Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

This startup is changing the way travel time search is done

Imagine you are looking for a flat to rent around your office. Usually, you would google for a property site, enter your zip code,...

Location-Based Gaming

Traditional open-air (location-based) games like Hide-and-seek or Capture the flag brought hours of fun to many of us when we were kids. Then consoles and computer...

New Nokia’s Mapping Platfrom Called “Here” Coming to iOS and Android

Nokia announced their new rebranded and enhanced version of Nokia Maps called Here. It will be available as both a free app and API for developers. According...

This app will let you track location of your Comcast technician

Interesting use case of location-based technologies. As part of the company's attempt to improve customer service Comcast announced a new features to their app that...

Next big thing for drones is here!

History simply shows us that of all the awful things about wars, they do have one positive outcome - development of new technologies! As...

Wikipedia “Nearby” – Location-Based Wiki Search

Wikipedia has launched a new feature called "Nearby" that suggests articles based on a user's location. This Nearby page is accessible via the main menu in the mobile...

Geo-Tagging helps fight corruption in Philippines

Geo-Tagging has been used in a lot of cool and fun ways in the past. Most of us would have geotagged friends on Facebook...

Security and privacy issues of LBS (geo-apps)

Mobility became part of our personal liberty. Also the market noticed this trend in geo-development and reacted with an increasing availability of location based...

Location Based Services : Expected Trends and Technological Advancements

Location data is a vital part of the mobile experience and enables some of the most widely used mobile apps, which can be used...

Location, Location, Location – Infographic

Location, location, location - this is the most known marketing phrase ever, but it's as well the most true marketing phrase ever! Now in...

Facebook rolls out new location-based feature “Nearby Friends” in US

Last week Facebook released its new location-based feature for apps called 'Nearby Friends'.  We've been hearing about it for a long time already and...

Geotoko – managing multiple location-based marketing campaigns.

Geotoko is a location based marketing platform using services like Foursquare, Gowalla, Facebook places, Yelp or Twitter to allow brands, business and agencies to create their...

Apple vs. Google – Mapping World War

Just over a month ago I've been writing that I feel in my guts that Apple is about to launch their own mapping solution. Two days later...

The interactive map of taxi trips in New York city

In order to optimize anything such as money, time, efforts and resources, one should understand the ground realities and behavioral pattern on how things are changing...

New Location-Based App Will Help You… Get Lost in Familiar Places

The major goal of mobile location-based technology is to help you getting from point A to point B without getting lost but honestly sometimes...

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