Skyhook Wireless Launches Loki 2.0 - the Location-Aware Platform for the Geoweb
Delivers Broad Developer Support with New Loki Mac, Loki Mobile and Loki API
“The Loki API delivers the same level of location accuracy and performance functionality on the web as most of the GPS-enabled mobile phones on the market.”
“Over the last 12 months we have invested time and resources working with the geoweb community – users, content providers, Web 2.0 innovators, map mash-up gurus and mobile LBS developers – to develop a new platform for location-enabling all their existing content,” said Ryan Sarver, head of product management at Skyhook Wireless. “Loki 2.0 gives them a new set of tools and capabilities that extend auto-location beyond just mobile phones to help make LBS mass adoption a reality.”
“As we get ready to expand our core social mapping capabilities with a richer set of web-based user services, we looked for innovative functionality that would help us build on our reputation as a leader in this space,” said Sam Altman, CEO at loopt, developers of an innovative mobile service that answers the age-old question – where are you? “The Loki API delivers the same level of location accuracy and performance functionality on the web as most of the GPS-enabled mobile phones on the market.”
In addition to its loving support of the developer community, Loki 2.0 also delivers more for the everyday Loki user. Skyhook listened to the comments, pleas and rants of our loyal and growing user community and delivered new user functionality, to include:
Loki 2.0 is available at www.loki.com for free download.
About Skyhook Wireless
Founded in 2003, Skyhook Wireless has pioneered the development of the first-ever metro-area positioning system that leverages Wi-Fi rather than satellites or cell towers to deliver precise location data supporting the growing market for location-based services. The Skyhook Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS) requires no new hardware, works indoors and outdoors, provides an instant location and is more accurate than current technologies in congested downtown areas. WPS serves over 70% of the US population and is expanding internationally. Skyhook Wireless is headquartered in Boston, MA, and is privately held. Investors include Bain Capital and Intel Capital. For more information visit www.skyhookwireless.com, send email to email@example.com or call 617-314-9802.
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