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Esri acquires and releases ArcGIS Indoors

By [email protected] - 1st May 2019 - 09:07

Esri announced the acquisition of, GmbH a world-leading provider of Indoor Positioning System (IPS) technology and Esri partner. The software will become part of Esri’s ArcGIS Indoors, a new mapping product that enables interactive indoor mapping of corporate facilities, retail and commercial locations, airports, hospitals, event venues, universities, and more. The acquisition will also provide users of Esri’s ArcGIS platform with imbedded IPS location services to support indoor mapping and analysis. The headquarters will also serve as a new Esri R&D centre based in Vienna, Austria focused on cutting-edge IPS capability.The capability to accurately map, manage, navigate, and plan indoor spaces is a rapidly emerging market that promises to decrease costs, increase safety, and provide users of indoor spaces with a better workplace experience. ArcGIS Indoors does this by providing floor-aware 3D maps and focused apps to support a variety of workplace and facility users, including owner/operators, maintenance and service personnel, security staff, employees, and visitors.