LIAISON (Location Based Services for the Enhancement of Working Environments)

PERSON IN CHARGE: Merakos Lazaros
FUNDED BY: European Commission
START DATE: 01/09/2004
END DATE: 30/08/2006
The LIAISON project will turn emergent technologies, applications and services into actual business cases in order to allow key European actors to fulfill in a competitive manner the needs of workers in their daily life, for seamless and personalised location services across heterogeneous network. Co-ordinated by Alcatel Space, this Integrated Project unites expertise and activities from major European actors committed to provide end-to-end Location Based Services, applications and solutions. The project will have an overall duration of 3.5 years. For a wide range of mobile workers communities, LIAISON will provide end-to-end services which today cannot be achieved due to lack of co-ordination between available mobile and location techniques, poor performances of location techniques and lack of synergies between actors. To achieve this target, LIAISON will integrate numerous existing standards and techniques, bring a set of emerging underlying technologies to the required maturity for professional usage, enhance the system capabilities through innovations resulting from EGNOS and Galileo signals as well as the newest Telecom Techniques. Last but not least, LIAISON will exploit the synergies of the numerous and heterogeneous applications needing accurate and reliable solutions. Such an approach will contribute to new business models to secure the sustainability of the services and applications. LIAISON’s objectives are user-driven: end user communities, including institutional bodies and industrial actors seeking currently unavailable reliable LBS solutions, are strongly committed through their direct integration into the consortium.
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