another GPS idea - speed-sensitive voicemail (Power usage)

Giles Jones giles.jones at
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 
> Bluetooth_GPS_Receiver.html)

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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