[OSGeo-Discuss] GPRS connection API
mmontesinos at prodevelop.es
Mon Apr 14 01:33:43 PDT 2008
Just one note. Javax.comm.* only runs on Solaris and Windows. If you need Linux, Mac OS X, ... support, you'll need other "plug-ins" for original Sun package.
Here you have one GPL project we're using at gvSIG
I've not used AT commands and GPRS communications in Java, but have done in C++. One advise: think in all possible problems, link failures, coverage problems, ... They'll certainly happen ;-)
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>[mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot
>Sent: Friday, April 11, 2008 1:44 PM
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>Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GPRS connection API
>dorra labidi wrote:
>> Hello all; I am developping a fleet management application
>> 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  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.
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