Location Based Services (LBS) continue to grow in popularity, effectiveness and reliability, to the extent that applications are designed and implemented taking into account the facilities of the user location information. In this work, some of the main applications are addressed, in order to make an assessment of the current importance of the LBS, as a branch of technology in full swing. In addition, the main techniques for location estimation are studied, essential information to the LBS. Because of this it is a highly topical issue, the ongoing works and researches are also discussed.
free text keywords: estimación de la localización, servicios basados en la localización, técnicas de posicionamiento, Mechanical engineering and machinery, TJ1-1570, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040