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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

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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)
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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 maps.google.com 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.

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.
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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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:

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