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4 Ways Location Intelligence Can Help Financial Services

Dec 12, 2017   

Posted by Michael McBrien

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As the big data boom has gained traction in recent years, location intelligence has grown in importance as more organizations look to benefit from the insights that location data provides. This is especially true in the Financial Services industry as they look for new ways to gain a competitive advantage. According to a recent Carto report, 78% of C-level and management respondents said there was a strong likelihood they would invest in Location Intelligence within the next year.

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Topics: Geofencing, Foot traffic, Location Intelligence

Event Recap: Skyhook's First Event Seminar in Japan

Jun 29, 2017   

Posted by Michael McBrien

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Skyhook recently hosted its first event in Japan at the brand new Yahoo Lodge in central Tokyo. Close to 60 executives around the technology space attended. Those in attendance included Skyhook’s customers, Sony and Softbank along with one of Skyhook’s global partners, IBM. Sharp’s RoBoHon, a mobile robot phone that uses Skyhook’s Precision Location, also made a special guest appearance and entertained the crowd.

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Topics: Iot, location

Skyhook Doubles Down in Japan

May 30, 2017   

Posted by Michael McBrien

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The last few years have seen a boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) market worldwide, and more-so in Japan.  Staista projects spending in the Japanese market to grow from $129 billion in 2016 to over $175 billion by 2020.    

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Topics: Internet of Things, Asset Tracking

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