Customisable streaming service adds new maps

The latest release of East View Geospatial’s MapVault, a streaming service that brings together maps from around the world, provides access to more than 500 000 georeferenced map sheets from over 1000 authoritative map series, saving organisations the costs of procuring, storing and digitising physical maps. The collection includes topographic, aeronautical, nautical and geological map […]

3D indoor positioning through crowdsourcing

With the highest concentration of smartphone users residing in urban areas where multi-storey buildings are the norm, accurate 3D prediction is a growing requirement. However, floor-level detection is one of the most challenging goals in indoor positioning. WiFi fingerprinting can be effective in distinguishing floor but requires extensive manual surveying. Similarly, BLE hardware installations can […]