Sharing and Tracking
Send My Location: (SMS capability
or Internet connection required)
Send current GPS location to another user or remote
tracking service via SMS or Http protocol. See PathAway Send/Receive
Format document for the supported send formats.
Send manually via command, or have location sent
automatically based on the following frequency intervals:
- Automatic Time Interval: Send location at
the specified time intervals.
- Automatic Distance Interval. Send
is triggered every x distance traveled.
- Automatic Distance Interval from Start. Sends
your location as you cross the threshold of the specified
distance from your start location. If you move back
towards your start location, the trigger will again
send the location. This feature is very useful for
search and rescue purposes where the distance from
a start location is needed in order to determine a
Retrieve Remote Locations (SMS
capability or Internet connection required)
As new Remotes are retrieved, they are assigned a
default background color for display on the map. This
color can be modified by Editing the Remote Item Info.
Remotes are tracked by their ID passed along with the
location message. The Label for a remote can be modified
by the user for easier on-screen identification.
Retrieval is achieved either when an SMS message containing
location information is received, or via automatic or
manual polling of an Http-based Tracking server.
For Servers that return timestamp information, PathAway
will download only updated location information.
On-Map Remote Labels:
- For each remote location being tracked, the tag
on the map can display current location and heading
of remotes, course, speed, elevation of remote, date/time
of retrieval, distance to, course to, and elevation
Remotes View Screen.
Shows the map and list of Remotes. Remotes are listed
showing distance and heading to. Tap and hold on an item
to bring up the context menu for commands to issue on
the remote item.
- Enable Remote Tracking. This will toggle the automatic
send/retrieve of locations
- Goto Next Remote, Goto Previous Remote. Centers map
- Concept of Active Remote. Active Remote is the current
(or last) remote the screen was centered on. Goto Active
Remote centers map on this remote.
- Auto Center Remote. This will cycle through all of
the enabled remotes.