Location Based System
A location based system or LBS is an interface containing GPS, or another means of absolute positioning, which only functions as desired within a certain physical area, yet is still connected to the web at large. Typical uses include augmented reality interaction where clues or premade information can only be collected by visiting anchored physical objects.
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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.
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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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For gameworlds, this one. A comparison of the relative benefits of level based experience systems, with a level less system based on individual skill.
The Hopscotch system is based very much on the childhood game of the same name. A combination of that, the design of the keypad from a modern mobile phone, and the link between physical exercise and learning is what makes HOPSCOTCH the physical-based teaching aid it is.
OpenMRS, or The Open Medical Record System, is a free, open-source attempt at creating a distributed electronic patient records system. It is web based, written in Java, and is under active development.
The MyGlucoHealth system is the brainchild of US firm Entra Health Systems. Based out of San Diego, California, Entra Health have been pursuing a logical extension of telehealth: creating a single robust system that can be used under standard clinical practices, and telehealth, and by the patient, interchangeably.
Sometimes viable battlespace tactics come out of left field. In this case, a system that in all likelihood will end up as a military asset, started life in several commercial videogames.
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In January, Skyhook Wireless Inc. announced that Apple would use Skyhook?s WiFi Positioning System (WPS) for its popular Map applications.
The WPS database contains information on access points throughout the world. Skyhook ...
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...
Physical location and orientation data?such as that provided by GPS?will be one of several keys to information technology business growth in the next several years as IT becomes more and more consumer-centric, says market-research firm Gart...
A more sensitive technique for determining user position could lead to improved location-based mobile services
Many mobile-phone applications (apps) use spatial positioning technology to present their user with location-specific information such as directions to nearby amenities. By simultaneously predicting the location of the mobile-user and the d...
Engineers at Vanderbilt University's Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) have developed a system that can give soldiers just such an edge by turning their combat helmets into "smart nodes" in a wireless sensor network.