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Geolocation

Geolocation

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Published by Jeanine Meyer
This is a talk I will be giving to the Math/cs senior seminar.
This is a talk I will be giving to the Math/cs senior seminar.

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Published by: Jeanine Meyer on Feb 07, 2011
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Geolocation
Jeanine Meyer Mathematics/Computer ScienceSenior Seminar 
 
Geolocation
Part of HTML5 specFunctions to [try to determine] location
 ±latitude ±longitude ±accuracy ±[altitude] ±[altitude accuracy] ±[heading: direction of travel of device] ±[speed: speed of device]
 
How?
Multiple possibilities
 ±global position systems (gps)
uses readings from multiple (generally 4) satellites todetermine 3D position. Satellite sends message includingtime sent and receiver (gps devices are only receivers) docalculationhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System
 ±cell phone towers ±WiFi hot spots (with locations pre-determined,possibly by Google or other company
war driving.
 ±IP addresses associated with locations

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Excellent Presentation. You should check out idatanexus.com. I have tried speed alert but was not sure of the accuracy of altitude.

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