Charged Location Aware Services

Krzysztof Piotrowski, Peter Langendörfer, Michael Maaser, Gregor Spichal, Peter Schwander



Location aware services have been envisioned as the killer application for the wireless Internet. But they did not gain sufficient attention. We are convinced that one of the major pitfalls is that there is up to now no way to charge for this kind of services. In this paper we present an architecture which provides the basic mechanisms needed to realize charged location based services. The three major components are: a location aware middleware platform, an information server and a micro payment system. We provide performance data that clearly indicates that such a system can be deployed without exhausting the resources of mobile devices or infrastructure servers.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Piotrowski K., Langendörfer P., Maaser M., Spichal G. and Schwander P. (2005). Charged Location Aware Services . In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-21-X, pages 33-41. DOI: 10.5220/0002579700330041

in Bibtex Style

author={Krzysztof Piotrowski and Peter Langendörfer and Michael Maaser and Gregor Spichal and Peter Schwander},
title={Charged Location Aware Services},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Wireless Information Systems - Volume 1: WIS, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - Charged Location Aware Services
SN - 972-8865-21-X
AU - Piotrowski K.
AU - Langendörfer P.
AU - Maaser M.
AU - Spichal G.
AU - Schwander P.
PY - 2005
SP - 33
EP - 41
DO - 10.5220/0002579700330041