[Geowanking] So do we entirely believe this?
Drew from Zhrodague
drew at zhrodague.net
Thu Sep 20 12:16:31 PDT 2007
>>> You wrote: " I personally think that there should be a Local
>>> Positioning System technology out there that uses triangulation.
>>> Although WiFi and Cell Tower positioning are novel there's no way...
> It seems like a terrestrial positioning system would be have to deal
> with national boundaries, thugs, soldiers, thieves.
> And we already have cell-towers, wifi, ham radio, television and other
> Perhaps mobile devices that know where they are could help their less
> able brethren to find their location... kind of like asking people
> nearby for directions.
LORAN for boats kinda does the same thing. I wonder why not use
cell towers, television towers, WiFi, and anything you can sense for
positioning? I would think that in dense urban areas, WiFi would be kinda
ideal. This is one of the uses that I wanted to gear WiFiMaps.com towards.
That and finding stolen laptops.
Drew from Zhrodague http://www.WiFiMaps.com
drew at zhrodague.net http://www.pghwireless.net
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