• A GPS clock using a 12-NeoPixel ring

    An Arduino-based GPS clock using a microcontroller with a gps attachment and a 12-neopixel ring. I based this project on Adafruit’s awesome Neopixel watch. This project uses an Arduino-friendly microcontroller (the smaller, the better – I used...

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  • Anitrack

    Anitrack is an autonomous system that can track an animal’s position, measure its temperature, its heart rate and its movements. More info

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • LoRa Tracker/Pager Device

      I have been contacted by a number of people in search and rescue (SAR) who are interested in the other Ripple LoRa mesh projects I have been working on, and it got me to thinking about...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • GPS Location Finder

    The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally NAVSTAR GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force. It is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that provides...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • GPS Voice Assistant for Visually Impaired People

      People who are completely blind or have impaired vision usually have a difficult time navigating outside the spaces that they’re accustomed to. In fact, physical movement is one of the biggest challenges for blind people, explains...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • China’s GPS now has overtaken its US rival

    China’s BeiDou satellite positioning system has overtaken its U.S. rival in size, a shift with potentially huge implications for both high-tech industry and national security. The U.S. has long been the world leader in satellite-based positioning with its...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • A GPS for Navigation on the Moon

    GPS, Earth’s navigation system that is used by an estimated four billion people will now enable future human navigation on the Moon. NASA is developing GPS for Moon for aiding its future Artemis missions. The Global Positioning System or...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Aweigh: the Open-Source Alternative to GPS

    A team of student designers and engineers from the RCA and Imperial College have designed an open-source alternative to GPS, called Aweigh, that does not rely on satellites. It is a system that makes use of the space between...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Creating a 3G Raspberry Pi Smartphone

    Dylan Radcliffe has recently created his new 3G Raspberry pi smartphone, that he called rCrumbl. The Pi, a TFT display, and a camera is stuffed into the phone’s housing, along with power delivery components and a physical button....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Raspberry Pi Powered Aircraft Traffic Tracker

    One morning around 6AM, Simon Aubury’s cat heard a low-flying aircraft and to signal its displeasure at the event, decided to jump onto Simon’s face as he slept. Simon didn’t know that the airplane on his head...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • GPS, Glonass and Advanced Digital Audio Codec for the Sony Spresense

    Sony recently renamed its “old” Sony Spritzer, an Arduino compatible with a Sony hexa-core Arm Cortex-M4F micro-controller, a built-in GNSS receiver, and an audio codec. They made some design modifications and called the “new” board Spresense. Sony...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Tactigon Meets GPS

      We test with the wearable application and three-dimensional gesture detection prototype device, by making the GPS receiver interact with the onboard IMU in order to improve position detection process. The Tactigon, as explained in the dedicated...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • iTracker RAK8211-NB Module Includes NB-IoT, BLE5.0, GPS and Many Sensors

    Rak Wireless has recently launched a new products called RAK8211-NB iTracker based on a Quectel BC95-G NB-IoT module, Nordic Semi nRF52832 Bluetooth 5 chip, and Quectel L70-R GNSS module. The asset tracker module also comes with 5...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Orange Pi 4G-IOT : the Most Wireless Orange Pi SBC

    Shenzhen Xunlong has just launched the new Orange Pi 4G-IOT for $45 on Aliexpress. The open-spec SBC includes an unnamed, 4G LTE radio module with mini-SIM card slot, as well as a combo module that includes WiFi,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Bose Unveiled a 3d Printed Prototype of Augmented Reality Sunglasses

    High-end audio equipment company Bose is developing augmented reality (AR) sunglasses. The company has demonstrated a 3D printed prototype that can provide audio information about local points of interest, and expects to launch the Bose AR product...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • OpenDroneMap: Open Source Project for Processing Aerial Drone Imagery

    OpenDroneMap (ODM) is the name of an open source toolkit for processing aerial drone imagery, developed by members of OSGEO, the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, that was started around five years ago and made quite some progress in...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • OpenStore: Venus GPS 65 ch with SMA Connector

    This is the latest version of the Venus GPS board; the smallest, most powerful, and most versatile GPS receiver. It’s based on the new Venus638FLPx. The Venus638FLPx outputs standard NMEA-0183 or SkyTraq Binary sentences at a default rate...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • AutoPi, The Open Source Platform to “Improve” Your Car

    A Danish startup called AutoPi.io has gone to Kickstarter to launch a Raspberry Pi Zero W based AutoPi dongle that plugs into the same OBD-II port that automotive repair people use to run diagnostics and tap other...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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