Location-Based News: Nov. 4th Round-Up

By Austin Cappa  |  November 4, 2015

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Beacons in business: 8 ways to leverage location services (InfoWorld)

Moving past the computer revolution aimed to link every machine to every other machine through the Internet, beacon technology wants to reach people within a few meters of their transmitting devices. See the implications this will have in the professional world.

This iOS app could bring indoor location services in Apple Maps (ZDNet)

Apple takes on another big step in indoor mapping, launching an app that allows business to map their locations. Apple may be headed towards integrating an indoor mapping database with Apple Watch and iPhone sensors.

Thinknear GeoVideo Enables Mobile Performance (MarketWatch)

Location-based mobile advertising firm, Thinknear, announces video advertising solution GeoVideo. This platform will enable mobile video to target specific audiences that build brand engagement.

what3words Gets $3.5M Led by Intel Capital To Simplify Location Sharing (Tech Crunch)

Pinpoint-location platform, what3words, obtains funding round let by Intel Capital to simplify and improve location-sharing. What3words’ word bundles increase sharing efficiency as it reduces the possibility for errors.

eeGeo Launches Global 3D Mapping Platform to Visualize Location-Based Services and Interiors (Directions Magazine)

UK-based 3D mapping company, eeGeo, launches platform to enable organizations to build mobile applications that deliver content and location-based information.


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