New location tech for wearables doesn’t require smartphones

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Location technology has previously required a significant amount of memory, power and bandwidth. That is why, until now, wearables have been excluded from location capabilities unless they are linked to a larger device such as a smartphone. But now, location tech veteran Skyhook has created the Precision Location for Wearables SDK, which can enable wearables to deliver location independently due to its minimal code and requirements. Precision Location for Wearables SDK uses so little code that it can be incorporated directly into wearable devices, via a tiny chip. The system uses an Embedded Location Gateway with a memory requirement that…

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