[GSM] Geolocating

Lucas Bonnet lbonnet at bearstech.com
Wed Apr 23 15:42:11 CEST 2008

"Marc-Olivier Barre" <marco at marcochapeau.org> writes:

> Well the key concept here is "provided you know the position of the
> GSM cells". Now, you might try to call you operators customer support
> asking them "Hi, could you send me a copy of your hardware database
> please ?", but I doubt you would get a positive answer, *if* they even
> bother to answer...

Yes, if you're just a customer, no luck. But we might have the
government on our side for a project, which would certainly help, though
nothing is sure for the moment.

>>  I'm not a GSM expert, so I don't know how this works, does anyone here
>>  have an answer? Would that be technically feasible for the Neo to
>>  communicate its GSM CellId during a call, for instance for automatic
>>  treatment on the other side?
> While that might be possible to send, you would still need the info
> from paragraph 1...

Yup, that's the trickiest part :)

Lucas Bonnet
Bearstech - http://bearstech.com
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