Mobile position in relation to each other

Ask by : PovilasID November 03, 2012 23:32

Is there any library that can help me determine one mobiles devices position in relation to other?

For example: Can one iPhone determine that there is another one laying next to it and if so which way is it facing?

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Answer by : BoogerNovember 03, 2012 23:32

I don't know of a way to do what you are asking.

NFC requires the devices to basically touch. Wifi and GPS location services probably don't have the granularity to determine location to that precise level. It would probably be possible to use the location services to determine if two phones were in the same room (not table), and which location. I think in real world, this would with variable results, and not be feasible.

I wonder if the new Wifi Direct technologies provide anything like that.

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