TomTom on Openmoko?
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Thu Mar 27 14:29:23 CET 2008
Navigation and OSM data submittal?
What's wrong with tangogps? Sounds like it already does what you ask for:
On 27/03/2008, ramsesoriginal <ramsesoriginal at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am of the idea that a navigation system would be THE killer-app for
> the openmoko, and I personally know many persons that would also pay
> extra money to have a navigator on a phone. We have various
> possibilities: we could try to make some sort of deal with TomTom,
> write our own system based on OSM (and btw we could let the openmokos
> submit data to osm at the same time to increase accuracy), or (and
> that's my favorite) we could try to make something based on google
> maps/earth. The whole engime is already there, as are also the
> maps. Just make some changes to add gps capabilities, and it's great!
> 2008/3/27 Marcin Juszkiewicz <openembedded at haerwu.biz>:
> > Dnia Thursday 27 of March 2008, Christ van Willegen napisał:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 1:30 PM, Sebastian Hammerl
> > >
> > > <sebastian at music-starvation.de> wrote:
> > > > as far as i know on the TomTom go devices is running Linux. So would
> > > > it be possible to rip out the TomTom applikation and get it to work
> > > > on Openmoko phone? It would be a great GPS application.
> > >
> > > Why not use tangoGPS and OpenStreetMap maps?
> > Because OSM maps suxx? Lack details, lack streets, lack too many things to
> > be usable?
> > OSM is nice idea but it is only idea. It will never replace commercial
> > maps.
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