Mar 21, 2018

How Geofencing in Advertising Helps Boost Engagement and Loyalty

Geofencing helps marketers, advertisers and enterprises gain insights and interact with consumers in today’s competitive retail market. There are lots of use cases for geofencing, but one of the most impactful is how it helps retailers boost online and offline user engagement and loyalty through marketing campaigns.

Dec 12, 2017

4 Ways Location Intelligence Can Help Financial Services

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.

Jul 31, 2017

Venue Density Explained

With so many location products and companies to choose from, it can be difficult to figure out which one will provide services at the quality level that best suits your needs. Location data is only useful if it accurately and dependably matches your particular use case. Achieving high accuracy and dependable performance in many situations - particularly in densely developed, highly urbanized areas - is complicated. Of course these complex and congested areas are usually the places where people tend to be.

Jul 18, 2017

Latest Geofencing Trend: Better Candidate Recruitment

There are several examples of use cases for how geofencing can impact user experience. One use case increasingly being highlighted in the news lately is companies utilizing geofencing as a recruiting tool to effectively capture job prospects’ attention for various open positions.

Jun 19, 2017

Skyhook's Location Intelligence at the 2017 USGA Golf Innovation Experience

With the 117th U.S. Open now bundled up, congratulations Brooks Koepka, we wanted to reflect on Skyhook's weekend highlights.  

Jun 15, 2017

Geofencing 101

Unless you live in an area with no internet access or mobile phone coverage (gasp!), you have no doubt heard the term “Geofencing”.  Geofences help marketers, advertisers and enterprises gain insights and take action to interact with, issue alerts, or collect data concerning the millions of mobile devices in today’s increasingly mobile society.  In fact, in the United States, users are now spending up to 5 hours per day on their mobile devices, creating a valuable avenue for communication and data gathering.

But do you really understand Geofencing and are you positioned to maximize its potential? Read on to learn more.

Apr 5, 2017

Building Your Own Geofences: Geofencing Yourself vs Using a Third Party

Building your own geofence solution seems easy enough: find the point of interest you want to geofence, find the latitude and longitude point it corresponds to, identify the precise boundaries in the real world the fence corresponds to, make sure the location sensors in your app are tuned just right.. Okay, maybe not so easy. Despite the complexities involved in a project that bridges the digital and physical worlds, some may insist on taking the geofence building process in-house.

Mar 29, 2017

Coming Up: AdAge Webinar, VIP Event and More at Skyhook

There's a lot going on at Skyhook in the next fews weeks. After a successful launch of our Context 2.0 SDK release that allows apps to validate when users are in-store (without beacons), there are a whole new set of use cases for geofencing available for retail, wearable tech and mobile. Not only that, but we're gaining momentum in the advertising space with a few new partnerships and campaigns. 

Feb 23, 2017

4 Geofence Examples That Improve Your App UX

The use of location intelligence has skyrocketed over the last few years. More than 80% of data maintained by organizations worldwide has a location component, according to Pitney Bowes. As the market for location matures, organizations are starting to identify new and creative ways to utilize geofencing.