US Consumer LBS Market to Grow at 26.11% by 2018

Consumer LBS Market in the US 2014-2018 is the latest addition to industry research reports collection.

One of the emerging trends in this market is the increase in popularity of location-based games among youth. About 25 percent of mobile phone users play location-based games on their mobile, which requires Radio-frequency Identification chips, barcodes, SMS short codes, image recognition, and augmented reality technology.

The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Consumer LBS Market in the US: Foursquare Labs Inc., Google Inc., HERE (Nokia Corp.), TeleNav Inc. and TomTom NV

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: AdMoove, AT&T Mobility, Garmin International, Poynt, Rogers Wireless, SiRF Technology, Skyhook Wireless, TeleCommunication Systems, Telemap, Telemax, Texas Instruments and Verizon Communications.

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Consumer LBS market in the US is expected to grow at a CAGR of 26.11 percent over the period 2013-2018.

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the Enhanced 911 mandate for emergency services. Location-based emergency services provide the end-user's location information to the nearest third-party service provider. Location-based emergency services enable wireless operators to handle wireless emergency calls by delivering the call-back number and originating location information to the appropriate public-safety answering point.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the concern over data privacy. Location and other personal information about the consumer are shared among the players in the LBS value chain.

Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
05. Introduction
06. Technical Specification
07. Market Landscape
08. Market Segmentation by Application
09. Buying Criteria
10. Market Growth Drivers
11. Drivers and their Impact
12. Market Challenges
13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
14. Market Trends
15. Trends and their Impact
16. Vendor Landscape
17. Key Vendor Analysis
18. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits

Exhibit 1: Consumer LBS Applications in US Market
Exhibit 2: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 3: Consumer Need for Location on Mobile Devices
Exhibit 4: Concept of LBS
Exhibit 5: Basic Components of LBS
Exhibit 6: Working of LBS
Exhibit 7: Location Technology in LBS
Exhibit 8: Advanced Global Positioning System Technology
Exhibit 9: Market Overview of Location-based Services in the US market
Exhibit 10: Consumer LBS Market in the US (US$ million )

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