Archive | April, 2011

FIND ME! TOP 10 REASONS WHY NETWORK-BASED LOCATION IS BETTER THAN HANDSET-BASED LOCATION

29 Apr

It locates all phones, from the latest iPhone to the old flip phones. Those “old” feature phones are still 75% of the market, so if you’re rolling out a solution that needs to locate everyone’s phones and fast–you need network location. It finds more devices. Not just smart phones and feature phones, but also laptops, […]

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If Bats Had GPS, Would Vampires Check In?

18 Apr

Of course, bats DO have GPS. It’s now possible to tag bats with a GPS data logger that weighs 2 grams. That’s less than a penny. Scientist are using them to track bats’ resting behavior and their foraging patterns. In fact, scientists have even used GPS topography technology to map bats’ teeth and correlate it […]

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Back to our roots: Saving lives using location-based services

6 Apr

Chief Location Officer News: Location-based services started out in emergency response, and it’s continuing to play a vital role there. LBS has compelling uses in disaster recovery, from planning to coordinating the efforts of aid personnel on the ground to search and rescue. CLO Recommendation: It’s not just about fun and games. Real world LBS […]

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