StarVision awarded first-ever license collaboration with Singapore Land Authority (SLA).
By: Stella Toh 05/09/2003
StarVision awarded licence by SLA to offer Location Based Services Map Content Provision
(Singapore, August 28, 2002) StarVision, home-grown IT Company, has been awarded the license from the Singapore Land Authority (SLA), as a partner to develop and offer Location Based Services (LBS) Map Content Provision.

A Consortium was formed to deliver a world-class LBS with the Authority. StarVision, being the lead in the Consortium, started on the development of Geographical Information System (GIS) and LBS since 1995. Sysdeco, brings with her, decades of experience in GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and LBS technology. SISV Services, on the other hand, is a professional organisation that specialises in property transaction information. The Consortium is also supported by CalendarOne, a leader in mobile payment and event management.

In line with the Government’s drive towards e-Lifestyle, LBS is expected to impact the way we live and conduct businesses. The Consortium therefore brings forth a family of LBS - Locate.Services.

Locate.Services is designed to be accessible via various modes. Besides communication links via mobile phone, Locate.Services extends to the Internet community, PDA users and positions for other smart devices in the future. Some of the services available in the Locate.Services family includes :

~ Locate.Property : Make Informed Decision on Property Transactions

~ Locate.POI : What is Available Around You

~ Locate.Advertisement : Instant Advertisement and Promotion

~ Locate.Enterprise : Asset Management

~ Locate.Person : Keeping tabs on the whereabouts of the person

~ Locate.P2P : From point-to-point, let the system bring you there

~ Locate.Web Services : Technology made simple

LBS brings a world of communication and conveniences to its users. In the service offerings by Locate.Services, users will be able to access the services in various means, both Internet and mobile. These services will aid the users in making effective and informed decisions.

Locate.Services expands the way users view and use information by adding a location perspective. For example, you are at Pasir Ris on a Saturday afternoon and you want to know what events are taking place in the vicinity. Let Locate.Services bring you there!

Moving forward, the Consortium aims to promote Locate.Services in the Asia Pacific region, European market and other parts of the world! To be launched in phases, Locate.Services has taken the golden step to its long-term vision. Much excitement will be generated as the market matures and new technologies and more sophisticated demands enable the Consortium to bring forth more desirous services!

About the Consortium
StarVision Information Technology Pte Ltd ( http://www.starvisionit.com )
A pioneer in Mobile Commerce Industry and established System Integrator. Proven experience in the arena of Geographical Information System (GIS) / Location Based Services (LBS).

Sysdeco Kongsberg AS ( http://www.sysdeco.no )
Sysdeco, situated in Scandinavia, a region well-known for advancement in mobile technology. Sysdeco brings with her, a wealth of experience in GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and LBS technology.

SISV Services Pte Ltd ( http://www.Realink21.com.sg )
Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers (SISV) is the largest professional body serving the property industry. SISV Services Pte Ltd, as SISV's wholly-owned subsidiary, provide data, IT and training services to organisations & practitioners in the industry. These organizations include banks, valuers, real estate companies and developers.

Media Contact :

Raymund Tay, Product Manager, Location Based Services, tel : (65) 6293 4828 ext 206

Jason Lim, Managing Director, tel : (65) 6293 4828
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