Scientists design indoor navigation system for blind
University of Nevada, Reno computer science engineering team Kostas Bekris and Eelke Folmer presented their indoor navigation system for people with visual impairments at two national conferences in the past ...
Autonomous vehicle technology could help blind to navigate
Navigation devices used by blind people today lack the ability to operate indoors and other areas where GPS is not available, and are unable to help the user deal with items that aren't part of maps, such ...
Apple buys WiFi-location startup
Apple has bought WiFiSLAM, a startup that has been developing a way to use WiFi hotspots to help smartphones navigate large indoor spaces, like stores, airports and conference centers.
Low-power barometric pressure sensor for mobile and wearable gadgets and iot devices
Infineon Technologies AG has launched an ultra-high ±5cm resolution, miniature MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) pressure sensor for use in mobile and wearable gadgets and IoT (Internet of Things) devices. The DPS310 ...
Intelligent navigation system to personalise shopping trips
A ground-breaking indoor navigation system is being developed to help improve people's experiences of a range of businesses, including supermarkets, hospitals and leisure parks.
One of the more interesting technology demos at Nokia World covered indoor navigation.