[Ottawa_users] September meeting and OSM event
David.Sampson at NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca
Thu Aug 27 12:05:33 EDT 2009
Just for the record,
NeoFreerunner use OpenMoko (with a K not a c)... OpenMoco is closely named but quite a different project (as I found out when googling openmoco.
For a locat Toronto distributor check out
Apparently only targeted to developers at this point and not ready for general sale.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:ottawa_users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of
> Russell McOrmond
> Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 12:00
> To: Ottawa (Canada) Local Chapter List
> Subject: RE: [Ottawa_users] September meeting and OSM event
> On Thu, 27 Aug 2009, Sampson, David wrote:
> > Are you suggesting that the OpenMocco has GPS capabilities? ... I
> > could not find any reference other than photographic motion
> > (http://openmoco.org) Please provide ref if openMocco is offering
> > GPS capabilities
> I was told that the Neo FreeRunner had a good GPS receiver
> in it, and I was planning on doing more research.
> Unfortunately work and other things have been keeping me
> busy, and I haven't spent the time yet. It is just my
> preference to have entirely unlocked hardware with FLOSS
> software. It might turn out that the Neo won't fill my needs
> (OpenMoco or Android, given Android has been ported to that
> hardware as well).
> Here is what I think about locked hardware *smile*
> (Another encouragement for people to send in submissions to
> the consultation).
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