ideas for a personal cluster with gta04
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Thu Jun 14 18:49:26 CEST 2012
the openbmap project proposes a Web API for getting location, based on
the GSM data or WiFi.
The data is available for offline use too.
Your example about navit, has been a target use case for the project for
a long time ;-) (speeding up the GPS fix).
The server side which used to be closed source has been released as open
source, and the server is currently being transmitted to a new
maintainer, after Nick decided to decrease activity on the project.
On 12/06/12 14:57, Al Johnson wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 June 2012 09:38:58 robin wrote:
>> what did you have in mind for the geolocating via gsm towers and wifi?
>> http://openbmap.org ?
>> do you know any projects which make use of such data (triangulation). this
>> might be very interesting to enhance navit's routing possibilities if it
>> takes to long to get a gps-fix.
> Geoclue is an open location system that is supposed to agregate data from
> multiple sources including gps. AFAIK there isn't an openbmap plugin for it
> yet. Gsmloc is mentioned for cell tower triangulation but a cursory look
> suggests it's no longer active.
>  http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/GeoClue
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