Feb 18, 2019

Partner Spotlight: Rivetz Partners with Skyhook to Provide Location to The Rivetz Network

Skyhook is excited to be partnering with Rivetzan industry pioneer of decentralized, embedded cybersecurity tools, to provide industry-leading location services to The Rivetz Network in all signal environments and regardless of GPS availability. The full announcement about the partnership can be found here

Oct 15, 2018

Wearables and Hybrid Location: The Critical Component

The future of wearables in recent years has been uncertain, but don’t mistake it for deadWearables are becoming a bigger part of our daily lives, and Statista estimates the wearable device market will reach 5.8 billion dollars in 2018.

Jun 27, 2018

Location + IoT: Tips and Best Practices for Getting Started

This post originally appeared on IoT Agenda. 

Location has fast become a must-have element for most connected solutions in order to wring as much value from the technology as possible. Adding location to your IoT product provides numerous — and sometimes surprising — advantages and capabilities. But creating a device that is able to find its own location or provide enough signal information to be located remotely is not necessarily a slam-dunk. With technology evolving constantly, there are details to consider before becoming connected — and the knowledge will help guide your path to success.

Dec 20, 2017

Prediction Roundup for 2018: Location, IoT and Big Data

The technology ecosystem grew immensely in 2017 and we’re expecting even bigger things in 2018. Based on the predictions below we have a few ideas on what the next year has in store for the Internet of Things, Location and Big Data.

Nov 21, 2017

GPS Alone Doesn't Always Know the Answer

At Skyhook we see all types and sizes of companies looking to add location as either a core component or a premium feature. Location is a critical component for a wide range of use cases such as wearable cameras geo-tagging photos and videos, pet tracking, asset tracking, personal fitness wearables, portable gaming consoles, smart vending machines, child or senior citizen personal safety devices, and everything in-between. The one factor that has persisted throughout these engagements, since wearables and IoT began to rise in the past three years, is the varying spectrum of location technology knowledge that companies have.

Oct 19, 2017

Locating Weightless IoT Devices

This is the final blog of a six part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating IngenuLoRaLTE-M1NB-IoT and Sigfox devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the Weightless LPWAN protocol.  

Oct 3, 2017

Locating Sigfox IoT Devices

This blog is part five of a six part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating IngenuLoRaLTE-M1 and NB-IoT  devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the Sigfox LPWAN protocol.  

Sep 26, 2017

Locating NB-IoT Devices

This blog is part four of a six part series dedicated to locating Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) IoT devices. Previous posts discussed locating IngenuLoRa, and LTE-M1 IoT devices. This post looks at the practical challenges associated with locating devices that communicate via the Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) LPWAN protocol.  

Sep 22, 2017

LSA's Place 2017 Conference Highlights and Insights

Do the words “precise” and “accurate” come to mind when thinking about the data that top location companies say they can provide to customers?  It’s hard for them not to, with every company in the space currently touting themselves as having the best of both. This was one of the main discussions at LSA's Place Conference in New York City this week.

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