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IndoorAtlas- Smart indoor navigation system uses earth's magnetic field

GPS alternative

While you cant beat the price and accuracy of an location tracking device like this, here is an alternative to location positioning system GPS specifically useful for indoor usage. The smart developers at IndoorAtlas made use of varying earth's magnetic fields inside buildings to develop a product which enables accurate indoor navigation using smartphones with inbuilt magnetometer which are common these days. Not only this technology offers an cheap indoor location tracking capability for smart-devices but also mitigates the poor accuracy of GPS tracking when inside buildings.

Smart Navigator

Video demonstration of this new technology after the jump.

IndoorAtlas :


new indoor positioning technology is very exciting. traditional google maps and technologies are limited in this aspect and the use of indoor mapping really jumps the technology forward

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