[Loadstone] Routeplanner/Breadcrumb generator

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Wed May 21 00:49:40 BST 2008


>I would suggest a small improvement in the route planner, namely checking 
>all points in the file and create a route (from the first to the last point).


To check all points is no problem, to have them in the right sequence is.

Making decisions on 'stable heading' is not possible. Curved tracks would 
never get recorded, what is 'stable', etc.

Rob

At 5/21/2008, you wrote:
>Oh yes, route recorder is the most crucial and - at the same time - 
>long-awaited functionality of Loadstone. The on-line tool is a really good 
>step towards this. Thanks, Rob!
>I managed to take advantage of the tool already and I find it really 
>helpful :D
>I would suggest a small improvement in the route planner, namely checking 
>all points in the file and create a route (from the first to the last point).
>If it comes to the route recorder in LS, my expectations are as follows:
>I can start a route recording on demand;
>the new points are created after a defined number of seconds has passed 
>or/and if the direction has changed drastically being moreless stable for 
>a given number of seconds.
>I can stop or pause the recording.
>I can save the route under a specified name and use (load) it later.
>I can reverse the route as well or choose to be guided from the current 
>position to any end of the route.
>I can add comments to the points, have them announced at arrival.
>For the time being, I suggest the following:
>after you stop logging, you are requested to enter the file name. As a 
>result, you can create many NMEA files for many routes and make a POI 
>files from them on-line.
>Cheers,
>Przemek
>----- Wiadomo¶æ oryginalna -----
>Od: "Rob Melchers" <rob at loadstone-gps.com>
>Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>Wys³ano: 20 maja 2008 06:42
>Temat: [Loadstone] Routeplanner/Breadcrumb generator
>
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Thanks for your feedback on the breadcrumb generator and the routeplanner
> > and special thanks to those who provided the translations. Both tools are
> > starting points to come to some kind of route generation in Loadstone GPS.
> > The tools are not ideal and the functionality should be inside the
> > Loadstone program but we published them to arouse your immagination and 
> get
> > the discussion going. We also would like to hear the opinion of the 
> 'silent
> > majority' on this topic. Do you see a need for a routeplanner/track
> > recorder and what do you expect from such functionality? Let us know and
> > maybe the next version of Loadstone GPS has even more to offer!
> >
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