Samsung, Sony Mobile and Nokia have teamed up to form the In-Location Alliance aiming to provide indoor mapping services.
The Alliance include twenty two major technology companies, such as Qualcomm, Nordic Group and Broadcom, and is set on providing low power consumption, implementability, high accuracy, usability and mobility.
The service will operate over Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi, and Nokia points out that the services will provide the ability to receive support, indoor mapping and directions.
The Alliance will drive a worldwide positioning system for the benefit of enterprises.
The establishment of the Alliance will encourage lower costs, innovation and adoption of standardized solutions and technologies.