Personal Proximity & Navigation to Lead LBS Application Growth

Mind Commerce Publishing announces the release of ground breaking real-world research entitled, The 2011 Ultimate Guide to Location Based Services and Applications. The publication analyzes the location-based services ecosystem and provides a portfolio of strategic technologies, market insights, and advanced business levers.

Over 160 companies are in the report with analysis of leading applications. The research confirms a continued market opportunity for navigation as well as personal safety applications that rely upon location determination. Our research into LBS includes various use cases for non-traditional location determination including the use of mobile WiMAX, peer-to-peer m-commerce, RFID and other proximity methods.

The report provides profiles and case study analysis of products and services provided by leading companies such as American Movil, Apple, Brazil Telecom, Cobra Automotive, deCarta, Google, IBM, LocationLabs, NAVTEQ, Nokia, TCS, Telefonica, Qualcomm, Verizon, WaveMarket, and more. The report also considers the merits of location developers Placecast, Layar, Bloomberg, eBay, Junaio, Creativity Software, FourSquare, MECOMO, Thomson Reuters, WHERE, and more to determine usefulness in corporate and/or product strategy, marketing partnerships, and sales planning. Lead Analyst, Tina Whitfield, also identifies the top ten product categories and top five geographic markets for LBS applications.

The report, The 2011 Ultimate Guide to Location Based Services and Applications, written by industry veteran, Tina Whitfield, is must reading for anyone considering the many potential LBS applications, suppliers, and markets for delivery.

More information about the report is available from Mind Commerce at:

A report brochure is available for download (PDF) from Mind Commerce at:

For the original, press release, see:

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