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GPS Alone Doesn't Always Know the Answer

Nov 21, 2017   

Posted by Nick Knellinger

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At Skyhook we see all types and sizes of companies looking to add location as either a core component or a premium feature. Location is a critical component for a wide range of use cases such as wearable cameras geo-tagging photos and videos, pet tracking, asset tracking, personal fitness wearables, portable gaming consoles, smart vending machines, child or senior citizen personal safety devices, and everything in-between. The one factor that has persisted throughout these engagements, since wearables and IoT began to rise in the past three years, is the varying spectrum of location technology knowledge that companies have.

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Topics: Devices, location

Locating Weightless IoT Devices

Oct 19, 2017   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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This is the final blog of a six part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating IngenuLoRaLTE-M1NB-IoT and Sigfox devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the Weightless LPWAN protocol.  

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Topics: Internet of Things, location

Locating Sigfox IoT Devices

Oct 3, 2017   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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This blog is part five of a six part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating IngenuLoRaLTE-M1 and NB-IoT  devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the Sigfox LPWAN protocol.  

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Topics: Internet of Things, location

Locating NB-IoT Devices

Sep 26, 2017   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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This blog is part four of a six part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating IngenuLoRa, and LTE-M1 IoT devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) LPWAN protocol.  

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Topics: Internet of Things, location

LSA's Place 2017 Conference Highlights and Insights

Sep 22, 2017   

Posted by Melissa Burke

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Do the words “precise” and “accurate” come to mind when thinking about the data that top location companies say they can provide to customers?  It’s hard for them not to, with every company in the space currently touting themselves as having the best of both. This was one of the main discussions at LSA's Place Conference in New York City this week.

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Topics: Advertising, location, location based advertising

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