[Loadstone] Loadstone as a gps receiver

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Wed May 7 04:17:34 BST 2008


You still have to use an external gps receiver. We're working on getting 
test hardware so we can support the internal gps receiver.
Any of the receivers you have should be fine, you'll have to decide what 
works better for you.

On Tue, 6 May 2008, David Tanner wrote:

> With version 0.70 on the Nokea N82 third generation phone with built-in GPS can we use the built-in GPS or is it still necessary to use an external bluetooth receiver.  If an external is still required, which would you recommend of these three that I have access to using:
> Royalteck 2100, Royalteck 2010 or GlobalSat 38
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2008 9:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Loadstone as a gps receiver
>
>
> : I'm not sure how this functionality would allow wf access users to transfer
> : points to loadstone. Turning loadstone in to a receiver would be rather
> : difficult I think since it's not going to be able to transmit a continuous
> : data stream.
> : The one feature we do want is the ability to playback an nmea log file. Then
> : you could simulate a receiver by playing back a previously recorded trip. If
> : you could write an emulator in linux that could playback an nmea log (at the
> : correct output speed) I'd be interested in that code.
> :
> : On Tue, 6 May 2008, arimo at iki.fi wrote:
> :
> : > Hi
> : >
> : >  I know, the subject sounds a bit weird.
> : >
> : >  I made a demonstration of different gps applications today indoors but
> : > couldn't show all the features without a gps coverage.  Because i have
> : > earlier made a  Linux application that emulates a receiver i though
> : > similar feature would be handy in a mobile phone. Because LS already has
> : > an ability to move virtually in the map it's functionality could be
> : > extended to transmit relevant location information via bluetooth to
> : > another navigation application. With this functionality user can for
> : > example send LS points to any bluetooth-capable navigator. WF Access users
> : > could also transfer their favourites into LS.
> : >
> : >  On my emulator only gga, rmc and gsv sentences are used. Emulator has
> : > commands to set lat and lon coordinates separately, could transmit any
> : > speed, heading and altitude data and has function to perform a simple move
> : > n meters to direction x. or move continuously at given speed to given
> : > direction.
> : >
> : >
> : >
> : >
> : > You can still escape from the Gates of hell: Use Linux!
> : > --
> : > mr. M01510
> : >
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