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Innovation: Getting Closer to Everywhere: Accurately Tracking Smartphones Indoors

Innovation: Getting Closer to Everywhere: Accurately Tracking Smartphones Indoors | Indoor positioning | Scoop.it
By Ramsey Faragher and Robert Harle If we wish to obtain consistently usable positions indoors using a mobile phone, we can augment its GPS or GNSS receiver with other unfettered sensing technologi...
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A very comprehensive, yet clear, overview of the challenges associated with indoor positioning technologies

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New positioning technology could compete with GPS

New positioning technology could compete with GPS | Indoor positioning | Scoop.it
“A ground-based system that uses much stronger signals than GPS can pinpoint your location in cities and indoors GOT a smartphone or satnav but still can't get a fix on where you are? A new position...”
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Will be interesting to see its performance in a highly RF-noisy environment, with a lot of reflections. The problem is not the weak signal of the GPS - its the reflections that cause false directions, that in turn, generate false locations
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Why Micro-Location iBeacons May Be Apple's Biggest New Feature For iOS 7

Why Micro-Location iBeacons May Be Apple's Biggest New Feature For iOS 7 | Indoor positioning | Scoop.it
“ With all of the "color commentary" about the next iPhones, we may have missed the full implications of the iBeacons ranging and micro-location capabilities included in iOS 7.”
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Ten Things You Need to Know About Indoor Positioning - Directions Magazine

Ten Things You Need to Know About Indoor Positioning - Directions Magazine | Indoor positioning | Scoop.it
Each year indoor positioning has created more buzz in the location-based services arena. Acquisitions and new developments suggest 2013 might be a breakthrough year for the technology.
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Even with Apple's iBeacon, which is defenetly not a new technology, this is a good summary of the current work in the field, and a little on the challenges

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Research and Markets: Mobile Phone Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) and Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) 2014-2024 | Business Wire

Research and Markets: Mobile Phone Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) and Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) 2014-2024 | Business Wire | Indoor positioning | Scoop.it
“Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kphhwg/mobile_phone) has announced the addition of the "Mobile Phone Indoor Posi (Research and Markets: Mobile Phone Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) and Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS)...”
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