Link Type: Position Location Interface

Personal Location and Time Data Source --> Personal Information Device:
location and time


location and time (Information Flow): The current geographic location in three dimensions (latitude, longitude, elevation) and the current time.

Personal Location and Time Data Source (Source Physical Object): The 'Personal Location and Time Data Source' provides accurate position information for personal mobile devices. While a Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver is the most common implementation, this physical object represents any technology that provides a position fix in three dimensions and time with sufficient accuracy.

Personal Information Device (Destination Physical Object): The 'Personal Information Device' provides the capability for travelers to receive formatted traveler information wherever they are. Capabilities include traveler information, trip planning, and route guidance. Frequently a smart phone, the Personal Information Device provides travelers with the capability to receive route planning and other personally focused transportation services from the infrastructure in the field, at home, at work, or while en-route. Personal Information Devices may operate independently or may be linked with connected vehicle on-board equipment.

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This Information Flow is in the following Applications:

This Information Flow is in the following Application Objects:

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This partial profile, showing only physical objects and flow, describes communications between connected vehicle equipment and on board geolocation equipment such as a GPS receiver.



Characteristic Value
Time Context Now
Spatial Context Adjacent
Acknowledgement False
Cardinality Broadcast
Initiator Destination


This information flow triple is in the following applications with the following security levels.

Information Flow Security
Application Confidentiality Integrity Availability
Basis Basis Basis
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