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2012-09-13 02:31:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Locaid, the world's largest Location-as-a-Service company, today launched Locaid IP Location(TM), a new service that accurately determines the location of any Internet-connected device through the combination of Internet Protocol (IP) and mobile location. This combination further strengthens the capability to authenticate a person or device's physical location and prevent location spoofing, which is critically important in applications such as...

2012-09-13 02:31:37

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- aisle411, the premier mobile retail navigation service, today announced the appointment of Kris Kolodziej as vice president of location services. In this role, Kolodziej will lead all location-based services development to support aisle411's rapid growth as it continues to deliver on its promise to provide the most convenient in-store shopping experience for customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/AQ41249LOGO-b) Kris...

2012-07-27 02:29:43

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been selected by a global phone manufacturer to deliver an integrated maps, local search and navigation application featuring real-time traffic and other premium content, along with software components for use by third-party developers to enable location-based services. The agreement marks...

2012-07-23 23:01:25

FrontPoint Security leverages new “geo-based” technology, enhancing customers´ options for controlling and customizing their security systems from their mobile phones. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 FrontPoint Security, a nationwide leader in wireless home security, announced the availability of location-based services with their home security system. FrontPoint´s new “Geo Services” feature offers customers a smart option for enhancing their...

2012-07-16 23:03:52

M for Mobile are pleased to announce the return of The Location Business Summit, USA. Being held on October 16-17 in San Jose, the LBS Summit USA will once again unite over 150 Senior Level Executives in the LBS, navigation and mobile marketing space. San Jose, San Francisco (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Pyramid Research is now forecasting that location-based advertising alone will be worth $6.2 billion within the next three years — and account for almost 35% of total mobile advertising...

2012-06-20 10:22:37

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New York, New York - Mapfia Inc. is pleased to announce Mapfia 1.1.0 for iOS, a newly launched application for iOS and Android phones that lets users make free "map calls". The launch of GPS embedded phones sparked several Location-Based Service (LBS) apps such as Loopt, Google Latitude, and Apple's Find My Friend. These LBS apps generated some hype and usage among early technology adopters. However, to most users, LBS apps are more hype than...

2012-06-11 02:22:26

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Locaid, the world's largest Location-as-a-Service company, today announced commercial availability of Locaid Geofence(TM), a new API that allows developers to combine real-time customer location data with real-world geographic areas. Using Locaid's Location-as-a-Service, developers can now create a virtual location perimeter of any size around any physical locations - such as retail stores, arenas, airports, schools or residences - and...

2012-05-23 10:24:24

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce two significant new reports on Indoor Positioning, and its impact on Location-based Services: Indoor Positioning: Mapping, Technology & ServicesGPS-based LBS (Location-Based Services) face a significant hurdle: 90% of people's time is spent indoors. As such, Indoor positioning offers significant potential for the LBS market. While GPS remains the technology of choice for many of the...

2012-05-21 10:20:29

MIAMI, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navizon Inc. today announced the launch of Navizon Analytics, a ground-breaking system to measure pedestrian traffic throughout a target area, both in real time and historically over time. This latest addition to Navizon's global and indoor positioning technology provides new data points and intelligence to a wide variety of location-aware applications and services. "Navizon Analytics breaks new ground by unobtrusively measuring pedestrian traffic...

2012-05-08 02:34:36

NEW ORLEANS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based eTrak launched a breakthrough product line of location-tracking devices today incorporating patent-pending "Hybrid Tracking System" utilizing Wi-Fi access points, Cell-ID and GPS to ensure pinpoint accuracy (as close as 10 feet) of a person, pet or object for consumer, business and government markets. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...