Business Models

When Aesop downloaded an app and tried to navigate indoors…

Everybody speaks about Indoor Navigation, and most of them refer to a completely different concept. What is Indoor Navigation? What are the risk on confusing the users and the customers about what to expect from Indoor Navigation apps?

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Indoor Navigation – The new gold rush? Part-1

Defining a strategy for indoor navigation. The changes in the Navigation / GPS - LBS (Location Based Services) ecosystem.

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Location in a Cloud – a Unique Approach to Provide Location-Related Information and Services

FOR LBS Service Providers and Developers - Exploring Xtify solutions - a company that is deriving location persistently from mobile devices, put them in a cloud and then build business rules around it. sourcing the location directly from the mobile device, rather than through the wireless carriers allows them to make location information available on a persistent and affordable basis.

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Will Location Based Social Networks be like the restaurant business industry? Check their menu!

Will Location Based Social Networks be like the restaurant business industry? Check their menu! "...Is there any parallel? Certainly there are LBSN for many tastes. There are gourmet types of Social Networks, others that appeal the masses, some that serve particular type of people, some are for dating, some are for business, some you need certain hardware to get in, and others that are by invitation only..."

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On the quest for the 13.3 billion dollar Location Based Ecosystem.

In the quest for the 13.3 billion dollar Location Based Ecosystem. Looking for the path from Location Based Information to a real Location Based Democracy and how to create and use location base contextual valuable information.

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Location Based Social Networks – Building a Framework of Best Practices for Appropriate Business Models that Makes Money

How to Build a Framework of Best Practices and Appropriate Business Models that Makes Money on Location Based Social Networks. Analyzing what is the business objectives, the role of marketing and sales, and the portability of business models between markets

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More on Business Models for GPS navigation devices, Location Based Social Networking and RFID applications

ring a banana split and eating only the ice cream.I would like to refer you to the readers’ contributions on my post on business models for navigation devices combined with social networking. There, new applications were exposed, a few questions remained unanswered (wireless guys, your input please), and there is an amazing exchange of observations on what is Presence Marketing – how to use it combined with Location Based Social Networks, the extension of RFID applications, and Privacy concerns (my next topic).

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Another Location Based Services – Social Networking Business Model – Old meet Web2.0

This article (2008) presents an additional business model associated with a Location Based Social Network, this time applied to a mature market – your automobile GPS devices and fleet management.

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Location Based Services Value Chain – Part 3 – Business Models for Location Based Social Networking

Analysis of different business models to support Location Based Social Networking and Location Based Advertising

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Location Based Services Value Chain – Part 2

Second part article showing the extended components of the value chain for location based services (LBS). Show the relationships between the main components of the LBS Value chain, and their sub-components, M2M providers, Maps, Personal Locator devices (PLD) and general considerations.

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