This is the Locationomics issue which focuses on the economic benefits of location information as it weaves through an organization. This issue highlights the mobile aspects of Locationomics including location metrics, mobile tracking infrastructure, customer experience, and sales productivity. Executive interviews with Bhavin Shah, Polaris, Christian Carle, PoleStar, David Shim, Placed, Imran Rafique, Össur, and more…

The Mobile Office

Össur is a global leader in non-invasive orthopedics. Their focus is on improving people’s mobility through innovative technologies within the fields of bracing and supports, prosthetics and compression therapy. Össur is headquartered in Iceland,…

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Navigating Indoors

Pole Star is a France-Based Indoor Location company founded in 2002, with offices in France and the United States. Pole Star was originally focused on portable navigation devices, and has since migrated to the smartphone as the optimum device…

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Location Metrics

Location and place are part of everyone’s daily lives, but they have never been systematically measured in real-time—until now. Placed is a location analytics company which focuses on understanding the importance of location by directly measuring…

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The Location Information Highway

Polaris WireLess is a Silicon Valley-based location solutions company that has been driving location technology innovation for the last ten years. Polaris Wireless focuses on network-and software-based location solutions that enable people to be…

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Geometry, Digital Preservation and Tourism

Background CyArk is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Oakland, California. Its mission is to document the world’s heritage sites in 3D. CyArk was founded because its founders, Ben and Barbara Kacyra, were deeply impacted by the Taliban’s…

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Locationomics, and Location Data Privacy Guidelines

This has been an exciting quarter for The Location Media Alliance (LMA) and the Location Forum. One of the LMA’s publications, Imaging Notes, was rebranded as Apogeo Spatial with its Spring issue. Apogeo is the LMA’s quarterly print magazine focused…

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Water: A Flow of Information

Water is called many things, by many people and cultures. To some, it is the blood of the planet, or the blood of life; to others it is the most precious resource; to businesses it is an input and a source for discharge. Water tells stories of…

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LOCATIONOMICS

Everyone talks about the value of “Location” or “geo-services,” but what does that really mean, specifically? It sounds reasonable, but can an actual value be determined and if it can, can that value be impacted positively or negatively by different…

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Scaling Map Wizardry

LBx Journal launched 4 years ago under the assumption that every business process is location-based, but not every business or business person knew it then, and they may still not know it today. We predicted at the time that geospatial technologies…

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