Location-based Services: A study on applications and services
The proliferation of location services and location determination in mobile devices had broaden the landscape for the development of heterogeneous Location-based Services (LBS). The correlation of LBS applications, mobile devices and facilitating technology is a complex issue due to its diversity, hence there are immense contextual definitions of LBS. This study, review the applications and services of LBS in order to provide a common classified LBS applications and services to date. The literature reviews of LBS definitions, standards and guidelines, LBS architecture, LBS components and the most common classification of LBS application and services were attained.