Actility, Abeeway, and Combain Unite for AI-Powered Indoor Location Solutions Revolution

Press Release – Paris, France & Lund, Sweden – June 13, 2023

Actility, Abeeway, and Combain are thrilled to announce their strategic collaboration, marking a new era of AI-powered indoor location solutions. This groundbreaking partnership brings together the expertise of three industry leaders in IoT connectivity, geolocation services, and advanced positioning technology to revolutionize indoor navigation.

The partnership between Actility, Abeeway, and Combain will focus on creating a comprehensive solution for indoor Wi-Fi and Bluetooth location. By combining their respective technologies, the companies aim to deliver a cutting-edge indoor positioning system that leverages AI algorithms and deep learning techniques.

Combain leverages AI to train an artificial neural network using ground-truth geolocations Wi-Fi and Bluetooth MAC addresses and signal strength. This innovative approach surpasses traditional trilateration methods delivering a remarkable reduction in median error.

Indoor geolocation services for LoRaWAN devices will be a key area of focus for this partnership. The collaboration will drive cross-promotion and lead generation for both businesses, opening new opportunities in the rapidly growing market of indoor positioning solutions:

  • Actility, a global leader in IoT connectivity solutions, will contribute its extensive experience in network infrastructure and cloud-based services.
  • Abeeway, a subsidiary of Actility, brings its expertise in geolocation technologies, including Low-power GPS, GPS, Wi-Fi sniffing, and Bluetooth Low Energy Beaconing.
  • Combain, renowned for its advanced positioning technology and vast database of cell IDs and Wi-Fi/BLE positions, will provide its AI-powered indoor location solution.

This partnership comes at a time when the demand for AI-powered indoor location services is at an all-time high. As businesses strive to provide seamless navigation experiences and personalized services to their customers, Actility and Combain  are poised to meet these evolving needs with  their combined expertise, innovative technologies, and market reach. 

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“We’re thrilled to partner with Combain to bring our innovative geolocation services to a wider range of devices and applications. This collaboration not only expands our technology capabilities but also allows us to enable us to deliver comprehensive indoor geolocation solutions for LoRaWAN devices, addressing the growing demand for precise and reliable indoor positioning.”

Olivier Hersent, CEO of Actility.

“It’s a pivotal time for Combain. We’re eager to bring our deep learning-powered indoor positioning technology to Actility’s broad LoRaWAN customer base. We believe this partnership will accelerate innovation and bring substantial value to our customers.”

Björn Lindquist, CEO of Combain

The collaboration between Actility, Abeeway and Combain represents a significant milestone in the realm of indoor location services, promising to unlock new possibilities for businesses seeking to improve customer experiences, optimize operations, and gain valuable insights from their indoor spaces.

About Combain

Combain is a world-leading provider of geolocation services for connected IoT devices. Combain has created one of the world’s largest positioning databases used for precise indoor and outdoor positioning. Combain also has developed new innovative positioning technologies, such as a new indoor positioning system that uses deep learning and an easy to deploy IoT asset tracking platform, Traxmate.

Combain’s customers are leading mobile network operators, national security agencies, tracking devices and IoT device manufacturers. Positioning is provided as a cloud-based and OnPrem API, Combain Location API, as an indoor positioning solution, Combain AI Indoor, as a network positioning solution, Combain LMF, and as a cloud-based IoT tracking platform, Traxmate. Combain is located in Lund, Sweden and in Palo Alto, USA and serves customers worldwide. For more information, visit us at or stay up to date by following us on Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

About Abeeway: 

Abeeway is the market leader in low-power indoor & outdoor fused geolocation and a provider of disruptive IoT tracking solutions worldwide. Abeeway offers the most energy-efficient, reliable and flexible geolocation solutions using unique tracking devices and a smart Multi-technology location system optimized for long-range and low-power-consumption leveraging LoRaWAN™ connectivity. Abeeway devices are available on ThingPark Market .  Abeeway is a member of the LoRa Alliance™

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About Actility

Actility is a world leader in Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN) industrial-grade connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things. Actility provides its ThingPark™ platform and network technology to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks within a unified, scalable and versatile network infrastructure. The vast majority of nationwide LoRaWAN® network service providers (over 50) and hundreds of companies trust ThingPark™ all over the world. Through its subsidiary Abeeway, Actility also providespatented ultra-low power tracking solutions. ThingPark Market offers the largest selection of interoperable IoT gateways, devices and applications to simplify and accelerate deployment of use cases.  

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