Geofencing just might be the catalyst for location-based advertising the so-called “holy grail” of LBS. And 2013 seems to be shaping up as the year geofencing seals the deal. Both ABI Research and Broadcom, the chip makers, see the potential.
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At the Creating the Policy and Legal Framework for a Location-enabled Society conference in Boston, Kirk Goldsberry, who is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard, gave a fascinatng presentation with the help of two of his students on the topic of personal geographic data and privacy. Geoff Zeiss provides a recap.