

    A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 471 27 July 2014 Main Topic: Our conversation with Rick and Rusty from Eating West Virginia Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/AVSP_Episode471.mp3 Click for the detailed shownotes Music When I am King by Great Big Sea News OSTP releases National Plan for Civil Earth Observation Google Coordinate now part of Maps...

GIS Lounge

  • National Transportation Atlas Database

    The Bureau of Transportation Statistics recently released the 2014National Transportation Atlas Database. From the BTS The DVD is a set of nationwide geographic databases of transportation facilities, transportation networks, and associated infrastructure. These datasets include spatial information for transportation modal networks and intermodal terminals, as well as the related The post National Transportation Atlas Database appeared first on GIS Lounge....

GIS Lounge

  • Evaluating Ecosystems from Space

    The impact of humans upon the planet’s ecosystems has long been a concern for scientists, and now the European Space Agency (ESA) is taking their assessment of natural resources to a new level with satellite technology. The emphasis of a new project from the ESA is on promoting sustainability and The post Evaluating Ecosystems from Space appeared first on GIS Lounge....

Slashgeo

  • SuperSurv 3.2 Beta Launched for Intuitive GIS Data Capture

    Supergeo launched SuperSurv 3.2 (Android) Beta for global users. The new app will possess more practical functions, enhance user interface and improve query and waypoint efficiency, providing users with a more convenient and intuitive manipulation environment. SuperSurv is a GIS app designed for field data capture. It integrates with GIS and GPS technologies to provide useful GIS functions like Map Display, Query, Measure, and supports point, line and polygon data collection in both offline and online modes. New features, including hyperlink...

GPS World

  • InvenSense to Acquire Sensor Nav Companies Trusted Positioning and Movea

    InvenSense, Inc., a provider of intelligent sensor solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trusted Positioning, Inc. (TPI), a privately held indoor/outdoortrackingcompany with the vision to provide “Positioning Everywhere.” InvenSense is also acquiring context analysis software companyMovea. TPI’s location tracking technology improves accuracy both indoors and outside by augmenting GNSS and Wi-Fi based location infrastructure. Using inertial sensors such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers, and pressure sensors in mobile and wearable devices,...

GPS World

  • NovAtel Offers Promoton for CORRECT Customers

    NovAtel, Inc., is offeringa promotion for existing customers, on the company’s recently launched NovAtel CORRECT with TerraStar PPP subscription service. The promotion will run until September 30, 2014. Promotion Details Customers using NovAtel legacy equipment (OEMV generation receivers or earlier) or NovAtel’s current OEM6technology, qualify for the following offers: Trade in legacy NovAtel hardware for a FlexPak6, antenna and one-year TerraStar subscription for $4995. Buy a minimum one-year TerraStar subscription for any OEM6 receiver and get a NovAtel CORRECT PPP receiver firmware upgrade for...

GIS Lounge

  • Views From the 2014 Esri International User Conference: GIS In Imagery

    Photographer Kristina Jacob shares moments she captured from the 2014 Esri International User Conference that was recently held during July in San Diego, California. One of the largest GIS conferences in the world, the Esri UC played host to over 15,000 attendees from around the world. The Esri International User The post Views From the 2014 Esri International User Conference: GIS In Imagery appeared first on GIS Lounge....

GPS World

  • TECTERRA Geomatics Initiative Funds GNSS Innovation

    TECTERRA is an Alberta government initiative to encourage and support start-ups in the geomatics field in Canada. In June, TECTERRA held its annual Geomatics Showcase at the TELUS Centre in downtown Calgary, where 56 companies and four universities had booths to exhibit their wares, tell their stories, and hopefully generate business. Since May 2010, TECTERRA has provided $30millionin repayable loans, matched by an $18millioninvestment by the companies receiving assistance. As companies...

GIS Lounge

  • First Landsat Spacecraft Launched – Today in Geospatial – July 23

    On July 23, 1972, the first Landsat spacecraft was launched. At the time it was known as theEarth Resources Technology Satellite and it was the first satellite launched to study the earth’s landmasses. In 1975, the name was changed to Landsat. Since then, this program has been continuously monitoring changes The post First Landsat Spacecraft Launched – Today in Geospatial – July 23 appeared first on GIS Lounge....

Slashgeo

  • Supergeo Invest in Innovative Geographic Network Analysis for Next Generation GIS Products

    Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, announces the investment plan in advanced geographic network applications. The technology collaboration is conducted by Supergeo and the Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan. The academia-industry project mainly focuses on the production of geographic network analysis module to increase the coverage of GIS applications. “Although there are already some researches mentioning integrative application of network analysis and geography, a complete...

Spatial Source

Spatial Source

Spatial Source

Spatial Source

GIS Lounge

  • Mapping Soil Moisture from Space

    Soil moisture might not be considered a critical factor to the health of our planet but a series of satellite missions are proving otherwise. Scientists recently created maps from NASA’s Aquarius satellite of soil moisture, or the amount of water contained within soil particles, across the globe. These maps have The post Mapping Soil Moisture from Space appeared first on GIS Lounge....

VerySpatial

  • A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 470

    A VerySpatial Podcast Shownotes – Episode 470 20 July 2014 Main Topic: Our conversation with GIS-Pro Conference Chair Amy Esnard Click to directly download MP3 Click to directly download AAC http://traffic.libsyn.com/avsp/AVSP_Episode470.mp3 Click for the detailed shownotes Music Spitting out Benchmarks by Amplifico News Google Maps for Business imagery Geospatial User Feedback Standards working group Esri UC highlights –...

VerySpatial

  • Nautical Miles: From Darwin to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    The diaries from sea voyages are thrilling, especially those that study marine biology. From the first entry setting down the base coordinates to later entries listing nautical miles traveled. Although they take place almost two hundred years apart, two sea voyagesare available online this week,Darwin’s Beagle Library from Darwin’s voyage (1831) and Clean Our Oceans Refuge Coalition (COORC) Alguita Expedition to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (2014). The history...

Inside GNSS

Slashgeo

  • Remote Sensing Summer School 2014: new era of research for students.

    For its third edition, the Remote Sensing Summer School (RSSS) 2014 has put in Quebec City (Canada) together ten world-class lectures with 40+ curious students from all continents. This Summer School has been initiated recently each time before the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) supported by the GeoScience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS). This event organized by INRS-ETE in Quebec City has gathered in two days with many subjects on the table to stimulate research, development...