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Access Point

An access point connects users to other users within the network and also can serve as the point of interconnection between the WLAN and a fixed wire network.
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Each access point can serve multiple users within a defined network area, as people move beyond the range of one access point, they are automatically handed over to the next one. A small WLAN may only require a single access point; the number required increases as a function of the number of network users and the physical size of the network.
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Skyhook
Skyhook
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.
Inpixon
Inpixon
Inpixon® (Nasdaq: INPX) is an indoor data company that specializes in capturing, interpreting and giving context to indoor data so it can be translated into actionable intelligence. The company’s indoor location data platform ingests diverse data from IoT, third-party and proprietary sensors designed to detect and position all active cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices, and uses a proprietary process that ensures anonymity. Paired with a high-performance data analytics engine, patented algorithms, and advanced mapping technology, Inpixon’s solutions are leveraged by a multitude of industries to do good with indoor data. This multidisciplinary depiction of indoor data enables users to increase revenue, decrease costs, and enhance safety. Inpixon customers can boldly take advantage of location awareness, analytics, Sensor Fusion and the Internet of Things (IoT) to uncover the untold stories of the indoors.
Zest4
Zest4
Zest4 is an experienced multi-network IoT & M2M managed connectivity service provider in the UK with years of experience in the IoT, Mobile Voice and Data markets. We have vast experience across a diverse set of applications covering the full spectrum of IoT use cases.We offer access to a complete range of tariffs from many global mobile network providers, as well as numerous roaming solutions and international capabilities.
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