The fundamental component of Roam location tracking. It is a package of data collected about a users’ location that includes latitude, longitude, altitude, speed, direction, activity and more.
A desired data flow of a location update. Depending on what you intend to do with the location update we distinguish 4 different location modules: Tracker, Publisher, Listener, Processor.
The location update is collected by the GPS via Roam SDK and stored locally in the mobile device. Use it if you want simple location tracking and store the location data yourself.
The location update is collected by the GPS via Roam SDK, sent from the mobile device to the backend server and stored in the Roam database. Use it if you want to store the data on Roam servers and go beyond simple location tracking by accessing other Roam products.
The location update returns from the database through the server to a mobile device.
The location update stored in the database is processed according to the respective API call.
Customization of location tracking with varying frequencies of updates and levels of battery drainInsights. We differentiate three default modes: Active, Reactive, Passive and one fully customizable.