[OSGeo-Discuss] GPRS connection API

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Apr 11 04:43:38 PDT 2008

dorra labidi wrote:
> Hello all; I am developping a fleet management application using
> java. I need to connect to the GPS box using GPRS network.
> My question: Is there a java API for the GPRS connection?

AFAIK, there is no dedicated GPRS API. Instead, you can use Java Comm 
API [1] and issue AT commands to GPRS modem manually to establish and 
control connection. After connection is established, you can use
sockets to exchange data.

That's the common solution I'm aware of.

[1] http://java.sun.com/products/javacomm/index.jsp
Mateusz Loskot

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