Chapter 13. Mobile Location Services

  1. Paul Golding

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987735.ch13

Next Generation Wireless Applications: Creating Mobile Applications in a Web 2.0 and Mobile 2.0 World, Second Edition

Next Generation Wireless Applications: Creating Mobile Applications in a Web 2.0 and Mobile 2.0 World, Second Edition

How to Cite

Golding, P. (2008) Mobile Location Services, in Next Generation Wireless Applications: Creating Mobile Applications in a Web 2.0 and Mobile 2.0 World, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987735.ch13

Author Information

  1. Independent Consultant, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725061

Online ISBN: 9780470987735

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Keywords:

  • mobile location services;
  • WAP Push or text message;
  • Cell ID approach to Location-Based Services (LBS);
  • J2EE and message handling;
  • Message Driven Beans (MDB);
  • LBS application interface and cellular network;
  • Location Interoperability Forum (LIF);
  • Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • ‘I've Just Run Someone Over’

  • ‘Where Am I?’

  • Message Handling Using J2EE

  • Accuracy of Location-Based Services (LBS)

  • Interfacing LBS Applications with the Cellular Network

  • Integrating LBS Applications

  • Multimedia Messaging (MM)

  • Getting in the Zone with Splash (Spatial) Messaging