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Intel developed a location-based services proof of concept for one building at its Folsom, Calif. campus. The green dot on the phone display provides a user with a visual mark of where he or she is inside the building. The algorithm for this specific engine improves accuracy of locating an object or person to 3 to 5 meters due to more effective use of Wi-Fi access points.

SEE MORE: Will Enterprises Find Indoor Location Services? More accurate indoor GPS could boost enterprise asset management, user experience.

There must be big opportunity in indoor mapping or companies such as Apple, Google, Qualcomm and Samsung wouldn't be jockeying for position. Still, an Intel engineer says the swarm of competitors has yet to strike gold in the fledgling indoor location services market.

"It's all over the map," said Rob Colby, Intel IT locations architect, of the scattered market for indoor GPS.

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