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Posted - 12/08/2006 :  13:22:15  Show Profile  Visit johan's Homepage - How to share your GPS position online

1. Introduction

Using the web site you can see a group of users including yourself on a map moving in real time. All members do not need to have a GPS, you can simply view the map as well. Users who want to share his/her position must have GpsGate installed.

You can also share your GPS (NMEA) signal over the Internet. The GPS signal can be received by users that are members in your group. Using GpsGate, the remote GPS signal will look exactly as the GPS was connected directly to a Windows PC or Pocket PC. By connecting your favorite navigation application to GpsGate, you can see your friends location there. You can also use GpsGate's Google Earth plugin for that.

2. Getting started with

The first thing you should do is to create an account at Once you have created an account. Click on "Invite a friend" to invite new members to your group. You can only track the positions of other users who accepted an invitation. Once you got members click on them to view them on map and get more information.

3. Share your position

To transmit your position to you need to install GpsGate 2.5
If you have GpsGate 2.0 installed and do not want to upgrade you can install GpsGate PlugIn Pack 1.3 instead. Both Windows and Pocket PC versions are available.

1. Download GpsGate 2.5 (or GpsGate PlugIn Pack 1.3) here
2. Run the installation programs for both packages.
3. Read this for how to get started with GpsGate.
4. Add " Output" as output to GpsGate.


  Pocket PC:

5. Enter your username and password from Click "Test" to verify that everything works. Click "OK", to start sending data.


  Pocket PC:

4. Connect to a remote GPS

You can also get the position from a user in your group as input to GpsGate. This will enable you to connect and show a remote GPS in your favorite GPS application.

1. Open " Input" as input to GpsGate.

2. Enter your user-name and password from Click "Test" to verify that everything works. Enter the user-name of the person you want to receive data from. Click "OK", to start receiving data.


  Pocket PC:

GpsGate 2.0 or later +
GpsGate PlugIn Pack 1.3 or later

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