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rajivgupta1037
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎04-16-2011
My Device: 7100T

Implement the cell tower triangulation in Blackberry java

Hi,

 

I am new in blackberry development, I want to get the lat,lon and accuracy from cell tower tringulation.

 

what is the cell tower tringulation and how to implement .

 

Please give me any short example.

 

Thanks in advance

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peter_strange
Posts: 19,607
Registered: ‎07-14-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Implement the cell tower triangulation in Blackberry java

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Short answer - don't try to do this.

 

There are various bits of code around that try to do this using Google Gear Server, which is deprecated.  There are other servers out there that will take your Cell tower location and attempt to determine your location using it too I believe.  However I recommend that you just use the BlackBerry supplied equivalents.

 

You can read more here:

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/Location-APIs-Start-to-finish/ta-p/571949

 

And have a look at the SimpleLocationApi you will find here:

https://developer.blackberry.com/java/samples/

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cersalma
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎08-29-2011
My Device: 8350i

Re: Implement the cell tower triangulation in Blackberry java

Try this:

 

                criteria.setHorizontalAccuracy(Criteria.NO_REQUIREMENT);
                criteria.setVerticalAccuracy(Criteria.NO_REQUIREMENT);
                criteria.setCostAllowed(true);
                criteria.setPreferredPowerConsumption(Criteria.POWER_USAGE_LOW);

 

And read this:

 

http://docs.blackberry.com/en/developers/deliverables/3803/GPS%20and%20BlackBerry%20Maps%20Developme...

 

Hope it Helps,

MC

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walkin
Posts: 52
Registered: ‎11-24-2011
My Device: Bold 9930

Re: Implement the cell tower triangulation in Blackberry java

" just use the BlackBerry supplied equivalents"

with all due respect peter, it may not work for CDMA network, 

unless PDE was obtained and set up for certain carriers.

In fact, I bookmarked your post how does BB Maps do it and wait for...

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