TITLE

Getting There

AUTHOR(S)
Seybold, Andy
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Wireless Week;6/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the advantages and applications of the combination of location-based services (LBS) and wireless technology. Location service applications will be able to arrange the stops in the order that makes the most sense, revising the route as traffic situations change, and present us with this information once we get into our cars. Advantages of Public Safety Answering Point for cellphone users are cited.
ACCESSION #
32526067

 

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