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IoT: What You Need to Know - MIT Forum Insights

Apr 15, 2016   

Posted by Michael Douglas

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The Internet of Things, or IoT as it’s commonly referred to, is an extremely hot topic - one that the technology industry is very much abuzz with. It was no surprise that the 2016 Connected Things event hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum was sold out with 400+ in attendance. With the conference set in the MIT Media Lab, perhaps the most innovative institution globally, it was a fitting setting for a discussion around this emerging industry.

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Topics: Devices, Iot

Top 3 Innovative Use Cases for Wearables and Location

Mar 21, 2016   

Posted by Danielle Goodman

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According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the wearables market will reach a total of 126.1 million units shipped by 2019. The availability of precise and accurate location to wearable devices can open up critical new use cases and experiences, ranging from fitness tracking, to adding context to photographic memories in real time, to providing parents with the peace of mind of knowing the location of their children.

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Topics: Devices, Wearables

Rethinking How Wearables Use Location Data

Mar 17, 2016   

Posted by Danielle Goodman

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There has been a rapid evolution in the mobile devices market, from smartphones to tiny wearable devices that fit on your wrist. The wearable market is expected to reach a value of $19 billion in 2018, according to Statista. According to the most recent forecast data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), by 2019, total shipment volumes are forecast to reach 126.1 million units, resulting in a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45.1%.

As the market expands, the need for a compelling differentiator and a device that is vital to the user is a top priority. The availability of precise and accurate location to wearable devices can open up critical new use cases and experiences, ranging from fitness tracking, to adding context to photographic memories in real time, to providing parents with the peace of mind of knowing the location of their children. When accuracy is of the utmost importance, precise location can fill the void.

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Topics: Devices, Wearables, Iot

Skyhook Wireless Launches Precision Location for Wearables

Mar 15, 2016   

Posted by David Bairstow

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The industry’s lightest location platform enables key functionality for all types of wearables. Screen_Shot_2016-03-01_at_1.28.04_PM.png

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Topics: Devices, Wearables

Narrative Partners with Skyhook to Bring Location Data to Wearable Camera Market

Feb 23, 2016   

Posted by Skyhook Wireless

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Narrative will leverage Skyhook's pioneering hybrid positioning solution to add location-based context to photo and video content.

 

BOSTON, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyhook Wireless, the world's leading location services company, today announced that it has been selected by San Francisco and Stockholm-based Narrative, the company that introduced the most wearable full HD camera featuring video and audio capabilities, to power geo-contextual photo capture on the Narrative Clip 2 camera.  With the Skyhook integration, Narrative's consumers will now have access to improved location-based data and context with the moments and stories they capture and share with the world.

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Topics: Devices, Wearables, Press Releases

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