Comparison and Applications of Geolocation Services in Mobile and Web Platforms

Antoniya Tasheva

Abstract: The paper examines the contemporary services for finding user’s location in different applications. The main methods for finding the geolocation are described and their accuracy, speed and resource consumption are compared. Examples for geolocation usage are presented. Possible security issues are marked with their solutions.

Key words: Geolocation, Location, HTML5, GPS

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