Alltel Wireless announced a tracking service calls Workforce Location for phones running Qualcomm’s BREW software.
The service helps companies monitor mobile users’ location in real time. User devices can receive directions and network updates for $15 per month and a $19.99 initial charge per phone.
Autodesk, better known for its computer-aided design software, provides the location technology. Compatible phones currently include the Samsung R430, Samsung U520, LG AX260 and LG AX300, officials said.