Nick Johnson arachnid at
Mon Jul 2 12:25:12 CEST 2007

On 7/2/07, Al Johnson <openmoko at> wrote:
> On Monday 02 July 2007 11:02, Nick Johnson wrote:
> <snip>
> > I would do it myself, but from what I hear, the AGPS chip in the Neo
> > isn't even going to work on NZ's cellular network. Pity. :/
> What gives you that idea? It can operate as a GPS without needing anything
> from the operator. It can use a bit of downloaded data to get a lock faster
> on startup, and may be able to use downloaded data to improve accuracy. None
> of this depends on the cellular network.

My understanding was that the AGPS doesn't have the capability to get
a fix on its own - that it requires assistance from the cell network
for some of the heavier-duty processing it does. If I'm wrong about
this, excellent. :)

-Nick Johnson

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