It would be great if we can get this level of accuracy. All sort of
interesting stuff as Ed was mentioning will begin to happen. Its so exciting
to think about all this mobile 2.0 stuff ;)

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 5:15 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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>
> Different folks are different ages and have taken valid snap shots of
> GPS locating precision at different points in its development.
>
> Our perception of precision guides our judgment as to what
> applications are viable and what potential market sizes are for
> software that we offer.  I found this link helpful:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Differential_GPS
>
> What this means in a practical sense, for me at least, is that the
> merchant beacon used to help people find items at open air markets can
> also be used to help people find specific items on grocery store
> shelves in the US. That makes the market for software of this type a
> lot larger. Some of the applications may include stores mounting the
> phone to the cart and letting shoppers with ordinary phones download a
> list. Other applications might be used in any warehouse where kitting
> is done. The list of items gets organized for efficient pickup using
> the established preferred direction of travel for each aisle.
>
> Everything gets calibrated at the entrance to the store. The merchant
> beacon becomes an item beacon.  It is just coordinates in a data base.
>
> Is there enough resolution in the Android  GPS data types at present
> to do this?
>
> Sometimes data type resolution is determined with a snapshot in time
> assessing what is needed. People don't always remember to change them
> when technology improves.
>
> Does Android have enough precision in its location data types to be
> useful at this granularity?
>
>
> >
>


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