Indoor location technologies have received a lot of attention in the mobile world recently, with Apple's (AAPL) acquisition of WiFiSLAM, Google's (GOOG) increasing support for indoor locations in Google Maps, and Microsoft's (MSFT) expansion of indoor maps in Bing. There are still over 50 start-up companies in the area, and more are launching each month.
But there's a second direction that indoor locations technologies are growing, and it's big business: Commercial Wi-Fi networks are increasingly offering location positioning, not only to offer services to customers,...
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