Posts tagged with: location

Verizon bolsters location tech with Senion acquisition

Verizon continues to bolster its precise location technology efforts, on Monday announcing the acquisition of Senion. Senion developed an indoor positioning platform that promises sub-meter accuracy for position and navigation using machine-learning sensor fusion technology. Sensor fusion at a basic level...

Commissioners say FCC let carriers off the hook for 911 vertical location requirements

FCC Commissioners Brendan Carrr and Nathan Simington say the agency is letting wireless carriers off the hook over 911 vertical location obligations after agreements with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon were announced Thursday. Vertical location, or z-axis, data provided to dispatchers...

AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon have 7-day deadline for 911 vertical location data

The three largest U.S. carriers are on a seven-day deadline to start delivering vertical location data for 911 calls nationwide under new enforceable commitments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Vertical location, also called z-axis, information is supposed to help...

Verizon zeros in on precise location for IoT, automotive

Since launching its Hyper Precise Location service in August, Verizon has expanded access to more than 100 U.S. markets with positioning tech that promises centimeter-level accuracy. HPL is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) that uses real-time kinematics to enhance satellite-based location information....