Context-aware computing is becoming a common term among developers due to the wide range of applications it has the potential to impact. Smart notifications are changing the way marketers connect with customers, while context-aware service are improving road safety and emergency response situations. A context aware service is often described as a new and singular technology, however, this is not entirely the case. Instead context aware applications make use of a number of other technologies, which work together to respond to a situation. Some of the technologies contributing to the context aware service procedure are:
Context aware services and smart notifications are still in the very early stages of adoption. The potential for services which combine the technologies above is huge, and will undeniably have a massive impact on the way we communicate and interact with the world around us.