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Topcon releases entry-level ES series total station Topcon announces new indicate machine control system for dozers AUVSI provides interactive map of UAS legislation Sokkia introduces SHC5000 field controller Topcon announces Topcon Solutions Stores Topcon introduces next generation machine control Autodesk Announces Restructuring Plan to Accelerate Transition to Cloud and Subscription...

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 6 of 2 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...

The Value of Location Tech

This entry is part 7 of 2 in the series xyHt in print February 2016The term “location tech” has been around for a long time, but recently it seems to have been co-opted by Silicon Valley and the makers of consumer technologies. This is epitomized by the most prevalent tech...