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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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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Icarus IoT Board has GPS, accelerometer and LiPo charging
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Icarus IoT Board has GPS, accelerometer and LiPo charging

More-powerful, low-power Icarus IoT Board sells at €99,50 Low-power, cost-effective Icarus IoT board built with the newest nRF91 modem from Nordic Semiconductor combines the latest technological features in the market and integrates the use of GPS and cellular data (LTE-M / NB-IoT) all...

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Simplified development of cellular IoT prototypes is now possible in just a few days
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Simplified development of cellular IoT prototypes is now possible in just a few days

Based on Nordic’s industry-leading nRF9160 SiP multimode LTE-M/NB-IoT module with GPS, which uniquely supports Arm TrustZone Internet-grade encryption and security, the battery-powered Nordic Thingy:91 is a simplified rapid prototyping platform designed specifically for cellular...

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Septentrio strengthens its GNSS/INS portfolio with a single antenna receiver
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Septentrio strengthens its GNSS/INS portfolio with a single antenna receiver

High-precision GPS/INS receiver is now available with a single antenna for faster integration, lighter weight and lower power consumption. High-precision GPS/INS receiver is now available with a single antenna option for faster integration, lighter weight and lower power...

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