Nokia E61 and GPS

I’ve just discovered something today, thanks to a user of J2memap: The nokia E61 support the JSR179, but does not have a built in GPS. So it can be only server side localisation. But you also have the ability to pair it with a GPS bluetooth device directly, so JSR179 implementation will use this informations…Smart approach! Unfortunatly the JSR179 provide more limited information than a full access to the GPS device, but that’s probably the price to pay for interoperability.

Ok, the E61 design could have been better, but the screen is really great, especially for this kind of application!

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9 thoughts on “Nokia E61 and GPS”

  1. Do you mean that I have been the first using jsr 179 and external GPS bluetooth? Quite a miracle that it works so nice :)
    For completion sake, I use SonyEricsson K608i and a no-brand 40euro bluetooth GPS. Thank you again, Thomas

  2. Is there any way that I can be traced using a GPS reciver thorugh internet, like if am outside and my GPS is working is there any application by which anybody can trace me sitting on computer? sorell-155.blogspot.com

  3. Hi guys
    I just purchased E 61 and can not find any information in the book about GPS using. Could you please advise in details with additional devise I shoul buy in order to use my E 61 as GPS navigation system

    Thank you very much

  4. Do you know where i could get my GPS service by cell phones?
    my friends download GPS software to cell phones, and their phone become the navigation system. so cool! but, how i can get
    one too?!

  5. Hello freinds
    Do any one of u can helpme to work on GPS AND fROM WHERE TO FIND OUT THE MAPS FROM.
    THANKS

    IN HOPE OF AN EARLIER HELP.

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