mobile gps

  • Why you should consider MS SQL Server for your GPS enabled mobile apps

    Posted October 6, 2012 - 10:19 am

    When it comes to working with spatial data in mobile software, the business needs can vary greatly. At a basic level, you're probably going to be working with latitude and longitude coordinates as a base for the complex math involved with route calculation, distance calculation, proximity and so forth. This is where Microsoft SQL Server (2008 and greater) can help you out.
  • Good news hidden in dumb story: cops don't routinely track people via cell GPS

    Posted August 24, 2011 - 2:43 pm

    If you're ever robbed or hoping the police will help you out of a jam, you kind of hope they'd be willing to break the rules, just for you. Better if they don't, especially if it means the rest of us don't have to worry about them watching us drive around all day using cell phone GPS data.

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