Location is essential to the people to relate themselves and to organize their worldly affairs. These days, mobile phones are affordable to every person. The smart phones in the area of mobile communication devices have become technologically very advance and provide multiple features such as Voice Conversation, Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber, internet facility, Global Positioning System (GPS) etc. For example, if a child is out of home and in trouble, one can search his child and go to that place immediately using the application running on the child mobile phone. Thus the location detection of a child is valuable to the parent at that particular time. Also, to get the travel path for reaching some new place is very valuable to the user. Retrieving information about restaurants and cafes along the path is also important. Moreover, knowing the geographical location of a person at any time adds a new powerful dimension to information services.The steady rise of mobile computing devices and local-area wireless networks has fostered a growing interest in location-aware systems and services. Consequently, the location-based services has now become one of the most exiting features of the next generation wireless systems.The talk discusses about the design of location based services along with the development of android applications.The talk also covers the Background services available in mobile phones along with their technicality. Further, discussion will go through applications of various location based services in real time environment.
Shaveta Bhatia will be speaking at International Congress on e-Governance 2021 which is scheduled to happen on 13th and 14th August 2021 at Hong Kong, HKSAR.