Hughes Telematics to Use Cross Carrier Location from Location Labs



Hughes Telematics to Use Cross Carrier Location from Location Labs
Location Labs, which provides mobile location-as-a-service infrastructure and applications, today announced a partnership with Hughes Telematics Inc., (HTI) to include the Location Labs Universal Location Service (ULS) as part of HTI's telematics service offering.

Location Labs currently has agreements in place with US carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless so it can to locate 250 million US phones using strong privacy systems. With this technology HTI can offer drivers a way to locate their friends and family and wirelessly send that location to the in-vehicle navigation system..

"Offering drivers a simple and streamlined way to locate and navigate to anyone in their contact list helps families and friends communicate more efficiently and stay safe while on-the-go." said Tasso Roumeliotis, CEO, Location Labs.


Thursday, January 13th 2011


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