Apple acquires Coherent Navigation includes Locationary, Hop Stop, WifiSLAM and BroadMap

Apple acquires Coherent Navigation includes Locationary, Hop Stop, WifiSLAM, and BroadMapApple has speciously Purchases Coherent Navigation, a Bay Area firm working on high-accuracy GPS and navigation technologies to boost its mapping and navigation efforts.

The iPhone maker has confirmed the deal, but has refused to divulge more details about the purpose or its future plans, the Verge reports.

The mapping firm has now joined a long list of mapping and navigation start-ups acquired by Apple that includes Locationary, Embark, Hop Stop, WifiSLAM, and BroadMap.