[Loadstone] Connecting loadstone to google maps

Shawn Keen shawn.keen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 14:03:09 GMT 2008


I think it would be anice optional feature.  Not manditory if you didn't 
want to pay the data costs.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pranav Lal" <pranav.lal at gmail.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:18 AM
Subject: [Loadstone] Connecting loadstone to google maps


> Hi all,
>
> Has any one tried to connect loadstone to google maps or yahoo maps?
> This would be a good way of duplicating systems like way finder
> access. One would be dependent on google and or yahoo to update their
> maps but then that is a constraint with any other provider. It would
> also save us from adding so many points of interest.
>
> One problem I see is that the google maps API is in java script. One
> would need to use something like a web browser to access the map data.
> However, with today's phones that is probably not a significant
> constraint.
> My c++ and java script are really rusty but I would be happy to help
> test and document such an adition to loadstone. I have a Nokia E51
> phone and a Holux m-1000 gps receiver.
>
> Pranav
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