Posts tagged as LBS

Cloud platform integrates location services

Microsoft and its Azure customers now have direct access to TomTom location services natively integrated into the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform. As part of Azure LBS, customers can employ a wide array of TomTom API services, including search and geocoding, routing, traffic and maps. Microsoft’s adoption of the data provider’s location technology into its LBS […]

Location-based services: business insights and basic functions

  Location information provides insight into human behaviour, and is at the heart of delivering services that are relevant and convenient. Those who understand this, use location information and turn it into revenue. LBS not only drive revenue, but are also the magic ingredient which turns science fiction into reality when it comes to the […]

Top 10 ways to use GIS in retail banking

  This article describes key applications of geographic information systems that major banking corporations pursue at a head office level. The information is also applicable in most cases to other organisations operating a large number of retail outlets. It was not that long ago that I would be asked regularly at events focused on geographic […]