Cell ID - Cell towers locations

CellID allows to resolve a Cell Tower location by its MCC (Mobile Country Code), MNC (Mobile Network Code), LAC (Local Area Code) and CellID. This plugin can be used to track vehicles or objects that do not have a GPS signal but have a cellular signal such as in buildings, garages, or any other areas with weak or no GPS signal.

Plugin Installation
  1. Login to SiteAdmin and go to the Plugins tab
  2. Select the Get More Plugins tab and install the Cell ID plugin
Application Setup

Activate Cell ID in your application:

  1. Go to SiteAdmin / Applications and click on the application in the Application list
  2. Scroll down to Privileges and Roles and check the box under Plugins / Cell ID
  3. Save you application settings at the bottom of the page
  4. Cell ID requires a API key which can be obtained by emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Please supply the hostname or IP address of the server(s) that will use the API key.
  5. Once you have the Cell ID API key go to Maps / Cell ID in Site Admin and enter it there.

Cell ID usage

Signal mapping

In Device Mapper, ensure that your device signals are properly mapped to MCC, MNC, LAC, and CellID.

Resolving a Cell Tower localtion

Right click on a vehicle and choose Cell Tower Location

Cell Tower Selection

A Cell Tower icon will be displayed on the map if the cell tower location has been resolved.

Cell Tower Icon

A warning will be displayed if the cell tower location could not be resolved.

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