[Community] Wifi, Modem and GPS

wonderphone at posteo.de wonderphone at posteo.de
Wed Jul 23 19:44:04 CEST 2014


And will the monitor be able to tell GPS and modem activity apart when 
it's in one module?


Am 22.07.2014 16:06 schrieb Ryan de Laplante (personal):
> I'm also curious how the hardware monitor works. It watches the modem
> for activity when it is supposed to be off. If it detects an 
> unexpected
> event, how does it alert me and is there a way to circumvent it?
> 
> Ryan
> 
> 
> On 21/07/14 04:13 PM, wonderphone at posteo.de wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> Thanks, Christ, for the less reassuring news.
>> 
>> @all: Does the design of the Neo900 mean that one cannot use GPS 
>> without
>> the modem turned on? I believe it was Ryan who did not want to switch 
>> on
>> the modem and only wanted to use only Wifi instead. The more I learn
>> about GSM I am beginning to find that sensible rather than a bit too 
>> safe.
>> 
>> What do you think?
>> 
>> BR
>> Oliver
>> 
>> 
>> Am 16.07.2014 21:30 schrieb Christ van Willegen:
>>> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 7:43 PM,  <wonderphone at posteo.de> wrote:
>>>>> Try to manipulate the firmware of you specific modem, while
>>>>> the triangulation data is already available?
>>>>> 
>>>> Okay, when assuming that the whole world is against the phone user
>>>> there is
>>>> no difference between triangulation and a rogue modem firmware. But 
>>>> with
>>>> data coming from the firmware send directly over the modem to a 
>>>> remote
>>>> server via udp (if the modem is able to mimick the protocol) 
>>>> tracking
>>>> would
>>>> be much cheaper than by triangulation. Triangulation is costly for 
>>>> the
>>>> network operators and in Germany for instance you need a warrant 
>>>> from a
>>>> judge (ok, at least in principle).
>>> 
>>> You can ask the modem for near-by cell towers and do the 
>>> triangulation
>>> on the device, or in the firmware, itself...
>>> 
>>> Christ van Willegen
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