Do WiFi based GPS receivers (as opposed to Bluetooth GPS) exist?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by cjard, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. cjard

    cjard New Member

    Sep 23, 2010
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    I have a bluetooth GPS that I used to use with an old nokia phone before I bought phones that had GPS built in.. I recently read about roqy and BTStackServer that can be installed from Cydia, but the ipod touch I have cannot yet be jailbroken so perhaps using Bluetooth as a connectivity option is out the window right now..
    However, it did strike me that there is perhaps a GPS receiver out there that:
    has wifi
    can set itself up as an adhoc network
    has a built in dhcp server so other devices will connect to it and get an ip
    runs a simple tcp server that announces GPS data on a regular basis (like a BT one does if anyoen ever snooped the traffic)

    It even struck me that there are a number of smartphones that would serve this purpose, given the right software, but nav software on the ipod would have to be similarly compatible..

    Anyone know of anything like this existing?
  2. sdettmer

    sdettmer New Member

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