[TriLUG] rfp for lamp based db for gps
jim at neuse.net
Fri Nov 4 09:32:46 EST 2005
dude...that is bad to the bone!!! i wonder if the folks can do one for
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Glenn Hennessee wrote:
> Jim Ray wrote:
>> i've got a potential project for a trucking company in new orleans
>> that needs to use gps to locate trucks and post data to a central web
>> site. most of the gps devices cater to folks that want to know where
>> to go. i need to know where the trucks are to determine if folks are
>> making their deliveries or hanging out in the truck stop all day.
>> i'm thinking about getting notebook pcs equiped with wireless
>> internet (perhaps the sprint national network flavor) and a gps
>> device. if each of the 30 trucks sent email every 10 minutes and a
>> program posted the data to a central web site, i'd be happy.
>> any proposals from folks familiar with the tasks at hand?
> Take a look at http://ncsu.transloc-inc.com/ . This is a pilot project
> for a new company started by former NCSU grads for real time tracking
> of buses, etc. The company web site is
> http://www.transloc-inc.com/site/content/products/tvs .
> I have no connection with the company but do work at NCSU. How usable
> this would be in your need I don't know. I don't know how they get the
> positional information sent back.
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