Positioning Accuracy and Speed Requirements for Mobile Location Services Applications
Mobile location service applications vary widely in their requirements for speed and accuracy. Table 5.1 was developed by Mobile Streams (http://www.mobilestreams.com) to compare the requirements of common location service applications.
|Application||Entry-Level Accuracy Requirements||Mass Acceptance Accuracy Requirements||Custom Device Required?||Objective||Location Frequency|
|Location-sensitive billing||Cell/Sector||250m||No||Competitive pricing||Originated calls, received calls, midcall|
|Roadside assistance||500m||125m||No||Send help||Originated calls|
|Mobile yellow pages||Cell/Sector||250m||No||What's near me?||Originated calls ...|