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2012-04-24 06:24:43

NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Location-based services (LBS) have topped the global league as the mobile feature set to grow the most, after world leading insights consultancy TNS revealed over 60 per cent of those that don't yet use the service globally want to start using them. TNS's annual Mobile Life study - which explores mobile use among 48,000 people in 58 countries - shows the majority of people around the world now recognize the value of sharing their...

2012-03-07 03:00:00

LONDON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LBS is a game-changer for a lot of businesses, and with the sharp uptake and rapid adoption of mobile marketing and m-commerce, it's essential to stay ahead of the game. The Location Business Summit, Europe [http://www.thewherebusiness.com/locationsummit/?utm_source=PR%2BNewswire&utm_medium=PR&utm_campaign=LBS%2BEU ] , being held on May 22-23 in Amsterdam will unite over 150 Senior Level Executives in the LBS and mobile marketing...

2012-03-06 09:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta, the leading independent enabler of location-based services (LBS), today announced that it has made its LBS, mapping and search APIs available for developers creating applications for the Amazon Kindle Fire. In partnership with Skyhook, Inc, the worldwide leader in location positioning, context and intelligence, deCarta offers APIs that provide an environment for LBS applications on the Kindle Fire similar to other platforms. With...

2012-02-26 23:01:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress - Locaid, the world's largest Location-as-a-Service company, and Wyless, the leading global M2M managed services provider, today announced an agreement whereby Locaid will provide location-based services (LBS) to Wyless customers and partners across the globe. Wyless will be integrating Locaid's Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) into Porthos, Wyless's award-winning management platform. Wyless customers and partners will soon...

2012-02-23 01:00:00

MONROE, Conn., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Telenity (www.telenity.com), a leading provider of location based services, social media, mobile marketing, service delivery, and messaging platforms and solutions, today announced the launch of Canvas(®) SmartOffer(TM), a location-based subscriber acquisition solution for mobile data and data-driven services. Canvas SmartOffer builds on Telenity's mobile marketing solution Canvas SmartAds(TM) and brings a new perspective to...

2012-02-09 08:00:00

WMX Group, Inc has acquired all of Paragon GPS Inc., assets in a deal valued at over 1.5 Million Euros Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 Thomas Guerriero the Chairman & CEO of WMX Group, Inc. (WEX Frankfurt Stock Exchange) has confirmed that WMX has officially entered into an agreement to acquire all the intellectual property of Paragon GPS, Inc.. Thomas Anthony Guerriero said, “This shows how The Harvard Think Tank our venture capital arm continually finds...

2012-02-08 06:26:00

LONDON, February 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The team at TheWhereBusiness have just completed work on the hotly anticipated 'LBS Stats and Facts for 2012', as part of the launch of the 3rd Annual Location Business Summit Europe. With a keen-eye and a number of fingers-on-the-pulse, the team have collated a cross section of industry analysis and compiled report of the hottest LBS predictions for 2012. The report sheds light on the key facts and statistics that have sculpted...

2011-12-09 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile solutions for the enterprise, today announced it has invented new mobile technology which tracks where fans in the crowd are aiming their mobile phones and can be used by event organizers to enhance the live event experience for attendees, as well as to "hyper-target" advertising, broadcasting and security at live events. The company simultaneously announced the appointment of Jim...

2011-12-05 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From Omnilink, GTX Corp and Aetrex, the GPS Shoe for senior men and women with Alzheimer's, dementia, and memory loss is now available for online purchase at www.aetrex.com/gps. The GPS Shoe is available in standard sizes, with velcro straps or shoe laces, and costs $299.99 for the shoe and $34.99 monthly for tracking, locating, and recovery service. More than 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease--the leading cause of...

2011-11-01 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta, the leading independent enabler of location-based services (LBS), today announced a partnership with handset provider ZTE Mobile Telecom to provide Chinese consumers with advanced search, navigation and mapping services in its mobile handsets. As one of deCarta's first major customers in China, ZTE Mobile Telecom plans to bundle deCarta's applications on its handsets. "Demand for premium location-based mobile services in China...