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Concise Analysis of the International Location-based Service Market in North America

DUBLIN, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Location-based Service Market in North America" report to their offering. 

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Several industries are increasingly adopting LBS devices to enhance the efficiency of their supply chain operations. LBS applications are used to track logistics, vehicle movements, stocks (commodities at outdoor outlets), and inventory management. The Retail, and Food and Beverages industries are the two major industries where LBS devices are increasingly used in SCM to reduce transportation costs. In addition, the increasing adoption of LBS in fleet management provides a competitive advantage for companies since it helps establish communication between drivers and fleet management operators. Thus, the increasing adoption of LBS across industries augurs well for the growth of the market during the forecast period.

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increasing adoption of location-enabled smartphones and tablets. In North America, the penetration of GPS-enabled smartphones is expected to increase substantially during the forecast period. This in turn is expected to drive the usage of mobile LBS solutions during the forecast period.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the growing concerns over privacy. The data about a subscriber's location is owned and controlled by the respective network operators, which include mobile carriers and mobile content providers.

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Executive Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Introduction

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Market Coverage

6. Market Landscape

7. Geographical Segmentation

8. Vendor Landscape

9. Buying Criteria

10. Market Growth Drivers

11. Drivers and their Impact

12. Market Challenges

13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

14. Market Trends

15. Key Vendor Analysis

16. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • AT&T Inc.
  • AdMoove
  • Broadcom Corp.
  • ChalkBoard Pte Ltd.
  • Foursquare Labs Inc.
  • Garmin Inc.
  • Google Inc.
  • Loopt Inc.
  • Navteq Corp.
  • Placecast
  • Poynt Corp.
  • Qualcom Inc.
  • Rogers Wireless Inc.
  • SiRF Technology Inc.
  • Skyhook Wireless Inc.
  • TeleCommunication Systems Inc.
  • TeleNav Inc.
  • Telemap Ltd.
  • Telemax Corp.
  • Texas Instrument Inc.
  • TomTom NV.
  • Verizon Communication Inc.

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