£1.4m helps keep Sensewhere on right track

Published: 29 August 2016

Sensewhere, an Edinburgh-based provider of indoor-mapping technology, has been awarded 
£1.4 million by Scottish Enterprise, enabling it to create jobs in the Scottish capital and develop its software.

The company, a spin-out from the University of Edinburgh, is focused on software that offers universal location and navigation data to locate users and devices in dense urban areas like shopping centres and airports, where GPS and other global navigation satellite systems are blocked.

The cash injection will be used to support research and development over the next three years to improve its technology; for example enhancing location accuracy, and performance indoors, outdoors and across multiple platforms. Chief executive and co-founder Rob Palfreyman said the financial contribution acknowledges the firm’s “world-class” technology, and will help “drive forward and accelerate” the development of its technology to stay ahead of the market...

Full story via Scotsman News


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