GPS to Maps functions

See the IsatPhone GPS position email, SMS or Tweet in Google Maps:


The IsatPhone can email or SMS the user's GPS position to recipients or a Twitter feed.

The received GPS position email or Twitter 'tweet' can be pasted into one of the blocks below to see where the Zippisat IsatPhone satellite phone user was sending the message from. The GPS position will either be in decimal format, or DMS format, depending on the method it was sent with:



IsatPhone Personal Alert "decimal" format:


Type or Copy/Paste your email/SMS Person Alert GPS string (Decimal format) into the GPS Fix block:

Complete the reCAPTCHA:

Then select one of the options below:

or



Example Personal Alert GPS fix message (decimal format):

33.903S,18.411E



IsatPhone GPS menu "DMS" format (Degrees Minutes Seconds):


Type or Copy/Paste your email/SMS GPS string (DMS format) into the GPS Fix block:

Complete the reCAPTCHA:

Then select one of the options below:

or



Example IsatPhone GPS menu message (DMS format):

You can test with this example if you don't have an IsatPhonePRO or IsatPhone2 yet. Or if you receive an GPS SMS, you can use the example as a template and alter the co-ordinates accordingly:

GPS fix

Lat: S 33 54' 12''
Long: E 18 24' 40''
Time: 12:02:10 UTC
Date: 22-05-2011
Altitude: 5 m
Velocity: 0 km/h

Accuracy
Horiz:  4 m
Vert:  6 m


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