Indoor Mapping Blog

Mapping the Year Ahead: IoT and IPIN Predictions for 2019

by Chris Wiegand on 1/23/19 10:27 AM

The post "Mapping the Year Ahead: IoT and IPIN Predictions for 2019" appeared first on DirectionsMag.

"Over the past few years, the stage has been set for greater implementation of IoT projects across various industries and use cases. In 2019, we can expect that the availability and access to location services will expand beyond individual sites to a larger scale as we look forward to wider enterprise adoption. I also anticipate that in the coming year buildings will get smarter, both by initial design and through retrofitting and adaptation, and that there will be some prescient changes in the indoor mapping and positioning technology provider landscape."

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How Indoor mapping is going to change lives in 2019

by Chris Wiegand on 1/14/19 7:58 PM

The post How Indoor mapping is going to change lives in 2019 appeared first on GeoAwesomeness.

Take a moment to think about everything that we’ve come to expect from our experiences outdoors. Our base expectations include things like efficient, intelligent navigation to our destinations and real-time location information about those journeys using apps like Waze. We expect to be able to order food at any time of day or night, then watch it travel from the restaurant to our house on our phones using various delivery apps with asset tracking.

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Maps Tell Important Stories

by Trish Sissons on 10/3/18 12:32 PM

I once had a professor - the esteemed communications and social change researcher, Dr. Martin Laba - who taught me what is potentially the most important thing I learned in university, and I think it’s something we all know intuitively on some level.

No matter the culture or context, storytelling is the key to human connection. Humans everywhere connect, communicate, empathize, and advance through stories.

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The World is Round, Your Map is Not

by Kara Wilson Oliver on 8/29/18 1:04 PM

I once tried to gift wrap a soccer ball. It taught me an invaluable lesson.

Assuming you agree with me that the earth is round, it might be surprising to learn that the map of the world we studied in grade school is wrong. Did Mrs. Valenski lie to me?

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