Chapter 8: Managing Geo-Presence
Managing geo-presence information
The one-X Mobile application can use the on-board GPS in a mobile device to provide
information about a user's geographical location, known as geo-presence. You can use this
feature to view the geo-presence of your contacts if they agree to share this information.
Similarly, if you decide to share your geo-presence, the one-X Mobile application can publish
your geographic location to other users when they request it.
When you publish your geographic location to other one-X Mobile users, the application
provides real-time information. However, if real-time information is not available—for example,
you are in a location where a satellite signal is not available—the one-X Mobile uses
information stored on the server to provide your last published location.
To use this feature, you and your contacts must enable the GPS on your mobile device, and
also enable geo-presence in the one-X Mobile application. For information about enabling geo-
presence, and setting the level of information to publish, see
Configuring GPS information on
When you view the geo-presence of others, you can view the location of your contacts on a
map, and see specific location information. You can also place a call to that contact, send an
instant message, or add the contact to a conference directly from the map view. When you
publish your own geo-presence, you can see whether a contact has requested your geo-
Viewing the geo-presence of a contact on page 57
Viewing requests for your geo-presence on page 58
Communications options on page 58
Viewing the geo-presence of a contact
Use the following procedure view the geo-presence of your contacts.
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