Monthly Archives: March 2011

M2M Sensor Specifications

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in a 2003 survey of current commercial and military M2M sensor user requirements highlighted several factors affecting wireless M2M sensor networks. In order of importance, these factors are: data reliability; battery life; … Continue reading

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Assisted GPS

Assisted-GPS reaches 5-50m accuracy outdoors and Enhanced Assisted-GPS allows even higher accuracies (1-3m) over very large service areas, covering most environments including indoors without having to connect the A-GPS server to a Wide Area Reference Network or having to wait … Continue reading

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BLUETOOTH Proximity Marketing Use-Case

BlueUmbrella presents an innovative approach to the applied-use of the existing Bluetooth technology and services available in most feature and smart phones as well as PDAs. The BlueUmbrella solution uses tiny, low cost beacons installed in a known indoor location … Continue reading

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Presence in IMS

The presence service provides the ability for the home network to manage presence information of a user’s device, service or service media even whilst roaming. A user’s presence information may be obtained through input from the user, information supplied by … Continue reading

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Where can the leaders in E911 grow if they own the market at saturation?

Can NG 9-1-1 expand business lines?  Intrado helps wireless operators locate mobile device users during emergencies by managing geographic and intelligence databases and associated.  Intrado also routes calls nationalfixed telecos, major Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILECs), and Competitive local exchange … Continue reading

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Top 5 Emerging Wealth Markets for Location Based Services and Applications

Brazil is the fastest growing market for mobile applications that integrate location based services and navigation.  Brazil’s has a USD $1.6 trillion economy and has become an entrepreneurial and venture capital hot bed. According to the Latin American Venture Capital … Continue reading

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Mobile Local Advertising Platform Providers

Brands, marketers, and Ad buyers and sellers have traditionally advertised to groups through broadcast communications including radio and television, print, and outdoor.  Online marketers use both mass communications and direct marketing; first engaging consumers through mass communications such as display … Continue reading

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