Monthly Archives: November 2012

You’ve heard of GPS, so what is IPS?

What if we had a navigation system that worked indoors, though? What if we had an Indoor Positioning System (IPS)? Believe it or not, we’re very nearly already there. Last year, Google Maps for Android began introducing floor plans of shopping malls, airports, and other large commercial areas. Nokia, too, is working on an indoor positioning system, […]

500 Million Smartphones in China by End of 2013

China’s appetite for smartphones is now vast – “China will be twice [the size of] the US smartphone market in a year! Only two years ago, China was a laggard with a tiny portion of the US.” In total, that means the current 200 million smartphones in China (or 250 million by the end of […]