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March 1, 2016

HERE Appoints Edzard Overbeek as New CEO

BERLIN, Feb. 26, 2016—HERE, the location cloud company, today announced that Edzard Overbeek has been appointed CEO to lead the company as a newly independent entity. Overbeek, 48, joins HERE following its recent successful acquisition by a consortium of shareholders currently consisting of AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG. He will start at HERE

January 19, 2016

NextNav’s Metropolitan Beacon System Brings GNSS-like Positioning to Indoor and Urban Environments

Sunnyvale, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016—Today, NextNav announced that the final specification for 3GPP Release 13 will include messaging support for Terrestrial Beacon System (TBS) location technologies, including the Metropolitan Beacon System (MBS).  NextNav has adopted MBS for its nationwide deployment, an innovative “terrestrial constellation” bringing GNSS-like positioning performance to indoor and urban environments where satellite-based

September 11, 2015

CartoDB Announces $23M Series B Round of Financing

CartoDB announced the close of $23 million in Series B financing to expand their mission, enabling anyone to map their world’s data and leverage the power of location. The funding is led by Accel Partners, with participation from Salesforce Ventures as well as our earlier investors, Earlybird and Kibo Ventures. They also warmly welcome Harry

June 19, 2015

Remote GeoSystems Releases Two New Esri-based Geospatial Full Motion Video (FMV) Inspection & Reporting Solutions

FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 19, 2015—Remote GeoSystems, Inc., an Esri Emerging Business Partner, is pleased to announce the official release of two new Esri-based Geospatial Full Motion Video (FMV) Inspection & Reporting Solutions:LineVision Esri ArcGIS and LineVision Esri ArcMap Add-In. LineVision Esri ArcGIS and LineVision Esri ArcMap Add-In are the most open and versatile geospatial

May 13, 2015

McMurdo Opens World’s First Emergency Readiness and Response Experience Center

Lanham, Md., May13, 2015—McMurdo, the world’s most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, today announced that it has opened the world’s first Emergency Readiness and Response Experience Center at its Washington, D.C. location. The state-of-the-art center will showcase the latest innovations and technology developments for search and rescue (SAR) in an immersive experience with

April 14, 2015

Robotics Researchers Devise Improved UAS Orientation System

Researchers with the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group have improved unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology’s position and location awareness, boosting safety and usability. Combined sensors from a single camera and acceleration sensors emulate the human visual system for a better sense of balance.

March 11, 2015

OGC and ILA to Collaborate on Indoor Positioning

March 11, 2015—Two global organizations, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the InLocation Alliance (ILA), have begun working together to advance indoor positioning capabilities. While outdoor navigation is common place, much work is still needed to exploit the full potential of indoor Location Based Services supported by reliable and affordable indoor location positioning systems. ILA