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CCNP Wireless (642-747 IUWMS) Quick Reference by Jerome Henry

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Chapter 1. Implement Context-Aware Services

Context-aware services provision refers to the ability to locate an 802.11 device and provide services based on this location information. Services can be offered to the located device itself or to another application based on the device location. Typical examples of services offered to the located devices include a map of a shopping mall or subway system dynamically sent to your 802.11 PDA when you are close to these areas or a special discount sent to your PDA when you walk by a store. Typical examples of services offered to other applications based on device location include alarms when a worker enters a hazardous area and location tracking of goods in a warehouse or a factory.

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