GNSS Modules: Elara and Erinome
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GNSS Modules: Elara and Erinome

Würth Elektronik’s GNSS modules are available in UART and I²C interfaces Würth Elektronik's GNSS modules, Elara and Erinome series, are suitable for different application areas, such as tracking and navigation devices, container localization, fleet management or autonomous...

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Skytraq Launches Tiny PX1122R Multi-Band RTK GNSS Module, Enabling Centimeter Accuracy
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Skytraq Launches Tiny PX1122R Multi-Band RTK GNSS Module, Enabling Centimeter Accuracy

A couple of years ago Skytraq launched the NavSpark mini, a tiny (17x17mm) GPS module, that sold for $6. However, the company has now launched an even smaller module called Skytraq PX1122R, which  measures at just 16x12mm, and offers support for GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, and Beidou...

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Building an ATmega 1284p based data logger
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Building an ATmega 1284p based data logger

Detailed instructions of how to build an ATmega 1284p based data logger: [via] In this tutorial, a logger is built using a 3.3v Moteino MEGA with a 1284p CPU @ 16Mhz, w 4K eeprom,16K SRAM for variables & 128K program space. Considerably more than the 328’s 1K eeprom, 2K ram &...

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Small multi-band GNSS receiver with 1-cm position accuracy
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Small multi-band GNSS receiver with 1-cm position accuracy

SkyTraq announced a 12- x 16-mm size PX1122R multi-band RTK receiver for centimeter-level accuracy GNSS positioning applications. The receiver works with all the four global navigation satellite systems using GPS L1/L2C, Galileo E1/E5b, GLONASS L1/L2, and Beidou B1I/B2I signals...

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A LoRaWAN Theft Recovery System for Stolen Bikes using a Low-Cost Dragino LGT-92
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A LoRaWAN Theft Recovery System for Stolen Bikes using a Low-Cost Dragino LGT-92

Simon Kemper has published a guide for making use of the low-cost Dragino LGT-92 LoRaWAN asset tracking system to help track a bike when it’s stolen for easy recovery, while running for years on a single battery. Dragino LGT-92 is built for asset tracking across a LoRaWAN connection...

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Vintage VQB 71 Seven-Segment LED Displays Make GPS Clock Both Brilliant and Attractive.
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Vintage VQB 71 Seven-Segment LED Displays Make GPS Clock Both Brilliant and Attractive.

Stephen Holdaway recently announced his project, a beautiful vintage VQB71 7-segment display based GPS Clock. Inspired by the fantastic appearance of the LEDs, Holdaway explains that the clock was built with a handful of vintage VQB 71 seven-segment LED displays and an u-box NEO-6M GPS...

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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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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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