Wi-Fi Positioning System

Wi-Fi-based positioning system (WPS, not to be confused with Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or WiPS/WFPS is used where GPS is inadequate due to various causes including multipath and signal blockage indoors. Such systems include indoor positioning systems. Wi-Fi positioning takes advantage of the rapid growth in the early 21st century of wireless access points in urban areas. Commercial providers of this type of positioning service include Google, infsoft, Navizon, AlterGeo, Skyhook Wireless and Combain Mobile.
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  • Case Study: MEDIATA Sees 20% Campaign Lift Through Skyhook Partnership

    … are excited for MEDIATA and their customers, and are looking forward to their roll-out across APAC.” Download the complete case study here. About Skyhook Skyhook is the worldwide leader in location positioning, context and intelligence. In 2003, Skyhook pioneered the development of the Wi-Fi Positioning System to provide precise and reliable…

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