Smart Lighting | Indoor Location | AI | Jun 15, 2023

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

Combain, Actility and Abeeway, 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 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-based indoor geo-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.

“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

“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

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 Actility
Actility is the 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. Most nationwide network service providers (over 50) and thousands of enterprises trust ThingPark™ all over the world. Through its subsidiary Abeeway, Actility also provides patented ultra-low power tracking solutions. ThingPark Market offers the largest selection of interoperable IoT gateways, devices and applications to simplify and accelerate deployment of numerous use cases. For more information, visit

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

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