Esri Launches Indoor Positioning System

According to a company blogEsri has announced its ArcGIS IPS, a new indoor positioning system that adds the blue dot to indoor maps.  The company says the new system allows companies to improve workplace operations.

Esri Launches Indoor Positioning System (Image: Esri).

Essentially, the system allows users to find themselves on a mobile app indoors—just like they would using GPS outdoors.  The system features beacon technology, mobile and desktop tech for real-time positionng.

The company, which recently tested the system at the University of Oxford, says the system offers real-time localization and positioning inside buildings, which includes navigation and wayfinding.  Other features include live location sharing and tracking, data capture and analytical insights.


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