Does anyone know how to read Blackberry user's GPS latitude and longitude from the SyncLBS table on the Enterprise BES Blackberry Server and plot position on a web viewable map

Posted on 2009-02-13
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Does anyone know how to read Blackberry user's GPS latitudes and longitudes from the SyncLBS table on the Enterprise BES Blackberry Server and plot their positions on a web viewable map (preferably web publishable)
Question by:PeterMD
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    From your Blackberry, go into Options > Advanced Options > GPS and you should see your latitude and longitude coordinates there.

    You can create a public map on and just enter your coordinates there.  Go into the My Maps link and from here you can create a public map using the coordinates you pulled from your Blackberry.
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    You can enter your coordinates just as they show up in your Blackberry.

    For example, my Blackberry shows me at
    Latitude: N 34 10.1294
    Longitude: W 118 29.9171

    When I go into google maps, I just type in the following "32 10.1294, 119 29.971" (without the quotes) and I can see the roof of the building I am in.

    Accepted Solution

    We did this ourselves reading the LAt and Long from the SyncLBS table ont he BES and post the location of our users on our intranet.

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    It was reassuring to find that no one else had found the solution yet.

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    SyncLBS table says:
    ServerTime: 1253033984
    Latitude: 3523266
    Longitude: -8093441

    Translates to:
    ServerTime: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 16:59:44 GMT
    Latitude: +35.23266 degrees
    Longitude: -80.93441 degrees

    Map to Google:,+-80.93441+%28This+User+Was+Here%29&iwloc=A&hl=en


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