LOCATION BASED SERVICES -- what does it mean? In the last blog Hollywood2020 columnist and blogger Joyce Schwarz refers to LBS -- location based services --some of our readers are not familiar with what we mean so we are providing an update. We thoroughly cover this in Joyce's book "Cutting the Cord: Guide to Going Wireless" Pearson Publishing available at www.amazon.com.
Here is an update of LBS -- via latest Google postings/press releases etc-- although much LBS will be local-- others will be via other delivery systems -- and it won't just be search and coupons and advertising and mobile marketing either-- take a peek at what's out there or about to launch:
|Enhancing Mobile Carrier Revenues Through Location-Based Services|
PR Newswire (press release), NY -
... service providers, middleware vendors, end-users and other industry participants with an overview of the Consumer Location-based Services market challenges ...
|uLocate Expands Location-Based Services Portfolio to Include Kmaps|
Wireless Developer Network -
"The acquisition of Kmaps supports our continued expansion into next-generation location-based services," said Walt Doyle, President and CEO of uLocate. ...
Comtech develops location-based PHS handset
Telecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands -
... The price for the location based services will be approximately USD 1.50 per month. Comtech said it is in the process of securing ...
Wireless: Voice recognition enters new realm in cellphones
International Herald Tribune, France -
... Voice recognition may also soon find its way into usages that combine it with location-based services, so it might not be long before saying "Mexican restaurant ...
WATCH FOP MORE LBS goodies from CES (CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW -- Hollywood2020 will be on location with the latest and the greatest.
|Telcontar Technology Platform Leads Location-Based Services ...|
Yahoo! News (press release) -
13 /PRNewswire/ -- Telcontar, a leading supplier of software and related services for the location-based services (LBS) industry, today announced a successful ...
Verizon Rolling Out Location-Based Services
LBS-zone.com (press release), MD -
According to this blog post, Verizon Wireless said that it is rolling out a service that will tell cell-phone users where they are and give directions to ...