Self-Hosted GPS Tracker 1.8


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Self-Hosted GPS Tracker is a free software application from the System Maintenance subcategory, part of the System Utilities category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-09-10. The program can be installed on Android.

Send your GPS position in real-time to *your* server.
You need a self-hosted web server on which you're allowed to install this kind of script which records GPS coordinates (latitude, longitude) : https://github.com/herverenault/Self-Hosted-GPS-Tracker/blob/master/server-side/gps.php
Then, do what you want with those coordinates. It's *your* data.
For example, you can put these PHP scripts on your server in order to show your family or friend where you are on a Google map : https://github.com/herverenault/Self-Hosted-GPS-Tracker/tree/master/server-side
It may be useful, for instance, if you're alone doing sport in an isolated area : in case of emergency (injury or failure), your family may locate you easily on the map. Provided you have GPS signal and data connectivity (4G, H+, 3G, EDGE...).
This app is NOT meant to be a stealth tracker, or to be forced upon a user. So, please don't ask me how to hide it from the user, or how to prevent the user from closing the app.
I put a demo on http://herverenault.fr/self-hosted-gps-tracker/demo/i-am-here
To see your position on this page, enter http://herverenault.fr/gps in the app on your phone (or tablet). It's an anonymous URL, so if you're not the only one doing it, you may see the location of another anonymous user.
Side-note: There are plenty of apps which do the same, for example Open GPS Tracker. But I wanted an app
* which sends my position to my server, and only my server
* which does not download any map on my phone and thus does not go over my 3G plan
* the most simple ever : just enter URL, enable 3G and GPS and go !
And then, I wanted to do it just for fun. If you're interested in it, source code in available on https://github.com/herverenault/Self-Hosted-GPS-Tracker under Free Software license GPL v3.
This is not a product, I don't sell it, there's no ad. It's only code sharing. Enjoy.

Self-Hosted GPS Tracker (version 1.8) has a file size of 278.92 MB and is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 1 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details



General

 
Publisher Hervé Renault
Released Date 2016-09-10
Languages English

Category

 
Category System Utilities
Subcategory System Maintenance

System requirements

 
Operating systems android

Download information

 
File size 278.92 MB
Total downloads 1

Pricing

 
License model Free
Price N/A

Version History



Here you can find the changelog of Self-Hosted GPS Tracker since it was posted on our website on 2016-09-20. The latest version is 1.8 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-07-01. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.8

posted on 2016-09-10

v 1.8,- Feature: add retries in case of network failure (unreachable or timeout),- Fix: prevent updates from randomly drifting 1 second,v 1.7,- Disable editing the URL when the service runs,v 1.6,- Prevent from having to hit Back twice in order to exit when coming from the notification bar,v 1.5,- Allow GPS update interval down to 5 sec instead of 30,v 1.4,- Tolerate devices which sometimes send GPS updates 1 second too early,v 1.3,- New option: add a timestamp to each HTTP request






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Release Date: 2016-09-10
Publisher: Hervé Renault
Operating System: android