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GeoCoordinate.Speed Property

Gets or sets the speed in meters per second.

Namespace:  System.Device.Location
Assembly:  System.Device (in System.Device.dll)

public double Speed { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The speed in meters per second. The speed must be greater than or equal to zero, or NaN.

ExceptionCondition
[System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException]

Speed is set outside the valid range.

The following example prints the Course and Speed properties of the current location's GeoCoordinate.

static void GetLocationCourseAndSpeed()
{
    GeoCoordinateWatcher watcher = new GeoCoordinateWatcher();

    watcher.TryStart(true, TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(1000));

    if (watcher.Position.Location.IsUnknown != true)
    {
        GeoCoordinate coord = watcher.Position.Location;

        Console.WriteLine("Course: {0}, Speed: {1}",
            coord.Course,
            coord.Speed);
    }
    else
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Unknown");
    }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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