Location Awareness

Location awareness refers to devices that can passively or actively determine their location. Navigational instruments provide location coordinates for vessels and vehicles. Surveying equipment identifies location with respect to a well-known locationa wireless communications device. Network location awareness (NLA) describes the location of a node in a network.The term applies to navigating, real-time locating and positioning support with global, regional or local scope. The term has been applied to traffic, logistics, business administration and leisure applications. Location awareness is supported by navigation systems, positioning systems and/or locating services.
Posts about Location Awareness
  • How Mobile Wallet Offers Drive Sales

    … after loading up Key Ring, I was driving home and up popped an alert on my phone that one of the stores I frequent had an offer. Absolutely brilliant… I pulled in, redeemed the coupon, and got a great deal. I wasn’t looking for a deal nor was I even expecting to go shopping that night – but there it happened. Location awareness in an application…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 12 readers -
  • In First Acquisition, SocialRadar Snaps Up Location Tech Firm

    … so smartphones will be able to tell consumers exactly about their surroundings because it will know exactly where they are. “This technology we’re building is very specifically targeted toward the hyperlocal market,” he said. “I believe the biggest trend going on in smartphone technology is location awareness. Right now, of course, you can look up…

    Mason Lerner/ Street Fightin Social Mobile- 8 readers -
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