Can pinpoint a user’s location within just 8 feet.
If you thought GPS was great, you haven’t seen anything yet. Indoor Navigation is the new “IT” feature in mobile technology. Apple just bought WiFiSLAM, a two year old start up start up focused on indoor tracking for $20 million dollars to compete with Google in the mapping space.
What’s the big deal?
Regular GPS tracks a user within 30 feet and the indoor navigation can pinpoint a user’s location within just 8 feet. This is allows consumers and companies to get more accurate to needed to conduct business while getting the best deal possible.
For those worried about privacy, technology experts say the solution is simple, just don’t use it.