GPS App idea
necrodome at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 19:43:43 CET 2006
does agps require a sutiable infrastructure at the network operator
side or does it just work?
On 11/22/06, Koen Kooi <koen at dominion.kabel.utwente.nl> wrote:
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> Richard Franks schreef:
> > On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 15:12 +0100, collin at betaversion.net wrote:
> >>> All I really want from the Neo is a GPS application that helps me when
> >>> I have gone senile and can't find my car in a big parking lot. Ideally
> >>> it would constantly monitor my speed and "mark" the last place I
> >>> changed from driving speeds to a long period of walking speeds. No
> >>> user interaction until I ask it, "Where is my car in relation to where
> >>> I am right now?" and it displays a big arrow and distance reading.
> >> If you park in a public garage you don't have gps, so your app wouldn't work.
> > Would it be possible to perform similar triangulation from nearby
> > cell-towers or do they not broadcast time?
> That's sort of that a-gps does. It will precalculate of lot of data for you, so you can do
> without satelites.
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