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In-Location Alliance launched

An Alliance of 22 companies will drive innovation and adoption of high-accuracy indoor positioning and services.

The Alliance explains that it will focus on creating solutions offering high accuracy, low power consumption, mobility, implementability and usability.

It hopes to create an ecosystem that stimulates innovation, enhances service delivery and accelerates the adoption of solutions and technologies.

Founding members include:
- Broadcom
- Dialog Semiconductor
- Eptisa
- Geomobile
- Genasys
- Indra
- Insiteo
- Nokia
- Nomadic Solutions
- Nordic Semiconductor
- Nordic Technology Group
- NowOn
- Primax Electronics
- Qualcomm
- RapidBlue Solutions
- Samsung Electronics
- Seolane Innovation
- Sony Mobile Communications
- TamperSeal AB
- Team Action Zone
- Visioglobe

The Alliance intends to pilot the most promising services from a business and solution point of view - and to promote open interfaces and a standard-based approach.

Primary solutions will be based on enhanced Bluetooth 4.0 low-energy technology and Wi-Fi standards.

Pre-commercial pilots and business model verifications will start in 2012 - mobile handset-based implementation with first consumer applications will be in 2013.

Details from Nokia below.

  • 26 August 2012
  • NOF

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