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Technology Insights

Mobile Developments

Mobile Developments

The Colocator mobile library is in continuous development and improvement for both iOS and Android. From feature improvements to battery optimisation and smart ways to collect data, we are always keeping an eye on new mobile OS versions and technologies that would enable us to provide more insight.

Floorplan showing how accurately Sail tracks indoor location

Indoor Positioning Performance

How to assess the performance of indoor positioning solutions, and why a single accuracy number can be very misleading.

Analytics Queries: Colocator’s new spatial query builder

Analytics Queries: Colocator’s new spatial query builder

We’ve always provided multiple ways to turn underlying location data into insight. The latest addition is an intuitive, natural language spatial query builder - running on top of our Segmentation Engine.

Cooperative Positioning Engine Reaches General Availability

Cooperative Positioning Engine Reaches General Availability

Our location intelligence platform ‘Colocator’ has always been capable of cooperative positioning. But with the recent 2.1 release of our SDKs, copoertative has become an important part of our offering.

Data Tables Documentation

Data Tables Documentation

Guide to using the standardised set of CSV file outputs which present Colocator processed data in a structured fashion.

When will Cisco and Aruba switch on WiFi RTT for Indoor Positioning and Location?

When will Cisco and Aruba switch on WiFi RTT for Indoor Positioning and Location?

RTT for WiFi Indoor Positioning is one of the most promising developments in Indoor Location.

People Counting & Customer Tracking: Counters vs Wifi vs Apps

People Counting & Customer Tracking: Counters vs Wifi vs Apps

Which footfall analytics solution is the best? In deciding which technology to deploy, it’s vital to fully understand the application, and what different footfall analytics technologies can deliver.

Colocator UI showing WiFi RTT tests in the Crowd Connected offices

Wifi RTT Enabled Indoor Positioning Platform

An exciting milestone for Indoor Positioning. Wifi RTT is now fully integrated into Colocator, and we recently demonstrated end-to-end indoor positioning using Wifi RTT responders in our office.

Testing Wifi RTT on Android P for Indoor Positioning

Testing Wifi RTT on Android P for Indoor Positioning

At Crowd Connected we think Wifi RTT (aka Wi-Fi Location, Fine Timing Measurement (FTM), 802.11-2016 or 802.11mc) is going to be the future of indoor positioning. It allows mobile devices to accurately measure distance to compatible wifi access points.

Background Location Data for Footfall Analytics

Background Location Data for Footfall Analytics

The first question you should ask about any indoor positioning or location service - Does it work in background? Your customers' phones spend a lot of time in their pockets.

Image showing a magnifying glass picking out a set of people from a crowd.

How location and beacon data analysis can mislead

Location and beacon data gathered from mobile phones is affected by sampling rate variation. Without correction, business analysis can be flawed. Here's what you need to know.

Digital twin technology

Digital twin technology

Digital twin technology is 15 years old. The inescapable explosion of IOT has given the digital twin term a new lease of life.