[HOT] Low Cost Android with Accurate GPS (GLONASS) for OSM Survey

Daniel O'Connor daniel.oconnor at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 04:43:36 UTC 2013


Are there other alternatives like walking papers that can scale out cheaply
to meet data capture needs but require some centralization for  economies
of scale?

Ie meetups that produce basemap and provide scanning services plus pcs for
tracing?
On 15/12/2013 3:05 PM, "Alex Rollin" <alex.rollin at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's a funny mix and I've had trouble identifying a good choice for
> Indonesia. We have some issues with availability; not every product can be
> had here instantly, sure, but, if it can be found on AliBaba we can order
> it by Fedex.
>
> Yes, I have been watching all the device threads.  This is a narrow
> request, accounting for GPS and Android with a budget, so, it's OK if I
> don't learn anything, but I was hoping I mind meet someone looking for the
> same thing :)
>
> Here is the basic criteria:
>
> Low price (Less than USD150, preferrably under USD100(high risk of damage
> and loss))
> GLONASS or accurate GPS (not only A-GPS)
> Android 4.0/4.1+ support
> 5 inches or larger
>
> Can anybody recommend a device with these specifications?  It is used for
> survey with Android data entry.
>
> When it comes to the GPS most devices that actually incorporate GLONASS do
> usually list that somewhere on the product, and so I have tended to shy
> away from devices that don't list that support, but I am probably missing
> something.
>
> I was hoping that this search would lead to a highly accurate definitive
> list of GPS chipsets and software with a corresponding list of devices
> within which they are deployed but no such luck.
>
> Any advice is appreciated.
>
> --
> Alex
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