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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

Jim Crowley Promoted from President to CEO as Jeff Glass Moves to Advisory Board

Aug 29, 2014   

Posted by Schneidermike

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Glass_Jeff_headhsot_200x200*Note that since the publishing of this blog post, management changes have been made. Check out the Skyhook About Page to view our current management team.

We are pleased to announce that Jim Crowley has been promoted to the position of CEO of Skyhook. Jeff Glass will move to Skyhook’s Advisory Board, where he will continue to be an actively engaged company advisor.

It has been an absolute pleasure working with Jeff and we’ve accomplished a tremendous amount under his leadership. Jeff helped to broaden our product offerings while sharpening our focus, all as he led Skyhook through a successful acquisition by TruePosition, a subsidiary of Liberty Media. We will miss his presence and leadership in the office every day, and we can’t wait to see what he does next.

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Topics: Press Releases

Skyhook Wireless Acquired by TruePosition

Feb 19, 2014   

Posted by Skyhook Wireless

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BERWYN, Pa.Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TruePosition Inc., a provider of wireless location solutions and a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation, announces the acquisition of Skyhook Wireless, a provider of hybrid wireless positioning technology and contextual location intelligence. The acquisition bolsters the product portfolio of both companies by leveraging their complementary technologies. 

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Topics: Press Releases

Skyhook and CAMS Partner to Certify that Gamers Comply with New Jersey's New Geolocation Requirements

Jan 23, 2014   

Posted by Skyhook Wireless

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BOSTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyhook Wireless, the inventors of Wi-Fi and hybrid positioning announced a partnership with CAMS LLC – the leader in providing online operators with payment connectivity, geolocation and Know Your Customer (KYC) verification services –  to provide Wi-Fi location services in the state of New Jersey. On November 21st, the state of New Jersey authorized online gaming. According to NJ.com, Governor Chris Christie anticipates online gaming will produce $1 billion in casino revenue by next July.

CAMS will use Skyhook's Certified Location combined with its Certified Location for Web (formerly known as Loki) product as part of the CAMS suite of geolocation and related services to ensure that people who are gaming online are actually inside New Jersey state lines.  Skyhook Certified Location uses data from multiple sources to produce a corroborated, tamper-resistant location result that ensures a user's location even if they are trying to thwart geolocation measures.  By combining data from GPS, cell radio, Wi-Fi access points, and IP addresses, Skyhook Certified Location is able to locate users with maximum confidence and detect when location sources are being faked. 

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Topics: Press Releases

Attractionseeker Features Skyhook's Location Services Technology

Aug 13, 2013   

Posted by Eric Leist

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Attractionseeker, a rapidly growing authority for accurate transit directions and local attractions info, now integrates Skyhook’s Precision Location into its powerful mapping and navigational engine.

BOSTON, MA - August 13, 2013 - Today, Attractionseeker and Skyhook Wireless, the global leader in location positioning, context and intelligence, announced a strategic alliance and partnership to embed Skyhook's Precision Location into Attractionseeker’s increasingly popular travel and entertainment app for Android devices.

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Topics: Press Releases

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