Articles tagged with: Location Based Services

Location data on 2 apps enough to identify someone, says study

Columbia and Google researchers identify new privacy concerns for mobility metadata more

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Location-based ads need more than closeness to overcome creepiness

Location-based advertisements may pinpoint customers geographically, but often miss the target because customers may find the ads creepy and intrusive, according to an international team of researchers. more

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Location-based Ambient Intelligence Is the Next Big Leap in Consumer Applications

Ambient intelligence is a relatively new term in the technology lexicon, yet ABI Research forecasts that it will become the major evolution in technology-based consumer services and quality of life applications over the next 10 years more

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Location platform revenues will grow to € 470 million worldwide in 2020

Total location platform revenues are expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 11.5 percent between 2013 and 2020, reaching EUR470 million at the end of the forecast period. more

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Location Based Services Market to be Driven by Context Aware Mobile Services

The Mobile Context and Location Services market is forecast to reach $43.3bn in revenue by 2019, rising from an estimated $12.2bn in 2014.  more

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Existing Technology Can Meet Proposed Standards for Indoor Location Accuracy

A study of indoor tests of a hybrid wireless location technology was submitted to the US telecoms regulator which claims that existing technologies can satisfy location requirements within the timeframe proposed by the FCC more

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Emerging Markets, Indoor Location and Advertising to Boost LBS Market

Falling barriers to the adoption of location-based services (LBS) in emerging markets, combined with momentum behind indoor LBS and mobile advertising, are set to fuel future growth in mobile LBS more

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Location-Based Advertising will be worth EUR10.7 billion in 2018

The total value of the global real-time mobile location-based advertising and marketing (LBA) market will grow from EUR 1.2 billion in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate of 54 percent to EUR 10.7 billion in 2018, more

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TCS Wins Contract to Research Improvements in Geo-targeting Accuracy for Wireless Emergency Alerts

USA based TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) says that it has won a contract to develop ways of improving mobile phone location tracking from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. more

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LBS revenues in Europe and North America will grow to EUR5 billion in 2018

Mobile location-based service (LBS) revenues in Europe are forecasted to grow from EUR 735 million in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.8 percent to reach EUR 2.3 billion in 2018,  more

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