New tech offers clearer, easier-to-read ads

New opaque signs with a semi-transparent viewing strip make shelter advertising easier to read.

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Amazing research outcome from Mohamed Ali’s PhD project

The first dataset of its type.

“Wifi-Based Localisation Dataset for No-GPS Open Areas Using Smart Bins”.

We offer two datasets publicly. The first is MurdochBushCourtLoC-FP dataset in which four users generated 16,032 accurate and consistently labelled WiFi fingerprints for all available Reference Points (RPs) in a central and busy area of Murdoch University, known as Bush Court.

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The latest What3words developments

There are two new exciting tech developments that have just been released through what3words…

the navigation technology that we use to locate our street furniture.

We can now speak 3-word locations using the app, rather than use traditional addresses. This way any of the team can quickly find sites whether they are identified or not.

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What3words is buzzing

Look what has just been featured on QI over the weekend,

it’s what3words the system we are currently using to map our smart furniture locations. 

What3words has teamed up with yStop to help simplify location finding. They have divided the world into 3m x 3m square grids and assigned each square a unique 3 word address. It means that anybody can quickly and easily find any location.

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