Five leading experts in location-based services, and I, shared a lively discussion on the current state of mobile phone location accuracy at the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s December, 2012 Mobile Forum: Locations & Beyond. Our 50-minute conversation focused on how to improve the accuracy of mobile phone location fixes, both indoors and out. Here are a few highlights from the panel:
Location-based social networking and shopping applications have stolen the wireless stage during 2010 — and will do so again at the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s upcoming Mobile Forum on November 17 — “Check In Here: the Intersection of Hyperlocal and Mobile.” Laurie Lamberth will lead off this event with a 15-minute Analyst Overview, which will cover the history, status, trends and hot players in the LBS social and shopping appsphere.
2010 has been “the year of location services,” at least with respect to consumer applications. In January,
GigaOm Pro has again tapped Laurie Lamberth to share her analysis and insights on the wireless industry, this time in a Research Note about the fresh set of location-based (LBS) consumer shopping apps that hit the scene in August, 2010. While these announcements — including shopping apps Shopkick, ShopAlerts, AisleBuyer and Facebook’s scene-stealing Places service — all landed in the headlines within two weeks, they represent the crest of a location services wave that’s been building from some time. Why is LBS so hot, all of a sudden?
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