Why might businesses be interested in location-based mobile networking? FREE ADVERTISING! Ok, beyond that sites like these allow businesses to find out who their customers actually are (jontusmedia.com, 2010). When a business is able to clarify who their market is they can tailor some of their businesses ventures to cater to that specific market. There has also been some dabbling in the way of creating applications for cell phones that function in conjunction with the phones GPS. This allows for real-time location access for the end-user as well as finding out their favorite businesses product availability.
What technological developments have set the stage for the growth of Sense Networks and the success of their products? Cell phones, everyone has one. Sense Network is trying to access the internal GPS systems in these phones in hopes of harnessing the potential. If successful, businesses will have access to their customers location immediately following patroning the store. Although there is some interest in the potential that Sense proposes, there are ethical concerns as to the information that businesses will have access …show more content…
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