Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Lucent to Resell TCS' Location-based Application in IMS Portfolio

Lucent Technologies will resell TeleCommunication Systems' (TCS')location-based solutions and applications. Specifically, Lucent will offer the TCS Xypoint Location Platform and Xypoint Secure User Plane for Location (SUPL) Server with its IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS) solutions portfolio, including the Lucent Intelligent Services Gateway (ISG), iLocator application and managed service offerings to provide network operators integrated location-based solutions. The location-based services include navigation, "family finder", asset and fleet tracking, location-specific traffic and weather information, and location-based mobile alerts and advertising.

TCS said its location technology originated from its experience working with CDMA, TDMA, GSM, and UMTS operators over the last eight years. Its track record in location-based solutions include:

  • First location-based call placed by a wireless operator (supporting E9-1-1)

  • First location solution to support UMTS

  • Used by more than 45 wireless operators around the world

  • Supports handset-based (AGPS) or network-based (triangulation) location technologies

  • Supports UMTS, GSM, CDMA, and iDEN wireless infrastructure

  • Currently deployed to support multiple wireless operators from a single infrastructure

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