Esri Partners with XYO Network to Bring Innovative New Location Layer to the World’s Maps
With XYO Devices Delivering Detailed Relative Location Data Stored on the Blockchain, Technology Will Help Redefine Spatial Analysis
SAN DIEGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 14, 2018 — XYO Network, the technology bringing blockchain to the real world, has partnered with Esri to bring new distributed, blockchain-based location verification functionality to the spatial analytics space. The XYO and Esri partnership is supported through their Startup Program, a coveted three-year program that helps emerging business partners bring new and innovative solutions to Esri customers. As the undisputed global leader in location intelligence, Esri expects to enable users of its ArcGIS platform with access to blockchain technologies to develop significant new applications based on the partnership.
XYO has become the emerging leader in the world of findable technology with Bluetooth and GPS tracking devices, over 1 million location beacon devices circulating in the world, which allow everyday consumers to track real-world items in real time, right from their smartphones.
Esri provides advanced spatial analytics and data-rich mapping and visualization for some of the biggest names in retail, government, and NGOs around the globe. Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations, including 75 percent of...