Accelerite’s Location-as-a-Service API Platform Enables Location-Based Mobile Services
Mobile World Congress 2016 – IAt this year’s Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Accelerite announced its new Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) API Platform. The platform enables mobile operators and enterprises that rely on mobile connections to aggregate location information, and react accordingly to situations as they arise.
Accelerite LaaS makes existing business applications “location context-aware” by offering mobile app developers a location API service capable of providing access to the whereabouts of virtually all mobile devices of customers, employees and assets on the operators’ networks, in accordance with subscriber privacy notification and consent regulations. The service is device agnostic and even works for basic phones lacking GPS or data connectivity.
Based in India, where smartphones having GPS capability are few, but earlier generation feature phones are prevalent, Accelerite has already acquired a significant footprint: “India’s leading automotive manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra is integrating the Accelerite LaaS API service throughout India…”