Thursday, July 29, 2010
[Date In] Logging Text Data
Throughout the Nimbits System we've added support for logging text and GPS data along with each value you record. When you record a value to a data point, that value has a time stamp and numeric value. Such as a Temperature reading of 80 degrees at a specific moment in time. Now, each recorded value can also have a text based note and GPS location coordinates recorded with it.
Every day, when I go jogging, I stop at the end to record how far I jogged in Miles using Nimbits for Android. on my phone. With these new features I also can add some text such as where I was Jogging to produce a chart like this one on the Nimbits Portal:
I like to annoy my friends with this information, so I configured my data point to post new values to twitter and Facebook, producing a wall post like this the one below each time I record a value. Coincidently, my data point that tracks a servers backup time was also posted next to my jogging post, so i'm including that here too:
On my Phone, I'm capturing GPS Location coordinates. Those can be recorded to the data point as well, producing a display of point data on a map like this:
Nimbits is now a full featured GPS Data Logger for text and numeric data. Enjoy!