Intel will likely add support for location-based services to its Pentium M line of mobile processors in 2006, a senior company executive says. As with cell phones, location-based services for computers are based on the computers ability to recognize its location and provide information or perform a function tailored to that location.
"Location-based services are certainly something that weve been exploring and have a lot of work going on in," says Anand Chandrasekher, vice president and general manager of Intels Mobile Platforms Group. "You can expect to see capabilities like that being brought on to the notebook marketplace, probably in the "06 timeframe would be my best estimate at this time," he says.
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News source: PCWorld