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Internet Based Global Positioning System

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Internet Based Global Positioning System

Forget Satnavs why not use the internet to find your exact location.
http://www.darnay.com/iec/features/locator/index.html
jelv (a.k.a Spoon Whittler)
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scootie
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

Grin Grin
you ad me with that one. i was like it cant be done, but still fell for it
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

There is, however, a way of determining one's location using nearby WiFi networks: Skyhook – it's the system used in Apple's iPod touch (and non-3G iPad).
matt_2k34
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

Ahhh thats very good  Grin  Cheesy
David_W
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

That is absolutely brilliant, I was expecting it to say Sheffield, not tell me exactly where I was!
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

wonderful and exactly precise.  i am here. Smiley
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

Easily beats GPS for accuracy Cheesy
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maranello
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System


If only it would tell me why I'm here.
Instead I've got a Calendar telling me where I should be in 4 minutes time. And it's at the other end of the building. Bye
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Superuser
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

It got it wrong for me!
It was about 6" above my right shoulder  Cheesy
pierre_pierre
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

I wouldnt be that picky, that a lot closer than the SatNav in my car
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Re: Internet Based Global Positioning System

Works for me, it doesnt works as soon as I open the browser, my TomTom takes a minute or two to get it right.
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