Waleed Kadous
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Waleed Kadous

e27 – Is Australia the next upcoming tech startup hotspot to watch?

Australians are much more risk adverse (and less supportive) than their US counter parts – it’s a cultural thing.”, writes Waleed Kadous, a software engineer at Google who spent five years in Silicon Valley. Waleed illustrated this perfectly: “The USA has 15 times the population ...

Google Maps launches indoor functions

Waleed Kadous, who leads Google’s indoor map acquisition efforts, said late last year that gathering indoor maps presents unique challenges because it requires acquiring building maps from building owners and GPS coverage is frequently poor inside. Google has launched indoor maps in ...

Navigating shopping malls, ATMs, airports, just got easier with new ‘indoor GPS’ Google Maps

According to the paper, Google software engineer Waleed Kadous, an Australian who studied at UNSW, leads Google’s indoor mapping effort from California. He told an indoor mapping conference at the University of NSW this week that the technology was approaching the tipping point of ...

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Australia's Dr Waleed Kadous, a former University of NSW student, has been one of the application's key developers at Google's US headquarters. The technology works by using mobile phone towers and wireless internet infrastructure to approximate a users' location within a surveyed ...

Google takes Maps indoors, but challenges remain Wi-Fi, Google Maps, apps, indoor location, GPS, a

Google wants to make indoor maps “as solid and reliable as outdoors,” said Waleed Kadous, who leads Google’s indoor map acquisition efforts. However, while handset technology is ready for indoor maps, killer apps and improved location detection in unusual spaces are still needed to make ...

Navigating shopping malls, ATMs, airports, just got easier ...

According to the paper, Google software engineer Waleed Kadous, an Australian who studied at UNSW, leads Google’s indoor mapping effort from California. He told an indoor mapping conference at the University of NSW this week that the technology was approaching the tipping point of ...

Google’s indoor maps expand slowly amid cautious adoption ...

Google wants to make indoor maps “as solid and reliable as outdoors,” said Waleed Kadous, who leads Google’s indoor map acquisition efforts. However, while handset technology is ready for indoor maps, killer apps and improved location detection in unusual spaces are still needed to make ...

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