Aug 24, 2017

Skyhook Personas Now Available through LiveRamp IdentityLink Data Store

Location-based advertising continues to be one of the fastest growing areas of mobile advertising, fueled by surging demand from brands and publishers to build a real connection with their audiences.

Aug 16, 2017

GeoGuard and Skyhook Pioneer Media Piracy Protection for Film Industry

Precise Location Data Enables Studios and Networks to Securely Pre-Release Content Without the Threat of Piracy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, August 16, 2017 – GeoGuard, the geo-location piracy prevention experts and Skyhook, the world's leading behavioral location intelligence company, today announced a collaboration that provides the content industry with the industry's first solution that ensures viewers are verifiably watching films and TV at home. The solution is the first of its kind for the content industry and combines precise location data from Skyhook with today’s strongest defences against geo-piracy from GeoGuard.

Jul 28, 2016

Skyhook Joins the Network Advertising Initiative

Skyhook's membership in the NAI highlights a commitment to the highest standards for mobile data collection & use

Jun 13, 2016

Customer Spotlight: Sharp Selects Skyhook for Location in New Mobile Robot Phone, RoBoHoN

Skyhook is partnering up with Sharp to provide accurate location in their new mobile robot phone, RoBoHoN. There's not much RoBoHoN can't do. Standing just under 8in tall, his voice activation allows him to help in the office and kitchen. You can talk, make actions, or express feelings with him. 

 

We spoke with Tomoya Tanaka, Manager of Product Planning Dept, and Takayuki Mohri, Manager of Software Development Dept at Sharp to discuss the relationship.  

Mar 7, 2016

Skyhook Introduces Personas: Segments for Mobile Targeting, Attribution and Insights

Skyhook’s 3,000+ location-based Personas deliver unique behavioral targeting capabilities.

Feb 23, 2016

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

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.

Aug 29, 2014

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

*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 asuccessful 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.

Feb 19, 2014

Skyhook Wireless Acquired by TruePosition

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. 

Jan 23, 2014

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

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.