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Old 04-16-2008, 04:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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in my BES I find a policy Items, where I can turn on the location tracking. I assume, that the BB with a gps enabled, will report it's location back to the BES, but what to do with these information? How / wehre can I see where the user is? Do I need additional software?

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have you searched this forum as I'm sure this topic came up on here about 2-3 months ago.
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This may help:

Location Based Services policy group
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yes, I've seen this, but what the heck can I do with these DB entries? Is there any kind of plugin which maps it into google maps, or similar?

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It's not free, but TeleNav makes a great product, I believe one of your areas is using it with their sales managers.
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Hi

in my BES I find a policy Items, where I can turn on the location tracking. I assume, that the BB with a gps enabled, will report it's location back to the BES, but what to do with these information? How / wehre can I see where the user is? Do I need additional software?

Thanks a lot in advance

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Hi, I am wondering the same thing and I did search around and have not found much. Is there an application I would need to be able to view the location? I've seen one mention of TeleNav but will that work in with the BES to track locations on a map? I am running BES 4.1.6. I enabled it on a test device but I am not sure where I can even view the information.
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I am planning on including this into BerryStats as soon as I can get a device in my grubby hands that I can test (I don't want to use it on my users here just yet). My contract is up in November with Sprint, so it will probably be after that.

*Unless someone else would like to do this for me and we can consolidate the code?

In any case, it would be a very cool addition.
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Old 10-07-2008, 12:24 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I did this write up a few months ago. Nothing has changed as far as the OS is concerned so it's still doesn't work consistantly, or even as advertised:

Location Based Services (LBS) otherwise known as GPS Policies
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