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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...

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 Skyhook Wireless that will give its consumers a better experience by taking advantage of Skyhook's location technology. Handset and service provider ZTE Mobile Telecom has signed on as one of deCarta's first launch customers for the applications that use Skyhook's technology. Skyhook develops technology that collects and analyzes raw...

2011-10-31 09:00:00

LONDON, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telmap, pioneers in mobile location-based services, and INRIX, the leading international provider of traffic information and connected driving services today announced that Telmap will use INRIX's real-time, historical and predictive traffic information in its Mobile Location Companion service worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) The partnership is expected to enhance the navigation experience and increase...

2011-10-28 07:00:00

GPS Intelligence, LLC announces the release of the MicroTracker II, a GPS tracking device designed to provide added security measures for consumers. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 GPS Intelligence, LLC, a leading provider of GPS tracking systems, announces the release of the MicroTracker II GPS tracker to the public. Already, the MicroTracker II is becoming one of the most sought-after GPS tracking devices on the market, helping consumers to monitor assets, vehicles, and loved...

2011-10-13 11:00:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveViewGPS, a leading GPS tracker system company, has introduced two new portable GPS tracking devices ideal for covert tracking: the LiveViewGPS PT-8100N and the PT-8500 CDMA GPS Tracker. At just 2.75" by 1.6", the micro-sized LiveViewGPS PT-8100N is the perfect device for stealthy operations. It can be used to protect valuable merchandise and equipment, as well as loved ones, including children and elderly persons. It has an impressive...

2011-10-13 09:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the leading global trade association for the mobile channel, has taken the lead on Location Based Services (LBS) with the publication of a highly anticipated whitepaper, "Mobile Location Based Services Marketing". For many marketers, Mobile Location Based Marketing promises an unprecedented, new way to connect with customers, delivering highly relevant, targeted messages at the time and place when a...

2011-10-11 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Locaid, the largest Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) company, today announced the availability of Instant Locate, a web-based mobile location portal that allows mobile developers to enter the phone number of any opt-in mobile device and locate the subscriber in an instant. With reliable location data from the top wireless carriers in North America, including AT&T, Rogers, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, Instant Locate is 100%...

2011-09-28 03:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the GSMA announced the results of a study of more than 4,000 mobile phone users in Singapore, Spain and the UK, which sheds light on privacy issues, particularly relating to the use of the mobile Internet and mobile applications. The research follows the January publication of the GSMA's Mobile Privacy Principles, which were delivered through the close collaboration of leading mobile operators, with input from other players in the wider mobile...

2011-09-20 07:30:00

REHOVOT, Israel and BARCELONA, September 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CellGuide has announced the selection of Baolab's award winning NanoEMS(TM) technology as a companion to its location and positioning solutions. CellGuide will add Baolab's recently launched 3D NanoCompass(TM) IC to their GPS chip, to create the CLIOX-C, the world's first fully integrated GPS and compass device. Integrating the Compass and GPS together enables 'point and identify' augmented reality features to be...

28 Percent Of US Adults Use Location-based Services
2011-09-07 04:36:37

  More than one-quarter of U.S. adults now use mobile and social location-based services, according to a new survey from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. The survey of 2,277 U.S. adults found that at least 28 percent now use their cellphones to get directions or recommendations based on their current location. “Taken together, 28% of U.S. adults do at least one of these activities either on a computer or using their mobile phones–and many users do...