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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...

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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 2 months 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 5 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago
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  • TinyCircuits now available on Digi-Key Electronics

    TinyCircuits are used by thousands of people in over sixty countries worldwide to create a variety of projects, from makers creating projects at home to engineering students in the top universities doing cutting-edge research. Their main product...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Tactigon Open Board Awaits Your Code!

    The Tactigon is the perfect link between humans or objects and the digital world, with its IMU 3D features, environmental sensors and Bluetooth 4.0 technology. It  is a unique platform, programmable with Arduino IDE and expandable with GPS, LoRa or SIGFOX...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • ArduEcu: the groundbreaking waterproof and rugged Arduino ECU

    ArduECU is an IP69K-rated waterproof, rugged and impact-resistant electronic control unit (ECU) based on an ATmega328. The ECU can be programmed with the Arduino IDE and also supports CoDeSys, meaning you can now configure your ArduECU with...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Safecast BGEIGIE Nano for radiation monitoring

    Started after the Fukushima earthquake in 2011, Safecast has the largest collection of radiation data ever available spanning every continent on the globe. Safecast believes that environmental data should be open, easy to access and easy to...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Chord Collar – Pet Wearable on Kickstarter

    Wearables are one of the main technological trends nowadays and we were wondering when someone would have proposed a solution for our beloved pets. Our friend Jared Marmen from Baltimore, founder of Barttron Inc. published a really...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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