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How Yahoo! JAPAN Is Solving Indoor Navigation and Search Challenges for Yahoo! Maps Users
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 by Janne Haverinen
It is easy to get lost in a Tokyo train station. Tokyo’s Shinjuku station, for example, handles 3.6 million passengers a day across hundreds of thousands of square meters of platforms, concourses and malls. It’s the biggest station in the world and is followed closely by three of Tokyo’s other train stations.In recent years, the stations have been redeveloped with premi...
Endless Possibilities with Geomagnetic Indoor Positioning
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by Dan Patton
If you’ve written or used commercial-grade GPS apps, you know they’re no longer limited to basic driving directions. Today, tons of cool apps put your phone's location awareness to good use - you can code a whole range of apps, from finding nearby restaurants to hailing taxis. And these apps work well - as long as the mobile user is outside. However, once you cross...
Developers Can Use Utilize Magnetic Anomalies Inside Buildings to Augment App Location Services
Friday, May 23, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
A new twist on geomapping APIs for app development is currently in beta from IndoorAtlas. Called “geomagnetic based mapping” the platform uses a smartphone’s magnetometer for location based services indoors without needing any type of Wi-Fi or beacon type connectivity. The platform currently supports iOS and Android.IndoorAtlas utilizes magnetic anomalies inside buildin...