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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

NextNav’s Metropolitan Beacon System Brings GNSS-like Positioning to Indoor and Urban Environments

Sunnyvale, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016—Today, NextNav announced that the final specification for 3GPP Release 13 will include messaging support for Terrestrial Beacon System (TBS) location technologies, including the Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS).  NextNav has adopted MBS for...

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

SkyTraq Introduces GNSS Receiver Module Offering Continuous Positioning Indoor and Outdoor

Hsinchu, Taiwan, Dec. 8, 2014—SkyTraq Technology Inc., a leading fabless GNSS positioning technology company, introduces state-of-art, all-in-one S2525DR8 GNSS dead-reckoning module, integrating MEMS sensor and interface logic on-board, enabling ease of use and fast time to...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

FARO Launches New X Series Laser Scanner: The FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D X 130

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology, announced the release of the new FARO Laser Scanner Focus3D X 130.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

ZEB1 Mobile Mapper Takes Home Top Australian Science and Technology Awards

The ZEB1 mobile mapping system, available from 3D Laser Mapping, has won two prestigious Australian research awards. CSIRO, the developers of ZEB1, the world’s first, truly mobile, handheld, rapid laser mapping system have been awarded the Eureka...

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Real-time 3D Mapping Accomplished with a New Mapping Algorithm

Computer scientists at MIT and the National University of Ireland (NUI) at Maynooth have developed a mapping algorithm that creates dense, highly detailed 3-D maps of indoor and outdoor environments in real time. The work will be...

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Lepton Software introduces Access Maps V1.2

Lepton introduces the new version of its indoor navigation maps-Access Maps. The new version of Access Maps provides convenience to Shoppers/Visitors of Mall(s), Hospitals, major landmarks, tourist hubs and Indoor commercial areas. It helps in increasing their visiblity and...

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Nokia’s Massive Launch of Local Mapping Services for India

Last year, Nokia owned mapping service NAVTEQ introduced indoor mapping called Destination Maps for navigation beyond the front door. NAVTEQ is the first major mapping service to bring indoor mapping to India. The product is being launched with...

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The Indoor Positioning System Era

GPS is a technology that has transformed our lives; entire books have been written about the tech and its implications. And yet, in the hedonic treadmill that is our relationship with technology, don’t you still find something......

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

New Handheld Positioning Chips Promise Precise Indoor and Outdoor Locations

The manufacturers of handheld positioning chips are making technology breakthroughs in terms of the precision of position that they are able to achieve both indoors and outdoors. Broadcom has a new innovative chip for smart phones that...

Monday, April 9th, 2012

A New Microchip Knows Just Where You Are, Indoors and Out

Broadcom has just rolled out a chip for smart phones that promises to indicate location ultra-precisely, possibly within a few centimeters, vertically and horizontally, indoors and out. The unprecedented accuracy of the Broadcom 4752 chip results from...