Location Based Service
A location based service or LBS, is an augmented reality style throwback to the pre-computing days. It is a service which is only accessible from a particular geographic location or set of locations, yet uses a mobile computing device.
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A short resource that discusses the origins of settlements and other features that a builder should consider when creating a new urban area.
In August 2005, the Western Australian service launched the first tele-medicine service in the world.
In less than 20 years, the service economy is being replaced with a new model, the 'Experience Economy', a model in which, whilst there is still a place for services, they are not the main act of the economy. Instead, what is is the provision of experiences, memes, sensory indulgances, and a deeply personal and individual type of service.
A mainstream media piece on the growing explosion of augmented reality gaming - combining physical and virtual data as one, in order to play location-based games.
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A BBC column by Bill Thompson on how companies, far more than governments, are attempting to wall off the internet by physical location, and the methods being employed to fight back.
Complete Website: mmogchart.com
A small web service, dedicated to mapping the statisics on practically every MMO out there: Subscribers, active subscribers, market share, and a whole lot more. Comparisons available in xls format.
Civanon is a humourous twist to the issue of addiction to gaming and social VR. It is an alcoholic?s anonymous style tongue-in-cheek civilisation player?s self-help service.
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Twitter is adding location to its globally popular microblogging service in a move that will let people see where "tweets" are coming from.
"We're gearing up to launch a new feature which makes Twitter truly location-awar...
T-Mobile may well be the first mobile phone company, to launch a service which switches seamlessly mid-call between mobile phone masts and Wi-Fi connectivity as the signal attenuation raises and lowers for each service.
Tens of thousands of O2 customers have lost voice and data services across the UK due to a problem with the network. The mobile firm said that it had begun experiencing issues "at lunchtime" on Wednesday. GiffGaff and Tesco Mobile subscri...
On Wednesday, Google announced that it would open its servers to geographic data belonging to anyone. This means that developers will be able to quickly build a location-based Web service without having to also manage their own data server....
European researchers have created a new software abstraction called Autonomic Communication Elements (ACEs) which will enable ecosystems for service networks, and make the future ?internet of things? a reality, now.