Development of mobile location based service in university campus
Cheong, Ming Lee
Date of Issue2009
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
The usage of mobile phones has evolved over the years and is not longer restricted for the main purpose of calling and messaging. The popularity of mobile devices for communication purposes has driven a technology change. Mobile device technology is constantly changing - from a phone used for calling and sending SMS to a multimedia phone which can be used to take pictures and enjoyed music on the go. Currently, mobile phone technology has even been employed to location determining purposes. Location Based Services (LBS) have become a popular technology to retrieve information about the surroundings of a mobile user. Information such as locating restaurants which are nearby the users, route determination from current location to destination is some important functionality surrounding the usage of Location Based Services. Hence, the location of the mobile user is one of the most important components used in LBS application.
DRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Information systems::Information interfaces and presentation
Nanyang Technological University