CeBoxLocator
   Grayson Carr
   Gurkan Sokat
    Chao Wang

    4/29/2008
Major Design Goal


Allow a car to be located from a cell phone
Hardware
   eBox-2300
      Windows CE 6.0
   GPS Receiver
   GSM Modem
   Cell Phone
      GPS Enabled
      Windows ...
Functional Diagram
Software
Server:
  Windows CE C++ Application
Client:
  Windows Mobile C# Application
Overview
CeBoxLocator installed in a car
Overview
User runs the "Find Your Car" application from a
            GPS enabled cell phone
Overview
User presses Update Car Location to send the
 phone's location to the CeBoxLocator via SMS
Overview
CeBoxLocator sends directions and its location
             back to the phone
Overview
"Find Your Car" application attempts to visually
    indicate the direction of the CeBoxLocator
Applications
   When you are lost in a large parking lot…
   When your car is stolen…
   When parents need to know wher...
Challenges
GPS Receiver
   Problem:
    No USB virtual COM port driver for x86 WinCE
   Solution:
    Used a serial GPS
Challenges
GSM Modem
  Problems:
      loadcepc puts garbage on COM1
      CE serial debug puts garbage on COM1
      G...
Proposed vs. Actual

• Proposed                • Actual
  – Get the OS and          – Took 3 weeks to get
    drivers work...
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  1. 1. CeBoxLocator Grayson Carr Gurkan Sokat Chao Wang 4/29/2008
  2. 2. Major Design Goal Allow a car to be located from a cell phone
  3. 3. Hardware  eBox-2300 Windows CE 6.0  GPS Receiver  GSM Modem  Cell Phone GPS Enabled Windows Mobile 6.0
  4. 4. Functional Diagram
  5. 5. Software Server: Windows CE C++ Application Client: Windows Mobile C# Application
  6. 6. Overview CeBoxLocator installed in a car
  7. 7. Overview User runs the "Find Your Car" application from a GPS enabled cell phone
  8. 8. Overview User presses Update Car Location to send the phone's location to the CeBoxLocator via SMS
  9. 9. Overview CeBoxLocator sends directions and its location back to the phone
  10. 10. Overview "Find Your Car" application attempts to visually indicate the direction of the CeBoxLocator
  11. 11. Applications  When you are lost in a large parking lot…  When your car is stolen…  When parents need to know where their child is…  In general, when you need to find something that moves…
  12. 12. Challenges GPS Receiver Problem: No USB virtual COM port driver for x86 WinCE Solution: Used a serial GPS
  13. 13. Challenges GSM Modem Problems:  loadcepc puts garbage on COM1  CE serial debug puts garbage on COM1  GSM modem status messages interfere with driver Solutions:  Put the GSM modem on COM2 and the GPS receiver on COM1  Turned off serial debug with /c:4 boot parameter  Modified enfora.cpp to disable GSM modem status messages
  14. 14. Proposed vs. Actual • Proposed • Actual – Get the OS and – Took 3 weeks to get drivers working in the GPS and GSM the first 2 weeks drivers working – Write the software – Took 1 week to write in the last 2 weeks the software – Implement text to – GUI navigation speech navigation implemented instead of text to speech

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