indoor mapping

Here acquires Micello to add indoor mapping as part of its IoT business unit

Here Technologies, the mapping company valued at around $3 billion that counts a consortium of car makers, Intel and others among its shareholder/owners, today announced a move that underscores its in

Microsoft’s Path Guide is an unconventional approach to indoor navigation

Indoor mapping is one of those problems that seems to only have solutions that involve a great deal of money and infrastructure: beacons, lasers, emitters, scanners... who wants to install those in ma

NASA tech could track firefighters where GPS can’t reach

In the chaotic environment of a fire or disaster area, knowing where your fellow firefighters and first responders are is of the utmost importance, but GPS and other positional tracking systems aren't

Tencent Strikes Strategic Partnership With Indoor Mapping Startup Sensewhere

Chinese Internet giant Tencent, the maker of WeChat, has pinned down a strategic investment with indoor mapping startup sensewhere. The total amount of the deal was undisclosed, but the companies said

Google Unveils The Cartographer, Its Indoor Mapping Backpack

If you have been following the development of Google Maps over the years, you are probably familiar with the Trekker, the backpack that includes a complete Street View camera setup for mapping anythin

Indoor Positioning Startup Wifarer Not Acquired By Apple, But Its Founder Now Works There

If a CEO and co-founder quits his indoor positioning startup to work for Apple, should his staff and customers be concerned? Wifarer, a startup which offers tools to help consumers navigate malls, m

Indoor Mapping Startup Meridian Adds Notification Zones To Their Strategy

Indoor mapping software startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.meridianapps.com/">Meridian</a>, continues to evolve their product strategy with a recent update to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch

Google Brings Its Indoor Maps To France

Google today <a target="_blank" href="http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2012/09/xplore-great-indoors-with-google-maps.html">announced</a> that it is bringing its indoor maps for places like airports,

Google Launches Android App To Improve Its Indoor Location Accuracy

Google Maps, Bing Maps and a number of startups have been offering indoor maps for large venues like airports, malls and stadiums for quite a while. The problem with indoor mapping, though, is that it