Location-based Applications & LBS

The mobile Internet is enabling a vast range of new applications that dynamically provide information relevant to a user’s current location. Location-based service (LBS) is an information and entertainment service which uses the GPS location of the user to help them with personalized services tailored to their current location while moving. Find friends on your social network nearby or Gaming/Gambling applications, finding the whereabouts of an employee, locate the nearest “in-network” Doctor or Medical facility etc can be built to respect geographical limits.

Location-based Applications open a new market for developers, cellular network operators, and service providers to develop and deploy value-added services: Advising users of current traffic conditions, supplying routing information, helping them find nearby restaurants, and many more.

Tek-Data can help you to develop mobile phone-based applications to more efficiently manage field operations, and middleware to improve corporate operations and provide customers with more accurate and timely status of services provided based on location data. The concept of location-based service and a service-oriented architecture which exposes a rich-functionality through web service features is becoming very important. Such services can be efficiently used by a Java-enabled mobile phone user and resource rich PCs.

Advantage of Location Based Service (LBS) - Example:

Following is one example and its advantage of using location-based application and services.

LBS can be used to provide businesses with Field force manager. The highlights and benefits of this service is as follows;

  • To increase field worker productivity & streamline business processes
  • Job scheduling & Dispatch
  • Fleet maps at central location
  • Mapping and Locations
  • Location-aware Time Cards
  • Geo-fencing
  • Integrate the location with:
    1. Calendar, Events, Email, Photos
    2. Videos, To-do List, Address book
    3. Customer, Sale & Service Information

Innovative services by highly experienced team. Our highly experienced senior management team drawing mobile experience from AT&T/Lucent, LogicaCMG, Airtel, Sony BMG, IBM will give you the innovative service consultation and help for your product and services. Our clients include content providers, media giants, carriers & many small businesses.

contact us Tek-Data to know more about Location based apps development services and LBS.

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