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Skyhook

United States
Boston
2003
Private
< $10m
51 - 200
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Skyhook is a mobile location services company based in Boston, MA that specializes in location positioning, context and intelligence. Founded in 2003, Skyhook originally began by geolocating Wi-Fi Access Points and evolved with the idea that hybrid positioning technology, which incorporates Wi-Fi, GPS, cell towers, IP address and device sensors, could improve location services. Skyhook expanded their product set in 2015 to deliver Behavioral Data through their open platform, emphasizing data privatization and security for their adtech and app clients. In 2016, Skyhook engineered Precision Location to power Wearables and IoT, and launched products Personas and Context Accelerator to help brands reach out to mobile consumers.

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Precision Location

Accurately locate devices in all environments worldwide

Skyhook’s Precision Location hybrid positioning system locates devices using Wi-Fi, GNSS and Cell signals, ensuring that all devices can be located in all environments. The solution provides the ability to locate devices even when offline, in an extremely power efficient manner - offering integration options suitable for the entire spectrum of connected devices. This system enables Skyhook to provide the most accurate and precise location available.

Geospatial Insights

Location insights and intelligence on both consumers and competitors

Geospatial Insights makes it easier to apply location data analysis to business intelligence. Location insights provide the keys to unlocking in-depth understanding of consumers’ behaviors and preferences. Monitor competitor performance, analyze site selection, learn about customer offline behavior and more.

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Skyhook’s Technology Stack maps Skyhook’s participation in the IoT technology stack.
  • Application Layer
  • Functional Applications
  • Cloud Layer
  • Platform as a Service
    Infrastructure as a Service
  • Edge Layer
  • Automation & Control
    Processors & Edge Intelligence
    Actuators
    Sensors
  • Devices Layer
  • Robots
    Drones
    Wearables
  • Supporting
    Technologies
  • Analytics & Modeling
    Application Infrastructure & Middleware
    Cybersecurity & Privacy
    Networks & Connectivity
Technological Capability
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