White Papers

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

Filed in Conferences, Events, News, News and Events, White Papers by on June 7, 2017

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.

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Benefits of Indoor Positioning White Paper

Filed in White Papers by on May 24, 2016

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.

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

Filed in White Papers by on September 14, 2015

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).  

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ILA Use Case White Paper for Indoor Location Based Services in Retail and Marketing

Filed in White Papers by on September 14, 2015

Published in September, 2015, the Indoor Location Based Services in Retail and Marketing White Paper illustrates the opportunities to retailers by describing some exemplary developments and deployments in retail and marketing while highlighting the importance of the ILA – a catalyst for open innovation.

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ILA System Architecture Specifications

Filed in White Papers by on August 5, 2014

This white paper, published in September, 2014, describes the ILA’s recommended architecture for indoor positioning systems and their interoperability.

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