SAN FRANCISCO—IndoorAtlas, a global Platform-as-a-Service leader in geomagnetic indoor positioning technology, today announced that it was named by technology research firm ABI Research as a top 20 indoor location technology vendor to watch. ABI Research published a Competitive Assessment that evaluates companies on 17 parameters across three categories: overall, innovation, and implementation.
“Our ongoing research reveals that there is a huge need for scalable, handset-based solutions like IndoorAtlas”
“Our ongoing research reveals that there is a huge need for scalable, handset-based solutions like IndoorAtlas,” said Patrick Connolly, Principal Analyst at ABI Research. “IndoorAtlas scores highly for its uniqueness, accuracy and future potential. This is certainly a company for retailers and enterprises that are deploying location mobile apps to know and watch closely,” continued Connolly.
ABI Research noted that partnerships and investments from the likes of Baidu and SK Planet give IndoorAtlas additional resources required to expand the platform.
By utilizing the built-in magnetic sensor and other sensing technologies within a smartphone, IndoorAtlas’ technology is able to use the magnetic field inside a building as a map to accurately pinpoint and track a person’s location indoors within 1-2 meters. Developers use the IndoorAtlas platform workflow and SDK to build their location mobile app features such as such as navigation/way-finding, search and proximity marketing.
“The report from ABI Research highlights the market demand for low cost and highly accurate indoor location technology, which we are committed to providing to our global customers,” said Dr. Janne Haverinen, CEO of IndoorAtlas.” We are continually innovating and look forward to adding new platform capabilities for developers in the coming months.”
IndoorAtlas offers a freemium pricing model and customers only pay once they reach 100+ monthly active users. Developers can sign-up and start using the service for free at www.indooratlas.com.
Founded in 2012, IndoorAtlas is a global Platform-as-a-Service leader in geomagnetic indoor positioning. Its patented technology utilizes the compass sensor in smartphones to detect anomalies in the Earth’s magnetic field to pinpoint a location indoors. It provides 25,000 developers with a scalable cloud platform to build location-based services without the need to purchase, install and maintain large amounts of costly hardware that’s often associated with WiFi or Beacon solutions. With 1-2 meters positioning accuracy and a platform that supports both Android and iOS, customers can create venues, collect data and build indoor location-based services, such as proximity advertising, search and way-finding, within their application. Visit www.indooratlas.com.
About ABI Research
For more than 25 years, ABI Research has stood at the forefront of technology market intelligence, partnering with innovative business leaders to implement informed, transformative technology decisions. The company employs a global team of senior analysts to provide comprehensive research and consulting services through deep quantitative forecasts, qualitative analyses and teardown services. An industry pioneer, ABI Research is proactive in its approach, frequently uncovering ground-breaking business cycles ahead of the curve and publishing research 18 to 36 months in advance of other organizations. In all, the company covers more than 60 services, spanning 11 technology sectors. For more information, visit www.abiresearch.com.