Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Episode 96: Location: It's Where It's At

In this episode, Chet and Tor talk talks with Patrick Robertson from the Location team about... location! We wax poetic about fine-grained location using Wifi routers (among other mechanisms), the Fused Location Provider API for apps that need location information, battery impact of location (and what we're doing to improve that), how GPS works (apparently it uses pieces of string!), and detecting 3D locations for finding where you are in a tall building.


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Links:
Fused Location Provider basics
Migrating to Fused Location Provider 
BG location limits
Wifi RTT
Raw GNSS Measurements
GNSS Raw Measurements API
Sensors

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Chetgoogle.com/+ChetHaase@chethaase

Thanks to continued tolerance and support by our audio engineer, Bryan Gordon.

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