the identification of an object's real world location

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List of Indoor Positioning enabled locations

At WWDC 2014 Apple announced that the venues listed below would be 'Indoor Positioning Enabled' and that more would be announced soon. Have anymore been announced since WWDC 2014? California Academy ...
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In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
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How can I run a script automatically when changing Location?

When I change Location (via System Preferences -> Network or  -> Location), I would like to be able to run a bash script (specifically, an ssh call to start a SOCKS proxy session). Is that possible, ...
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How to preview location of image on Albums on iPad?

I am able to see image's location on Photos tab on iPad, but how to preview the same in Albums tag using iOS 8 Photos app?
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Never have Chrome track my location when using Google.com

I spend a great deal of time outside the USA, but I only want to use Google.com. Not Google.com.zz. (Were zz is a two letter country code). In Chrome, when I type Google.com, I always want the ...
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How do I share my location on more than one iOS device?

To take advantage of Mac-continuity, Safari, Photos, Passbook, and Keychain sharing features, I have to use the same account on all my devices. But, location sharing is also enabled through iCloud and ...
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How can I tell if my friend is broadcasting their location from an iPad vers an iPhone?

I wondered if there was a way to tell the device being used to broadcast a location in Find My Friends. As in, if someone switched over their location from iPhone to iPad to show that they were at one ...
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How can I check location found in iOS weather app?

I use iOS weather app and I want to add location of my dacha (villa). Its name is 'Журавушка'. Weather app found it, but I'm not sure that this is exactly Журавушка I'm looking for :) So, how can I ...
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How can I add locations to iCal events?

The OS X Calendar app will suggest locations as I enter text into the location field of an appointment; but in practice, it does a terrible (technically, an astonishingly terrible) job of suggesting ...
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Location is saying I'm in one place when I'm in another

I was in Walton Liverpool and Find my iPhone was saying I was in Childwall/Broadgreen Liverpool. Is there any reason why it was showing a different location?
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Access the GPS from Terminal [duplicate]

Is it possible to find out the location of a computer similar to the "set time by location" feature via command line? I'm working on a little script that would update my network location settings ...
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No geolocation data in my photos even though location services are on for Camera

It turns out none of my photos on my iPhone 4S (ios 6.1.3) are geotagged. The location services are on for camera and GPS works (confirmed in Maps for example). I downloaded an image via image ...
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What is the function of each of the system location services in iOS 6?

I'd like to know what functionality I gain or lose by enabling / deactivating each of the services under Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services. Some incomplete information is ...
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A way for an iPhone to automaticly login to a captive portal (auto-submit a form based on location?)

The wifi connectivity at my office is behind a captive portal; before you can use it you need to select your classification and then login using your standard security credentials. Since we require '...
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How long does a login to “Find my Friends” persist?

I understand the purpose of the login is to keep nefarious people who 'obtain' your phone from knowing the whereabouts to your friends. Does anybody know how long the iPhone keeps the session open ...
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No passcode if at home?

Is there a way to set up the iPhone so that when I'm away from home it requires a lock code, but when I'm at home I don't need a passcode?
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iOS 9: How to disable Location Services for specific apps?

It used to be obvious how to enable or disable Location Services on an individual app basis, but today when trying to do this on an iPad running iOS 9 I didn't see any way to do this. Has the feature ...
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Refresh my current location iPhone

Many apps use your "current location" (or what they think is your current location), to make ads relevant to where you are, and other location related app features seem to use this information. ...
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iOS location based reminders not working accurately

I created a location based reminder to notify me when I leave my house. However, the notification does not pop-up until I am about five miles away. What do I need to do to have the notification pop-up ...
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What is this 'findmydeviced' in my location icon on the top menu bar?

I have location services on (for Maps & Safari only) and I randomly get this location notification on the top menu bar saying: " Apps using location: findmydeviced" What does this mean?
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Determine geolocation in shell / Terminal on OS X 10.5

Is there a way to determine geolocation in shell / Terminal on OS X 10.5? There's another question, Is there a way to access a Mac's geolocation from terminal? (Mountain Lion), but it seems to ...
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Does the iPad 2 location services work without WiFi?

I'm going on holiday and downloaded some offline maps app, I was just wondering if the location services (GPS?) work without any data i.e Wifi for 3G on the iPad 2?
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Access Mac App Store via VPN

I am pretty new to Macs, but I am not sure that is relevant here. I do use a VPN sometimes (and will do so more). It seems to work OK for browsers, email etc as it should. However, I wanted to change ...
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Can I see a list of location notifications set up through Find my Friends?

I want to know if I have already setup a repeating location (geofence) notification in the Find my Friends app before I create a dupe of an old one. Is there a way to see a list of location ...
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After I traveled abroad, my Mac thinks I'm in the wrong timezone

I have selected the option to set the time zone base on my current location. It correctly detects my location (London), but it still keeps the time as New York time. See screenshot image. This is ...
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Using Location services abroad without roaming charges

I have an offline maps application (maps.me) on my iPhone 5S GSM. Can I use the location services function abroad without getting charges for roaming when Cellular data is turned off? (Only data is ...
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Can I add a room number to an event's location?

