Apple Acquires WiFiSLAM a Indoor Navigation Company.

Apple has acquired the indoor navigation company WifiSLAM. The Cupertino giant paid $20 million for the two-year old Silicon Valley startup.The report Is Generated by the Wall Street Journal and Confirms the apple’s spokeperson , indicating that it may be planning to add indoor navigation to its mapping service

Apple acquires WiFiSlam.

WifiSlam as the Name suggest this uses the Wifi signals Coming from the Routers for Navigation in the Building , and allows the Accuracy of about 8 feet.

Apple is trying it’s all effort to add an new features to it’s iOS  Map services  to competition against Google’s dominant Maps service ,Which has this Service from quite Some time now .

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