Location-Based Services: Current State of The Art and Future Prospects

  • K. Rajalakshmi
  • Mukta Goyal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 472)


As technology evolves, the use of smartphones for personal work, shopping, learning, entertainment is growing day by day. One of the major applications of mobile devices is in the area called location-based services (LBS). LBS is a software-oriented service provided by smartphones that perform control operations using location-based data. The objective of this paper is twofold—first, to study deeper about existing LBS methodologies and next to analyze the applications of LBS in various fields. Further, this work focuses on comparative analysis of LBS based upon different attributes like interoperability, extendibility, scalability, and flexibility. For the purpose of comparison, many research papers are considered and studied analytically. Finally, in order to emphasis our analysis, for methods of location-based services and their applications, a novel application GoClues is developed for tourism industry.


GoClues Location-based service Android Web applications Smart shopping Autonomous car system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information TechnologyJaypee Institute of Information TechnologyNoidaIndia

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