MapWorld Technologies, a GIS and GPS based solutions provider in India is developing an SMS-based application integrated with a GPS for location tracking of vehicles and employees. The proposed application is expected to be available in the market by end November 2005. According to MapWorld, the applications main map would be deployed on a central system and inputs would be loaded on to the employees’ mobile handset. Since the input from the mobile handset to the computer is SMS-based it will cost relatively cheaper. Presently, MapWorld has maps database consisting of 16 Indian cities and the company is targeting transport companies, retail, manufacturing, automotive and other sectors, who have field personnel in large numbers.
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