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Location Tech: Not the Battery Drain it Used to be

Jan 17, 2018   

Posted by Chris Donais

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When it comes to deciding whether or not to add an SDK, one of the biggest push-backs we hear from developers is the impact adding it will have on battery life. Developers always need to weigh the positives and negatives of either creating functionality in-house from scratch, or using a pre-built SDK that may not be designed specifically for their use-case, and as a result can cause unwanted processing cycles and network noise.

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8 Top Internet of Things Events to Attend in 2018

Jan 11, 2018   

Posted by Brittany Dervan

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic now more than ever. According to Ericsson, the number of connected devices is expected to reach 28 billion worldwide by 2021. These connected devices are everywhere, from washing machines to tooth brushes, and thermostats to trash cans. They're all around us. With the IoT ecosystem changing rapidly, it's important to get together to discuss the latest developments, share ideas and explore new opportunities in the marketplace throughout the year.

 

We've pulled together a list of top 2018 IoT events driving this evolving market:

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Topics: Devices, Internet of Things, Iot

A Year in Review: Skyhook's Best Blogs of 2017

Jan 4, 2018   

Posted by Brittany Dervan

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2017 was a busy year for Skyhook and 2018 looks even brighter. Highlights of the past year include launching our new data offering Geospatial Insights, releasing OpenTide and hitting many DevOps milestones, just to name a few.

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Topics: Internet of Things, Data Analysis, Location Intelligence

Prediction Roundup for 2018: Location, IoT and Big Data

Dec 20, 2017   

Posted by Brittany Dervan

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The technology ecosystem grew immensely in 2017 and we’re expecting even bigger things in 2018. Based on the predictions below we have a few ideas on what the next year has in store for the Internet of Things, Location and Big Data.

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Topics: Iot, location, Location Intelligence

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

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