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Location-based Digital Rights Management

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It seems that a patent was just issued, to Microsoft, for a method and system for location-based licensing. This system would allow the owner of content to specify the locations or geographical areas where the content can be consumed. The licensed device’s location would be checked against the locational constraints before it would be allowed […]

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Augmentra’s ViewRanger 2.0 Smartphone GPS software

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Augmentra, a UK-based company, has unveiled ViewRanger 2.0, its new software for Nokia smartphones that provides mapping, navigation and information on location for hikers, mountain bikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. The software will be available in April, but Augmentra will be previewing ViewRanger 2, in partnership with Memory-Map, at the Ordnance Survey Outdoors Show taking […]

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gisblog.net » Geominder

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A few days ago GISBlog.net mentioned GeoMinder a phone-based software that makes happen what I think is one of the holy grails of LBS, the ability to create location based notes. While GeoMinder seems to be for individual notes, the logical next step is to host these on a server and share them with contacts. […]