Location Based Services (LBS) and Personal Mobility
The day is almost here, for example, when you will be able to use your mobile phone equipped with satellite navigation receiver to find your way when entering an unfamiliar city. You will be able to send your requirements (for example, nearest parking space, pizza restaurant or whatever) via text message to a service provider, who will use your position to determine the nearest facility to you. The service provider will check on availability – perhaps even book a table or parking space for you – before automatically sending a map for display on your phone which shows your position and how to get to what you want.
Last update: 6 June 2007