The Accelerite LaaS API allows developers to access the location information of millions of mobile devices - including basic phones without GPS or data connectivity - in order to create applications that are location-aware. Accelerite LaaS (Location as a Service) is a service for creating context-aware business applications that use the locations of customers, employees, and assets.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Video, Bluetooth, Location, and Games. One highlight today is the Accelerite Location-as-a-Service API, which enables mobile device location aggregation. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
At this year’s Mobile World Congress, while the official theme is “Mobile is everything,” the underlying theme seems to be taken from the real estate industry: Location. Location. Location. This ranges from virtual reality allowing you to go anywhere to relentless big data talks on privacy.