Location-Based Services: Because "Where" Is What Matters
Track: Location Services
Author(s): Derek John Baranowski
As cyberspace, wireless communications, and GIS converge, buckle your seatbelts for a ride through the new world of location-based services. As information meets the world of wireless communications, precision-based, spatial data content providers will be in hot demand. A demand generated by organizations that want to take their product and service offerings mainstream, using location-based services. With geographic location, or "where" underpinning our decision making processes, mapping data content providers and innovative service providers will join forces to take advantage of this highly lucrative enterprise. This paper will explore the impact that location-based services will have on the demand for spatial data, and it will help readers understand why location is critical to successful consumer and business applications.
Derek John Baranowski
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