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Old 11-14-2013, 10:51 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by wbbnm View Post
On the one hand I don't see how the GPS can be expected to really know if it is stationary or if somebody on foot is looking in a small area for a geocache or something.

On the other hand the Montana has profiles and maybe it could be smart enough to know that somebody using a motorcycle or automobile profile is not driving around in 20 ft circles.
I think you answered your own question. Obviouisly it can not know, it is up to the requirements writer to specify the algorithum.

With the exception of geocacheing, hikers and up do not need a new trackpoint for a < 5 meters.

With Auto, they seem to throw out track points if moving in a straight line. This could be inhanced to add time and detect slow down, stop, and speed up.

If one size (60/76 seems to work) does not fit all, 2-4 profiles for various applications would work for 99.99% of users.
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