GPS for iPhone via WiFi

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Last December, we talked about a company (gomite) which designed a GPS module for the iPhone called LocoGPS. The same people have now designed a wireless module to do the same job and is expected to hit the market as soon as Summer 2008. Also called LocoGPS.

Since the bluetooth on iPhone is reserved for only wireless headset they actually used WiFi to transmit data between the GPS receiver and iPhone. To make this possible the GPS receiver integrates a processor, Wi-Fi antenna, and even a microSD card slot to store the maps. The navigation software itself will also be accesssed via the WiFi GPS receiver using a web interface. The navigation software used and customized for LocoGPS is iGO 8.

This WiFi powered LocoGPS should be available as soon as June and should cost about 120 € with navigation software included… via

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  9. cuong Says:

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  12. Mark23 Says:

    I found your post really interesting and it has really improved my knowledge on the matter.


  13. shekar Says:

    Does it work with china phone t32. price please. how to buy


  14. Vincent bergeron Says:

    J espère que ça va marcher ou recevoir


  15. Vincent bergeron Says:

    J’


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