Articles tagged with: Location Based Services

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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Over 800 Million Smartphones Using Indoor Location by 2018

iBeacons are fast becoming the foot soldiers of indoor location in retail, bringing awareness and adoption, but it is just one of over 10 indoor location technologies competing in this $5 billion space. more

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Ruckus Launches Cloud-Based Wi-Fi Location Based Service

Ruckus Wireless says that it has developed a cloud-based platform that supports location based services using Wi-Fi positioning. more

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Mobile Users Providing Personalized Data to More Than 100 Apps and Services by 2017

By 2017, mobile apps will be downloaded more than 268 billion times, generating revenue of more than $77 billion and making apps one of the most popular computing tools for users across the globe, according to Gartner. more

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Proliferation of GPS-enabled Smartphones Spurs Growth of Location-based Apps

The global market for location-based applications is poised for rapid growth, as the mass adoption of global positioning system (GPS)-enabled smartphones is encouraging developers to introduce numerous advanced applications. more

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Qualcomm Collaborates with Samsung to Support Chinese GPS Service

Qualcomm says that it has added support for China's equivalent of the GPS, its BeiDou Satellite Navigation System. more

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Apple to Trial Location Aware iPhone App in its Retail Stores

Apple stores are understood to be deploying indoor location based beacons that will tap into an iPhone app and deliver product information when users are near devices, or accessories. more

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A Billion Smartphones with Location-Based Sensor Fusion by 2016

As smartphones embrace always-on, ubiquitous location, location-based sensor fusion will become a standard feature. ABI Research expects that location-based sensor fusion will enable the dawn of the quantified self, ambient intelligence,  more

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Will Enterprises Find Indoor Location Services?

There must be big opportunity in indoor mapping or companies such as Apple, Google, Qualcomm and Samsung wouldn't be jockeying for position. Still, an Intel engineer says the swarm of competitors has yet to strike gold in the fledgling indoor location services market. more

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