Eric van Rees is a freelance writer and editor. His specialty is GIS technology. He has more than nine years of proven expertise in editing, writing and interviewing as editor and editor-in-chief for the international geospatial publication GeoInformatics, as well as GIS Magazine and CAD Magazine, both published in Dutch. Currently, he writes about geospatial technology, programming and web development for various clients, publications and blogs.
A growing indoor positioning and navigation market leaves room for new indoor mapping products. Esri’s recent acquisition of indoo.rs, a provider of real-time indoor positioning solutions, for mobile apps means head start over competitors.