GPS App idea
richard.franks at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Wed Nov 22 21:19:08 CET 2006
On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 20:43 +0100, Koen Kooi wrote:
> >> does agps require a sutiable infrastructure at the network operator
> >> side or does it just work?
> > The 'assisted' part suggests remote (charged) computation. I was
> > thinking of something more sneaky, bearing in mind increased access to
> > the metal -- mind you, when I read the spec I missed the point that the
> > Neo1973 uses AGPS, *not* satellite GPS anyway!
> AGPS uses satelites when available.
Indeed, I'm not A GPS-ologist :-)
>From reading up on various sources, I'm still unclear as to whether the
Global Locate chip in question can function:
* Exclusively via the network operator (basis of IndoorGPS?).
* Exclusively via GPS signals where network coverage is absent.
Obviously, the features available determine the scope of applications to
Any info on whether the particular GPS mode chosen, and/or
satellite/tower details will be available to the OM API? I'm thinking
along the lines of star-finding/satellite-spotting!
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