[Geowanking] real time tracking

Dennis Crowley dens at teendrama.com
Mon Oct 15 13:44:57 PDT 2007


> http://fireeagle.research.yahoo.com/ may do this...

ps:  anyone have any idea when this is coming out of alpha?  (right  
now it's closed beta and I've heard from many friends who want to  
play too!)


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On Oct 15, 2007, at 4:34 PM, Anselm Hook wrote:

> http://fireeagle.research.yahoo.com/ may do this...
>
>  - a
>
> On 10/15/07, Mike Liebhold < mnl at well.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
>
> Aside from fleet management applications which you already know  
> about , the only other  'popular' systems, I've heard of  are  
> surveillant  and proprietary like OnStar,  stolen vehicle tracking  
> e.g. loJack,  telcos' child trackers and friend finder services,   
> military war fighting and  intelligence gathering.
>
> Because location API's on mobile phones  and cars are locked by the  
> carriers and car companies, there are no 'popular and open'  
> tracking aps on the web that I know  about.  And I doubt that the  
> military and intelligence guys publish specs of their 'service'  
> architectures.
>
> Just curious, what kind of apps are you investigating?
>
> Mike Liebhold
>
>
>
> Dave Rafkind wrote:
>> Hello list! Does anyone know what the most popular systems are for  
>> server-based real time tracking? For instance, many fleet  
>> management applications expose a web interface to a datacenter  
>> that collects tracked GPS messages. What software would the  
>> datacenter probably use to do this?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
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