LBS Market in North Americas 2014-2018: New research report available at Fast Market Research

New Software market report from TechNavio: "LBS Market in North Americas 2014-2018"

[USPRwire, Fri Sep 12 2014] An LBS is used to track the location of users within a wireless network using location-enabled devices. The LBS makes use of geographic information system (GIS) technology and the internet to track the location of users. The user-initiated LBS requires an internet connection to gather the users' location and provide search results. The various location-enabled mobile devices are smartphones, tablets, personal navigation devices (PNDs), and location-enabled devices fitted in vehicles. LBS is used for discovering places and routes, tracking, obtaining traffic updates, real-time directions, routes to landmarks, information regarding on-going local events, finding friends, location-based advertising, location-based shopping, location-based social networking, and location-enabled searches. It is also used for location-based entertainment and infotainment purposes.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the LBS market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 27.05 percent over the period 2013-2018.

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In terms of service category, the LBS market in North America can be segmented into two: Indoor LBS and Outdoor LBS. In terms of end-users, the market is segmented into three: Individual Consumers, Government Organizations, and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Large Enterprises. The Outdoor LBS segment is sub-segmented into seven: Location-based Navigation, Location-based Search and Advertising, Location-based Infotainment, Location-based Tracking, Location-based Analytics, Location-based Fitness and Wearable Applications, and Others.

TechNavio's report, the LBS Market in North America 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the landscape of the LBS Market in North America and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Vendors

* Apple
* Foursquare Labs
* Garmin
* Google
* TeleCommunication Systems
* TeleNav
* TomTom

Other Prominent Vendors

* Appello Systems
* AT&T Mobility
* BLIP Systems
* CityGrid Media
* Groupon
* JiWire
* Lemon
* Placecast (1020 Inc.)
* PlaceIQ
* Poynt
* Proximus Mobility
* Scanbuy
* Shopkick
* Sprint
* Telemap
* Verizon Mobile
* Verve Wireless
* Waze (Google)
* xAD
* Xtify

Market Driver

* Increased Adoption of Location-enabled Smartphones and Tablets
* For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market Challenge

* Growing Concerns about Privacy
* For a full, detailed list, view our report

Market Trend

* Adoption of LBS across Various Industries
* For a full, detailed list, view our report

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