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ESRI and Sun Microsystems Develop Web Portal

January 22, 2001
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ESRI, Redlands, Calif., and Sun Microsystems Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., developed a Web portal, www.jlocationservices.com, that provides users with a central Web location for accessing information about location services. Location services, powered by GIS, deliver location-based information for businesses, government and consumers where and when it is needed. Applications include fleet tracking, sensor monitoring, roadside assistance, navigation, directory services and more. The accessibility of this service can be utilized from a desktop, Web browser, mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), pager or other technologies.