Location positioning solution provider Skyhook announced that Priceline.com has integrated Skyhook’s Location Engine in Hotel Negotiator for Android to augment the native location system in Google’s mobile OS.
Unfamiliar with Hotel Negotiator? We’ve already covered it in the past – here’s what it offers:
The Hotel Negotiator app for Android lets travelers use their Android devices to quickly find and book last-minute hotel rooms at up-to-the-minute current published prices. Or, for deeper discounts of up to 60%, they can bid on hotel rooms using priceline.com’s Name Your Own Price hotel service. Hotel rooms can be booked up until 11:00 p.m. ET on the night the room is needed. To get the free app, launch the market on any Android device and search for “priceline.”
For the record, Priceline.com is not the first company to rely on Skyhook for enhanced location information. Augmented reality browser Layar also uses it, as well as handset makers like Samsung and Motorola. Furthermore, Skyhook is suing Google over location issues with Android…