Building-Scale, Indoor Navigation

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Here's a sample picture of our "indoor GPS" in use in a hallway given 3D architectural plans. This allows for building-scale indoor positioning, which is an amazing technical feat. You can see that the real and virtual "wireframe" worlds are matching. 

Problem: Mixed reality is extremely limited by distance such that you're only able to use it in a small room.

The real and virtual worlds start to drift apart the farther you walk away from the room. The Google Tango and Microsoft HoloLens try to fix this using "area description features", but this requires you to pre-map a space, which is extremely laborious for a large-space and makes a poor map.

Then, other positioning methods use beacons, which requires you to setup and maintain a network.

Solution: Shapetrace's tech team uses the pre-existing 3D architectural plans to locate yourself inside a building and continuously fixes itself, allowing for building-scale positioning and mixed reality. No beacons, no restrictions by where you can go.

What you get:
- field workers can enter into any "new" building and be directly towards the task in question by location. e.g. Pokemon Go Poke-Stop.
- You can give everyone the SAME map and link real-time digital information by location, unlike the internal map in the HoloLens and Google Tango. 
- The possibilities for building-scale indoor positioning and mixed reality is what people really want across multiple applications.