HTML5 Coordinates

The geographic coordinate reference system used by the attributes in this interface is the World Geodetic System (2d) [WGS84]. No other reference system is supported.


Learning Resources:

Sample - Using HTML5 Geolocation Sample that demonstrates how to use the HTML5 Geolocation API [BlackBerry Developer Resource Center].
How To - Enable GPS on PlayBook How to enable GPS capability when using the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK for Tablet OS [BlackBerry Developer Resource Center].

Supported Platform(s)

- BlackBerry OS 5.0+
- BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
- BlackBerry 10
- Ripple Emulator
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APIBB5.0BB6.0BB7.0PB1.0PB2.0BB10Ripple
accuracy Y Y Y Y Y YY
altitude Y Y Y Y Y YY
altitudeAccuracy Y Y Y Y Y YY
heading Y Y Y Y Y YY
latitude Y Y Y Y Y YY
longitude Y Y Y Y Y YY
speed Y Y Y Y Y YY

Configuration Document Settings

To use all of the API described for this object, you must ensure the following settings are in your configuration document:

This API does not require a <feature> element to be declared in the configuration document of your BlackBerry WebWorks Application.

Permission Elements (PlayBook and BlackBerry 10+)
This API does not require a <permission> element to be declared in the configuration document of your BlackBerry WebWorks Application.

Properties

Number accuracy
Number altitude
Number altitudeAccuracy
Number heading
Number latitude
Number longitude
Number speed

Properties

readonly Number accuracy


The accuracy attribute denotes the accuracy level of the latitude and longitude coordinates.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

readonly Number altitude


The altitude attribute denotes the height of the position, specified in meters above the [WGS84] ellipsoid.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

readonly Number altitudeAccuracy


The altitudeAccuracy attribute is in meters.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

readonly Number heading


The heading attribute denotes the direction of travel of the hosting device in degrees, where 0° ≤ heading ≤ 360°, counting clockwise relative to the true north.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

readonly Number latitude


The latitude attributes is geographic coordinates specified in decimal degrees.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

readonly Number longitude


The longitude attributes is geographic coordinates specified in decimal degrees.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

readonly Number speed


The speed attribute denotes the current ground speed of the hosting device in meters per second.


Supported Platforms
 - BlackBerry OS 5.0+
 - BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0+
 - BlackBerry 10
 - Ripple Emulator

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