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A location-based service (LBS) is an information or entertainment service, accessible with mobile devices through the mobile network and utilizing the ability to make use of the geographical position of the mobile device . LBS can be used in a variety of contexts, such as health, indoor object search, entertainment, work, personal life, etc. LBS include services to identify a location of a person or object, such as discovering the nearest banking cash machine or the whereabouts of a friend or employee. LBS include parcel tracking and vehicle tracking services. LBS can include mobile commerce when taking the form of coupons or advertising directed at customers based on their current location. They include personalized weather services and even location-based games. They are an example of telecommunication convergence. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Location-based service)

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Metadata related to 'lbs' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'lbs': 3 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'lbs' across all Ariadne articles: 3
  • Average number of references to 'lbs' per Ariadne article: 1.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'lbs': 1997-09
  • Trending factor of 'lbs': 33.3 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'lbs':

  1. charles oppenheim (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. maureen wade (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. lizzie caperon (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Copyright Corner

Charles Oppenheim answers copyright queries.

September 1997, issue11, regular column

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