Indoor LBS holds promise

Indoor LBS holds promise

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Indoor LBS holds promise - Jouni Kämäräinen, Board Chair, In-Location AllianceThe success of indoor LBS will only occur with the innovation and discovery of new applications of the technology, either on its own or in combination with others such as wearables and social media, writes Jouni Kämäräinen, Board Chair, In-Location Alliance.

Current mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and upcoming wearable devices like augmented reality glasses and smart watches, are designed to enable rich multimedia services including location-based services.

Originally conceived and developed for the outdoors and based on the widespread availability of GPS technologies, location-based services (LBS) are now finding their way indoors by exploiting the several radio technologies that supply wireless connectivity, strong processing power and high capacity batteries.

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