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Think GPS is cool? IPS will blow your mind

For all of its awesome applications, GPS has two fundamental flaws: It doesn't work indoors, and it can't really detect altitude. An Indoor Positioning System would fix that -- and introduce some seriously awesome applications.
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Top 5 Apps That Could Benefit From Indoor Positioning

Technology : The Next Web Blog (4 years ago)

According to Stategy Analytics 80% of mobile data consumption originates from indoors where GPS doesn’t work. A lot of companies are popping up to fix that problem as the rapid growth of the location-based services (LBS) market dema... Read Post

An Indoor Positioning System Based On Echolocation

Technology : Technology Review Editors' Blog (4 months ago)

GPS doesn’t work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place? Read Post

Getting a fix on indoor GPS

Technology : Emerging Tech (3 years ago)

There is no de facto standard for an Indoor Positioning System (IPS), but commercialization is underway using a mixed bag of technologies and designs. Read Post


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