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Swastik Dey
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How to geo-tag a camera image in android?


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Ulf Dittmer
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If the device has a geo fix, then the image has EXIF tags that contain this information. I just tested it and found that the following tags were present:

If you want to inspect the EXIF tags that are present in an image, I recommend the free ImageJ application and its EXIF Reader plugin.


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Monu Tripathi
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If you want to inspect the EXIF tags that are present in an image, I recommend the free ImageJ application and its EXIF Reader plugin.

Thanks for this info!

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Swastik Dey
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Thanks for the information, I will surely give it a look.
Swastik Dey
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Is there any java library available to read those EXIF tags?
Ulf Dittmer
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The page I linked to points to it.
Swastik Dey
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I am using the following code snippet on android 2.2 to geo tag a camera image, however it does not seem to work.

 
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