Location and Mapping

  • Edward Moemeka
  • Elizabeth Moemeka


In this chapter, you will examine the use of the device’s location sensors to retrieve location data and enable UWP apps that are location aware. Location awareness is a component of an overarching technology set commonly referred to as presence technology, which is used to deliver information about a given device’s physical location to apps that support reading this data. A device’s location is usually determined by one of three methods: via GPS satellite tracking, cellular tower triangulation, or by the device’s MAC address on a network. The accuracy of the location information depends on the source. The latitude and longitude may vary within the following ranges:


Global Position System Location Data Location Service Loaded Event Menu Item 
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© Edward Moemeka and Elizabeth Moemeka 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Moemeka
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Moemeka
    • 1
  1. 1.CTUS

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