TAG: Wi-Fi

PoLTE offers indoor/outdoor positioning using LTE networks

April 5, 2016By
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PoLTE Corporation has developed technology that harnesses the global long-term evolution (LTE) deployment to provide accurate and reliable location data. Unlike localized solutions, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, PoLTE’s technology leverages its Positioning over LTE (PoLTE) Macro software to achieve precision of 2 to 6 meters. The technology makes use of the sounding reference signals (SRS) embedded in an LTE... read more

Bluvision demonstrates indoor location solution at CES 2016

January 5, 2016By

Bluvision, a real-time location services (RTLS) provider, will be demonstrating its RTLS solution along with Texas Instruments (TI) at CES 2016. Bluvision’s location algorithms “continue to redefine how technology can be used for indoor location,” the company stated in a news release. Its RTLS solution uses Bluetooth low-energy and Wi-Fi technology to determine specific positioning, leveraging multiple techniques, including smart... read more

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PNT Roundup: Wi-Fi offers in-store advertising, analytics

December 8, 2015By

Coming to a store near you: Wi-Fi’s unparalleled reach means it will locate shoppers Wi-Fi indoor location application revenues will reach $2.5 billion by 2020, according to a report from ABI Research. Wi-Fi Indoor Location Applications and Revenues was released in Q4 2015. “Wi-Fi, as an indoor location and analytics tool, is in a very precarious position,” said Patrick Connolly, Principal... read more

Aruba debuts cloud-based beacon management mobile solution

December 4, 2015By

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has introduced a cloud-based beacon management solution designed for multivendor Wi-Fi networks and beacon analytics. Aruba also expanded its app developer partner program for the Meridian Mobile App Platform to accelerate innovation of location-based mobile apps. Since its launch in November 2014, Aruba Mobile Engagement, powered by Aruba Beacons and the Meridian Mobile App platform, has improved customer... read more

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Averna Launches RF Record & Playback with Real-Time GNSS Simulator

June 17, 2015By
Averna RP-6100 record and playback solution. (PRNewsFoto/Averna)

Averna has launched an RF tool offering high-performance record-and-playback and real-time simulation in one platform. The Averna RP-6100 series is a self-contained, record-and-playback solution for RF application validation. It can capture all GNSS bands, as well as HD Radio, Wi-Fi, LTE, radar, and cognitive radio — plus impairments — to significantly advance RF projects and harden product designs. The RP-6100 series features up to... read more

Autonomous Vehicle Ambitions Behind HERE Suitors?

May 27, 2015By
Kevin Dennehy

A number of large companies are making bids to acquire Nokia’s HERE digital mapping company. At least one analyst believes the interest is fueled by future autonomous ambitions. In other location industry news, a new location-based analytics product hits the market. read more

Antenova’s Tiny Weii Antenna Designed for Consumer Applications

May 20, 2015By

Antenova announces its first antenna for consumer applications — the tiny Weii 2.4-GHz ceramic antenna. Measuring 1 mm x 0.5 mm x 0.5 mm, the company believes the Weii could be the smallest antenna in the world. The new Weii miniature ceramic antenna is designed for 2.4-GHz, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Zigbee and industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) applications. While all of Antenova’s antennas and antenna module products... read more

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Self-Driving Cars Find Their Way at CES

January 21, 2015By

This year’s CES featured the usual big TV screens, loudspeakers, wearables, 3D printers, drones and connected vehicles surrounded by 150,000 attendees over several Las Vegas meeting venues. What was interesting was the continued rise of autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles and platforms. Lost in all of the noise was a small, but important, location-based services enclave that consisted of GPS-enabled wearables and indoor positioning. read more