Sprint Nextel offers LBS for business

Aug 23 2005 - 11:29 AM ET | Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel today announced a location based services initiave aimed at business owners that want to keep track of their employees. Dubbed Sprint Precision Locator, the service offers real-time tracking based on the position of Sprint Nextel handsets (currently only CDMA, iDEN handsets already had a similar feature). Here is some of what Sprint Precision Locator can do: * Map workers or groups * Set schedules and check to see if everyone is where they should be * Create landmarks and track if an employee leaves or enters established landmarks (such as the office) A screenshot of the service is available below. Click to view full size: spl_locate_150dpi.jpg