Xsens MTi-7 GNSS/INS Module
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Xsens MTi-7 GNSS/INS Module

Xsens MTi-7 Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)/Inertial Navigation System (INS) module is a miniature motion tracking module with multiple GNSS receiver support. This module uses advanced sensor fusion algorithms. The MTi-7 GNSS/INS module features a miniature SMD form factor...

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Small, affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS
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Small, affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS

Researchers at the University of Michigan say they have developed a small, inexpensive, and highly accurate gyroscope that could help drones and autonomous cars stay on track without a GPS signal. The ultra-high-precision MEMS gyroscope - called the birdbath resonator gyroscope - is...

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Saelig Introduces Abeeway Multiple Technology Location Tracking Sensors
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Saelig Introduces Abeeway Multiple Technology Location Tracking Sensors

Saelig Company, Inc. announces the availability of Abeeway Asset Trackers, which uniquely use multiple location technologies (GPS, Low-power GPS, Wi-Fi, and BLE) to allow accuracy, speed, and indoor/outdoor use. Proprietary Abeeway technology sends GPS calculations to the cloud, making...

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Remote Mail Notifier (and GPS Tracker)
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Remote Mail Notifier (and GPS Tracker)

Zak Kemble published another great project. This time it's a Remote Mail Notifier with GPS functionality. He writes: At the moment I’m living in a block of flats and my mailbox is in a central lobby area. I’m often receiving small surprise packets from China and never know when the...

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Arribada Horizon Platform – An Open Source based ARGOS transmitter.
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Arribada Horizon Platform – An Open Source based ARGOS transmitter.

Argos is a satellite-based system that collects, processes, and disseminates environmental data from fixed and mobile platforms worldwide. What makes Argos unique is the ability to geographically locate the source of the data anywhere on the Earth utilizing the Doppler effect. The...

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GPS Clock using uLisp
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GPS Clock using uLisp

David Johnson-Davies writes about his experiments with interfacing a low-cost serial GPS module directly to uLisp, to create projects such as a GPS clock. He writes: I’ll also describe a GPS speedometer and odometer, and a simple navigator, in later posts. The module I used is the...

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Dual frequency GNSS module enables sub-1m accuracy
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Dual frequency GNSS module enables sub-1m accuracy

OriginGPS has announced its first dual-frequency GNSS module, the ORG4600-B01, which will enable customers to build systems with sub-1m accuracy without implementing external components. by Jean-Pierre Joosting @ www.mwee.com Measuring just 10- x 10-mm, the ORG4600-B01 module...

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u-blox’s latest meter-level positioning technology offers enhanced GNSS performance
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u-blox’s latest meter-level positioning technology offers enhanced GNSS performance

u-blox, a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies, has announced its new ultra-robust meter-level M9 global positioning technology platform, designed for demanding automotive, telematics, and UAV applications. Thanks to its high performance GNSS...

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