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Geolocation is the art and science of triangulating a user?s current geographic location from the IP they present to the world and from networking the details of the services they access, such as GPS.

Geolocation is an essential part of augmented reality and pervasive systems.

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Related Dictionary Entries for Geolocation:

Context-Aware Pervasive System


Intelligent Speed Adaption


Location Aware


Sensor Web

Spatial Data


Resources in our database matching the Term Geolocation:

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TwittAround is a novel AR application, combining the technologies of visual augmented reality, Geolocation, Twitter, and the iPhone.

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Large Image Display: Chrysalis: Geolocation of Law Enforcement
A scene from Chrysalis (2007) in which the virtues of transparent monitors in call-centres and RFID chips implanted in police officers are discussed, with pros and cons of both technologies discussed in detail.

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It is not just your avatar that will be customised to you
This quote from Otherland, Book one, puts a oft-overlooked spin on the concept of customised avatars for sales-AI. A psychologically compatible AI personality and avatar, designed to talk you into buying, crafted not from a detailed psychological work up, but simply from geolocation and information you did not mean to reveal.


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In the wake of the recent and terrible events in Japan, in which the earthquake, tsunami and finally threat of nuclear meltdown caused so much loss of life, panic and despairer, it is good to know that modern technologies and geolocation ca...

The US military is studying the feasibility of a system that could allow them to accurately navigate in enemy underground tunnels, an environment in which GPS does not work.

US military satellites provide Global Positioning S...

A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and carers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geotagged" by ...

Twitter on Monday announced plans to hold its first conference for developers interested in making applications to synch with the wildly popular microblogging service.

"We're happy to tell you that Chirp has now officially ...

The IEEE has published the IEEE 802.22 standard to provide broadband access to wide regional areas around the world and bring reliable and secure high-speed communications to under-served and un-served communities.

This new s...