Articles in the LBS Category

Feb 2016 | No Comment

South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced that its subsidiary SK Planet will spin off its location-based services (LBS) unit and merge with SK Telecom…

Oct 2015 | No Comment

As smartphones with function of satellite navigation positioning become popular, the public can enjoy LBS very conveniently. However, the traditional LBS has been restricted outdoor over a long period of time…

Apr 2014 | No Comment

Pitney Bowes Inc. and IBM have announced collaboration on IBM’s codename “BlueMix” platform-as-aservice to develop new hybrid cloud location services that help businesses unearth deeper connections between their customers, their geography, and their networks to deliver more…

Sep 2011 | No Comment

Location Base Services (LBS) is service mechanisms that provides information about the location and take advantage of the location. Global Positioning System (GPS) is one of Devices that inform the position. Mobile phone GPS has the advantage because they can be used also as a means of communication and the completeness of the camera (photo and video) resolution good enough to take photos that have coordinates ((Geo)tagging photo) and can be sent directly to the office for more information .

Aug 2011 | No Comment

As traffic jam is getting a bad reality in our times, realistic information on the traffic situation together with optimized routing to reduce overall waiting time on the trip become more and more valuable all over the world. But how to vlaidate, if the information provided is reliable and trutsworthy? On the first look, this sounds easy, but as truth is in the details, a lot of hurdles have to be passed for a successful finish.

Apr 2011 | No Comment

Today, mobile devices are not only tools for the communications but also personal assistants. People could use the mobile device built-in Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to search for information based on his/her location, thus called Location Based Service (LBS). However, due to the GPS signal propagation limit, the positioning and navigation services are discontinued when the user enters the indoor environments. When users are in the indoor environments, how to continuously obtain their locations becomes a popular research topic.

Nov 2010 | No Comment

Gianluca Falco, Fabrizio Dominici, Gianluca Marucco, Antonio Defina

The integration of navigation and communication functionalities is one of the key elements exploited in new location-based systems and services

GNSS technologies are progressively becoming one of the key elements in most of innovative wireless applications. Most location-based services and systems are in fact …

Sep 2010 | No Comment

Niki Regina, Matteo Zanzi

In this paper three different solutions are proposed for the problem of location-based selective broadcasting of traffic messages

Although at present its implementation within the full operational capability is under discussion and called into doubt due to recent changed circumstances in the overall system management, one of the initially planned features of GALILEO …

Apr 2010 | No Comment

The Netherlands are a small country in the North West part of Europe with a high density of population. The area of only 41.000 km² is used by 16 Mio. Inhabitants, resulting into 400 inhabitants per km². There is an excellent infrastructure with 2.300 km of motorways and 137.000 km of roads in total complemented by a network of railways and bicycle tracks. The roads are used by 8 Mio. cars and 140.000 heavy goods vehicles. Although…

Jun 2009 | Comments Off on Intelligent transport system
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Transport of people and goods is one of the pilars of civilisation. The
exchange of goods, services and ideas is in foundation of modern economy, as well as it was in the past. However, growing population generates new challenges for traffic control that leaves no space for classic solution but calls for the innovative and multidsciplinary approach based on the latest scientific and technology achievements…