Practice: Create geolocation components
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: October 07, 2011
The use of geographical assets to determine where someone or something is located, and then selling that specific set of information to anyone who wants to use it is the essence of geolocation. It is the creation of quality, utility, and value for customers, while at the same time creating economic and financial benefits for stakeholders that drive business. Geolocation, particularly in the mobile environment, provides opportunity for both the general populace and businesses of all types.
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