[Talk-in] GPSMid -- J2ME Application

Arunmozhi aruntheguy at gmail.com
Thu May 20 03:47:49 BST 2010


Thank you so much . . .  This is like a holy grail for people like me
who cannot get their hands on gps devices

On 5/20/10, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik.lak at gmail.com> wrote:
> All,
>
> Came across this awesome java mobile app GPSMid [1] after planemad tweeted
> about it. This app can take OSM data and hold it in the form of midlet and
> provide routing. It can position using Cell ID. So positioning / navigation
> on any phone which has j2me support / some memory without GPS / GPRS.
>
> For folks with GPRS, it can also live edit OSM which i think will be of
> immense use to us to quickly add a POI / name an unnamed street. One needs
> to create the midlet for the area they are interested from planet.osm file /
> XAPI requests using osm2gpsmid [2] (fairly simple) and install them on the
> mobile to start mapping on their mobiles. (I thought it was only possible by
> the folks with iPhone and mapzen, but now poorer folks too can :) )
>
> [1] http://gpsmid.sourceforge.net
> [2] http://gpsmid.sourceforge.net/osmtogpsmid.html
> --
> Regards
> Srikanth.L
> http://j.mp/SrikanthL
>

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