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Hui Li

Hui Li

Principal Research Engineer, Autodesk California, USA If you haven’t seen the impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in your geospatial work, you soon will—talented and dedicated scientists like Hui Li are busy making that a reality. An R&D team lead in the office of the chief technology officer at Autodesk, Hui is a PhD...

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

Indoor Positioning

The 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 to buzz; you’re informed that your connecting flight is pre-boarding. But you’re not worried. Your smartphone provides indoor directions...