Suppose I have an event at a building of which the location can find the address so I get a nice travel time estimate. Problem is, the building contains an awful lot of rooms and I'd really like to ...
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How to disable camera on iOS devices in specific locations using a configuration profile or app

What I need to do is to disable the iOS camera (and any apps using the camera, of course) when entering a specific location. I know that I can use a configuration profile that disables the camera ...
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iOS7: How do I find a location in Maps and assign it as the location on a calendar entry?

I like that the Calendar now allows assigning a location to an entry which can then be opened in Maps. Unfortunately it appears to be confined to locations assigned to contacts - which make sense if ...
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iOS 6 - does it save my location?

I recently found out that the iPhone keeps (at least on older versions) your location data in a data file: http://petewarden.github.com/iPhoneTracker/#faq I have an iPhone on iOS 6 but my ...
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Can I reset my privacy settings on OS X Mountain Lion like I can on iOS 6?

iOS allows me to reset my location settings, causing apps to have to ask me again if they can use my location information. iOS 6 allows me to reset all location and privacy settings globally as well: ...
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Google Maps Fails to Log History on IPhone 6 Plus [on hold]

Is it possible for Google Maps to skip whole days where it logs nothing in Location History or show other places I've never even been? Common problem? Is it even possible this can happen without it ...
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Frequent Location working “sometimes”

My IPhone 6s won't always log where I've been in my Frequent Location file. And other times it shows that I left home at 2am when I KNOW I haven't gone anywhere! Has anyone else experienced this? Or ...
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Unable to determine location [El Capitan]

My El Capitan doesn't determine the location in system related apps, like Weather, Date & Time or Safari. On the other hand, Chrome or Opera browsers can determine it. My location settings are ...
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How do I enable location services for a specific website on Safari for OS X?

In the past I've disabled Location Services for a specific site in Safari for OS X, but would now like to enable it, for that site only. How do I do that. None of the instructions I've found describe ...
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Can I access my current position from the command line? [duplicate]

Is there a way to access OS X's Location Services from the command line? I'd like to be able to get my current lon/lat in a script, but I haven't been able to work out if it's even possible, let alone ...
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Location Services on iPhone 5S

Can anyone trace your exact location if they don't have your cell number? I know turning off location services limits, but if someone doesn't have your phone number, can they still track your ...
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How accurate is share my location [duplicate]

With a cell tower in sight about a 3/4 of a mile away how accurate is the share my location if the phone is in a Walmart
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Enigma: How can my iPad mini without GPS know his location?

I have an iPad mini, non-cellular, without GPS. Yesterday, I had opened the app RATP. In the app, I had a map. I took my iPad outside, in Paris. I opened my iPad. I still had the map. And — surprise, ...
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Geotagging with Photos or other app

I've got ~100GB of photos that I've imported into Photos. Photos stayed in place because they are in date related subfolders. I would stay with original sorting as it is more usable with other photo ...
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GPS receiver while in airplane mode? [duplicate]

I've read in multiple places that iOS allows the GPS receiver even in airplane mode. On both my cellular enabled iOS 8 devices (phone and tablet), I've never been able to acquire my location while in ...
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Downloading photos from iPhone 6s

When taking photos from iPhone, it will display the location of the image where the photo was taken. However when I download the photos to my PC (windows), it does not show up. Is there a way that ...
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What is the function of each of the system location services in iOS?

I'd like to know what functionality I gain or lose by enabling / deactivating each of the services under Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services.
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Location services incorrectly reporting location to app

I am using a third party financial app on my iPhone 6, and for some technical reason my iPhone is unable to provide the app the exact location. It always shows that I am not in the UK, because in ...
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Do users' Location Services for facebook have to be turned on in order for facebook's Bluetooth Beacon (iBeacon) technology to work?

Based off facebook's information here: https://www.facebook.com/business/a/facebook-bluetooth-beacons and seeing that I've never personally used them, I'm starting to think that in order for facebook'...
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iPhone 4s location

In the past, pictures taken on my iPhone recorded the GPS location. I save photos in Infraview. Recent photos do not show GPS info. I have recently updated to 9.0. I have checked settings on the phone....
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After asking to be remembered to return a call, geofence won't go off

When someone called me, I tapped on the "Remind me later" button, I called back without the phone telling me, but I noticed that the geofence icon won't shut off even after resets. Why is this ...
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Why does frequent locations not show the maps?

In frequent locations, I have a list of locations, but the map does not pop up. I have a field of squares, with blue circles, but no streets or places. and no map. Anyone Ideas how to resolve this?
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Apple Watch - Passbook “location aware” notification keeps appearing

Ever since I went to a Starbucks and paid with the Passbook app, I keep getting (what I assume is) a location aware notification to use my Starbucks passbook app. The trouble is that I keep getting ...
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Location services on a macbook pro

How can I set the location on my macbook from a GPS set when out of range of any WIFI signal (e.g. at sea)?