The European Commission will officially launch the program
LIAISON, a 20 million euros Integrated Project aiming at developing Location Based Services (LBS) for the enhancement of Working Environment.
This 42 months Research & Development program is funded in the frame of the IST 6th framework
program 2nd call.
LIAISON, led by Alcatel Space, is an answer to the need of professional market for location and mobility services (security, safety, efficiency). It will enhance the LBS technologies and applications already existing for the mass market, in order to meet the professional requirements.
LIAISON federates a European pole of excellence, composed of 34 partners including major telecommunication operators, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), content provider, services provider and End Users. This consortium is committed to build commercial solutions targeting the
workers, and re-usable for the mass market.