GPS To GPS

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Now that I have a phone with GPS I want to use it for everything. The only feature that would be awesome that I don't think my phone can do (or anything by default) is use another GPS system.

Here's the deal,

I have GPS on my phone, and GPS with my fathers car. I would like to be able when I am waiting to be picked up to connect from my phone to the GPS in his car, so I can see where he is at.

Is this possible, in any which way...at all?
 

hansrijf

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Your phone can send the gps coordinates to the internet, so it depends on the gps of your father if he can pick these up or not. If he has a standard gps in his car it can only receive gps signals, not send them.
I have FRING on my phone and it has an option to send out my gps coordinates. (www.fring.com) It sends data to your fring widget on a webpage so you must have internet available.
 

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so in basic, you want to have a tracking method, what brand GPS and what brand phone would help in finding a solution
 
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HTC Touch Diamond for the phone, and I don't know the GPS system in the car, I believe it's a Generic GPS system, the car is a Toyota Camry Hybrid.

And yea so basically I want to track the car from my phone.
 

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read the manual for the cars GPs system and see if there is a way to track it on a mobile device
 
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Read through the manual for the GPS system quickly, nothing in there that relates to what I want to do. Nothing at all, does not send information or can't even receive information other then the map data. hmm
 

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Hey Bman, now you'll never get lost again goin to da "john" :p
 

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