LifeBytes Application Development
Android Phone Applications
Ohio State University Buses
This application uses google maps and information from Trip to display the
currrent location of the CABS buses on the Ohio State University campus.
You can use the menu to toggle routes and bus stops on routes. You can also
also display your current location if you have a gps enabled phone. You
have the option to toggle between street view and satellite view. If you
tap a bus you can get bus information. If you tap a stop, you get more
information, including when the predicted time the next bus will be there.
Chicago Transit Authority Bus Locator
This application will show the location of CTA Buses on a map of any
Here are a list of some of the features:
o Tap the button at the top to select a different route.
It will show the route, stops and any buses on that route.
o Tap any stop on the route to get the stop number and when
the next bus is scheduled to arrive.
o Tap any bus on a route to get the bus number, destination
on the route, and the current direction of travel.
o Use the menu to change routes, display your current
location (if your phone's gps is enabled), get bulletins
on the selected route, set application settings, reload
route information from the internet, reload stop
information for the current route from the internet, or
reload the route and stop information from the database
that came with the application.
o When selecting routes, if you check the fav checkbox next
to the routes you use, you can then go under menu->settings
and check Display Favorite Routes and it will only show the
routes with checkboxes when selecting routes. This makes
finding routes easier when there are a large number of
routes in the full route list.
Lookup any aircraft by the tail number and get more information on that
aircraft, such as make and model, engine, owner, etc.
Find information about a person when you only have their phone number, or
an address. Uses information from whitepages.com for reverse lookups.
Convert 63 different forms of currency using the currect exchange rate
provided by exchangerate api.
Play sound clips from Duke Nukem, Dumb and Dumber and Airplane.
Applications on the drawing board
Airport Flight Information - Using information from the FAA, you can
lookup your departing or arriving flight and see if the flight is early, on
time, delayed, or cancelled.
Vehicle Information - Enter vin number and see what's in the public
databases concerning that vehicle.
If you have any questions or suggestion please send them to me