Quote:> I guess
> > what I'm thinking is that if we know where the map is located on the
> > screen...and if we know the scale of the map..and the new (lat,long) of
> > the car...why can't we write a program to 'overlay' (on the client
> > side)?
Sorry to jump in here quite late on but I thought you might be interested in a
The dot on the map is the only thing being updated every second, in this demo
the location for the point is coming from
Which is just generating random co-ordinates similar to the last position, but
it gets the idea over.
The map in the background is coming from a set of shapefiles (a vector format)
but it would also be possible to pull a map from any wms
Which pulls maps from the server mentioned by Bart.
Centre for Computational Geography
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http://geotools.sourceforge.net (client side java mapping toolkit)