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British Startup Pointr Tapped By U.S. Department Of Homeland Security To Pilot Bluetooth Tracking In American Airports

 

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Pointr reveals 3 Ways Location Technology is Changing Retail
 
 
 
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GOV.UK Geospatial Commission covers Pointr Deep Location Technology
 
 
 
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Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation
 
 
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Pointr steps up to meet airport needs in North America and beyond
 
 
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Meet The Team

Our team is composed of machine-learning engineers and computer scientists

Ege Akpinar
Founder & CEO

Ege is the CEO of Pointr, where he manages the company’s fast-growing business in 20 countries and leads a global team of over 40 employees. A seasoned executive with a background in software development and research, Ege has been integral to the company's growth from a start-up to one of the largest indoor location companies in the world. Ege has a MSc from Imperial College London and Boğaziçi University.

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Can Akpinar
Founder & CTO

As a Co-Founder and CTO, Can leads Pointr's long-term technology vision. He has brought many years of enterprise experience along with his hardware knowledge to ensure that Pointr's software is multi-platform and enterprise ready. Can has a degree in Computer Engineering at Bilkent University and a Bachelor in Software Engineering from Boğaziçi University.


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Simon Darling
COO

Simon is the COO of Pointr, where he delivers strong growth for Pointr in global markets. Simon has a proven track record delivering rapid growth from startup to FTSE 350 organisations. Prior to joining Pointr, Simon held management positions at Unilever, eBay, Skype and Trainline. He also founded Fonepark, a text messaging start-up he sold to AOL.


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Press Coverage

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GOV.UK Geospatial Commission covers Pointr Deep Location Technology
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3 Ways Location Technology is Changing Retail
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Microsoft Azure Marketplace Will Feature Pointr Deep Location
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Pointr Accelerates US Growth, Launches Map Scale with Major American Department Store
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Pointr's interviewed by Retail Focus podcast
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Location Based Marketing Association talks about how Pointr brings way-finding to Washington D.C. airports ✈️
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Pointr collaborates with U.S. Department of Homeland Security to enhance passenger experience in American airports
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Pointr to offer indoor location services at two Washington DC airports
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Pointr steps up to meet airport needs in North America and beyond.
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Pointr Are Now Part of Honeywell's Global Vendor Program
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Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation with Pointr
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Indoor navigation is augmented reality’s killer app.
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International Airport Review: LGW indoor navigation with Pointr
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Pointr mentors schoolboy who built award-winning fire-safety AR App
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Gatwick Airport launches indoor navigation system with Pointr
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Gatwick launches augmented reality airport navigation with Pointr
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Bluetooth Beacons Are Now Helping People Navigate Gatwick Airport
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VR Inside Japan: Feature article of Pointr's Augmented Reality <屋内ナビゲーションがarのキラーアプリになる?>
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Harrods introduces map app to help customers navigate the store with Pointr
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Financial Times: Indoor satnav offers beacon of hope for chronically lost
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3 Traditional Industries Finally Embracing New Technologies
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Gatwick deploys 2000 beacons to provide indoor navigation with Pointr Labs
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Gatwick Airport first in world to use augmented reality navigation to guide lost passengers
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Gatwick installs 2000 indoor navigation beacons enabling augmented reality wayfinding with Pointr
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Can the 'internet of moving things' end traffic jams?
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How new retail technologies are being used to improve marketing
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Gatwick Airport brings out ‘world first’ Pokemon Go-style map app with Pointr
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webrazzi: Pointr Deep Location
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UK airport works with Pointr to install 2000 iBeacons for AR navigation & passenger tracking
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Airport uses Pointr AR maps so you won’t miss your flight
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Gatwick Airport’s 2,000 Beacons Power AR Indoor Navigation with Pointr
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Gatwick Pioneers Indoor Airport Navigation System with Pointr
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Pointr: how indoor navigation can solve shopping, accessibility, architecture and safety
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Pointr's been awarded to implement Deep Location to six airports in Thailand
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Gatwick launches augmented reality wayfinding beacons with Pointr
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Retailers to benefit from new Gatwick AR wayfinding
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TechCrunch lists Pointr as top 5 hottest IoT companies in Europe
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Global Railway Review: Pointr powers the future of transportation
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Pointr revolutionizes UK rail industry
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Pointr CEO interviewed by CNBC-e (Turkey)
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Geospatial World covers Pointr's location intelligence
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Coverage of Pointr's collaboration with Tech Founders in Munich
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HackTrain is helping startups to solve overcrowding to ticketing and delays for UK rail industry
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Pointr is interviewed by webrazzi at Mobile World Congress
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Gatwick Airport installs indoor navigation system
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Pointr's been shortlisted as one of the most promising retail tech startups by Retail Insider's Transforming Retail Awards 2019
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Harrods & Pointr won the Drapers Digital Awards 2019

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