Running GpsMid on Windows?

  • Tarkin

    Tarkin - 2012-04-12


    could someone give me a hint how to run GpsMid on Windows? My convertible notebook has a touch display and integrated gps.


  • Billi25

    Billi25 - 2012-04-12


    there is the microemulator ( which can run the midlet on windows, but I am not aware of any real GPS connetion there - try the OpenLAPI plugin.

    Good luck, Billi25

  • Joachim Schneider

    I have tried this with microemulator and a bluetooth connection. I have an ordinary notebook without gps, but for nokia (or generally java enabled phones?) there is a program called ext gps which transmits gps signals over a bluetooth com port. This generally works, but microemulator seems not to be aware of this. It doesn't recognize this as bluetooth gps.
    Regards, Joachim

  • Jyrki Kuoppala

    Jyrki Kuoppala - 2012-04-14

    Apparently the current release version of microemulator doesn't have bluetooth support, but there's a snapshot version at at which bluetooth perhaps can be used with additional libraries.

  • Tarkin

    Tarkin - 2012-04-23


    got it working. GpsPort was a good hint but it does not run on "real" windows. I downloaded netcat for windows ( and used the following command:
    type COM5 | nc -L -p 20175

    So it takes the output of the gps on COM5 and feeds it to TCP Port 20175.
    In GpsMid you can configure the gps url to: socket://



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