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Location Technology

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series xyHt in print February 2016Terms and Uses Below is an infographic of location technology: end-use sectors, example activities, types of technology typically employed, and respective precision ranges. To help make sense of this complexity, we have developed several categories of...


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Finnish startup IndoorAtlas uses a building’s magnetic distortions, a floorplan, and a smartphone’s magnetometer for indoor location.

Indoor Positioning

This entry is part 7 of 3 in the series xyHt in print February 2016The next frontier in personal navigation poses both limits and promise. Imagine that you’re disembarking from an airplane at Chicago O’Hare airport. You have a connection to Seattle for an important customer meeting. Your smartphone begins...