Using Earth’s Magnetic Field for Indoor Positioning

Posted by on Apr 1, 2016

Looks like some interesting tech, a real Marauder’s Map.

IndoorAtlas:

By utilizing the built-in magnetic sensor within a smartphone, we are able to detect anomalies in the Earth’s magnetic field to accurately pinpoint and track a person’s location indoors, producing a “blue dot” on a map – just like GPS

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