Indoor positioning without wifi or GPS via magnetic fields for location-based apps

Indoor positioning without wifi or GPS via magnetic fields for location-based apps

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Location-based apps for indoor purposes typically rely on wifi or similar technologies to determine the user’s position. Finnish IndoorAtlas, however, has come up with an alternative. Tapping into the magnetic fields that are naturally present on Earth, IndoorAtlas has launched a platform developers can use to create highly accurate location-based mobile apps without wifi or GPS.