How to test GPS in an Android app

In 2012 I was member of an university project, actually a student project, for the lecture 'Mobile Computing'. The idea was to to get a better accuracy with a "cluster" of android driven GPS smartphone instead of using a professional GPS receiver. Back in the days android was different than it is nowadays. One of hardest issue was to collect GPS data without having a real GPS transmitter. One way was to build the app, copying the app to a phone and then find out is the GPS module working or not, which was fun in some way but that it was a really stupid idea. So how we solved that issue? We used a small Java-driven program to send gps to the android emulator. Today there are many more options to solve this problem, in the android studio there is a plugin to solve this problem.


Your project seemed really interested! Just a question why don't you directly the problem to solve it ?
Carole Sebah - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:55 :::
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