Localz Blog: Android

The Use of Location Services, Based on One Million People

8 minutes read

In a previous blog, we published the results from our online survey, where respondents explained under what circumstances they would enable location services and why they deny the access in the first place. In part two, we are comparing this with real data, which indicates how many people actually use location services in the real world.

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Localz home of the future

3 minutes read

We have all dreamed of the day our home becomes that little bit smarter. Maybe not quite Jetson level with our very own Rosie, the robot, but almost. A home that knows you by name, by habit and by wants.

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Bluetooth Smart (Low Energy) for Android

1 minute read


Bluetooth Smart, aka Low Energy, has massive potential to transform the way we interact with digital things in the physical world.  What makes it special is the combination of ultra low power requirements, inexpensive chipsets and wide adoption by consumer electronics manufacturers.  According to a report by IHS Inc, by 2018 90% of smartphones will be Bluetooth Smart ready.  Surprisingly, forecasts project that 60% of Bluetooth Smart chips will be shipped not for use in smartphones but...

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