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Google Earth as an AVL tool for business and pleasure Peter van Muyden EPCOR. Overview. Google Background Google Earth Background AVL definition KML format A few commercial AVL solutions supporting Google Earth Demonstration. Google Background.

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Overview
Overview

  • Google Background

  • Google Earth Background

  • AVL definition

  • KML format

  • A few commercial AVL solutions supporting Google Earth

  • Demonstration


Google background
Google Background

  • Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin

  • The Company's name is derived from the word "Googol”10100

  • Google is based in Palo Alto, California.

  • Google's mission is to organize the world's information, making it universally accessible and useful.

  • Intel based search engines

  • Business model


Google earth background
Google Earth Background

  • Mark Aubin at Silicon Graphics (SGI)

  • Left SGI and teamed up with a few others to create Keyhole

  • In 2004 Google acquired Keyhole

  • Windows, Linux and MAC support. October 2008 IPhone support.

  • Fat client with Internet based data

  • A 3D interface to the planet

  • 400 Million downloads since June 2005

  • 30,000 Geo developers registered with Google by 2006


Google earth background1
Google Earth Background

"Our job is not to display the world’s geographic information; it is to display the world’s information and use geography as a context." Michael Jones, CTO, Google Earth


Avl definition
AVL definition

  • Automatic vehicle location or AVL is a means For determining the geographic location of a vehicle and transmitting this information to a point where it can be used. Telelocation is a synonym used in the European Union. www.glossary.com

  • Vehicles are non-living means of transport.Vehicles (cars, boats, equipment), animals, people, icebergs etc

  • Automatic object location or AOL might be a better term


Avl definition1
AVL definition

  • A way to find the location of the object

    • GPS (outside coverage only for now), Cell coverage, RFID, Dead reckoning, Access card readers

  • A method to transfer the location of the object

    • Telemetry, EVDO, GSM, Private Network, FRS, GMRS, satellite

  • A method to display the object

    • Computer, Cell Phone & PDA’s, GPS


Vehicle attributes are available
Vehicle attributes are available

  • speed, temperature, engine rpm, ignition on/off, heading, seatbelt use, oil pressure, elevation, etc

  • Dynamic checking of speeding based on the road speed parameters.

  • The number of hours behind the wheel for truckers.







Freeware
Freeware

Display speed as height of symbol

MD-GPS2KML


Kml format
KML format

  • Keyhole Markup Language (XML)

  • Google Earth KML format for a point

    • Display point in Google Earth

  • Google Earth KML format for a time series

    • Display time series in Google Earth


Create a google earth avl
Create a Google Earth AVL

  • Create KML point file on the fly (database, manually, etc)

    • Create GE Network Link Edit file

  • Create KML time series file

  • Use a WMS service

  • Use the Google Earth API


Commercial avl systems supporting google earth
Commercial AVL systems supporting Google Earth

  • Ravtrack

  • World Tracking Solutions

  • GPS Insight

  • Global Fleet Management

  • Rastrac


Avl demos
AVL demos

  • Sailboat race

  • EPCOR’s Mobile Workforce Management System

  • Whale shark

  • GooPS Free Google Earth AVL tool

    • Compare versions

  • Inbound flights to LAX Airport


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