Ekahau’s Real-Time Location System (RFID-over-Wi-Fi™) leverages the Jacob Javits Center’s Xirrus high performance Wi-Fi infrastructure to locate conference staff and IT equipment at Interop New York 2013 from September 30th to October 4th [Read more…]
Archives for September 2013
About two months ago, our lead social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations started noticing interesting changes involving the Twitter accounts we manage for clients. [Read more…]
According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 3.3 million in Q4-2012. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.6 percent, this number is expected to reach 6.8 million by 2017.
Experts attending last week’s ITU Green Standards Week have called for a new, globally aligned eco-rating scheme for mobile devices. The proposed eco-rating scheme would extend across networks, manufacturers and national boundaries and empower consumers to make informed purchasing decisions based on a standardized assessment of a mobile phone’s environmental impact.
For a marketer, publisher or media buyer, understanding the language of location is now an essential skill. In response, the MMA Location Committee has developed this guide to serve as a quick, go-to resource to explain fundamental technologies, measurements and strategies in addition to the growing list of the terms and acronyms that have rapidly become commonplace in the industry.
A reminder that the popular WhereCamp PDX un-conference is ready to roll this week end in Portand as event #6 is slated to run Sept 2t-29. This is a terrific education, networking opportunity for developers, mashup artists, neo geographers, GIS pros and others.
Something new and of interest from Twitter this week as the company has now rolled out the Twitter Alert notification service. Twitter Alerts are an opt-in service where users can elect to receive “breaking” news and announcements from emergency notification services and accounts like FEMA, the USGS and other government agencies
URISA and the National Emergency Numbering Association (NENA) have once again partnered to present the preeminent conference about addressing in North America. The conference has been re-engineered for 2013 as the Locating The Future Conference taking place November 3-6, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.
New York-based IndoorAtlas has launched the World’s First Geomagnetic Indoor Positioning service – The company has developed “Nature’s GPS”, which leverages the magnetic fields (and not Wi-Fi) found within a building’s infrastructure and a smartphone’s built-in compass to establish and operate indoor maps at 10 times greater accuracy than regular GPS. If used in supermarkets, for example, IndoorAtlas pinpoints product location right down to the aisle-level.