indoor positioning

  • Blik brings warehouse logistics into the 21st century

    Blik brings warehouse logistics into the 21st century

    Knowing what’s in your warehouse, where certain items are stored and where they are in the production process is highly valuable information. But gathering this information is typically done with barcodes and scanners. Blik, which is presenting in the TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin Startup Battlefield today, aims to modernize this process by using wireless sensors and indoor location tracking. Read More

  • Apple Using M7 Motion Processor For Indoor Positioning With iOS 8

    Apple Using M7 Motion Processor For Indoor Positioning With iOS 8

    Apple has added a trick to its CoreLocation set of geopositioning tools in iOS 8, 9to5Mac has noticed, and that will make it possible for venue owners to build indoor positioning systems into software tied to their facilities. iOS 8 adds the M7 processor and iPhone motion sensors to the CoreLocation API, handing off location tracking to those elements from GPS, cell and Wi-Fi tower broad… Read More

  • Wi-Fi Indoor Positioning Firm YFind Launches Analytics Tool

    Wi-Fi Indoor Positioning Firm YFind Launches Analytics Tool

    Prepping for its U.S. expansion, Singapore-based indoor positioning technology firm YFind has launched a broader analytics tool so that its customers can slice and dice foot traffic information in malls. The company’s service tracks unique visitors as they move through a mall. It relies on Wi-Fi to do this, so it can track users who have their Wi-Fi active on their phones. Because it… Read More