Location-Based Technologies

GPS technology has been around for 15 years. But, it's just now beginning to yield the kind of location-based applications that will deliver on its full potential. We'll explain why it took so long, what you can expect to see in the coming years, and what it's likely to mean for business and consumers.

When General Motors introduced OnStar in some of its Cadillac models in 1996, it was pioneering an industry known as location-based services — or LBS. Because of the existence of global positioning satellites.....

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