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GPS Business News is an online media providing business insights on mass market geo-location applications worldwide. It covers the entire value chain of this market: hardware, software and content for handsets, consumer electronics and cars.
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Podcast with eeGeo, a Realistic 3D View of the World

mer 2 mar 2016 - 21:07
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, GPS Business News met with eeGeo, a Scottish company that offers 3D maps rendering to customers worldwide.

What makes eeGeo stand apart is their capacity to render 3D maps of cities with seamless outdoor to indoor transition, vivid colors, a lot of details, all of that in a shor...

AND Posts Revenue of €6M, Profit of €3.2M in 2015

mar 1 mar 2016 - 17:31
Dutch digital map vendor AND announced preliminary, unaudited revenue of €6.0 million and profit of €3.2 million for the year 2015.

AND realizes a strong growth in revenue and profit compared to 2014 (revenue of €4.8 million and a profit of €2.6 million). The final 2015 results will be published on 17 March 2016.

AN...

Clear Channel Uses Geo Data to Measure ROI of Billboards

mar 1 mar 2016 - 17:02
Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) has announced the launch of ‘Clear Channel Outdoor RADAR’, a suite of research, data and analytics tools to help advertisers plan and buy CCOA media and measure the impact of their Out-Of-Home (OOH) campaigns.

Once campaigns have been executed, aggregated and anonymous mobile data from AT&T Data Pattern...

Geneva Motor Show: TomTom Deals with PSA, Volkswagen, Toyota & FCA

mar 1 mar 2016 - 16:50
Navigation vendor TomTom today at the Geneva Motor Show announced deals with leading car makers PSA, Toyota, Volkswagen and FCA.

Global PSA Deal
TomTom today announced the launch of PSA Peugeot Citroen’s new global infotainment platform, which is built on their navigation software, digital mas and traffi...

Sigfox: “GPS is the Type of Application We See the Most“

mar 1 mar 2016 - 12:03
Low Power Wide Area networks were a significant topic of discussion last week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Among these new networks for the Internet of Things is Sigfox that now covers more than 10 countries.

Most recently the French company announced they will deploy their network in Germany afte...

Advanced Telematics Systems Releases Over-the-Air Software Update Tech

jeu 25 fév 2016 - 19:23
Germany-based Advanced Telematics Systems has released at Mobile World Congress its solution for over-the-air (OTA) software update on connected cars.

OTA Plus is a suite for over-the-air software updating, including management of package and campaign creation, data transfer and traffic shaping, dependenc...

Aupeo Personal Radio Joins Jaguar Land Rover's InControl Apps

jeu 25 fév 2016 - 18:26
Berlin-based Panasonic subsidiary Aupeo announced today a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover.

Through this deal every driver of a Jaguar Land Rover vehicle can connect Aupeo Personal Radio service - available for both iOS and Android smartphones - and listen to their personalized audio streams of music and talk content in the car.


Harman Enrolls 10 Suppliers in Connected Car Platform

jeu 25 fév 2016 - 18:01
Two months after introducing their car services Platform at the CES trade show, Harman is announcing this week in Barcelona 10 content partners: TomTom, Parkopedia, AccuWeather, Yelp, INRIX, CustomWeather, Deezer, AccuRadio, Wcities, and NPR.

Via this platform automakers can deploy a variety of services including infotainment and navigation...

IndoorAtlas Signs Up Yahoo Japan (Podcast with CEO)

jeu 25 fév 2016 - 15:18
Geomagnetic indoor positioning vendor IndoorAtlas announced this week an agreement with Yahoo! Japan to deliver indoor positioning services within venues across Japan.

Yahoo! Japan is the leading internet portal in Japan and generates 63 billion page views per month. IndoorAtlas’ technology has the potential t...

Podcast with Factual at MWC Barcelona

jeu 25 fév 2016 - 14:56
While not exhibiting at the show, a significant team of employees from location data vendor Factual attended Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, a number of these to discuss with their partners in the mobile industry ecosystem.

This was the opportunity to meet with Vikas Gupta, the marketing director of th...

Fleetmatics Reaches 700,000 Vehicles Under Subscription

jeu 25 fév 2016 - 7:15
Fleet management service provider Fleetmatics announced it has exceeded the milestone of 700,000 active vehicles under subscription, adding more than 157,000 vehicles in 2015.

Fleetmatics now serves approximately 35,000 customers of all sizes throughout Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, Mexico, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the Unite...

Podcast with CloudMade Execs: Making the Car Smarter and Personalized

mer 24 fév 2016 - 19:16
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, GPS Business News met with CloudMade CEO Juha Christensen and CTO James Brown to talk about their company and its approach to connected cars: making them smarter and personalized thanks to deep learning in the cloud.

Born in 2009 CloudMade is working closely with car makers (such as Renault) to help the...

Anagog Won Automotive Glomo Award in Barcelona

mer 24 fév 2016 - 18:30
Smart parking startup Anagog has won this week the “Best Mobile Innovation in Automotive Award“ within the GSMA’s Glomo Awards in the Connected Life category.

The award ceremony took place at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The Anagog mobility status SDK, currently integrated in more than 10 million mobil...

TCS at MWC: Focus on LBS for Enterprise, Indoor & IoT Networks (Video)

mar 23 fév 2016 - 18:03
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week GPS Business News met with Jay Whitehurst, President of the commercial software group at Telecommunications Systems (TCS) a leading provider of location infrastructure for wireless operators.

2015 brought new developments for the company as they first acquire...

Glympse Brings Location Sharing to Galaxy S7 Car Mode

mar 23 fév 2016 - 17:47
Glympse, the real-time, temporary location sharing app, has announced collaboration with Samsung to provide location technology for driving apps and services on the new Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones.

“Our lives are inherently mobile; with Glympse’s proven location technology, Samsung S7 users now have the power to share where they are directl...

Demo of Garmin New GPS Watch at MWC 2016

lun 22 fév 2016 - 23:32
GPS manufacturer Garmin is demonstrating their new GPS-enabled watch with heart rate monitor at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona these days.

The watch truly offers multi-sport support from running/cycling up to more exotic disciplines such as Paddleboarding:

Running – Using a built-in accelerometer an...

Samsung Launches 4G OBD Dongle & Partner Ecosystem

dim 21 fév 2016 - 15:42
Samsung Electronics is announcing today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona an OBD dongle based on Tizen operating system that features a 4G connectivity, a Wifi hotspot and many services for the driver (find my car, eco-driving, emergency alert, etc.).

Developers can leverage Tizen and Samsung’s Softwar...

RoadEyes Unveils “Social“ & Connected Dashcam at MWC Barcelona

dim 21 fév 2016 - 13:44
France-based RoadEyes, a worldwide vendor of Dashboard cameras is unveiling at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a new model, recSMART, that connects to smartphones and is positioned as a “social dash cam“.

recSMART connects directly to smartphones via Wi-Fi to capture, save and share collected data (e.g. videos...

Novatel Sells Hardware Telematics Business to Micronet Enertec

ven 19 fév 2016 - 9:51
Micronet Enertec, a manufacturer of rugged computers and tablets has announced yesterday the acquisition of the hardware telematics business of Novatel Wireless for a total purchase price of $24 million.

Novatel Wireless and Micronet Enertec will enter into a manufacturing an...

Octo Telematics Announces 4 Million Connected Vehicles

jeu 18 fév 2016 - 22:17
Telematics vendor Octo Telematics, announced that it has reached four million connected users on the roads globally.

The company estimates its market share to 36 percent in terms of active Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) policies.

Octo Telematics has collected 236 billion miles (380 billion kilometers) of driving data and analyzed not less tha...

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