Canvas PowerApps Examples #3 – GPS Location Tracking
The demonstration of this PowerApp is very simplistic within the video above.
However, this is because it is a conceptual piece of functionality that could be used in so many different settings.
The objective of the Canvas PowerApp is to use the GPS location tracking of the device.
it is being used on employee devices to provide the exact location of the user of the PoweApp within a 4×4 meter radius.
This could be used for so many different scenarios within a workplace.
Such as a security guard that needs to prove that they have been doing their nightshift walk around the premises.
They can periodically check in within the app to show that they have checked each of the warehouses.
It could be used by those front line workers of medical care providers.
Those that are going out into service users homes, that could potentially be in a vulnerable situation.
If they were to check in at the service users house and if we knew on average how long they should be there, lets say 45 minutes.
If after 60 minutes they have not checked out again we could automate a urgent notification to their line manager to do a welfare check.
Another example of how this technology has been used is to replace a physical clock in and out system at the door of an office for your employees.
Not only does it know the location but it knows to store the data of who checked in, the date and time of the check in or out.
However, these are just some of the examples of how we have seen this GPS location tracking feature work within Canvas PowerApps.
There is so many other potentials of how you could use this within your own business.