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Local Positioning System

A local positioning system (LPS) is used to determine where exactly someone or something is in an indoor space. An LPS is typically installed at a very specific location, such as a warehouse or factory. These systems use technology such as Wi-Fi, signal equipment, cell controllers, electronic tags, and antennae to identify the location. They stop working once the item being tracked leaves the location.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Local Positioning System

For SMBs, an LPS can be useful in many respects. It can help determine where customers are within a store, giving a better idea of how they're moving within a location. It can also be used to track the physical location of inventory within a large warehouse or manufacturing facility. This, in turn, can improve the efficiency of logistics or manufacturing efforts.

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