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Ubihere Awarded Air Force Contract to Develop Tracking Tag

COLUMBUS, OHIO — The United States Air Force awarded Ubihere an $875,000 contract to build a tracking system to be used at Dyess Air Force Base, located outside of Abilene, Texas.  Ubihere received additional funding from Rev1 Ventures, a Columbus, Ohio-based startup studio. Ubihere’s machine-based learning algorithms use maps and sensors to provide a new level of accuracy …

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What We’ve Learned From COVID-19: Hospitals Need New Ways to Track Equipment

As the US begins to emerge from lockdown, there will be numerous think pieces about what we’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and what steps need to be taken for the future. If you haven’t read one yet, consider yourself initiated. Among the many pain points identified within our country’s support systems over the past …

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From Locating Undercover Officers to Customer Tracking

Tracking and locating people in a GPS-denied environment is a challenge. A new GPS-free tracking technology developed for security applications is now offered commercially for indoor and outdoor positioning. The patented 2D and 3D tracking technology developed by Ubihere provides real-time asset location and information without GPS, making it an alternative for GPS-denied environments. Could …

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New Ubihere Technology Fills in for GPS Indoors

Ubihere has introduced a new 2D and 3D tracking technology for indoor and outdoor positioning. Ubihere’s patented technology provides real-time asset location and information without GPS, making it an alternative for GPS-denied environments. From Space Walks to Retail Stores The inventor of the technology is geoinformatics professor Alper Yilmaz of The Ohio State University (OSU), who …

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Why Funding Startups Might be the Best Investment During Economic Distress

Case Study: Ubihere Being at the frontlines of the battle with COVID-19, hospitals need to take advantage of every possible efficiency to grapple with the pandemic. Every day, medical professionals face frustrating and preventable obstacles that can hinder providing streamlined, effective care. Among these hurdles is keeping tabs on the huge amounts of inventory and equipment. …

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Dr. Alper Yilmaz

Dr. Yilmaz is Professor of GeoInformatics with appointments in Civil Engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering Departments at The Ohio State University. He is a senior member of IEEE and an active member of ASPRS, ISPRS and IAPR professional societies. Dr. Yilmaz is currently chairing the ISPRS Working Group 5 of Technical Commission II on …

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No GPS? Ubihere Will Find What You Seek Anyway!

Revenue is beginning to flow for a startup launched out of Ohio State University and incubated at Rev1 Ventures. Research for spies and astronauts undergirds Ubihere, a startup deploying commercialized location systems for a variety of applications. Ubihere has its roots in research by Alper Yilmaz’s Ohio State University lab on geolocating clandestine officers based …

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Persistent Feature Tracking Using Scene Geometry

Despite many alternatives to feature tracking problem, iterative least squares solution solving the optical flow constraint has been the most popular approach used by many in the field. This paper attempts to leverage the former efforts to enhance feature tracking methods by introducing a view geometric constraint to the tracking problem. In contrast to alternative …

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