another GPS idea - speed-sensitive voicemail (Power usage)
giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Mon Jul 30 19:08:57 CEST 2007
On 30 Jul 2007, at 17:54, Visti Andresen wrote:
> But does a GPS not require large amounts of time to get a "new" fix?
> Hot startup 12s, average
> Warm startup 38s, average
> Cold startup 60s, average
> (random data from http://www.alibaba.com/catalog/11694061/
Depends if you have assistance from the cell network or not. It also
depends on when you last obtained a fix.
I don't see that 12 seconds would be too bad for location based
services. 12 seconds after entering your workplace the phone mutes etc..
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