The InLocation Alliance (ILA) was founded by the mobile industry to accelerate the adoption of indoor position solutions that will enhance the mobile experience by opening up new opportunities for consumers and venue owners.

Accurate indoor positioning unlocks a new set of possibilities for mobile services.  Consumers will benefit from personalized, contextual information and offers, as well as new services such as indoor navigation.  Venue owners will benefit from increased customer satisfaction and enhanced information on customer behavior.

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Recent News

  • ILA OGC and i-Locate Launch a Global Statement for Indoor Maps as Accessible, Open Data

    This statement aims to foster global development of indoor public space venue maps as Open Data to unleash the opportunities for indoor Location-Based Services (i-LBS). The signees of this statement recommend that i-LBS be based on indoor maps that are readily accessible via agreed upon open standards and are made available as open data where possible. Indoor venue maps as the basis for i-LBS will benefit multiple societal sectors.

  • ILA Conference Activities

    ILA recently exhibited at the Geo-Iot World Conference 25-26 May in Brussels, Belgium This conference was attended by approximately 200 people. InLocation Alliance represented by Jouni Kamarainen, presented the ILA sponsored Indoor Positioning Award to ILA member GiPStech. Co-Locating with ILA  was HERE, Combain, Sensewhere and Lambda4. The ILA/OGC/i-Locate Survey results was presented by Giuseppe […]

  • Benefits of Indoor Positioning

    “This white paper illustrates the opportunities to stakeholders by describing some exemplary developments and highlights the importance of the ILA.

White Papers

  • ILA OGC and i-Locate Launch a Global Statement for Indoor Maps as Accessible, Open Data

    This statement aims to foster global development of indoor public space venue maps as Open Data to unleash the opportunities for indoor Location-Based Services (i-LBS). The signees of this statement recommend that i-LBS be based on indoor maps that are readily accessible via agreed upon open standards and are made available as open data where possible. Indoor venue maps as the basis for i-LBS will benefit multiple societal sectors.

  • Benefits of Indoor Positioning White Paper

    This paper collects the results of a survey on the benefits of indoor location, which was jointly prepared and launched by OGC – the Open Geospatial Consortium, InLocation Alliance and i-locate project at the beginning of 2016.

  • ILA Use Case White Paper for Indoor Location Based Services in Transportation Hubs

    Published in September, 2015, The Indoor Location Based Services in Transportation Hubs White Paper shows that the transportation sector is investing in and expecting significant innovation from indoor Location Based Services (LBS).  

Upcoming Events

  • ILA OGC and i-Locate Launch a Global Statement for Indoor Maps as Accessible, Open Data

    This statement aims to foster global development of indoor public space venue maps as Open Data to unleash the opportunities for indoor Location-Based Services (i-LBS). The signees of this statement recommend that i-LBS be based on indoor maps that are readily accessible via agreed upon open standards and are made available as open data where possible. Indoor venue maps as the basis for i-LBS will benefit multiple societal sectors.

  • ILA Exhibiting at Geo-IoT World 2017

    Come and meet ILA  and ILA Member Organizations at Geo-IoT World 2017 in Brussels, Belgium 7-8 June 2017. Co-exhibiting with ILA will be HERE and GipsTech. ILA Members can benefit from co-exhibiting with ILA by joining the only “location-aware IoT” event for expertise sharing, innovation discovery networking, and business opportunities. There will be a unique multi-dimensional […]

  • InLocation Alliance will be at the Odessa Indoor Positioning Conference

    InLocation Alliance will be providing the Keynote address at the Odessa Indoor Positioning Conference.  This conference will be at the Odessa Concert Hall 1-2 November 2016. All Indoor Positioning Organizations, Media, and Venue and Enterprise decision makers are encouraged to consider this free conference covering the indoor positioning ecosystem. Indoor Positioning Companies are invited to […]

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