Ana M. Bernardos, Paula Tarrío, José R. Casar


This contribution aims at identifying classes of differential features of mobile location services, as a framework to understand their value chain and business models. With the purpose of recognizing LBS horizontal common features, we conceptualize a functional taxonomy from an empirical analysis of current commercial mobile location applications. Afterwards, we propose and use an evaluation model to describe mobile location services considering their technological aspects (network technology, accuracy needs, location techniques, etc.), but also the user experience (value proposal, user interaction methods and type of delivered contents or privacy management) and some related business issues (involved stakeholders, value chain and revenue model). To exemplify the proposed model, a number of in-market services are reviewed.


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Paper Citation

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M. Bernardos A., Tarrío P. and R. Casar J. (2007). A TAXONOMY OF MOBILE LOCATION-BASED SERVICES . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2007) ISBN 978-989-8111-11-1, pages 114-121. DOI: 10.5220/0002112401140121

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author={Ana M. Bernardos and Paula Tarrío and José R. Casar},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2007)},

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JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2007)
SN - 978-989-8111-11-1
AU - M. Bernardos A.
AU - Tarrío P.
AU - R. Casar J.
PY - 2007
SP - 114
EP - 121
DO - 10.5220/0002112401140121