Wami 0.1 released

Where Am I, a Windows Mobile app that I was working on, is now available for download. You can get the binaries from http://www.codeplex.com/wami. There is still a lot of fit and finish work to be done, but with the core functionality working fine, I decided to let it out in the wild and get some feedback. There is RouteLogger.exe, which runs on the mobile phone and records cell broadcast information to a log file, along with the time interval between successive broadcasts. RouteEditor.exe, which runs on the PC, allows you to group the logged location information into names of … Continue reading Wami 0.1 released

Where Am I

That’s my first Windows mobile application you’re seeing below. Most cellular service providers in India broadcast the location of the communicating cell tower to the phone. Where Am I (Wami) is a managed Windows Mobile application that uses the broadcast information to let you know where you are and when you will reach your destination. The screenshot above shows that I’m at INDIRA NAGAR, somewhere close to TIDEL PARK and that I’ll reach home at 12:59 AM. How does Wami do this? There’s a sister application, RouteLogger, that automatically logs cell tower locations (INDIRA NAGAR, for e.g) along with the … Continue reading Where Am I