Google Maps goes indoors to show you various locations in France

by: Joe HindySeptember 26, 2012

It appears as though Google Maps is beginning its next step forward. While Apple Maps is currently in the biggest-internet-joke-of-the-week phase of their development, Google Maps has been working on something else. Namely, indoor navigation for various places in France.

Google Maps has done the whole indoors thing before. Floor plans are already available for 20 United States museums and several other locations. It’s nice to see Google continuing their indoor campaign.

For now, the new indoor locations in France include several major airports, shopping centers, and museums. More specifically, the La La Géode, FNAC, Carrefour, and various other places. This is [...]

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Google Maps 6.0 Introduces “Mapping the Indoors”

by: Matthew SabatiniDecember 1, 2011

Even with all of the maps and directories now a days, people still manage to get lost- indoors! No pointing fingers, but you know who you are. And to be fair, some malls, airports, and large stores (take IKEA for example) are near impossible to navigate through. This is why Google Maps for Android now enables you to figure out where you are and see where you might want to go when you’re indoors.

More specifically, on Tuesday (November 29, 2011) Google announced Maps 6.0 for Android. This new update will allow your Android device to track your location, with a little blue dot, and [...]

 

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Movea is yet another indoor location tracking and mapping system

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Movea tracks indoor motion and location through a combination of various sensors and data, including a pedometer, pressure sensor and building blueprints. The system can also be used for motion-sensing applications.
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In-Location Alliance to deliver accurate indoor positioning

by: Simon HillAugust 23, 2012
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