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Wearable sensors improve troop tracking and situational awareness without GPS

Wearable sensors improve troop tracking and situational awareness without GPS | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
The British MoD has unveiled a new wearable sensor technology designed to keep track of squaddies and prevent friendly fire incidents. The Dismounted Close Combat Sensors (DCCS) system will allow commanders to track troops without GPS, while providing better situational awareness.
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Interesting hybrid location potential even if without or with GPS is unclear
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Ford, MIT use Bostonians’ cellphone location data for traffic planning

Ford, MIT use Bostonians’ cellphone location data for traffic planning | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
MIT and Ford have devised a way to use cellphone location data to determine traffic patterns, which can help planners better understand urban mobility patterns.
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Interesting study based on cellular activity
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Qualcomm Technologies Improves Snapdragon Chipsets With IZat Integrated Hardware Location Platform | The Telecom TIMES

Qualcomm Technologies Improves Snapdragon Chipsets With IZat Integrated Hardware Location Platform | The Telecom TIMES | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Qualcomm Technologies Improves Snapdragon Chipsets With IZat Integrated Hardware Location Platform on The Telecom TIMES | Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
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Indoor and outdoor geolocation directly inside the snapdragon chips. With the market share from Qualcomm it's very promising
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Le rennais Kerlink géolocalise sans GPS - Inventé près de chez vous

Le rennais Kerlink géolocalise sans GPS - Inventé près de chez vous | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
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Curieux de connaître la précision de cette localisation
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The smartest way to communicate locations - Pioneers Festival 2016

The smartest way to communicate locations - Pioneers Festival 2016 | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Chris Sheldrick - What3Words
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Souvenir from last week at Vienna's pionneer 2016 a clever way to communicate location with ... " words
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Listen Up. Hear and Know Enables Information Access in an Innovative Way

Listen Up. Hear and Know Enables Information Access in an Innovative Way | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
News and Information from ArnoldIT.com about Search and Content Processing
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Interviewed by Stephen Arnold
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Internet des objets : Bouygues Telecom étoffe son offre

Internet des objets : Bouygues Telecom étoffe son offre | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
A travers Objenious, sa filiale dédiée aux objets connectés, l’opérateur d
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France LPWAN : on-going coverage by Bouygues on LORA + Objenious a Bouygues's subsidiary dedicated to IoT
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Conditions de travail : Sanofi instaure la géolocalisation de ses salariés

Conditions de travail : Sanofi instaure la géolocalisation de ses salariés | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
"Il ne s'agit pas de suivre les flux mais de gérer de façon simplifiée l'occupation de l'espace, comme la disponibilité des salles de réunion, des bulles, les heures d'affluence aux restaurants d'entreprise", égraine une porte-parole.
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Never lose signal again! Chronos Wi-Fi locates individuals in a crowd

Never lose signal again! Chronos Wi-Fi locates individuals in a crowd | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
According to researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL), Chronos could additionally lead to safer drones, smarter homes and password-free Wi-Fi.
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Wifi location from a single access point : one press article + a link on the researcher's publication
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New Google AI Can Tell Where You Are In The World Even Without Geotags

New Google AI Can Tell Where You Are In The World Even Without Geotags | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it

Google computer vision specialist Tobias Weyand developed PlaNet, a new deep-learning machine that can tell where pictures are taken better than humans. The machine was taught through a database of 126 million geolocated pictures.

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Original location method by Google

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Tweet from @AmazingMaps_

Tweet from @AmazingMaps_ | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Geolocation of 460 million internet connected devices pic.twitter.com/ugQBBRioLU
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Nice view of Internet connected devices

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Wi-fi trick for Indoor Location Fixes accurate to 40 centimeters - Next Big Future

Wi-fi trick for Indoor Location Fixes accurate to 40 centimeters - Next Big Future | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Wi-fi trick for Indoor Location Fixes accurate to 40 centimeters
Next Big Future
Indoor location technology based on Wi-Fi is already on the market. But the most accurate requires specialized hardware and is not widely deployed.
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Un dispositif français de géolocalisation hybride original | VMF 214 - le blog

Un dispositif français de géolocalisation hybride original | VMF 214 - le blog | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
  La société française Hear&Know dévoile aujourd’hui son concept « C-Cada Pusher », un dispositif combinant un récepteur, un accéléromètre et une boussole, qui permet de localiser un objet avec une précision supérieure ou égale à celle d’un GPS. L’idée est ainsi de pouvoir localiser des équipes ou des personnes dans un environnement risqué ou hostile, sans…
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A French blog specialized in defense reported the new tracking solution made by Hear & Know.

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Waze résout le problème des coupures GPS dans les tunnels - CNET France

Waze résout le problème des coupures GPS dans les tunnels - CNET France | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Pour assurer une continuité de service au système de navigation et cela même dans les tunnels, Waze met en place des balises bluetooth qui retransmettent les informations aux utilisateurs.
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Beaconing + crowdsourcing help geolocation
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Mobile phone data helps make dynamic population maps

Mobile phone data helps make dynamic population maps | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Besides conjuring images of a horrific surveillance states, mobile phones’ ability to geolocate offers unique possibilities for demographics. This video shows what cell phone data shows us.
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Visual analytics based on mobile phone data
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How To Disable Or Fake Your Location In Firefox, Internet Explorer & Chrome

How To Disable Or Fake Your Location In Firefox, Internet Explorer & Chrome | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Modern browsers including Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer now include "geolocation" services based in the browser. What this does is attempt to locate you based on your IP, wi-fi or network location.
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Explanations on how to fake or disable location on browsers
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Google leverages its user base to improve Google Maps

Google leverages its user base to improve Google Maps | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
This story was delivered to B
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When Google takes inspiration in Openstreet map
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Where does America's e-waste end up? GPS tracker tells all

Where does America's e-waste end up? GPS tracker tells all | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Despite pledges to responsibly recycle old TVs and other unwanted electronics with toxic materials inside, an investigation tracks e-waste from the U.S. to unregulated scrapyards in Hong Kong.
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Interesting waste tracking
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Agence de Presse Yonhap - Mobile

Agence de Presse Yonhap - Mobile | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Comme les systèmes russe et chinois utilisent d’autres bandes de fréquences que celles du GPS, les avions et navires qui seront équipés de ce nouveau récepteur pourront poursuivre leur navigation sans heurts grâce aux signaux GLONASS et BeiDou même en cas de brouillage des signaux GPS.
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Multiple GNSS receiver to counter North Korea GPS jamming
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À Marseille, des gangs utilisent des balises GPS pour surveiller leurs rivaux

À Marseille, des gangs utilisent des balises GPS pour surveiller leurs rivaux | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Depuis plusieurs mois, la cité phocéenne est le théâtre de réglements de comptes à répétition. Sur plusieurs scènes de crime de ces actes récents, des balises GPS ont été retrouvées sur les véhicules des victimes.
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Geolocation Technology and Privacy - United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Geolocation Technology and Privacy - United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
PURPOSE: To consider what the Fourth Amendment means in the digital age and examine the level of protection citizens have over their geolocation data.
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Long but interesting information about geolocation technology and privacy.
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GNSS-Market-Report-2015-issue4_0.pdf

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The fourth issue of GNSS market report

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Location Paradox: Mobile Users Recognize Its Value, But Many Won't Share It - Marketing Land

Location Paradox: Mobile Users Recognize Its Value, But Many Won't Share It - Marketing Land | Location Based Systems | Scoop.it
Call it the "location paradox." Smartphone owners typically recognize that location improves mobile app experiences, but substantial numbers have concerns
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Interesting "location paradox"

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HTML5/JS GeoLocation, GPS, Cell Triangulation

How HTML5/JS GeoLocation works? How does our mobile/tablet finds its location via navigator.geoLocation APIs. This Video gives brief about geoLocation API ...
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